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A First Impression Matters (& HR Can Control It)

In our continuing exploration of how HR technology and processes impact the experience of employees, business leaders and the organization itself, we wanted to turn our attention to talent acquisition. Sadly, talent acquisition is where some of the worst experiences happen. Anyone who has applied for a job typically has some level of frustration with..

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PeopleStrategy Talks HR Tech with Steve Boese on HR Happy Hour

Randy Cooper, Co-CEO of PeopleStrategy, Inc.® a leading Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider of end-to-end Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions, recently shared his views on themes and trends in Human Resources (HR) and HR technology on the HR Happy Hour show hosted by Steve Boese. The HR Happy Hour podcast offers a lively and interesting discussion about the..

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Diverse Viewpoints, One HR System

Picking HR technology hasn’t always been an easy process, but it was indeed simpler in the past. System admins and other stakeholders would take a look at a system, see if it met their needs, and make a decision based on that alone. However, that didn’t always lead to positive results. Today we have this..

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The Role (HR) Technology Can Play in the Employee Experience

  As a marketer, I’ve been trained to segment audiences based on a variety of variables (i.e. age, gender, behaviors) and to deliver tailored messages to each audience based upon what we believe to be their desired goal, objective or experience. This concept is extending beyond marketing and advertising as companies look to provide employees..

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Recognizing the Elephant in the [HR] Room

You may be familiar with the story of the blind men and an elephant. In it, a group of blind men come upon an elephant and each describes the animal from what he can feel. The one feeling the elephant’s leg says that it’s like a great pillar; the one who feels the tail says..

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Demonstrating HR ROI: The Open Enrollment Use Case

A study by Watson Wyatt found that “Firms that carefully link HR activities to business strategy, measured by metrics have a 33% higher return on total capital than organizations that do not.” For some HR pros, talking about return on investment (ROI) inspires a sense of fear. In others it creates an almost giddy response at the idea of being..

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What Does Strategic HR Even Mean?

For the past few years, there has been a lot of talk about HR “becoming more strategic,” and “earning a seat at the table.” And based on recent research, company leaders are beginning to notice and appreciate the value HR has to offer to help the company achieve its goals. But in order to become..

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