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.

Ask the Expert: Do Employees Need To Be Notified of Workplace Video Surveillance?

In our latest installment of Ask the Expert, brought to you by the team of industry experts at HR Hero®, we look at a recent question from a subscriber regarding the use of video surveillance in the workplace and if there are any obligations to notify employees. Q: We are a non-union food packager, based in Illinois, […]

Future of Virtual Workspaces Must Transcend Zoom and VR Headsets

Over the course of the pandemic, much of our work shifted from physical spaces to video meeting software. While work-from-home policies alleviated the dangers of COVID transmission (for some), what many managers didn’t foresee was that productivity improved for 77% of employees, with staffers adding an equivalent of one extra day’s work to each week. […]

5 Tips for Recruiting on TikTok

Every few years, a new social media platform pops up that’s all the rage (remember Google Plus, anyone?) Oftentimes, these platforms end up falling by the wayside. But once in a while, a platform proves its staying power by not only sticking around, but seeing significant growth and impacting the way other social media platforms […]

Digital Therapeutics Can Be a Pillar to a More Proactive Health Culture

With more than 181 million Americans depending on employer-sponsored health plans to access care, HR and benefits leaders have a critical responsibility when it comes to the health and well-being of their people. And, as we emerge from a pandemic, people have become more conscious and proactive about their health, both mental and physical. As […]

Software, Algorithms, and AI: New EEOC Guidance for Employers

It’s the year 3022, and you’ve just applied for a new job as an engineer on a starship traveling to Mars. You submit your resume, and an algorithm selects you for an interview. You record video answers to the employer’s interview questions and upload them for a robot to review. Using software to review applicant […]

People-Centered Tech Improves Organizational Resilience

A look at Gallup research on employee engagement during the pandemic is revealing. You’ll notice what many people didn’t expect: Engagement levels remained steady. For all the wholly justified concern about employee isolation and a potential disconnect from company culture while working from home, workers stayed engaged, and their efforts helped employers weather COVID-related economic […]

4 Ways for Humanizing Technology for Leaders and Employees

We live in an ever-changing world, and as companies sharpen their focus on technology, a strong understanding and certainty of the users are critical to a successful rollout. Focusing on people is key. As businesses automate and elevate technology, the human aspect requires a deep dive, yet many companies get stuck. If humans are overlooked, […]

4 Ways to Elevate Your Business’s Social Media to Attract Candidates

Despite the fact that social media could help brands connect with millions of people every day, so many companies still haven’t fully embraced social channels for recruitment. Social media recruiting may take a little time to get established, but once you’ve got a strategy in place, you’ll find it’s a highly effective way to attract […]

The Perils and Potential of Advanced Speech Technology

Advances in speech technology may provide a key tool in the training toolbox, particularly as applied to just-in-time training to quickly address emergent and growing skills gaps. The modern economy in the developed world is highly dynamic and extremely integrated—even after recent shocks to the globalization system like the COVID-19 pandemic and the Russian invasion […]

Does Your HR Department Have a Virus Toolkit?

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken companies on an extreme 2-year-long roller coaster ride that forced many HR departments to deal with a series of highly challenging events that were unprecedented in recent history. As 2022 has brought some normality back to operations, it is now an ideal time for HR to build on these experiences. […]