When Sally met Harry – No wait, That’s IBM and Kenexa.

Bersin with Deloitte

(Read Josh Bersin's post on the Kenexa-IBM Deal Here.) Vendors are fond of customers and want to keep them, whether or not they keep them on the original products for […]. The post When Sally met Harry – No wait, That’s IBM and Kenexa. Should I worry? That's what our members often ask after their software vendor gets acquired by a larger company. The good news is probably not.

TalentGuard Bundles IBM Kenexa’s Talent Frameworks and Assessments into its Talent Management Solution

TalentGuard

TalentGuard announces new software licensing bundles, with a focus on productivity and rapid implementation, including new models for enterprise companies across various verticals. Austin, Texas – March 28, 2017 – TalentGuard, the Predictive People Development company, announced today that they bundled IBM Kenexa’s Talent Frameworks and Skills Assessment solutions into it’s core offering.

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HRExaminer Watchlist: Intelligent Overlay Rooted in Assessment: IBM

HR Examiner

IBM’s current HR Intelligence-driven initiative is rooted in Kenexa, a company acquired in 2012. Kenexa delivered employment-related services including the Brass Ring ATS, a large assessment operation, contingent hiring, screening, background checking, and compensation data. Kenexa’s assets combined with IBM’s Watson AI resources create the sort of niche specificity that we applaud with Beamery in a separate award. Intelligent Overlay Rooted in Assessment: IBM.

Moving beyond the annual survey for better employee inspiration and engagement

Ceridian

As EVP and Chief People Officer for Ceridian, Lisa has a dual responsibility for Ceridian’s overall global people and HR strategies as well as overseeing the product vision and strategy for Dayforce Talent Management. Lisa also served in both a product and people strategist role at Ultimate Software as Head of People Engagement. From retention to compliance, there were a number of trending topics on the Ceridian HCM Blog this year.

Why employee engagement matters – and 4 ways to build it up

HR Morning

———————————————————— “Organizations with high employee engagement levels outperform their low engagement counterparts in total shareholder returns and higher annual net income.” — Kenexa. You may have the best product in the world, but if you can’t keep them engaged and motivated — then it counts for very little.

4 Awesome Benefits for Prioritizing Work-Life Blending

Ceridian

When people are not engaged – with their work or the organization as a whole – their productivity tends to suffer and, in turn, so does the performance of the company. In addition to production delays and drops in morale, high turnover rates can lead to unnecessary costs. Greater productivity and revenue per employee: Talented people want to work for the best companies. By Lisa Sterling, Chief People Officer, Ceridian.

Which Applicant Tracking System (ATS) Should We Use?

The Tim Sackett Project

– Depending on how many job open at one time, there’s a popular ATS for your size: 1000+ job openings (Enterprise) – Taleo, IBM Kenexa and iCims are the top three (TalentStream by CareerBuilder is one that pops up here with a good chunk of market share that I would think would surprise people – built in the last two years, TalentStream is more advanced from a technology perspective than most of the big boys). 999 to 250 (Large) – Taleo, IBM Kenexa, and iCims.

Supplier Briefs

HRExecutive

iCIMS and Ultimate Software have partnered to offer customers platform-to-platform integration between iCIMS’ talent-acquisition software and Ultimate’s suite of HR, payroll and talent-management products. Qualtrics , an enterprise-technology platform, has partnered with IBM to transition clients who currently use IBM Kenexa Employee Voice, Survey Advantage and Survey Enterprise solutions to the Qualtrics Experience Management platform.

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Women in Tech: Thoughts from Ceridian’s Chief People Officer #HRTechConf

Ceridian

As EVP and Chief People Officer for Ceridian, Lisa has a dual responsibility for Ceridian’s overall global people and HR strategies as well as overseeing the product vision and strategy for Dayforce Talent Management. Lisa also served in both a product and people strategist role at Ultimate Software as Head of People Engagement. By Lisa Sterling, Chief People Officer, Ceridian.

