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.

Correcting Employee Bad Habits to Boost Cybersecurity

As more and more global commerce and data management takes place online, the likelihood and potential impacts of cyberattacks are sure to increase. In an article for Harvard Business Review, Alex Blau cites some prominent and recent examples of the potential impacts of cyberattacks on even the largest and most sophisticated businesses:

How Lowe’s Leverages Virtual Reality to Train Employees

Virtual reality (VR) training has become increasingly popular as companies in a variety of industries—from law enforcement to parcel delivery— recognize the cost and safety benefits of using VR to simulate real-world situations for not-ready-for-prime-time trainees. Home improvement and appliance powerhouse Lowe’s has just recently begun using VR to train employees.


How Recruiting with Video Reduces Screening Times

We are living in a digital age that is currently faced with a competitive candidate-driven market. Talent acquisition professionals are “mining for gold” it seems when searching for top talent.

Virtual Job Fairs: More and Better Candidates

We’ve all heard of video interviewing. Virtual job fairs bring that concept to the next level. Today we’ll hear from Marc Gutman from Lighthouse Conferencing on the topic.

Case Study: GNC Implements Cloud-Based Training Program

“In an effort to maintain product knowledge standards among employees in its 9,000+ retail, franchise, and distribution locations, GNC (stores are General nutrition Centers) has partnered with software company ePath Leaning Inc., to train its employees,” reports Adi Menayang in an article for Nutra Ingredients USA titled “GNC ramps up employee training program with new […]

Phishing Simulation Platform—Right for Your Cybersecurity Training?

Cybersecurity is a huge concern for businesses around the world—And for good reason. Being the victim of even what could be considered a “minor” breach, could come with major costs. An article by Steve Morgan published by CSO looked at cybersecurity data and predictions. Among its findings: Cybercrime damage costs are expected to hit $6 […]

The Promise of Augmented Reality for Training

Most of us have found that it’s easier to learn something you can see first-hand. Reading instructions from a manual is only so helpful. Adding a few images can make a big difference, and actually observing a task being performed first-hand is even better. Because of this, many organizations record their training events so those […]

Recruiting Bots for the Win

In Friday’s Advisor, we introduced the idea of using recruitment bots (aka chatbots, AI recruitment, or automated assistant) and what types of tasks they could perform. Today, we’re taking a look at the benefits for recruiters who are utilizing these recruitment bots.

Proactively Protecting Your Personnel Privacy

In part one of this article we heard from iCIMS Content Strategy Associate Raquel Lawrence about ways that HR’s employee data might not be as protected as you may think. Today we’ll hear more on the topic—specifically on proactive disaster recovery and an introduction to a survey about applicant tracking systems (ATSs).