As organizations navigate the current environment, HR teams are taking center stage and we couldn't be prouder to be partnering with them as they help their organizations adapt to unexpected workforce changes and define what's next

"The critical role HR teams are playing also underlines the importance of them having access to the very best technology and that's why we are honored to be named a Leader in The Forrester Wave for Cloud Human Capital Management Suites, Q2 2020 - Check out the press release here.

Of the 11 cloud HCM suite providers recognized, Oracle Cloud HCM was one of only four vendors in the Leaders category and received the highest score in the current offering category. We are also especially proud to have received the highest possible score in the customer experience criterion, which we believe speaks to our investment in a customer-first mindset and underpins everything that we do and deliver for our customers..."

How To Manage Remote Employees
Business 2 Community, May 13th, 2020
In many ways, managing remote employees is just like on-site management. Your job is to nurture, guide, and support your employees - and if you do your job right, both the organization and the people on your team will grow

"However, while you don't need to reinvent the wheel, there are a couple of key techniques that are specific to remote management. Check out our six top tips on how to manage remote employees.

1. Be strategic when using different communication methods

Since it's so easy to miscommunicate when you're not physically in the room with someone, make sure every interaction you have with your reports is delivered in the right way using the right channel.

Here are some ideas of how to use different mediums for different purposes:..."

Evolving IT Into A Remote Workforce
InformationWeek, May 12th, 2020
Is it possible to transition most IT staff members into a remote workforce? How would this impact IT organizations, and what would be the challenges?

"Last month, a Gallup poll revealed that 57% of workers surveyed between March 30 and April 2 had employers that were offering them flex time or remote work from home. Of those surveyed, a minority of 41% said they would prefer to return to a physical workplace after the COVID-19 crisis passes. Working from home seems to agree with most people, but not everyone performs jobs that can be worked from home.

The future of work, and what workers will expect from employers, is also on the minds of chief information officers. Which areas of responsibility in IT can work remotely and which can't?..."

HR leaders who want a new software system must conduct in-depth research to understand strategic technology needs and use those to build a strong business case. Here are some tips on doing just that

"Building a solid business case for a major technology purchase is critical to running HR strategically. That means mastering the ins and outs of that process.

As an HR leader, you need to understand what the technology buying committee is looking for. The committee may include IT, leaders of different departments and possibly the CEO, depending on the size of the company. They look for a return on investment (ROI) and how the technology will fit with other applications and purchases planned, just to name a few factors.

Here's how to build and present a solid business case so those needs are addressed..."

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