Category: HR Technology

It’s hard to talk HR at all today without talking HR Technology. From your ATS to your HRIS we’ve got all of your tech acronyms covered in this category.

Is Your Company Ready for the Era of Intelligent Automation?

The age of Intelligent Automation (IA), defined as artificial intelligence combined with process automation technology, is becoming increasingly realistic as new advances to devices and software become commonplace in our professional and personal lives. This quickly approaching era will see the use of robotic process automation (RPA), artificial intelligence and advanced analytics technologies to automate […]

Employee Communications and HR Requires Better, Smarter Data Intelligence—Here’s Why

In today’s modern and digital workplace, it’s becoming increasingly important for HR leaders to have concrete justification around how and why they form their strategies, particularly when it comes to employee communications and engagement. Much like MLB and NBA sports teams that have embraced the sabermetric revolution (think Moneyball), HR teams need to eliminate guesswork […]

Establishing the Value of People Analytics Outside of HR

Most organizations have come to appreciate the contributions that people analytics (PA) makes to corporate performance—at least in the HR realm. What is not so apparent is how PA can drive results in many areas of the enterprise. This article points out strategies and avenues for extending PA relevance throughout the larger organization.

Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities—Why Bad Actors Target HR Departments

Your organization’s C-suite isn’t the only target at risk of cyberattacks. Cybercriminals frequently target human resources (HR) departments with the goal of collecting financial and personally identifiable information (PII). HR departments not only are more likely to have cybersecurity vulnerabilities but also are the keepers of a great deal of personal and confidential information.

Special from #SHRM2018: Can Applicants Own Their Background Information?

I recently sat down with Tammy Cohen, the Founder and Chief Visionary Officer with InfoMart at #SHRM2018. InfoMart puts background information into the hands of the owner—and uses block-chain technology to permanently store verified information. Note: As of 6/25/18 some corrections have been made.

It’s Time for HR to Plugin to Augmented Reality

What is augmented reality (AR)? With AR, an environment is created that has virtual elements added in (often superimposed) over existing views of the surroundings. This is usually accessed through a device, such as a smartphone, tablet, specialized glasses, or headset. The result is a situation in which the individual can continue to see what […]

Are You Ready for the GDPR? Many Are Not

While the lead up to the enforcement date of the European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was highly publicized, a recent survey suggests that most U.S. companies are unprepared to comply … if they’re aware at all. The May 2018 online survey was conducted by CompliancePoint, an information security and risk management firm. […]

Robots Need Not Apply

A recent study suggests that while automation will not be going away anytime soon, it will create new jobs that require new and different skills.

HR, Recruitment, and Blockchains: Oh My

Experts at Hays say that blockchain technology will influence three areas of HR: verifying applicant credentials, candidate references, and supporting work contracts.