Working Smarter Café

A refreshing blend of solution tips, tricks, and best practices

Working Smarter Cafe
About the Working Smarter Café Blog

A place to share experiences and ideas on how to help customers work smarter through a refreshing blend of customer success stories and workforce management and human capital management insights.

Blog Posts

Payroll Prep: Beyond the Halfway Mark – Preparing and Data Validation

Embark on a journey to secure and streamline your end-of-year payroll processes with Payroll Prep: Beyond the Halfway Mark. Part one of our series is packed with tips and invaluable resources designed to help you audit your UKG Ready payroll configuration and validate reports with precision. Dive into this guide to proactively prepare for the year-end and ensure your payroll is accurate, compliant, and ready for a successful new year.

Easily Access UKG Ready Release Notes and User Guides Using the Online Documentation Portal

Discover the new way your organization will access release notes starting in August and learn about all Online Documentation has to offer.

Increase Efficiencies in UKG Pro with These Helpful Self-Service Tips, Tricks, and Techniques

If you couldn’t attend the recent webinar, Self-Service as a Strategic Tool in UKG Pro, read our recap for highlights of all the tips, tricks, and techniques that were shared.

Beach Reads for Compliance: June’s Compliance Refreshers

Let's soak up the summer vibes with the June Compliance Update, where we delve into the latest regulations and updates. Stay one step ahead with essential insights, ensuring your compliance journey feels as rejuvenating as a tropical escape!

Accruals Unveiled: Exploring UKG Ready Accruals 2.0

Our recent Tips, Tricks, and Techniques webinar explored the key features and benefits of the UKG Ready Accruals 2.0 module. With the help from Product Manager, Mike Palmeri, discover expert insights and game-changing tips.

The New Payment Services Community Page

A new UKG Community page is here for all Payment Services release and update communications! Curious to know where it’s located and what’s included? Read on to learn more.

In Our Release Era: New UKG Ready Enhancements on The Way

The next release is quickly approaching, are you ready for it?  Explore six enhancements coming to your solution in June.  

Find it Faster with Your People Analytics Upgrade

Your UKG Pro® People Analytics solution upgrade to IBM® Cognos® version 11.2.4FP3 provides new tools for analyzing your people data, including new search functionality, dashboard enhancements, and a redesigned user interface.

Our Most Experienced Customers Agree: Make Year-End Year-Round

We know how much work goes into a successful year-end. That’s why we want to share advice from customers who have aced the process. We’ll discuss why it’s essential to consistently prepare for year-end all year round and provide some handy resources to help you stay on track.

Year One of the New UKG Community: Celebrating Connection, Collaboration, and Our Most Valuable Neighbors

The new UKG Community turned one year old. Read on to see what the celebration is all about.