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..
HR and business leaders don’t buy technology; they buy solutions to problems. My recent blogs have focused on how to buy solutions to problems, and one of the best examples I can think of to illustrate the point is around performance management. To set the stage, research firm i4cp says that only 28% of companies..
“If I had an hour to solve a problem I’d spend 55 minutes thinking about the problem and 5 minutes thinking about solutions.” ― Albert Einstein This quote has been attributed to a variety of people over the years, and it still makes a valid point. When you think about it, the problems HR faces..
Innovation is a curious thing. In a research report published by the International Board of Innovation Science, Dennis Stauffer explored what separates wildly successful companies from the rest. Here’s a quote from the article that sheds light on the extent to which innovation drives value: The research with entrepreneurs is especially noteworthy because it revealed..
He reached up and touched the screen, but nothing happened. He touched elsewhere on the display and pressed firmly. Still nothing. He looked back at me with a puzzled expression, unsure of how to proceed. This scenario played out recently as I watched my toddler, and it reminded me of just how much technology has..
Author: Ben Eubanks, Principal Analyst, Lighthouse Research & Advisory It seems that we can’t turn around today without having a conversation that touches on employee engagement. Yet despite all the attention, it hasn’t really moved the needle. In the graphic above, pulled from Google Trends, you can see the interest in employee engagement for over..
If Dante had worked in modern business, he would have added a tenth circle to his Inferno — spreadsheet hell. Extracting critical data from multiple systems, and trying to manipulate that data, challenges and frustrates employees. HR professionals deal with this problem every day in an effort to meet critical compliance requirements or to generate..
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..
How many times over the past week were you asked, “What would you do if you won $1.5 billion?” At least three very lucky winners are asking themselves that exact question today. After being asked this question and reading the article, “Would Your Employees Keep Working in They Won the Powerball?,” I started thinking the real..
Tomorrow marks the first day of 2016. It’s a time to reflect, refresh and restart. While you may not be one to make New Year’s resolutions in your personal life, chances are you will set professional goals and objectives, particularly if you manage others. If you are an HR professional, you also may be responsible..