What does your CEO, CFO or other executive team member expect from their core HR, payroll and benefits experience? Two objectives come to mind: peace of mind and business value. Let’s take a closer look at each. Executives don’t want to think about core HR processes What your executive team wants is peace of mind that..
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..
In a recent blog, Mollie Lombardi of Aptitude Research Partners examined the area of talent acquisition through the eyes of the candidate. Now, I turn our attention to the impact talent acquisition tools and processes have on the hiring manager, be that within HR or another department. First, let’s think about the goal of a..
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..
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..
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..
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..