How Employers Can Help Employees Successfully Blend Work-Life

Ceridian

As EVP and Chief People Officer for Ceridian, Lisa has a dual responsibility for Ceridian’s overall global people and HR strategies as well as overseeing the product vision and strategy for Dayforce Talent Management. Lisa also served in both a product and people strategist role at Ultimate Software as Head of People Engagement. By Lisa Sterling, Chief People Officer, Ceridian. There are many benefits employers can gain when they make blending work and life a priority.

Transboarding: The new solution for retaining top talent

Ceridian

Finally, by automatically transferring information into all HCM processes, you can ensure the accuracy, efficiency and productivity of people in new roles – ultimately creating a seamless and successful experience. As EVP and Chief People Officer for Ceridian, Lisa has a dual responsibility for Ceridian’s overall global people and HR strategies as well as overseeing the product vision and strategy for Dayforce Talent Management. By Lisa Sterling, Chief People Officer, Ceridian.

Time to Care About ONA!

HRExecutive

Co-Founder and CEO Manish Goel of TrustSphere is also a former IBM partner who worked with the Smarter Workforce group, which uses the assets acquired from Kenexa. TrustSphere, with three separate products, has been able to show direct connections between the number of communications and sales. Goel says, “While D&I is our fastest selling product, diversity is a lot easier to measure than inclusiveness.

3 Examples of Lever ATS Job Page Overlays

Ongig

Lever has a few products including: Lever Hire. Ongig integrates with applicant tracking systems like Lever, Taleo, Kenexa Brassring to give employers the best job pages. Are using the Lever ATS? Lever is a top ATS among employers, ranking 11th in our Top 100 Applicant Tracking Systems in 2018 blog post. Lever Nurture. Lever Analytics. We’ll focus on Lever’s applicant tracking system since that’s where job pages are generated.

Disengagement warning signs and a preventative approach

Ceridian

As EVP and Chief People Officer for Ceridian, Lisa has a dual responsibility for Ceridian’s overall global people and HR strategies as well as overseeing the product vision and strategy for Dayforce Talent Management. Lisa also served in both a product and people strategist role at Ultimate Software as Head of People Engagement. By Lisa Sterling, Chief People Officer, Ceridian. Employee engagement plays a paramount role in the success of an organization.

The Top 25 Best Applicant Tracking Systems (Updated for 2018)

Proven

Here are our top 10: Product. – – – IBM Kenexa Talent Acquisition Suite. IBM Kenexa Talent Acquisition Suite. IBM Kenexa is a suite of recruitment solutions to help you find, hire, onboard and nurture the right talent. It includes behavior marketing tools to proactively attract talent, motivate job seekers to connect, generate qualified applications and increase new-hire productivity. What is unique about IBM Kenexa?

4 Performance Trends All Organizations Must Consider for 2017

Ceridian

As EVP and Chief People Officer for Ceridian, Lisa has a dual responsibility for Ceridian’s overall global people and HR strategies as well as overseeing the product vision and strategy for Dayforce Talent Management. Lisa also served in both a product and people strategist role at Ultimate Software as Head of People Engagement. By Lisa Sterling, Chief People Officer, Ceridian.

Leadership Effectiveness is Your #1 Priority

Ceridian

Engagement, productivity and satisfaction levels all plummet, ushering in a whole slew of problems for the company, from high turnover to drops in performance. As EVP and Chief People Officer for Ceridian, Lisa has a dual responsibility for Ceridian’s overall global people and HR strategies as well as overseeing the product vision and strategy for Dayforce Talent Management. By Lisa Sterling, Chief People Officer, Ceridian.

Stop waiting for everyone else to make a move

Ceridian

He wasn’t waiting to be like everyone else, and because of that, he created a product that nearly everyone I know has owned at one time or another – the iPod. As EVP and Chief People Officer for Ceridian, Lisa has a dual responsibility for Ceridian’s overall global people and HR strategies as well as overseeing the product vision and strategy for Dayforce Talent Management. By: Lisa Sterling, Chief People Officer, Ceridian Corporation.

