The Top 12 Free and Open Source HR Software Systems

Capterra

I always felt a bit bad taking one of the free samples at the supermarket. And I know the reps passing out cups of chips, or cheese, or (at Whole Foods, at least) nice red wine are only doing it to entice me to buy something. The “recruitment app” in Apptivo. Waypoint HR.

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5 reasons HR Analytics should not be located in HR

All about Human Capital

If you were to build an HR analytics department where would you put it in your organization? The obvious answer may at first be to put it in HR. But at second glance this may not be the right place. Maybe even the wrong place.

Why You Need An End-To-End Payroll Solution

Namely

Traditionally, companies used multiple systems to manage different HR tasks like hiring, benefits, performance measurement, task management, scheduling, and payroll. Today, technology provides us solutions for those HR functions, particularly with end-to-end payroll.

Boom & Bust HR

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

Depending upon where you’re sitting and what your economy is looking like you’ll be subject to either boom or bust HR. Boom & bust HR? According to the PWC Saratoga report, in recession, organisations will: Cut investment in training. Boom & bust HR?

Finances—Where Does HR Fit In?

HR Daily Advisor

Yesterday’s Advisor featured tips from Clare Novak on the basics of finance and how to speak its language; today, how HR fits into the picture and some advice on how to turn financial literacy into funding for your department. HR budget cuts? Tell the Punch Line First.

5 reasons HR Analytics should not be located in HR

All about Human Capital

If you were to build an HR analytics department where would you put it in your organization? The obvious answer may at first be to put it in HR. But at second glance this may not be the right place. Maybe even the wrong place.

Two Pressing Priorities for HR Executives: Social and Analytics

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

Smart CHROs know that the social media phenomenon is not a trend that organizations other than their own have to contend with—it’s an essential business reality that permeates the entire business. Why aren’t more HR executives taking advantage of that opportunity?

HR and IT Partnership: Observations from a Veteran CIO

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

Analytics and faster onboarding will transform HR. Companies looking to differentiate themselves are turning to HR technology as it becomes clear that attracting and retaining skilled talent is key to providing superior employee experiences. What can HR leaders learn from IT teams?

Top 10 Talent Trends

Cielo HR Leader

Summer is in full swing, and 2014 has reached the halfway point (albeit a couple of weeks ago, on July 1). As the year continues to race by, today we take a step back to recap the most noteworthy 2014 statistics to date. Is the skills gap self-inflicted?

Future Friday: The future of HR according to John Boudreau

OmegaHR Solutions

Professor at the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business and the Research Director at Center for Effective Organizations. He is the author of several books including Beyond HR: The New Science of Human Capital, Retooling HR, and Transformative HR.

#Analytics, Analytics, Analytics - NOT The Future of #HR #hrtechconf #hrtecheurope

Strategic HCM

I''m looking forward to the tweets from HR Technology (US), and then later HR Tech Europe, as I can''t get to either of them this year (in fact I''ve not been to HR Technology (US) for three years now since I last presented there.) I do understand the link.

#GWC14 - The games HR people should play

Strategic HCM

I was initially looking forward to this session because it’s got the word HR in the title. But actually I didn’t learn that much about HR applications for gamification. Still, it was great to meet Isidro – ‘the HR gamer’). See you in the MMORPG?

Alarming Business and HR Disconnect?

Cielo HR Leader

The world is shrinking. Mobile, social, cloud computing and countless other technologies have transformed the global workplace in ways previously thought impossible. 3) Reskilling the HR function. 6) Talent and HR analytics. 8) Learning and development.

Disease and Lifestyle Management: Smarter Spending of Wellness Dollars

HR Daily Advisor

” We’re all hungry for a simple answer to the question of where to spend our wellness time and money, says consultant Karl Ahlrichs, SPHR. What have we learned about selling wellness and Disease and Lifestyle Management (DLM)? It’s the brave new world of HR.

Knowing HR and Business Like the Back of Your Hand

Cielo HR Leader

Jane is a highly experienced, international HR leader, who’s worked with some of the top global businesses, including Dun & Bradstreet, WPP, Barclays and Diageo. We ask her how she thinks HR should be adding real value to organizations.

Walter Mitty and HR Transformation

Strategic HCM

I''ve recently had this post published on the ASTD / ATD''s gloabl HRD blog - HR Artistry on a Global Canvas - again supporting this November''s Art of HR Conference. And if you want to Walterise your HR function, come along to the Art of HR taking place in Dubrovnik in November.

Can HR Drive Excellence? Impacting Business and Culture through Goal Setting

Betterworks

I recently came across an HR Insights Blog featuring 10 Ways to Be Better in HR in 2014. Several of the points struck me as keys to Human Resources (HR) success not only this year, but for years to come: #1 – Assume the role of a leader. #4 Because today’s HR professionals are more empowered than ever to add value to their businesses, and the best way to move the needle is to do things differently.

Getting Started with Talent Analytics: An HR Director’s Tale

Cielo HR Leader

Picture the scene. The chastened HR Director (HRD) stumbles out of the CEO’s office having received an almighty rollicking. The CEO had just got back from a few days of hobnobbing with his peers, and he was furious. The reason for his ire was the fact that he was so damn impressed with the HR Analytics a company the likes of GE had. the HRD muttered to himself. Subscribe to some HR Analytics blogs.

