Why Non-Scripted Vendor Demos are a Waste of Your time during Software Selection

HRchitect

A non-scripted demo typically: Is designed to showcase the features and functions the vendor wants to promote, regardless of your specific needs. A scripted demo process during HR technology selection typically: Follows a strict agenda, respectfully using each minute of your time.

The one HR tech feature you'll regret not asking to see in the demo

Steve Boese

I don't know why, and I suppose I may be wrong about this as I am not actually sitting in every HR tech vendor demo going on (shock), but I know that I have never seen, nor asked any vendor to discuss and/or demonstrate that actual process that employees would have to follow when they forget their passwords.

Trending Sources

CAPITALIST DEFINITIONS: "Renegade Demo"

The HR Capitalist

From a meeting with a client last week: Renegade Demo (ˈrenəˌɡād/ˈdemō) - The time when you walk by an office or your cube as a leader in your company and realized your growth has outpaced your ability to properly train new hires at your company, especially those charged with evangelizing your product. It was another renegade demo. But most companies who go through a growth spurt experience an inflection point when renegade demos are alive and well. Enter the Renegade Demo.

Achievers in Action at HR Tech World: March 21 & 22, London

Achievers

Achievers will be there at Booth 303 with everything from live product demos to a “design your own T-shirt” stand. In the Product Demo Arena, Chase will offer a real-time view of the tools and strategies Achievers offers to help create an impactful culture of employee recognition that significantly impacts employee engagement. By: Helen Brooker. Marketing Director, Achievers UK.

The definitive guide to choosing the right applicant tracking system

far outweighs the time spent on a couple of discovery calls and demos. product demos. product demos, at least insist on an initial phone call with a sales person. Product Demos: Like what you hear on the discovery call? Your salesperson should be able to demo the product.

HR Cloud Demos New HR Software at Giants Game

HR Cloud

Request a free demo at hrcloud.com, hr-sales@hrcloud.com , or 855-71-HRCLD. HR Cloud hosted a highly attended event for Bay Area tech companies on July 27, filling up an executive suite at the San Francisco Giants game.

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

PeopleStrategy

Schedule a Demo Today! 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.

Lessons from the 2016 HR Tech Conference

Cornerstone On Demand

The 19th annual conference brought together the best and brightest innovators and companies in the HR world to explore the latest trends, demo new products and compare best practices. It's hard to believe this year's HR Technology Conference is already over. It was a great four days in Chicago, and we're already looking forward to next year

Top 5 Applicant Tracking (ATS) Software: Get Reviews, Free Demos & Price Quotes

HR Morning

The recruitment process can be arduous for both employers and candidates. From sourcing candidates to tracking current applicants and ultimately hiring the ideal candidate, an ATS will reduce the time and expense of hiring new employees for both HR departments as well as recruiting and staffing agencies. There are hundreds of ATS solutions currently on the market, with different solutions for organizations of different sizes, industries and hiring models.

The Road to Career Pathing In Your Organization

TalentGuard

Get a Free Live Career Pathing Demo. Starting a career pathing program at your organization is not a difficult journey but there are checkpoints that need to be reached in order to complete the trip to your final destination.

ATS 35

Hey, can you cover my shift today?

nettime solutions

Contact us today to see a demo or get a free quote If you’re in the service industry – managing a busy restaurant or a retail store – some of your biggest challenges center around employee scheduling. Keeping track of who’s available to work, setting your shifts for a full week, and covering for last-minute absences or surges in customers.

Life after Conferences: The Next Steps in Your HR Tech Decision

PeopleDoc

So you made it to HR Tech in Chicago or to HR Tech World Congress in Paris and saw lots of cool HR solutions that you wish you could immediately deploy (and start getting the value promised during those exciting product demos!).

Chili’s Saves $21M Annually by Reducing Turnover

Outmatch

Download the Case Study PDF Request a Free Demo Today! At OutMatch, we’re passionate about building winning teams, companies, and cultures – and job fit is our speciality. Using predictive technology, we help you find the right fit for all of your jobs, from hourly to executive.

Timeline of an Employee Without a Career Path

TalentGuard

Request a Career Pathing demo. Employees are joining companies and leaving them at rapid rates because they do not have a career path within that company. See how long you can expect to retain an employee when they do not have a career path.

Consequences of Out-of-Date Certifications and Training

TalentGuard

To learn more about Certification Tracking: Request a Certification Tracking demo. Consequences of Out-of-Date Certifications and Training. Every year companies face the challenge of managing their employee’s certifications and training requirements.

How Does Change in the Workplace Affect Employees?

Waggl

For more information about how your organization can start crowdsourcing continuous feedback with Waggl, get in touch to request a demo. We want to hear about the change initiatives within your organization and how they’ve affected your experience as an employee.

