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Key capabilities to look for in HR technology [Video]

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The right HR technology can bring your company to new heights of performance and engagement. However, the wrong system – or multiple, disparate systems – can cause stress and serious workflow disruptions.

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HR guidebook: All about employee lifecycle management

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Many HR discussions revolve around how to improve specific processes such as payroll, performance management and recruitment. However, these and other HR processes make up a much larger whole that deserves attention: employee lifecycle management (ELM).

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Creating a Valuable Employee Performance Experience

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Performance management is being disrupted. In two-thirds of organizations today, business leaders are rethinking the traditional methods of managing employee performance. And employees are breathing a collective sigh of relief.

Have you outgrown your PEO?

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Some companies choose to work with Professional Employer Organizations (PEOs) to handle their HR activities. Under the arrangement, the PEO becomes co-employer with the organization and takes responsibility for payroll, benefits and tax functions, and often also other main HR tasks.

Live Webinar: What A Resume Hides – Avoid Toxic Hires with the Perfect Interview Process

It's not just the resume. In today's world, you have to screen for specific personality traits and behaviors to avoid potentially toxic hires. A toxic hire can have a perfect resume but can destroy your team, costing your business upwards of $12,000 a year. Sign up for this upcoming webinar to learn how to hire the right person, every time. Date: 1/25/18 at 11:00AM PT.

A First Impression Matters (& HR Can Control It)

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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.

Recognizing the Elephant in the [HR] Room

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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.

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Improving the open enrollment process: Part 2

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In Part 1 of this series , we looked at how HR professionals can better plan for the open enrollment period. With most companies right smack in the middle of Open Enrollment, let’s take a look at how to improve employee engagement during this time.

7 Metrics for Discussing Your Candidate Experience with your CEO

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Your executive team looks to the HR and recruiting functions to provide organizational value, and the key method for achieving this is through data.

The Path To Creating A High-Performing Resilient Organization

Leaders who practice 'active listening' across the organization will tap into a wealth of actionable insight that would otherwise be difficult to access. Enabling and encouraging people to communicate inclusively and transparently helps to cultivate a 'listening culture'.

What is the True Value of HR Technology?

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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.

4 ways to improve HR communication

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Communication is critical to earning employee buy-in and adoption of HR initiatives. As with most things in life, communication is critical when introducing or launching HR programs and services.

How can HR foster empathy in the workplace?

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Empathy: It’s absolutely essential to fostering positive relationships – inside and outside of the workplace. Understanding the reasons why employees are dissatisfied or disengaged is key to creating a productive and motivated workforce and retaining top talent.

Improving the Hiring Manager Experience with Technology

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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.

The Complete Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System

With 200 + offerings in the market, choosing the right applicant tracking system can be a challenge. To help, we have developed a comprehensive buying guide highlighting what you should look for along each step of the decision process. Download the guide and ensure that the ATS you choose is the right fit for your organization.

Creating a more connected HR environment

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HR professionals have a lot to deal with every day. From payroll to compensation, to employee administration and compliance, HR services and functions play a critical role in the performance and success of a business.

How HR Can Stop Killing Innovation

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Portrait thinking woman in glasses looking up with light idea bulb above head isolated on gray wall background. Innovation is a curious thing.

Keeping Performance Management REAL

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Managing performance. About as much fun as taking your car in for an oil change, new tires or a tune-up.

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

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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.

Are You Closing Candidates and Getting Them Onboarded Efficiently?

Once you choose a candidate to hire, the real work begins of trying to get them to accept your offer. And even if they do, you still need to get them onboarded efficiently. Are you doing a good job managing these steps? Take a 30-second assessment for a free evaluation of your job offer and onboarding processes.

[Video] The time for an HR check-up is now!

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No time for anything outside of administrative tasks? Trying to gather data from multiple systems so you can generate reports for compliance or your executive team? Employees not interested in using the HR technologies they have at their disposal? If you’re experiencing any – or all – of these pain points, it’s time to evaluate your HR technology approach.

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Escaping Spreadsheet Hell: Integrated HR Solutions for Midsize Firms

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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.

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Going Beyond Employee Engagement to Business Results

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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 ten years. The interest level peaked in 2016, and if the trend continues, it will expand beyond its current levels by the end of the year.

HR, Solve Business Challenges with Talent & Technology

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In a recent conversation with a VP of HR at a large manufacturing company, she said something that struck me. “I I don’t buy HR technology. I buy solutions to my talent problems.”.

5 Key Aspects of Accurate Human Resource Management Systems Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free Human resource Management Systems software pricing guide! Don't let price confusion keep you from selecting the best HR software for your organization's needs. Download your free guide today!

Yes, HR Can Still Deliver Value with Performance Management – Here’s How

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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.

Change the Way You Think About HR

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In the words of our CEO, Randy Cooper, “We live in a rapidly changing, technology-enabled world. This world is ‘always on.’ Frankly, we’re always on. We’re always on our laptops – our smartphones – our tablets. There’s never a time in this day and age that we’re not connected.”.

It’s Time for HR to Make the Move to All-in-One

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Raise your hand if your office has a separate copier, fax and scanner? Hopefully, no hands went up, otherwise you might want to head to OfficeMax or Best Buy and check out the all-in-one copier/scanner/fax machines!

What Are Your HResolutions for 2016?

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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.

7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

Want to improve the candidate experience of your job application and drive more candidates to apply? This guide covers: presentation of your careers page and jobs, length and complexity of your online application, application technology, and candidate acknowledgement.

Designing a Technology-Enabled Employee Experience

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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.

Making Your Case for New HR Technology in 2017

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According to the Sierra-Cedar 2015/2016 HR Systems Surve y , 43% of companies are planning to undertake a major HR system strategy initiative.

What Does Strategic HR Even Mean?

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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.

5 Keys to Building a Great Employee Experience

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Over the past month, we’ve delved deeply into the employee experience and how it impacts the way your people see your company. Now let’s explore 5 ways you can help to create an experience that drives value for your people and your organization.

Winning An Unfair Share of Elite Talent: Recruiting Resolutions in 2018

Speaker: Jordan Burton, Founder of Burton Advisors LLC

The difference between “good” and “great” could not possibly be larger when it comes to talent. Truly elite performers—the top 5-10% in any given domain—can deliver 10x or more the results of an average employee, and can change the destinies of entire organizations. Jordan Burton of Burton Advisors has worked as a hiring advisor to dozens of high-growth companies and their venture capital investors over the past 10 years. In this session you will learn the tips and strategies he has shared with Silicon Valley’s top names in their quest for competitive edge in the war for talent.

Implementing Your HR Solution Should Be a Positive Experience…Seriously!

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You’ve done your due diligence, evaluated more Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions than you thought possible and selected the right one to meet your needs (PeopleStrategy eHCM, no doubt). You’ve negotiated, reviewed and signed a contract.