It seems simple enough. You get hired for a job. You tell your employer who you are, where you live and sign up for various programs and benefits. Every two weeks your pay shows up in your bank account, and if you need to go the doctor, your insurance works the way you expect. Sign..
Your executive team looks to the HR and recruiting functions to provide organizational value, and the key method for achieving this is through data. Yet, according to the Lighthouse Research 2016 Talent Acquisition Measurement Practices study, nearly half of companies are either not measuring any data or are relying solely on anecdotal information when it..
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..
According to the Sierra-Cedar 2015/2016 HR Systems Survey, 43% of companies are planning to undertake a major HR system strategy initiative. Technology can be one of the most valuable tools in an HR leader’s arsenal, allowing them to create more organizational value, deliver better service, and offload administrative tasks. However, for companies that don’t have..
In a recent conversation with a VP of HR at a large manufacturing company, she said something that struck me. “I don’t buy HR technology. I buy solutions to my talent problems.” I am used to people typically thinking about the work they do as a series of tasks and processes, so, for me, this..
Ask any business leader and they will tell you that HR is a cost center, not a revenue generator. It’s a challenge to be in a role that manages internal versus external clients because every investment and action is going to be scrutinized in a way that reflects this general view of HR. This should..
For many, myself included, March Madness, is one of their favorite times of year. College basketball fans across the US take more time than they should completing the infamous “bracket,” while others simply choose their favs or the team with the cooler uniforms. Regardless of your selection process, filling out a bracket means you have a..
Just good HR technology from a great company For the past few months, we’ve been preparing for the 2015 HR Technology Conference and Expo, known among the industry as “the world’s leading conference & expo on technology for Human Resource executives and professionals.” Last year was my first adventure into the chaos that is HR Tech..
This summer, I had the opportunity to watch my 11-year old son play in six tournaments with the All Star team he was named to back in May. In addition to new friendships and great memories my son made through this experience, I am hopeful he also began to understand what it takes to be..
We read a lot about HR stepping up to fill a more strategic role and using data and analytics to shape a company’s goals and objectives. In larger companies where there tend to be more financial, technological and human resources, this shift is already taking place. For HR professionals in small and mid-market companies, the transition..