Eric Schuster, vice president of Dayforce product management at Ceridian, the global HCM technology company, says the company’s newly released Employee Safety Monitor, offered at no charge, helps customer workforces stay as safe as possible during this unprecedented health crisis.
Using Dayforce Employee Safety Monitor, employees can report their COVID-19 status and allow their employer to effectively monitor their location, understand their movement and identify potential exposure to co-workers. In addition, up-to-date location-based notifications can inform employees about important safety information.
“Employers are met with the challenge of acting quickly and confidently to maintain critical business operations, while ensuring the safety and wellbeing of employees,” he says.
With this solution, employers can also determine if their employees are working from home or performing critical functions at their primary work location–helping to manage the exposure risk of their employees.
Also, Schuster explains, the Dayforce platform allows businesses to better communicate with employees. For example, real-time location-based notifications can update employees about important health and safety information now, through the duration of the pandemic and beyond.
“Businesses can effectively communicate the latest information with their employees through work email, personal email or text messages,” Schuster says. “This keeps employees up to date on critical news from their employers, helping to enhance communication, safety, transparency and engagement.”
Looking ahead, as the U.S. emerges from the crisis, Schuster says, employers will need to be smarter than ever to keep up with the accelerating rate of change and increased complexities of work. He believes they must look to modern, intelligent software that enables their employees to access the tools and resources they need to perform their job effectively–“from anywhere, at any time, on any device.”
“Longer-term, you can foresee HCM software providing actionable tools to help businesses anticipate changes within their workforce and react appropriately,” Schuster says