Entrepreneurial Life in the USA is Complicated - Here's a Snapshot of Why.

The HR Capitalist

Kenexa – Brassring. If the segment doesn't look like this, you have to question whether theres' a market for the product/service in question. I've got a saying that goes something like this: "The best thing about America is that anyone with a good idea can start a company. The worst thing about America is a lot of them do.". Let me explain that comment a bit. You have entrepreneurial people in your company and your life.

Talent optimization: making the case for budget

PI Worldwide

Those numbers don’t include any longer-term productivity loss due to negative effects those toxic people could have on their colleagues, which can be expensive. Kenexa (now IBM) studied 39 organizations and found that organizations with highly-engaged employees achieved seven times greater 5-year total shareholder return (TSR) than organizations with lower engagement.

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Assess Employee Engagement as Frequently as Your Finances

Ceridian

As EVP and Chief People Officer for Ceridian, Lisa has a dual responsibility for Ceridian’s overall global people and HR strategies as well as overseeing the product vision and strategy for Dayforce Talent Management. Lisa also served in both a product and people strategist role at Ultimate Software as Head of People Engagement. By Lisa Sterling, Chief People Officer, Ceridian.

The Weekly Dose of HR Tech: The Top 100 Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) in 2018!

The Tim Sackett Project

Greenhouse is getting most of this market share increase from Taleo, Kenexa/Brassring, and Jobvite (who all lost market share since the 2017 report). While “Homegrown” ATSs are still used widely, please don’t go develop your own ATS, it’s not worth your time or effort with so many great products already on the market. This week on The Weekly Dose I’m taking a look at my #1 all-time favorite report that was released last week by Rob Kelly over at Ongig!

Why every day should be National Employee Appreciation Day at your office

Ceridian

As EVP and Chief People Officer for Ceridian, Lisa has a dual responsibility for Ceridian’s overall global people and HR strategies as well as overseeing the product vision and strategy for Dayforce Talent Management. Lisa also served in both a product and people strategist role at Ultimate Software as Head of People Engagement. By Lisa Sterling, Chief People Officer, Ceridian.

New study reveals nearly 1 in 3 North Americans believe their culture needs improvement #PulseOfTalent

Ceridian

When a company’s values and approach to community match that of its people, they’re more likely to be satisfied with their jobs and, subsequently, more productive and engaged. As EVP and Chief People Officer for Ceridian, Lisa has a dual responsibility for Ceridian’s overall global people and HR strategies as well as overseeing the product vision and strategy for Dayforce Talent Management. By Lisa Sterling, Chief People Officer, Ceridian.

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The value of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) – and how to get it right

Qualtrics

This includes doing no harm to the communities and locations where they operate, including not polluting, mistreating employees or selling products that aren’t safe. In fact, CSR-led companies were found to have returns 19 times higher those with a poor CSR rating, according to a three-year study by the Kenexa High Performance Institute in London , which included 175 companies. Kenexa’s findings linked higher CSR ratings with higher levels of employee engagement.

T3 – Are Enterprise HCM systems Killing Talent Acquisition?

The Tim Sackett Project

Workday, Ultimate Software, IBM/Kenexa, and SAP/SuccessFactors are also large players in this space that are growing quickly. That’s right, all of those other ATSs are apart of full suite focused HCM products. What they won’t tell you is that they really specialize in HCM and that their talent acquisition products/modules are probably 2-3 years behind where modern-day ATS systems are at. Last week I sat down with the folks at iCims to take a look at their system.

3 programs that will help your organization drive culture #PulseOfTalent

Ceridian

As EVP and Chief People Officer for Ceridian, Lisa has a dual responsibility for Ceridian’s overall global people and HR strategies as well as overseeing the product vision and strategy for Dayforce Talent Management. Lisa also served in both a product and people strategist role at Ultimate Software as Head of People Engagement. By Lisa Sterling, Chief People Officer, Ceridian.

