FEATURED WORKFORCE MANAGEMENT CONTENT
Pier 1 Imports Drives Sales With Workforce Management
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.
How does Santa fulfill the wishes of his constantly expanding customer base? Every Christmas Eve, once the children are asleep, Santa Claus executes an omni-channel fulfillment strategy that astounds retailers around the world. To overcome challenges, he needs a solution that tracks orders, directs in-store picking, and packages gifts for drop-off on time.
While WFM (workforce management) is a multidisciplinary field by nature, optimizing its execution requires designated, formally-trained expertise.
As Modell’s experienced continued growth in the United States throughout the last decade, a number of business needs were identified that couldn’t be satisfied with their existing workforce management solution. Visibility was nonexistent, in terms of how stores were spending their payroll, and there was also no capability to calculate the ratio of sales to non-sales related activity in stores. In terms of scheduling, visibility was also limited.
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 Time & Attendance
Streamline time sheet maintenance and automate clocking with Dayforce Time & Attendance. It offers innovative functionality that is less expensive and quicker to deploy than competing solutions. Track employee time, edit and automate clocks and punches, and communicate with employees throughout the payroll closeout process. Dayforce Time & Attendance helps managers calculate gross pay quickly and accurately while complying with complex regulations, all on one, easy-to-navigate screen.
Infor Enwisen HR Service Delivery - Total Rewards
Provide Better Employee Engagement, with Fewer Steps and Lower Costs.
Infor Enwisen Workforce
Critical to the success of virtually all companies is controlling labor costs in ways that maintain productivity, customer service levels, and compliance. It's a balancing act. You can't succeed if you only focus on minimizing the cost of your labor.
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.
Infor Enwisen HR Service Delivery - KnowledgeBase
Provide a Better Self-Service Experience ... with Fewer Clicks and Lower Costs.
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
Altering The Future: Deciding Employee Benefits
The employee benefits industry touches the health and financial security of nearly all Americans—and employers are a trusted source of health and financial information. Harnessing that opportunity could create unprecedented results for our people, our companies and our country.
Overcoming Operational Challenges With Workforce Management Technology
Retailers face many challenges concerning their workforces. Managers don’t have the time they need, there aren’t enough labor hours in the day for the store to meet its goals, employee turnover causes scheduling nightmares, and on and on. In this exclusive podcast, we talk with Joe Olson, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Enterprise Workforce Management, Empower Software Solutions, about how technology can be leveraged to erase those challenges.