5 Ways Using Adobe Document Cloud Makes Your HR Function Look Best in Breed

The HR Capitalist

If there’s one thing we know, it’s that negative stereotypes about HR Pros are common. You know them because you live them: --HR’s great at making rules. --HR’s HR’s great at saying “no”. --HR HR usually trails other functional areas in evolving with the times. Appearances matter, and outsiders routinely assume that you are part of sleepy portion of the HR nation. That’s why you need a plan to separate you from the HR masses.

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HR State of the Union: 2017 Edition

UpstartHR

Every year I republish my “state of the HR union” article from previous years with new additions and edits as a challenge to each of you. It also allowed them to see how we might be able to help them and enable their success , a primary part of how I define successful HR.

Top 7 HR trends in 2017 to watch out for

Interact-Intranet

2017 is officially up and running, and analysts and business management globally are determining priorities for the coming 12 months and beyond. For those operating in HR, some core responsibilities and challenges never shift. What do you think will be the top HR trends in 2017?

Prediction: HR will mobilize around productivity

Bersin with Deloitte

In this context, HR must accelerate its evolution from a service-oriented support function to an essential business contributor that routinely measures its success in terms of business impact and workforce outcomes. Posted by Jeff Mike and Denise Moulton on November 28, 2018.

The Top 10 Strategic HR and TA Metrics That CEOs Want to See

Visier

Unfortunately, most of those who create metrics in HR and recruiting don’t really understand the strategic mindset of CEOs. That is because we report mostly tactical metrics that focus on costs, rather than the strategic ones that cover HR areas that impact corporate revenue.

Control, Services and Decisions: The Evolution and Impact of the HR Value Proposition

Visier

Does HR drive more effectiveness and organizational performance by improving traditional HR value propositions, such as compliance and services, or by improving decisions? Decisions: Adding value by improving decisions inside and outside the function. HR function performance.

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2017 HR Trends We’re Excited About Right Now

Reflektive

There’s a lot happening behind-the-scenes in HR departments. We asked a selection of HR leaders from great places to work (including a few of our wonderful customers!) to see what they have planned (and are excited about) in 2017. Industry News employee engagement hr

6 Trends That Will Define HR in 2018

Reflektive

2018 will be a good year to be in HR. At least, that’s what we heard from the analysts, customers, partners, and experts we reached out to in order to get a sense from the HR community of what to expect in the next year. Associate Professor, Academic Director of HCM at NYU, notes that the strategic role of HR continues to rise. “HR is not only at the table but in the engine room of every organizations,” Tavis says. Reshaping HR.

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Employees are a Company’s Prime Real Estate

HRchitect

HRchitect can help companies, of any size, mitigate the amount of tasks an HR department handles throughout the course of any given day whether that’s helping select a new system, project management, implementing a new system, change management, training, etc. Written by: Elizabeth Capece.

HR Leadership Lessons from Non-Traditional CHROs

Visier

CHRO’s who come from non-HR backgrounds discover that HR is the most impactful of all functions. Their experience holds important lessons for all HR leaders. CHRO’s from non-HR backgrounds say the CHRO role can be the best and most impactful of all leadership positions.

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7 Human Resources Trends to Watch for in 2017

Effortless HR

How will the role of human resources change or evolve in 2017? Here are the seven trends that we expect will define the next year in HR. Thanks to shifts in technology and the very nature of modern careers, HR teams everywhere have to tweak how they manage human talent and help their organizations grow and achieve their goals. With 2017 upon us at last, let’s take a look at a few of the predicted human resources trends for the New Year.

5 Ways to Create a Work Experience that Mirrors Your Best Customer Experience

WorkHuman

This mandate to create a compelling workplace experience is the focus of my book, “ The Future Workplace Experience ,” where 2,147 global HR leaders and hiring managers were surveyed across seven countries and 10 industries on how they are re-defining the employer-employee relationship.

Don’t Let HR Compliance Distract from Your 2017 Business Goals

Synergy

In the regulations-heavy atmosphere of HR, it can be easy to become inundated with so many compliance rules and reports that it consumes the bulk of a manager’s attention. While clear communication is essential in any department, in HR it is vitally split threefold. HR Management

10 Reasons To Shift To A Data-Driven High Business Impact HR Model

Visier

At first glance, senior HR executives might take that top ranking as a positive thing. HR Can’t Become A High Business Impact Function Unless It Adds Analytic Capabilities. Recommended Read: The Value of HR Analytics: Why Every Company Should Be A Quantified Organization ].

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To Succeed at Talent Acquisition, Go Beyond Your Applicant Tracking System

Visier

Talent acquisition is arguably the one HR area that provides the biggest advantage to a business. Workforce Intelligence 101 HR Tech talent acquisitionPeople are the driving force behind every organization, and hiring the right people is a critical factor for success.

Why Hiring More HR Analysts Won’t Improve Your Analytics Function

Visier

Great HR leaders excel at finding untapped potential in their people, increasing their efficiency, and maximizing their contribution to the company’s strategic objectives and financial performance. One area where CHROs are focusing on unlocking more value is within their HR analytics function.

What You Need to Know About the Changing Function of HR

Reflektive

Make no mistake, this isn’t just a facelift from new tech tools that help HR professionals do their jobs. It’s a shift in the function of human resources. While traditionally HR focuses on benefits and compensation, overseeing employee engagement and retention, recruitment, diversity, workplace issues, or installing new processes under budget, the new function is a strategic business unit. Benefits of the New Approach to HR. Showing the Business Value of HR.