Best Applicant Tracking Systems in 2018

NextWave Hire

Top companies by revenue would look drastically different as larger companies like Taleo charge a significantly higher price for their product. Kenexa. While the ATS segment is very mature, there are several new entrants which are venture backed and bringing to market differentiated products. Last year, we wrote an article on the best applicant tracking systems for 2017.

Raising the Stakes: LinkedIn Acquires lynda.com

Brandon Hall

So, its decision to continue to expand its suite of products is not surprising. billion and IBM acquired Kenexa for $1.3 Yesterday, LinkedIn announced its acquisition of lynda.com , an online learning company, for $1.5 billion. This acquisition will allow LinkedIn’s 300 million users to have access to an extensive library of video content to help advance their careers and develop new skills.

Mastering Employee Engagement Surveys

Collage

Industry leaders like Gallup, Aon Hewitt, and IBM Kenexa have been testing and validating employee engagement surveys for decades to better manage employee performance. Companies with highly engaged employees outperform their peers in terms of customer loyalty (10% increase), productivity (20%), and profitability (21%). This article includes a free employee engagement survey template. To access it, simply open the link and click “make a copy.”

T3 – Which Applicant Tracking System (ATS) is the best?

The Tim Sackett Project

– Depending on how many job open at one time, there’s a popular ATS for your size: 1000+ job openings (Enterprise) – Taleo, IBM Kenexa and iCims are the top three (TalentStream by CareerBuilder is one that pops up here with a good chunk of market share that I would think would surprise people – built in the last two years, TalentStream is more advanced from a technology perspective than most of the big boys). 999 to 250 (Large) – Taleo, IBM Kenexa, and iCims.

More on Digital HR

Strategic HCM

I've previously suggested that it is primarily about technologies which help people be more productive, eg social, mobile, wearable and augmented (augmented / virtual reality plus augmented performance / augmented humans). So I'm surprised that Salesforce aren't pitching at conferences like HR Tech World as part of a new Big Four (or perhaps along with IBM Kenexa and Watson Talent Insights as a Big Five).

HR TechStack – Onboarding Software

WhoKnows

To qualify for inclusion in the Onboarding category, a product must: Allow for communication between employer and employee before the first day of work. With UltiPro, HR can rapidly process payroll; leverage flexible time solutions; offer a modern approach to learning; facilitate productive performance, succession, and compensation management; and measure employee sentiment using advanced survey technology. IBM Kenexa. Kenexa provides business solutions for human resources.

HR TechStack – Onboarding Softwares

WhoKnows

To qualify for inclusion in the Onboarding category, a product must: Allow for communication between employer and employee before the first day of work. With UltiPro, HR can rapidly process payroll; leverage flexible time solutions; offer a modern approach to learning; facilitate productive performance, succession, and compensation management; and measure employee sentiment using advanced survey technology. IBM Kenexa. Kenexa provides business solutions for human resources.

#Employee Feedback Is The Killer App #HR

TalentHQ

We can “like,” “rate,” or “evaluate” almost everything we buy – leading to a better shopping experience, better customer service, and products that more quickly adapt to our needs. With one question (“How well would you recommend this product to others?”) we can evaluate any product or service. Vendors like Trello (an online productivity app) embed this functionality right into the daily flow of work.

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#E4S Engage for Success launch ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human.

Strategic HCM

However, some of the data points that have already been released and that will be being discussed this morning include: UK productivity is 20% below the G7 average. According to Kenexa, the UK average level of engagement is 3.19 skip to main | skip to sidebar. Bio-Contact. Consulting. Speaking. Writing. About-HCM. Welcome. Welcome height=200 id=Image1_img src=[link] width=220/>. Connect with me. Jon Ingham. Contact me at. info [at] strategic [dash] hcm [dot] com.

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Talent and Performance Management Survey Summary

HR Daily Advisor

Highlights of the Talent and Performance Management Survey: When survey takers were asked if they expect to face shortages of talent in areas that will impact their productivity or success in 2016, the majority (71.4%) answered “Yes.”. When survey takers were asked if they expect to face shortages of talent in areas that will impact their productivity or success, the majority (71.4%) answered “Yes.” Productivity. Kenexa.