That’s a Wrap on HR Technology Week!

As HR Technology Week comes to a close, we want to take a look back at all the offerings and events that transpired throughout this exciting event!


“Faces of HR” Interview | Ben Eubanks, HR Analyst, Author, Podcaster

In this special issue of “Faces of HR,” editor Jim Davis explores common HR tech related mistakes made during the pandemic, what lessons have been learned, and where we all go from here throughout 2021 and beyond. He was joined by Ben Eubanks, HR Analyst, Author, and Podcaster. Eubanks is a human capital management industry analyst working with companies and vendors surrounding strategy, content, and more. Eubanks is also an HR technology expert and brings his considerable experience to the conversation.

Read the full interview, here.

Panel Discussion | How HR Tech Is Shaping the Next Normal

If your workforce is still remote due to COVID-19, you’re not alone. In this engaging discussion, Ben Eubanks, Chief Research Officer at Lighthouse Research and Advisory; Ira Wolfe, President and Chief Googlization Officer at Success Performance Solutions; and James Davis, Editor at HR Daily Advisor discussed how HR pros are implementing strategies and best practices to overcome the challenges related to the rise in remote working technology, how to implement and train workers on using new technology, and what the future of HR tech could look like.

To access the on-demand discussion, click here.


HR Works Podcast | HR Tech Trends with IBM Master Inventor Neil Sahota

In this HR technology-themed episode of HR Works, host Jim Davis connected with IBM Master Inventor, United Nations Artificial Intelligence expert, and UC Irvine Professor Neil Sahota on the latest trends in the world of HR technology. Davis and Sahota explored the current state of HR tech and where technology is headed and how HR pros can prepare now.

Listen to the episode, here.

Webinar | How to Develop Your Virtual Hiring and Onboarding Playbook

With a dramatic increase in remote work, adjusting people processes to fit a newly dispersed team is one of an HR pro’s biggest challenges. There are always going to be bumps in the road to creating virtual hiring and onboarding processes that really work and demonstrate why your organization is THE one to work for. In this session, Jeremy Tolan, Partnerships Manager at SparkHire discussed:

  • The key strategies for recruiting in a completely remote environment,
  • How to create a high-functioning and efficient hiring process,
  • How to create an organized onboarding process that gets new hires productive fast,
  • Creative ideas to keep new employees engaged, and
  • A cost-efficient tech stack to accomplish all of this!

To access the on-demand webinar, click here.


Special Report | PERMANENTLY REMOTE: HR Technology and Other Considerations When Making Remote Work Permanent

Whether your business already has a telework policy, is just beginning to look at policy options, or wants to go permanently remote, it’s absolutely vital that you spell out the details of the policy upfront. This special report uncovers the ins and outs of creating telework policies, legal concerns for offering and implementing telework arrangements, and technology challenges related to remote work.

Download your free copy, here.

Webinar | Behind the Screen: Background Checks 101

When was the last time you took stock of your background screening programs? If it’s been a while, you’re not alone! In this webinar, Jennifer L. Mora and Pamela Devata, of Seyfarth Shaw provide a quick refresher on the latest background check rules and requirements. Legal laws are ever-changing, and you and your company need to be prepared!

To access the on-demand webinar, click here.


Feature Article | Achieve Hyper-Personalization in HR Tech by Analyzing Content

The HR tech market is big, growing, and shows no sign of slowing down soon. HR cloud solutions alone were a $148 billion market in 2019 and a survey of HR leaders from PwC found that 74% plan to increase HR tech spending in 2020. Their top concerns were attracting and keeping top talent and helping employees to reach their potential. In response, there’s been an explosion of analytics and coaching platforms that give users the ability to passively understand information about digital relationships at work by analyzing digital communications like e-mails, chat messages, and calendars. 

To read the feature article, click here.

Webinar | What HR Professionals Can and Can’t Enforce When Employees Return to Work

As COVID-19 stay-at-home orders are being lifted and more employees are returning to the workplace and resuming business operations, it can be challenging for HR professionals to know what they need to enforce and what they can’t as they prepare for their post-pandemic plans. In this session, Theresa Smith, SHRM PMQ, HRP, FPP, PFA, DS, Senior HCM Strategic Advisor at UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group), discusses what you can and can’t enforce to ensure compliance.

To access the on-demand webinar, click here.


Pop Quiz

To end HR Technology week, take our Wrap-Up Quiz to test your knowledge about the concepts discussed throughout this exciting event.

To begin the quiz, click here.

Stay Tuned for More Exciting Events!

If you enjoyed this week’s event, mark your calendars for Employee Benefits Week 2021, from April 19—23, 2021. Our weeklong event will take a deep dive into the world of employee benefits way ahead of open enrollment, so you can plan your company’s benefits offerings well in advance. Register for our afternoon events, here, and stay tuned for exciting content!

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