Promoting diverse thinking isn’t just about the greater good; it’s also about good business. A recent study by Boston Consulting Group (BCG) suggests that organizations with diverse leadership—in thinking style, in culture, in gender, in background—are more innovative, efficient and deliver on average 19 percent higher revenues than those without. A Deloitte studyfound that 72 percent of working Americans say they would leave their organization for one with a more inclusive culture.
Our guest this week on #OTPBD is the CEO, CTO and Co-Founder of Deputy, Ashik Ahmed. His success story is one of the most inspiring ones in the Australian startup ecosystem. Ashik has built a striving business which sustains on its excellent product. In this pod, he shares his entrepreneurial journey and valuable life lessons that he learnt along the way.
According to a report by human resources (HR) and payroll services firm NGA HR, which was based on a survey of 2,472 HR and payroll professionals in medium to large-size organisations, while 33% are using on-premise systems to automate their payroll processes, a further 34% have moved to the cloud.
This docuseries by Kochie’s Business Builders transforms six local brick and mortar retailers into global online brands. They’ve been selected for an intensive course about how to take their businesses digital.
Ace has selected Atlanta-based startup Deputy as its recommended people management and scheduling solution to its network of more than 5,200 stores. The recommendation comes after an independent Ace location in Bluffton, S.C., rolled out the Deputy platform and experienced a 50% increase in efficiency.
Ace Hardware, which employs 100,000 workers across its 5,200 U.S. retail stores, is rethinking the way it organizes its in-store teams. Most recently, as stores begin to divide time between online order fulfillment, including buy online, pick up in store and same-day delivery from stores, Ace rolled out Deputy, a workforce management platform that uses customer traffic and buying patterns to better staff stores around demand.
Small to midsize businesses (SMBs) seeking shift scheduling tools will find value in Deputy‘s user-friendly interface and its convenient mobile-first approach. It is our Editors’ Choice pick for best human resources (HR) software and a solution that handles open shifts as well as shift swapping functionality in a well-priced package. The unique “stress profile” function helps managers set how many hours an employee can work per shift, day, or week. That kind of feature can help restaurants, retailers, or other small businesses with a lot of shift workers.
Lisi Schappi is the global head of design for Deputy, an Australian software company. She shares how she overcame the need to be liked while still being ‘fearlessly kind’ and why being transparent in your feedback actually builds better relationships. Host, Helen McCabe, the founder of Future Women.
Blockchain is surging in acceptance — a recent Deloitte survey showed a 2000% increase in interest in the technology since 2013. In recent years, the crypto-born technology steadily infiltrated the worlds of finance, energy and real estate, but we are just now understanding its game-changing possibilities across other industries.
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