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Nearly Half of 2017 HR Tech Funding Events went to AI-Focused Companies

Lighthouse

This year I’ll be releasing my new book, Artificial Intelligence for HR , focusing on how AI can enable HR to be more human, not less. Practitioners and HR executives, why should you care about all of this? HR Learning Recruiting Artificial Intelligence

Impress Your CEO With These Strategic Business Impact Recruiting Metrics

Visier

This overall HR metric demonstrates the increasing revenue value that your workforce is creating as a result of good HR and recruiting. And it is easily compared between firms in the same industry to demonstrate that your workforce is more productive than your competitor’s.

Beyond Brexit: Defining How HR Influences the Business

Workday

In today’s economic climate, where Brexit and 2016’s seismic political shift have created instability during a period of unparalleled business disruption, it’s of little surprise that businesses entered 2017 with a degree of trepidation. Yet, it’s certainly not all doom and gloom, according to The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and Workday’s “HR Outlook for 2017” report. Data and Analytics: HR’s Window into the Future.

HR Leaders Guide to Digitalisation Transformation

EmployeeConnect

The primary objective behind digital transformation is to improve the level of performance and productivity and exceed business goals. The question is what does digital transformation mean for organisations in general and HR leaders in particular? HR leaders play a dual role. Acting as leaders within the HR function, they need to walk their talk and portray the true picture of digital transformation within their own team. HR Transformation

Creating Great Employee Experiences

Engage2Excel

HR leaders have always been challenged to manage dual responsibility for operational and strategic HR functions. Meeting the day-to-day needs of the organization in areas such as recruitment, comp and benefits administration and risk management must be integrated with initiatives for improving engagement, productivity and retention.

Employee Engagement ROI: Taking a Long-Term Perspective

Everwise

To understand what kind of environment this might look like, the Harvard Business Review interviewed HR, innovation, IT, and diversity executives from a variety of industries and sectors to discover the three environments that matter most to employees: cultural, technological, and physical.

Master Checklist for Your First 6 Months as Head of HR

Reflektive

The first few weeks of working any new role is overwhelming — but when that role is the head of HR, the to-do list can make your head spin. Whether you’ll be the solo employee running HR for a 100-employee company or heading the human resources department for an organization of 10,000, there are a few standard steps to take during the first several months in any HR leadership role. Lastly, familiarize yourself with the business’s product or services.

The Secret to Successful HR in Small Businesses

Cornerstone On Demand

Small companies often come to the conclusion that it's time to hire HR when the hiring process becomes burdensome. The clear solution is to bring in an HR manager, right? Hiring is a great place for HR to start: The new HR manager has to quickly learn the business, build relationships with managers and establish a process that meets both the compliance and the talent needs of the organization.

Have you outgrown your PEO?

PeopleStrategy

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.

Workplace Technologies and Employee-Centric Design are Redefining HR, Says Bersin

HR Daily Advisor

“As companies focus on digital business transformation, they are discovering that the need to reskill, engage, and improve the productivity of their people is paramount,” said Josh Bersin , Principal and Founder of Bersin, Deloitte Consulting LLP—in a press release.

Are HR And Finance Finally Going To Be Friends?

China Gorman

For that matter, how on earth can it be 2017? After taking off three weeks for vacation and business travel commitments, it’s time to be back considering new research and data of interest to the HR community. Shared Finance and HR function? Or just on HR projects?

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Why HR for startups is a good thing

Workable

HR doesn’t have to be a chokehold for growing startups and small and medium size businesses. Here’s why startups and SMBs should embrace structured HR and recruiting processes: Why startups need some HR functions. HR processes help startups and SMBs hire employees.

Using people analytics to get to High-Impact HR

HR Times

Posted by David Fineman on August 3, 2017. People analytics, which is really a subset of business analytics, is a key enabler of High-Impact HR. 1 But it’s not just about HR—people analytics addresses business issues, too. Source: Deloitte Consulting LLP, 2017.

Who Cares About The Employee Experience? - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

I mean most leaders and managers are either well into their strategic plans for 2017, or their plans were completed weeks ago. Is it aligned with your business objectives for 2017 and beyond? As you reflect on how well your employee experience is aligned with your strategic objectives for 2017, I would suggest that you take the time to examine three “Ps” which are found in every business or organization. Product. (Article originally published here in Eremedia TLNT).

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Trends in global talent mobility

Bersin with Deloitte

Posted by Shannon Anderson-Finch and Ying Wang on December 06, 2017. Like its fellow HR functions, global mobility has been impacted by broader market trends and is evolving to better meet the organization’s needs and those of the workforce.

Adapting in the Digital Age

HRExecutive

Less encouraging is the number of companies—11 percent—reporting they are ready for this undertaking, which will require them to “completely reconsider their organizational structure, talent and HR strategies to keep pace with digital disruption,” according to Deloitte.

Artificial Intelligence Will Become a Regular Part of HR in Next 5 Years

HR Daily Advisor

Artificial intelligence and automation will have a major impact on HR and employment over the next few years, according to new CareerBuilder research. While the majority of HR managers said the thought of AI in HR does not make them nervous, a third (35%) said it does.

Communities of expertise transformation

Bersin with Deloitte

Gary Johnsen on September 06, 2017. Redefining the CoE is an excellent start, but to help maximize impact, we need to determine how these CoEs should behave and interact with the rest of HR and the organization as a whole.

Two truths and a lie

HR Times

Insights from the 2017 Human Capital Technology and Service Provider Day. Posted by Dave Smith on June 8, 2017. Last year’s Provider Day event focused on the theme Understanding and serving the HR buyer and included our first-ever HR buyer guest panel. HR Outsourcing.

The Benefits of Payroll Outsourcing

EmployeeConnect

Additionally, it has grown to become outsourced payroll with the development of powerful payroll , workflow driven HR software and more recently, employee centric HRIS with all the mobile benefits. Its integration with these technological advancements have made managing HR functions and particularly payroll easier. Time saving for core functions. With more time available, you are able to direct it towards the company’s core functionality.