FEATURED WORKFORCE MANAGEMENT CONTENT
Scheduling Fairness: 4 Strategies For Success
If new scheduling optimization applications encourage flexibility and fairness, why are retailers suffering so much negative scheduling press? The issue is less about technology than it is about process and management.
New overtime regulations proposed by the Department of Labor are putting retailers in a tough spot. How can businesses manage labor costs, comply with regulations, and keep costs down?
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.
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 Workforce Management delivers critical advantages for employees, managers and administrators. Improve workforce performance, reduce labor cost and align your workforce with your corporate goals.
EmpowerOne puts the power of communication, collaboration, and celebration int he hands of everyone in the organization with all the configuration and security that enterprises require.
Every organization has different time and attendance needs and EmpowerTime™ is designed to meet them.
Infor Enwisen HR Service Delivery - Onboarding
Provide a Better New-Hire Experience ... with Fewer Steps ... and Lower Costs.
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.
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
Incentive Comp In Retail: 5 Bottom-Line Benefits
Among all the facets of retailing, employee motivation is one of the most important and manageable factors for success and profitability. A disgruntled sales associate is unlikely to connect well with customers. Retailers looking to increase wallet share and drive desired behavior such as increased cross sell/up sell opportunities, improved customer service and customer retention rely on incentive comp plans and strategies.
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.