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The Top 3 Benefits Retailers Find in the Cloud

By John Orr on Feb 2 2017

While large merchants may be a bit more focused on the productivity value, retailers of all sizes recognize the benefits of moving to the cloud. more...

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State of Retail Human Capital Management: Cloud, Compliance, and Collaboration

By John Orr on Jan 9 2017

Ceridian collaborated with IRT to survey more than 150 retail workforce managers to better understand their most important HCM initiatives. more...

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3 strategies in the retailer’s bull’s-eye through 2017

By Team Ceridian on May 5 2016

By  John Orr, SVP of Retail, Ceridian Retailers are always looking ahead, and with the insights offered through RIS and Gartner’s 26th Annual Retail Technology Study it’s easier to make changes that will have an impact. Over the next few posts, I’ll help connect these research insights with important considerations for retailers trying to thrive more…

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Clopening: A Hidden Danger to the Customer Experience

By Team Ceridian on Apr 11 2016

By  John Orr, SVP of Retail, Ceridian Clopening.  While this catchphrase sounds funny, its impact on retail workers, shift employees and customers is far from a laughing matter. Clopening is the practice of scheduling employee to work a closing and opening shift back-to-back — often with very limited time for the employee to sleep between more…

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Why a Comprehensive HCM Approach can Improve Hourly Staff’s Work/Life Balance

By John Orr on Jan 21 2016

By  John Orr, SVP of Retail, Ceridian As retailers improve the balance between their business’ demands and the needs and convenience of staff, employees’ engagement, happiness and productivity increase. These are the left and right hands of any retail operation. And few aspects of the hourly employee’s experience yield greater benefits than the improvement of more…

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5 Trends Shaping Retail and Why All Employers Should Care #NRF16 (Part 3 of 3)

By John Orr on Jan 20 2016

By  John Orr, SVP of Retail, Ceridian In my last two posts, I discussed four of the five trends: interconnectivity; Omni-store; beacons and buttons; and Black Friday. I’ve saved one of the most interesting and exciting trends for last: Personalization. Personalization has become a priority, and rightfully so. Within their workforce, retailers have a broad range more…

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5 Trends Shaping Retail and Why All Employers Should Care #NRF16 (Part 2 of 3)

By John Orr on Jan 19 2016

By  John Orr, SVP of Retail, Ceridian In my recent post, I discussed the first two trends — interconnectivity and Omni-store — that are shaping the retail landscape and informing other employers’ practices.  These trends point to the importance of knitting together data, regardless of the channel, to improve the customer and employee experience. In more…

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5 Trends Shaping Retail and Why All Employers Should Care #NRF16 (Part 1 of 3)

By John Orr on Jan 18 2016

  By  John Orr, SVP of Retail, Ceridian It’s that time of year; we reflect on what we’ve seen and learned over the past year as we look forward to what is to come. (And with Retail’s BIG Show happening, this exercise enables us to prepare and plan for success.)

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3 reasons you really can’t miss Ceridian at #NRF16

By Team Ceridian on Jan 15 2016

If you work in the retail industry, you no doubt work tirelessly at handling the many aspects of workforce management. You’ve got to coordinate your workers, schedule their shifts and handle many other logistical challenges. It can be tough, and at times, you can really use some expert advice. Fortunately, insider insights are in spades more…

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How Barnes & Noble solved their scheduling challenges with a single HCM solution

By Team Ceridian on Dec 14 2015

From engagement to compliance, there were a number of trending topics on the Ceridian HCM Blog this year. For the rest of December, we will be revisiting each of the Top 10 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2015. Enjoy!

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