HR: Science, Art and Magic

Strategic HCM

You''ve probably seen some of my posts on the Art of HR. In all of these posts I''ve noted that I''m not trying to get HR replaced by science but just to be seen as a complement to it. the first time I"ve ever agreed with John Boudreau.) Hence the need for the art of HR.

HR strategy – Not as Difficult as You Might Think?

Cielo HR Leader

Thought Leadership Discussion: Stephen Preece, former Global Head of HR, Quintiles. The challenge of implementing and running a truly effective HR strategy can be a daunting one for even the most seasoned HR professional. But is the talent management community talking up the difficulties involved? And could the route to success be altogether more straightforward than we have been led to believe? Show them the numbers.

So how do you know if you’re a Business Partner?

Strategic HCM

These are firstly, that HR focuses on the business (or other employing organisation) and secondly, that it focuses on partnering. All HR professionals and the whole HR function can and should act as business partners in terms of this approach.

Building an Effective In-House Recruitment Team

Cielo HR Leader

More and more organizations are seeking to gain greater control over the hiring process by building specialist in-house teams to take over the work traditionally done by recruitment agencies. But can an in-house function really compete with the best external consultancies? In this issue we talk to James Ryding, International Talent Acquisition Director at the entertainment giant, NBC Universal, about why he thinks the in-house option is the future for talent sourcing.

Leading in the new world of work: Deloitte’s 2015 Global Human Capital Trends

HR Times

This week we officially launched one of the largest-ever longitudinal studies of talent trends and readiness around the world: Deloitte Human Capital Trends 2015. More than 3,300 companies from 106 countries participated, and the results are staggering. Read the full report.

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Employees are a Company’s Prime Real Estate

HRchitect

You may be wondering what exactly is going on in the picture above. On that particular day, Fredo found that the most comfy spot to catch some Zzz’s was underneath my dresser. This leaves us to fumble around looking for, and trying different keys, until we are using the correct one.

Recruiting: Renaissance or retreat?

HR Times

Talk to an executive or read the business journals and you’ll likely find that one of the most taxing and challenging issues facing organizations today is the attraction and acquisition of skilled talent. Confirmed in Deloitte’s 2014 Business Confidence Report , C-level leaders named the shortage of skilled workers as one of their top obstacles to growth. Unfortunately, HR may not be ready to address this urgent need. I know the perfect person…”.

The Rise of the People Strategy Platform

Visier

“Now, more than ever, the corporate strategy for large companies hinges on the people strategy.”. This was a key takeaway from a summit of HR leaders and Boston Consulting Group (BCG) experts, who met to discuss the future of HR and the trends shaping it.

Is HR Earning its Keep?

Bersin with Deloitte

HR organizations got a boost in investment in 2014, with budgets up an average of 4% over the prior year. Much of the extra money went to increased headcount, with HR staffing up 3%, on average. So how are these investments paying off?

Moving the HR Industry Forward

China Gorman

This month I found a new source – although the principals are old friends – that is going to make important contributions in the use of HR technology in the improvement of business outcomes. The incidence of “ah ha!” Nearly 80% of respondents like their HR Software.

The Rise of the People Strategy Platform

Visier

“Now, more than ever, the corporate strategy for large companies hinges on the people strategy.”. This was a key takeaway from a summit of HR leaders and Boston Consulting Group (BCG) experts, who met to discuss the future of HR and the trends shaping it.

Five Must-Attend #HRTechConf 2015 Sessions

Visier

HR Tech is closer to a marathon than a sprint,” notes the event’s Co-Chair Steve Boese ( @SteveBoese ) in his annual conference tips post. When it comes to employee engagement, the focus is often on what motivates individuals within a group.

Is HR Earning its Keep?

Bersin with Deloitte

HR organizations got a boost in investment in 2014, with budgets up an average of 4% over the prior year. Much of the extra money went to increased headcount, with HR staffing up 3%, on average. So how are these investments paying off?

Is HR Earning its Keep?

Bersin with Deloitte

HR organizations got a boost in investment in 2014, with budgets up an average of 4% over the prior year. Much of the extra money went to increased headcount, with HR staffing up 3%, on average. So how are these investments paying off?

Is HR Earning its Keep?

Bersin with Deloitte

HR organizations got a boost in investment in 2014, with budgets up an average of 4% over the prior year. Much of the extra money went to increased headcount, with HR staffing up 3%, on average. So how are these investments paying off?

Is HR Earning its Keep?

Bersin with Deloitte

HR organizations got a boost in investment in 2014, with budgets up an average of 4% over the prior year. Much of the extra money went to increased headcount, with HR staffing up 3%, on average. So how are these investments paying off?

Is HR Earning its Keep?

Bersin with Deloitte

HR organizations got a boost in investment in 2014, with budgets up an average of 4% over the prior year. Much of the extra money went to increased headcount, with HR staffing up 3%, on average. So how are these investments paying off?

Is HR Earning its Keep?

Bersin with Deloitte

HR organizations got a boost in investment in 2014, with budgets up an average of 4% over the prior year. Much of the extra money went to increased headcount, with HR staffing up 3%, on average. So how are these investments paying off?

Is HR Earning its Keep?

Bersin with Deloitte

HR organizations got a boost in investment in 2014, with budgets up an average of 4% over the prior year. Much of the extra money went to increased headcount, with HR staffing up 3%, on average. So how are these investments paying off?