The Pros and Cons of Hiring Remote Workers
Apr03

The Pros and Cons of Hiring Remote Workers

With technology connecting everyone on the go, there is no reason that employers and employees alike should not want to use it for their benefit. One of these is the possibility of remote employment. If an individual has the required skills and can get the work to his employer in a timely manner without the added hassle of coming to the workplace every day, there is no reason why they should not be hired. Today there are several major...

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Why HR and IT Teams MUST Work Together For New Workplace Technology Success
Mar31

Why HR and IT Teams MUST Work Together For New Workplace Technology Success

Got a new HR platform or planning on implementing a new technology across your organization? Be aware…The statistics on IT projects are grim. According to research conducted by McKinsey and the BT Centre for Major Programme Management at the University of Oxford, half of all large IT projects significantly exceed their budgets (on average running 45% over budget and taking 7% longer than predicted). But scarier still: 17% of...

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5 Ways To Pump Up Workplace Productivity
Mar30

5 Ways To Pump Up Workplace Productivity

Increasing workplace productivity is something of a holy grail in the business world. Ironically, many of the most deeply-held beliefs about productivity in the workplace are actually contrary to how human beings tend to work best. Rather than increasing productivity, they are actually counter-productive. Here are 5 tips to help genuinely increase workplace productivity. Cut meetings While some meetings can certainly be important,...

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4 Pitfalls To Avoid When Recruiting Job Candidates
Mar29

4 Pitfalls To Avoid When Recruiting Job Candidates

Are you a recruiter? Got a list of candidates to meet as long as your arm? Feeling the burn out of constant interviews?Whether you are new to recruitment or have a long history in securing the best candidates, here’s a helpful checklist of 4 major pitfalls to avoid when meeting prospects. Well, unless you want them to avoid your company…then employ the following 4 practices and you’ll never hear again from those job...

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2017 LEHRN HR Tech Expo To Offer Connection Zone For Vendors
Mar17

2017 LEHRN HR Tech Expo To Offer Connection Zone For Vendors

LEHRN, the non-profit association of HR systems professionals who share knowledge and services to support best business practices for human capital management & talent management has recently partnered with HR Tech Alliances. The partnership will provide new resource vendors to meet while at the 2017 LEHRN HR Tech Expo. The ‘Connection Zone’ is a dedicated room open for 9+ hours and designed for exhibiting & attending vendors...

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HRchat: Ward Christman on Vendors and Reaching HR Audiences [podcast]
Mar16

HRchat: Ward Christman on Vendors and Reaching HR Audiences [podcast]

In this episode of the HRchat show, host Bill Banham talks with Ward Christman, Founder at HR Tech Advisor and HR Tech Alliances about ways HR-focused vendors are making better use of communications technologies and events to collaborate and to educate their markets. Ward has over 25 years experience in HR technology and services with special expertise in employee referral, ATS solutions,  job boards and social media. The Co-Founder...

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Employee Onboarding and Working Remotely
Mar10

Employee Onboarding and Working Remotely

It’s so incredibly hard to onboard people that are not with you in person. You can’t physically show them what they need to do and how to handle stuff. Phone calls sure help with that but are still not ideal. Here are some tips that you could use to onboard your remote new hires.. Create multiple points of contact for your new hire This is extremely important as your new hire will face issues and you can’t be there first hand. The...

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#HRUSeattle Preview
Mar09

#HRUSeattle Preview

#HRUSeattle is happening today! The event will highlight the practical knowledge relating to different HR and Recruitment Technologies. Speakers, attendees, and our very own Liz Sheffield will come together to discuss the impact of Technology on various HR and Recruitment fields – such as Training, Data Storage and Retrieval, Performance Management and much more. At #HRU attendees will get a chance to network with top level...

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