Data 28

Webinar: Check Out OutMatch

Outmatch

Join us for a demo of our solutions and learn how adding predictive data to your selection process solves your hiring troubles. Adding predictive data to the selection process improves quality of hire, reduces cost, and streamlines hiring practices.

Data 31

Consequences of Out-of-Date Certifications and Training

TalentGuard

To learn more about Certification Tracking: Request a Certification Tracking demo. Consequences of Out-of-Date Certifications and Training. Every year companies face the challenge of managing their employee’s certifications and training requirements.

12 Days of HCM – #1 The Affordable Care Act (ACA)

Ultimate Software

We provided an exclusive demo of our ACA Toolkit and Services at the 2015 HR Technology Conference in October. A lot crossed the minds of HR professionals this past year, from new concerns over ACA compliance to ongoing challenges with employee engagement.

All Aboard, Overcome Onboarding Challenges

Outmatch

Other ways to add data to your hiring process: View an online demo to see how Chequed.com can streamline your selection process and deliver consistently better hires. Request pricing or a personalized demo.

Pay For Top Performance: 5 Reasons Why Compensating Your Top Performers Should Be Your Top Priority

TalentGuard

To learn more about Compensation Planning: Request a Compensation Planning demo. Top performers are a company’s greatest asset, but they will leave if they are not valued and compensated fairly.

Success Imminent: Brace for IMPACT

Outmatch

Other ways to add data to your hiring process: View an online demo to see how Chequed.com can streamline your selection process and deliver consistently better hires. Request pricing or a personalized demo. It is no secret that making hiring mistakes cost a company, A LOT.

How to Increase Employee Engagement Through Career Pathing

TalentGuard

Request a Career Pathing demo. Employees are a company’s most valued resource, but only if they are engaged and motivated in their career. Millions of dollars are invested annually to increase employee engagement and keep high potential employees from moving on.

10 tips for a successful HRMS selection

HRchitect

Include this in your RFP and/or demos to truly understand if this software will work for you. #6 3 – Demonstration Scripts are essential for equitable vendor demos. Written by: Jacqueline Kuhn. #10 10 – Choose the right team members for your project.

Google Hire: The Next Evolution of the Modern ATS

Cielo HR Leader

I’ve been working with Applicant Tracking Systems for about 15 years now, and have probably demoed, implemented or directly used close to 30 of them. And based on their three-part criteria for allowing someone onto a Google Hire demo , it appears as if they’re well aware of the opportunity.

How Talent Technology Enables Employee Engagement [Podcast]

UpstartHR

I can still remember seeing a demo for a technology solution back in 2014 and the salesperson was so proud of the fact that I could copy and paste data into the system. Listen on Stitcher Listen on Blogtalkradio Talent management technology has come a long way in recent years. By the way: It wasn’t searchable. You couldn’t run reports. You couldn’t export anything. There was no way to actually USE the data in there, but I could put it in if I wanted.

We’re Headed Your Way, LA! Free HR Event on May 18

Zenefits

Our team of experts will be on hand for live demos, and you’ll have the opportunity to check out solutions from our integrated partners, including JazzHR, Expensify, and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. Zenefits Product Demo. We’re hopping off the plane at LAX this week for the second stop on our roadshow tour, and we want to see you there!

Generating Focused Ideas Through Practical Empathy

Waggl

For more information about how Waggl can help create a listening culture in your organization, get in touch to request a demo. Empathy Brings Balance to Every Organization. We are thrilled to welcome Indi Young as our August Waggl webinar guest.

Data 19

Webinar: Six Things HR, Benefits and Recruiting Brands Should Do On Twitter Every Day

HRmarketer

Request a demo today.

Social Media Profiles are NOT Personality Assessments

Outmatch

Other ways to add data to your hiring process: View an online demo to see how Chequed.com can streamline your selection process and deliver consistently better hires. Request pricing or a personalized demo.

Data 25

E-Book: You Can’t Improve What You Can’t Measure!

Outmatch

Other ways to add data to your hiring process: View an online demo to see how Chequed.com can streamline your selection process and deliver consistently better hires. Request pricing or a personalized demo.

O’Charley’s Improves Hiring for $5.2M in ROI

Outmatch

Download the Case Study PDF Sign up for a demo See how you can use assessments and automated reference checking to target the people who are best fit for food service—managers who are guest focused, servers with strong sales ability, cooks who care about quality, and more.

3 Tips to Help You Find the Right HR Technology Provider

PeopleStrategy

Schedule a Free Demo today. You need a new HR/HCM system. You built your business case. You obtained executive approval. Now the fun of selecting a HR technology provider begins! Can’t be that hard, right? The good news is, there are lots of options.

Hiring Costs Trending Up - Why That's Important

Hoops

Give us a call at (877) 262-7358 or click the ‘Demo’ button at the top of the page The costs of hiring employees is an important metric for businesses to track.