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Engineering Consulting Firm Finds the Perfect Employee Benefit, Shopping ADP Marketplace

Engineering Consulting Firm Finds the Perfect Employee Benefit, Shopping ADP Marketplace

As consumers, surfing the net helps us to connect with what we need, what we want, and what’s important in our lives. It can also help us to buy products and services that can benefit our businesses and employees. Take the case of Tracy Hannuksela, Human Resources Director at Landau Associates, the Edmonds, Washington-based engineering consulting firm and a client of ADP Workforce Now®. “We were thinking of offering personal identification theft protection as an employee benefit for some time,” she explains. Among the problems the HR Director encountered were cost-prohibitive coverage through brokers, products that didn’t meet expectations, and offerings that simply turned out to be too good to be true. “Then one morning, I logged in to ADP Workforce Now and got a pop-up message for ADP Marketplace. I clicked on the ‘New Market Vendors’ banner and it didn’t take me long before I found what I was looking for.” She discovered ADP Marketplace vendor, Core ID, whose ID theft protection product on ADP Marketplace was a...

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From the Service to Civilian Life- How ADP Commits to Veterans in the Workplace

From the Service to Civilian Life- How ADP Commits to Veterans in the Workplace

By Tom Hiebert, Senior Director of Veterans Initiatives, ADP Serving in the U.S. military is one of the biggest challenges, and honors, I’ve ever experienced. When I re-entered the civilian workforce, and civilian life, after 28 years of Army service, I knew that the skills I developed would serve me well in the next step of my career, but I didn’t quite know how. At ADP, we believe we have a responsibility to bridge this gap for Veterans, and I’m proud to be a part of the team that designed our Veteran hiring program to do so. At the same time, I know that building – and actually putting into practice – a program like this is not easy. So in addition to being proud of our Veterans Initiatives program, I want ADP to be a resource for other companies attempting to do the same. Here’s how we at ADP formed and focused our program. Make a formal commitment Working with ADP’s leadership team, we set a goal for...

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Predictive Analytics Can Help Keep Your Most Valuable Employees from Quitting

Predictive Analytics Can Help Keep Your Most Valuable Employees from Quitting

In this tight labor market, talent retention is a top priority for businesses of all sizes. For any business to gain and maintain a competitive edge, one of the main objectives of HR leaders and business owners has to be not only recruiting the best talent but retaining it as well. So wouldn’t it be great if you had insight into which of your top talent is thinking of leaving so you could take preemptive action? With ADP’snew Turnover Probability solution, powered by the ADP® DataCloud, companies can more accurately identify the likelihood of future voluntary turnover. By helping to identify those employees most at risk of leaving, the model helps eliminate the guesswork from identifying likely hotspots of attrition within an organization, and mitigates the business risk of losing valued employees in key jobs, departments and locations. To gain a competitive edge, employers need to know where the highest levels of turnover occur within their organization, how their likelihood of turnover compares to other companies in their industry,...

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What It Means to Support Working Mothers

What It Means to Support Working Mothers

Rita Mitjans, Chief Diversity & Corporate Social Responsibility Officer

Jobs and careers are a big part of our lives, but are not the only things that matter. Life changes, like the birth or adoption of a child, brings joy and at the same time, tremendous complexity to our life. It’s even more challenging when you’re a single parent.Although my daughter is now in college, I struggled with balancing work and family initially.Having a boss that gave me the flexibility to go to doctors’ appointments and drop her off at school allowed me to be less stressed and more productive – something that benefitted me and my company.The reality is that while my job hadn’t changed when I returned from maternity leave, my life had. At ADP, we recognize this challenge — it’s another way we live our brand of “a more human resource,” and we also value what working mothers and their families can teach us. Our approach starts with listening to the working mothers in our associate base, having policies and benefits that address those needs, and...

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Big Data: The Key to Diversity in the Workplace

Big Data: The Key to Diversity in the Workplace

Ahu Yildirmaz, Ph.D. Vice President, ADP Research Institute

At ADP, we know that diversity fuels workplace innovation. We also have the data to tell the real story about workplace diversity. That’s why yesterday, we proudly sponsored Data Science and Data Architecture at ADP, an event hosted in conjunction with the NYC Women in Machine Learning and Data Science. Along with our principal data scientist Xiaojing Wang, I joined this community of women pursuing passions for data and machine learning for a provocative talk and engaging discussion. Big data is more than just numbers – it has the power to move the labor market and impact economic policy. Highlighting the ADP Research Institute’s Workforce Vitality Report, I chatted with the audience about how ADP is turning big data into actionable data. Our Workforce Vitality Report, a quarterly measure of wage growth based on the real payroll data of 24 million Americans paid by ADP, provides critical insights on labor market dynamics as well as benchmarks to measure human capital management for individual companies. The WVR sheds light on...

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