Workforce Management

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Empower Your Workforce Through Employee Self-Service

Empower Your Workforce Through Employee Self-Service

As HR and Payroll software continues to grow in both prevalence and popularity, the phrase employee self-service, commonly referred to as ESS, is becoming more well-known. ESS is a feature that allows employees to manage their own personal information and complete administrative tasks from anywhere, at any time. Employee self-service increases efficiencies for organizations by decreasing staff involvement in the…
Why Workflow Automation is a Game Changer

Why Workflow Automation is a Game Changer

Over the last decade, the speed of business has increased by leaps and bounds; open jobs are posted and filled within days and contracts are sent and received within seconds. Despite the increasing speed of business, preliminary results from an upcoming survey conducted by DATIS have concluded that 93% of Health and Human Services organizations surveyed are still handling some…
Incorporating Contingent Workers Into Your Organization

Incorporating Contingent Workers Into Your Organization

Does your organization employ contingent workers? With today’s contingent workforce at an all-time high, and growing steadily, chances are that your answer is “yes.” In fact, as early as 2014, Forbes reported that 40% of the U.S. Workforce was made up of contingent workers. Traditionally, contingent workers are generally categorized as employees who don’t have full-time or “secure” jobs. Contingent…
Protecting Your Employer Brand in a Digital Age

Protecting Your Employer Brand in a Digital Age

An organization’s reputation is much harder to control than it used to be. Previously, building and maintaining an employer brand was handled through press releases and public communications. Organizations could pick and choose what information they wanted released, and what information they wanted to keep quiet. However, recent advances in technology have made protecting an employer brand much more complicated,…
Eliminate Information Silos at Your Organization

Eliminate Information Silos at Your Organization

Interdepartmental communication is key to achieving sustainable organizational growth. Organizations are most productive when different departments can clearly and effectively communicate with one another. This opens the door for collaboration and encourages employees with diverse backgrounds to come together and work towards a common goal. Unfortunately, information silos continue to cause communication problems and make interdepartmental communication an ongoing battle.…
Workforce Software: The Time is Now

Workforce Software: The Time is Now

In the Health and Human Services industry, too few organizations are addressing their complex business and talent needs by utilizing workforce software with analytic capabilities. In our recent 2017 Workforce Management Trends survey report, 79% of executives stated that real-time reporting was “Extremely Important” or “Very Important”, yet only 23.7% of executives are “Extremely Satisfied” or “Very Satisfied” with the…
The Importance of an Organizational Chart

The Importance of an Organizational Chart

Organizational Charts, often referred to as Org Charts, are visual representations of an organization’s structure. These charts clearly outline the hierarchy within an organization and indicate the relationships shared among each individual employee. These insights help employees understand who to report to and ensure that managers are properly delegating tasks and responsibilities amongst their team. Organizations that utilize interactive, actionable…
Health & Safety In the Workplace: 4 Golden Rules

Health & Safety In the Workplace: 4 Golden Rules

This DATIS Blog Article, “Health & Safety In the Workplace: 4 Golden Rules“, was originally posted by Chantal Bechervaise, Take It Personel-ly, on June 19th, 2017 and was reposted with permission. All business owners need to work hard to ensure that their employees are safe at all times. Today, I’m going to highlight four golden rules you’ll need to consider. Failure to take health and safety seriously in the workplace could have…
10 Workforce Management Statistics You Need to Know

10 Workforce Management Statistics You Need to Know

Earlier this year, DATIS released their 2017 State of Workforce Management Report. This report is based on survey responses from hundreds of CEOs, CFOs, and CHROs within the Health and Human Services industry and highlights some of the current challenges, short-term obstacles, and long-term goals of organizations within the industry. You can download your copy of the full report here…
Managing Summer Paid Time Off

Managing Summer Paid Time Off

As summer approaches, managers can expect an influx of paid time off requests. Kids are out of school, the weather is warming up, and vacations sound better than ever. In order to prepare for the overload of requests, consider the steps outlined below. Policy Reminder Many organizations already have a paid time off policy in place. It’s important to remind…