Ceridian: Optimas Silver Winner for Managing Change

For rethinking and modernizing performance management to meet employee needs, Ceridian is the Silver 2016 Optimas Awards winner for Managing Change.

Ceridian had a numbers problem. About 18 months ago, the human capital management technology company had a 2.2 rating on employer rating site Glassdoor, and voluntary turnover had reached above 20 percent annualized. This disengagement appeared linked to outdated performance management strategies. To fix these problems, Chief People Officer Lisa Sterling eliminated annual performance reviews altogether. The new “people development”…

Making a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Dash at HR Tech Show

I gleaned some keen insights into the current state of the industry and met two of our 2016 Workforce Game Changers.

Back to back to back to back. I know, four consecutive half-hour meetings at a conference is by no means a record. But I’m pretty proud of it, considering I had to dash from the farthest reaches of Chicago’s cavernous McCormick Place to the 30th floor of the Hyatt and then to the press room tucked in a downstairs corner…

2016 Game Changer: Deborah LaMere

This HR executive knows how to boost employee engagement.

For Deborah LaMere, it really is all about the people. As vice president of employee engagement at human capital management software company Ceridian, LaMere, 39, was tasked with aligning the company’s people strategies with its business strategies. Her first step was moving away from once-a-year performance management meetings to more continuous coaching and people development discussions. While this is a…