As with most things in life, communication is critical when introducing or launching HR programs and services. Effectively relaying the details and benefits of HR plans and programs is essential to getting buy-in on these initiatives from employees. And employee support is paramount to the success of most HR programs and services. There are many..
Companies make the decision to implement HR technology for a number of reasons; for example, to reduce paperwork and to streamline existing administrative processes that are too time-consuming and manual. But the overall goal is nearly always to improve business outcomes. Considering that companies who have a formalized employee engagement program have 26% higher annual..
You need a new HR/HCM system. You built your business case. You obtained executive approval. Now the fun of selecting a HR technology provider begins! Can’t be that hard, right? The good news is, there are lots of options. The bad news is, there are lots of options. Here are some tips to help you..
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..
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..
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..
In our last article, we established some of the common reasons for moving to an HR technology solution, and we finished by pointing out the need for translating the administrative savings and reduced workload into true business outcomes. This is where the true value in HR technology lies, and it’s also a foundational element of..
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..
Randy Cooper, 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 current and future trends in Human Resource (HR) technology with students at Saint Paul College, a community and technical college in St. Paul, Minnesota. The HRIS: Human Resource Information Systems class also received..