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.

digital nomad

IT Enables a Growing Population of Digital Nomads

There is a “digital nomad” movement gaining momentum. While many of us have experienced the world through our screens the last year, digital nomads have been conducting business wherever they want—anywhere in the world. Digital nomads are placing no limits on the location of their workplace, seeking out places with reliable Internet connections and flexible […]

Training Teams by Summiting Everest: Using VR Technology for Team Building & Talent Retention

As businesses navigated an unprecedented global pandemic, many were happy just to survive. Now, in a post-lockdown environment, companies are ready to grow again. They are ready to reach new customers while providing an even better experience for their existing users, allowing more people to enjoy their products, services, and platforms. In short, they are […]

recruitment

An Asset Not a Threat: Talent Technology’s Importance in Recruiting Today

Naturally, when a new set of technologies emerges within an industry, we can feel threatened by the implications. The first set of reactions tend to focus on jobs being “replaced” or technology taking away that human element. Companies that embrace technology to complement recruiting efforts will be best positioned to attract and retain top talent […]

video

5 Key Benefits to Using Video in the Training Process

Because remote work is our new reality, companies now have virtual teams spread across the globe. The shift to working remotely has resulted in major changes to the way companies work, hire, and communicate. Tools like Slack have made it easier for coworkers to keep in touch with one another and collaborate, and being able […]

10 Things to Look for in a Time and Attendance Software

Time and attendance software is a great management system that all businesses should consider employing to manage their staff’s work hours. There are many different types of time-tracking systems on the market today, but not all of them may be best suited to your business requirements. If you’re in need of a new system, it’s important […]

Technology Run Amok: Client Left Holding Bag After Key E-Mail Sits in Lawyer’s Junk Folder

Well, the headline might be a bit dramatic, but it illuminates an important point. Namely, technology must be used in conjunction with good judgment and common sense, not as a stand-alone panacea. Lawsuit Filed, or Was It? Kevin Rollins, a Home Depot employee, injured himself while moving a bathtub for his employer. He filed a […]

Women in Tech: 5 Crucial Lessons for Leading and Succeeding in the Tech Industry

According to McKinsey & Company, women made up only 20% of the tech workforce just before the pandemic. And that number looks to be ticking downward. A year into the pandemic, as many as 2.5 million women, versus 1.8 million men, were lost from the U.S. workforce. This turn of events could potentially set back […]

5 Benefits of Video Conferencing for HR

If the year 2020 taught us anything, it’s that a remote workforce is a productive workforce. Though remote work used to be a rare occurrence, companies are beginning to see the benefits of having their teams work and operate from home. During this transition, the emergence of video conferencing has been the biggest game-changer of […]

gender

Eliminating the Gender Gap with AI

Increasing diversity in organizations is extremely important for company success. Particularly when it comes to diversity, a McKinsey study says that filling these roles with women is beneficial to company success. The study found that “having gender diversity on executive teams, specifically, to be consistently positively correlated with higher profitability across geographies in our data […]

Pros and Cons of Virtual Interviews

Virtual interviews have been used for years but became much more prevalent during the pandemic. They can be done either as a recording, whereby the employer sends questions to the candidate, who records himself or herself answering the questions, or as a live interview via video technology, in which videoconferencing technology is used so the […]