Tech Recruitment: Three Hard Truths
Nov15

Tech Recruitment: Three Hard Truths

Using tech recruiters to fill tech positions is common in the startup world, but getting the value you expect isn’t. You’ve likely been told about the proprietary vaults of candidates you can’t access. Or you’ve been promised high-quality hires without any indication of a repeatable data-driven process behind the claim. Or you’ve been left high-and-dry after paying a recruiter for a new hire who ends up quitting...

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5 Key Ways HR Technology is Helping Small Businesses
Nov07

5 Key Ways HR Technology is Helping Small Businesses

For most organizations, the HR department is responsible for managing the appraisals of employees across several factors—their individual benefits, their training, their recruitment, and retention, among others. For small businesses, these departments are also likely to control the surveys associated with compensation and payroll. The process of coordinating so many duties and managing these responsibilities can indeed turn out to be...

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4 Ways to Increase Internal Communications to Boost Employee Engagement
Jun21

4 Ways to Increase Internal Communications to Boost Employee Engagement

No employee wants to be left in the dark or feel like they are not part of the team. The more information an employee has at their disposal to do their job, the more confident they feel while doing it, one reason why internal communications are so important. When it has been clearly communicated to an employee what their tasks are and what success looks like, they are more likely to be more productive and engaged while at work....

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7 Points of Satisfaction in Buying HR Technology. E2: Sales Process with Rick Mahoney, PeopleStrategy
Jun12

7 Points of Satisfaction in Buying HR Technology. E2: Sales Process with Rick Mahoney, PeopleStrategy

Seven Points of Satisfaction in buying HR tech is a new webcast series based on a popular series written by William Tincup and Jeremy Ames and published exclusively on The HR Gazette. Jeremy and Rick discuss important topics such as:   How important is buyer treatment during the sales process? How do different vendors split their resources/attention between Sales, R&D and Services? How important is your industry/vertical in...

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A Hierarchy of Needs for the 21st Century Workplace
May29

A Hierarchy of Needs for the 21st Century Workplace

A simple guide to improving workplace engagement by taking care of your employees’ needs.  Food, safety, love, and esteem. These are considered the most basic needs required for humans to survive in society, based on Maslow’s infamous Hierarchy of Needs, developed in 1943. But what about surviving in the modern workplace? Certainly our needs there have evolved in the past 70 years. From the flexible—yet precarious—schedules of...

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The Role of HR in Acquiring High-Performers
Feb27

The Role of HR in Acquiring High-Performers

The basic talent acquisition approach of acquiring, hiring, and retaining employees fails to drive optimal levels of success in an uncertain economy where high-performers come at a huge cost. It is estimated that the cost of hiring a single “A” player can be as high as $100,000 per annum, but this “A” player can boost the company’s revenue by 10X for each year that he/she stays with the firm. Whether you...

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Connecting BI and HR to Meet Organizational Goals Effectively
Feb24

Connecting BI and HR to Meet Organizational Goals Effectively

The Human Resource department has a mass of data that links to the mob working in an organization. To manage the swarm, HR metrics dashboards, software, and other relevant tools are used widely. As you all know, the basic job of HR managers is to manage employees’ profiles, benefits, compensation, data, etc. But is there a way to shift such data for future productivity? Is this possible? Yes, indeed! Through Business...

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The Changing Face of Human Resources
Jan11

The Changing Face of Human Resources

According to the surveys published for Effective Human Resource Management: A Global Analysis, the results displays what HR is lacking and what action HR needs to partake to become a key strategic force in major corporations. HR will have to increase its real and perceived value, and now is the time for HR to step in and play a vital role in business strategy development and implementation. The role of HR has evolved over time. The...

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