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 […]
Soon after “quiet quitting” made headlines, another term emerged in HR circles: “quiet hiring.” The phrase may be new, but the concept isn’t.
Technology is an integral part of daily life, and the working world is no exception. As many companies adapted to remote or hybrid work in the past year, technological tools and software are an essential part of HR pros’ toolkits. That said, HR faces countless tech challenges: 24% of HR leaders cite remote and hybrid […]
Some leaders who were adept at running in-office meetings pre-COVID have found holding effective videoconferences in the remote working world to be a whole different animal. There are new fundamentals to master. Communication approaches that worked in a formal physical setting, like a nicely appointed room with an oak table and a dry-erase board, haven’t […]
Benefits experts have estimated the expected average increase in employer health insurance premiums from 2019 to 2020, and the consensus hovers around a 6.5% year-on-year rise. This is up from recent years when the average year-on-year increase varied from 3%–4%. Why is this?
With such a variety of HR technology solutions available, it can be easy to think that there is a solution for every HR problem. Meet Diane Strohfus, CHRO of Betterworks, an HR software company with 125 employees spread across three locations in Denver; New York City; and Redwood City, California, as well as full-time remote […]
One feature of business technology is that it cuts both ways: It’s almost certain there will be some gains and some losses with investment. But gauging the net result is key in deciding whether to invest and adopt or wait and see. For management, this could include analyzing whether the time and financial cost of […]
HR is among the busiest and most impactful business units in any company. HR professionals handle everything from finding, vetting, and placing new employees to handling employee relations, benefits, payroll, and professional development. But sometimes, it can feel like the entire job is a paper chase. Documentation is important, but it’s easy to get bogged […]
In the quest to streamline, analyze, and automate employee support processes, HR professionals have a multitude of technology platforms and tools to choose from. But how can they determine which investments are worth the expense?
Human Resources (HR) requires a lot of human input. Therefore, it’s not surprising that HR has embraced robotic process automation (RPA) tools, which are designed to save businesses and employees time by automating repetitive clerical tasks using software robots.