The holidays can make or break annual profits for retailers. As this important season draws closer, the three things on the collective mind of retail leaders are speed, convenience, and personalization.
Among the findings to emerge from our global survey of 998 business leaders is the importance of understanding the skills across their workforce, and ensuring their people develop the right skills for the future.
Leading businesses are resilient in the face of uncertainty. Our global survey findings indicate adaptable organizations can quickly put talent where it’s needed and build the business processes to support those people.
Andre Heinz, global head of human resources at Siemens Healthineers, talks about the changing face of the healthcare industry, the role of technology and people in transforming it, and the importance of a strong culture.
When transforming HR, many factors influence whether an organization should take a staggered approach to replacing technology and processes, or if they should go for the “big-bang” and address all areas at once. One customer shares a business case for simultaneously transforming as many elements of HR as possible.
Here's a deeper look at Workday Credentials, a new blockchain-powered credentialing technology for enterprises, and WayTo by Workday, which provides people with a way to manage and share their digital credentials.
As the world’s first convenience store, 7‑Eleven continues to find innovative ways to cater to a new generation of digitally-savvy shoppers. As technology evolves, the company has a vested interest in ensuring it stays two steps ahead of its customer’s needs.
As job roles and processes continue to change, organizations must focus on tools and technologies that create positive employee experiences—more streamlined, efficient, and similar to consumer technology experiences.
Walmart's Gayatri Agnew discusses how one of the world's largest companies is driving change through its Walmart.org philanthropic organization, by opening up opportunities for its associates to grow their careers.
For the fourth consecutive year, Workday has been recognized as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud HCM Suites for 1,000+ Employee Enterprises due to our unyielding commitment to customer success.
With continued global expansion, Norconsult, a leading multidisciplinary consultancy firm for social planning, engineering design, and architecture, disrupted its approach to HR to better engage its people.
Up to five generations now coexist in many workplaces, and it's important for each generation to understand the others' perspectives. Greg Pryor shares insights from members of the millennial generation and Generation Z, and what's important to them.
Claire Woolley is head of HR Technology at London-based Travelex, the world’s largest foreign-exchange provider. Woolley discusses business agility, HR innovation, and the company’s plans to stay ahead of its competitors.
The No. 1 reason people quit their jobs is the inability to learn and grow, according to the "2019 Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends" report. Here's what HR leaders and their businesses are doing about it.
To win the battle for talent, the finserv industry must adopt an age-old adage: If you can’t beat them, join them. Finserv companies will gain an edge by leveraging the same attributes that draw talent to the technology industry.
Like other healthcare organizations, Adventist HealthCare faces pressure to improve efficiencies due to changes occurring across the industry. See how they're handling operational challenges and driving innovation.
In Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, the Mittelstand—midsize, often family-owned companies—make up a large segment of the economy. Klaus Schatz of KPMG shares economic challenges facing the Mittelstand and how companies are adapting.
In the latest Workday podcast, discover how one of the world's largest entertainment and record label companies finds, engages, and retains its employees at a time when the battle for talent makes it really tough.
Margo Visitacion, vice president and principal analyst at Forrester Research, discusses the challenges facing professional services firms, and how technology solutions such as professional services automation (PSA) can help firms work smarter rather than harder.
Due to shifts in technology, payroll is becoming increasingly dynamic. A payroll expert and consultant shares how other payroll professionals can prepare for the future and play a more strategic role in their organizations.
The corporate director of supply chain at Dayton Children's Hospital shares his team’s experience deploying a new supply chain management system, benefits they’re already seeing, and their collaborative partnership with Workday.
The world of work has shifted from "managing" people to enabling them. Greg Pryor talks to Leighanne Levensaler about how Workday Ventures invests in early-stage companies that help our customers build enabling enterprises.
The chief operating officer at Business Network Builders (BNB) explains how using Workday has helped the IT services company increase project profitability, improve employee engagement, gain insights into resource needs, and more.
