Category: 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.

The Basics of Technology Competency for Employees

As technology continues to become more integrated into everyday life and work, companies are increasingly looking for employees who have a basic level of technology competency. This means that they understand how to use the tools they need in order to get their work done, as well as have an understanding of the underlying technology […]

How Twitter Can Help You Find the Right Job Candidate

People have been crowing that the end of social media is coming for years, and last year’s Elon Musk takeover of Twitter only raised the volume. But in reality, social media networks are likely here to stay, even with the growth of longer form newsletters and the concerns users have about privacy. Platforms may transform, […]

Effectively Managing Employee-Targeted Digital Risks in 2023

Despite increased investment in cybersecurity, data breaches cost businesses an average of $4.35 million in 2022, according to AAG, an IT support services company. Amir Tarighat, digital privacy expert and CEO of cybersecurity company Agency, says that cybercriminals have increasingly turned their attacks to the personal devices of employees to gain access to employer data. […]

How Artificial Intelligence Tools Will Evolve How We Think About Talent

Since the introduction of ChatGPT, the online artificial intelligence (AI) tool has created a firestorm of discussion and opinions around how generative AI technology will transform society, the workplace, and how you interact with information. Some corporate leaders, like Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, see these tools as the harbinger of a new golden age in […]

Why Mass Layoffs Pose Insider Risks and How Companies Can Protect Themselves

The last year and a half has brought unusual mass movements of people leaving and entering the workplace. Trends have included record breaking resignations, quiet quitting, and most recently, layoffs across industries including tech, financial services, food and beverage, and media. These shifts have led anxious employees to the latest trend of “career cushioning” – […]

4 Common Mistakes of HR Automation

Are you considering embracing more automation in your HR department this year? Automation can make a huge difference in the day-to-day operations of a company and can impact its bottom line in a large way. By automating more of your activity, you free up your HR team to do what it does best: caring for […]

Addressing Emerging Skills Gaps in a Tight Labor Market

While fears of a 2023 recession linger, the American economy continues to hum along, and that includes the tight labor market that has left companies around the country struggling to find enough qualified workers to keep their operations running. That adjective “qualified” is an important one. It’s not necessarily the case that companies can’t find […]

States and Cities Limit AI Use in Employment Decision-Making

The use of artificial intelligence (AI) in employment decision-making is on the rise, with Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Chair Charlotte Burrows stating that more than 80% of employers use this technology.

HR Works Podcast: Can ChatGPT Be Your Next Great HR Tool?

Guest: Jesse Meschuk, Senior Advisor at Exequity Since the launch of ChatGPT in late 2022, the conversation around the potential use cases (and concerns) of generative AI tools has become a hot-button topic throughout the HR community. With the ability to process complex questions and generate human-quality responses almost instantly, could ChatGPT signal the end […]

Job Recruitment Fraud: Beware of Impersonators Hijacking Your Company’s Identity

Just when it seems consumers have caught on to one particular online scam or phishing expedition—think of the ubiquitous Nigerian prince email scam that first began making the rounds in the 1990s—a new one comes along. By now, the list seems endless: online dating scams, bank and credit card scams, fraudsters posing as charities, social […]