FEATURED WORKFORCE MANAGEMENT CONTENT
Why WFM Won't Work Without Associate Engagement
Workforce management software holds great savings potential for retailers, but WFM professionals must ensure associates are engaged in the process.
101-store Canadian retailer Showcase replaced several disparate task management solutions—including e-mail and Excel—with a SaaS-based store operations center.
ISR talks with John Whisner, EVP of Sales & Marketing at Empower Software Solutions.
For its first 49 years in business, Pier1, which employs more than 20,000 associates in 49 states and Canada, was managing schedules using a mix of pen, paper, Excel and Access. "Thanks to the dedicated work of Senior Manager of Store Operations Lee Crowell and his team, the system worked well through seven substantial in-house upgrades," says executive VP of Stores Sharon Leite.
A Conversation with Northern Chair/La-Z-Boy’s Troy Kvingedal.
ARTICLES FROM INTEGRATED SOLUTIONS FOR RETAILERS
Retail Associates’ Work, Life, And Your Responsibilities
Regulatory compliance, associate retention, and public perception amount to a pressure cooker for retail workforce managers.
Loss Prevention’s Role During Civil Unrest
We’re used to hearing about LP and AP professionals working diligently and tirelessly to protect customers and employees from the physical and emotional dangers associated with armed burglary and theft.
Employee Self-Service Impact On Labor Scheduling
How should retailers create a schedule that caters to the customer when employees have a greater say in when they work?
The Inhumanity Of Scheduling Automation
"Modern scheduling software does bring profit-saving advantages to retail businesses ... but its execution is only as good as those pressing the buttons and turning the dials."
Inside Petco’s HCM Overhaul
How Petco’s replacement of an aging and loosely integrated WFM (workforce management) infrastructure rejuvenated HCM (human capital management) practices and minimized compliance risk.
Dayforce Weekly Planning And Scheduling
Dayforce Weekly Planning & Scheduling provides managers with real-time feedback about how planning and scheduling adjustments will impact results. Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) are used to create labor plans based on realistic, meaningful projections.
Infor Enwisen HR Service Delivery - Onboarding
Provide a Better New-Hire Experience ... with Fewer Steps ... and Lower Costs.
Leverage your benefits spending to position your business for growth with strategic investments in your workforce.
Infor Enwisen HR Service Delivery - Offboarding
Infor Offboarding orchestrates all steps in the employee offboarding process – reducing administrative efforts, streamlining communications and approvals, and lowering costs.
Infor Enwisen HR Service Delivery - Case Management
A Comprehensive Solution to Support Shared Services.
WFM/TASK MANAGEMENT NEWS
Sage North America Announces Sage Payroll Solutions
Sage North America recently announced the closing of its acquisition of privately-held PayChoice, a leading provider of payroll solutions for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), now to be known as Sage Payroll Solutions.
WFM/TASK MANAGEMENT MULTIMEDIA
The RIGHT Way To Forecast Demand
What does it take to create a really good demand forecast? How do you find the most accurate forecast? How do you actually drive the labor? Listen in to this data-rich podcast as Martin Linusson, Senior Director of WFM Services at Empower Software Solutions shares with ISR's Executive Editor, Erin Harris, his actionable responses to these and other important questions on demand forecast.
Mobile’s Role In Fair Scheduling & Compliance
Mobile implementation in business is increasingly essential because it allows retailers to provide floor-level access to help ensure more consistent schedule adherence within the workforce. Listen in as Tommy Triplett, Senior Manager, Implementation Services at Empower Software Solutions shares with ISR's Executive Editor, Erin Harris, how accessibility of mobile implementation helps to improve positive staff engagement and feedback.