A Way to Enable Connection in the Workplace

A Way to Enable Connection in the Workplace

You, like us, may have been hearing a lot about connection at work recently. One leader said she feels bombarded by messages about the importance of connection at work. We feel the same. It’s almost as if the floodgates have opened on a topic that’s been on everyone’s...
4 Key takeaways and reflections from UKG Aspire 2022

4 Key takeaways and reflections from UKG Aspire 2022

Last week I attended the UKG Aspire conference in Las Vegas. It was the first unified conference for the customers of Kronos and Ultimate Software since the merger of the two companies in April 2020. It was attended by about 5,000 people in-person and 2,000 online....
Top 5 Insights from the 2022 Cornerstone Conference

Top 5 Insights from the 2022 Cornerstone Conference

I spent the middle of last week in Las Vegas–first for Cornerstone's analyst day, followed by their 2-day Convergence conference for customers and partners. It was an informative, fun, and engaging 3 days. I appreciated the opportunity to hear about the changes...
Visier Buys a French Skills Mapping Platform, Boostrs

Visier Buys a French Skills Mapping Platform, Boostrs

This morning, Visier announced it acquired the assets of Boostrs, a Paris-based skills mapping vendor. At the 30,000 foot level, Visier is getting into the skills tech space because it wants to combine skills data with the other employee-specific data it collects and...
Working (2 jobs) 9 to 5

Working (2 jobs) 9 to 5

Today, news broke that Equifax mined records it collects from 2.5 million companies to fire dozens of employees for working 2 jobs. They dubbed the probe "Operation Home Alone." This is troubling to us on at least 2 fronts: First, while it may not be illegal, it...