By 2025, half of enterprises worldwide will have invested in a cloud-deployed HCM suite for administrative HR and talent management, according to Gartner, and 20 percent will have created an HR innovation practice. Here's a look at what's driving those changes.
How can we help people be more successful in their new roles, faster? One of the world’s leading experts in applied social network science, Rob Cross, and Workday's Greg Pryor discuss the results of extensive research with more than 300 companies, and share insights about what creates individual success.
Becky Woodmansee, HR director at Whitbread, the UK's largest operator of hotels and restaurants, talks about how Whitbread transformed HR and redefined its technology and culture to support 50,000 employees and a rapidly changing business model.
Walter Porter, a principal with Deloitte Consulting LLP specializing in healthcare, shares what drives healthcare providers to innovate, why culture and back-office systems matter when attracting talent, and how some providers are investing in the future.
What's the best way to increase employee engagement and collaboration? Building community can help, though that's easy to say and much harder to do. We delve into this topic with Matthew Hanwell, author and HR leader at a leading Europe-based consumer goods company, Fiskars Group.
Carin Taylor, chief diversity officer at Workday, and Mike Dillon, chief diversity and inclusion leader at PwC, share their experiences and inspiring insights in a podcast on what diversity and inclusion means to each of them and their organizations.
Agility and speed is central to the German apparel company PUMA. Like other multinational organisations, PUMA faces the pressures of managing a global workforce while maintaining brand values and culture. Here's what happened when PUMA embarked on a transformation programme to change the way it manages its people.
Why is a great work environment and strong culture better for your employees and your business? Michael C. Bush, CEO, Great Place to Work, has the answer. He talks with Greg Pryor, senior vice president, people and performance evangelist at Workday, and offers insights gleaned from years of employee feedback data and conversations with business leaders.
The voice of the individual continues to gain strength in the workplace. That's why HR and business leaders should focus on diversity, digitalization, and an employee-first culture. Read more from Workday Chief People Officer Ashley Goldsmith.
Dan Schawbel from Future Workplace and Erin Yang from Workday talk about the role of leadership in addressing loneliness in a technology-enabled workplace. They also discuss how millennials are redefining engagement at work to focus more on social connections.
What four key trends will impact the professional services industry this year? Jeanne Urich of Service Performance Insight (SPI) shares these and more ahead of SPI's publication of the 2019 Professional Services Maturity Benchmark.
We’re proud to announce that for the second year in a row, we’ve been named Best in KLAS in ERP for our finance, HCM, and supply chain management solutions for healthcare, and a leader in talent management. Here's a look at some enhancements we've made based on healthcare customer feedback, and how we're building an even stronger community together with our customers.
Meet Frida Polli, co-founder and CEO of pymetrics, a Workday Ventures partner company. In this two-part video series, Polli talks with Leighanne Levensaler about problems with the state of hiring today, why cognitive and emotional traits are better indicators of a candidate's future success than a resume, and how pymetrics is using neuroscience to fix the career search process.
PwC's "Workforce of the Future, The Competing Forces Shaping 2030" reveals four possible worlds of work for 2030. The papers' authors marry facts-based business reporting with the imagination of science fiction to illustrate not just what’s possible, but what’s probable depending on the choices we make, and even include some specific pointers for HR leaders. Read more in this brief review.
Workday is on a mission to help mitigate the effects of the skills gap by connecting job seekers and organizations seeking talent. While we’ve made great strides, we also realize that we need to do more. Learn how we're applying artificial intelligence to foster a true talent marketplace.
Roche Group is a pharmaceuticals and diagnostics company that operates in over 100 countries and employs more than 94,000 people worldwide. With a rapidly changing business environment demanding more flexibility across systems and processes, the company’s leaders decided to launch a strategically important transformation in HR. Read our interview with Margaret Greenleaf, head of group HR strategic initiatives at Roche.