Tag: ERP

What Is Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)?

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) generally refers to the use of ERP processes and/or software to handle some or all of an organization’s system, process, and planning requirements. It’s basically a high-level business management system. When talking about an ERP, usually someone is referencing a specific ERP software, often classified as business management software, that consists […]

Common Mistakes Made with Employee Referral Programs

The very best employee referral programs (ERPs) produce simply amazing results. But unfortunately, many corporate programs were designed years before we had so much data covering what makes the programs effective. In the last article, we looked at 10 practices that were hurting your ERPs. Here, we’ll look at 10 more.

Fuel Your Employee Referral Program with a Marketer Mindset

The best source of hire continues to be employee referrals, that’s the consensus among research like SilkRoad’s Sources of Hire 2017 report. That report shows that referrals made up more than 30% of all hires in 2016 and a whopping 45% of internal hires. Our own recent research showed that 83% of respondents use employee […]

Why ‘Talent Scouts’ Trump Traditional Employee-Referral Programs

As you know, employee-referral programs (ERPs) tend to be one of the most effective recruiting strategies available to organizations—chiefly because they expand the applicant pool, identify candidates with precisely the right skills and values, and potentially reduce recruiting costs.


Disruptive HR Technology-related Trends Highlight Innovation

Imagine software that runs on your phone, delivers on-the-job skills training via video, and integrates with a learning management system that shows a manager how well you have mastered new skills. This is just one example of the innovations emerging to help employees improve their productivity at work, according to new observations from Josh Bersin, […]