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October 10, 2017
New DaaS benchmarking services, unveiled at Workday Rising, are meant to enable deeper analysis of cloud data. Customers must opt in to share data for analytics.
July 10, 2017
A SaaS benefits enrollment vendor integrates its tool with ADP. An HR outsourcing vendor intros a new UI. And a recruiting software vendor upgrades its platform.
March 06, 2017
Deloitte Consulting surveyed more than 10,400 business and HR leaders and found that learning, recruiting, talent analytics and performance management are undergoing big changes.
January 25, 2017
HR can use IBM Watson for recruitment, career coaching, exploring workforce data, recommending learning for employees, and answering questions about benefits and services.
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Deep learning systems can analyze involuntary facial reactions invisible to the human eye. From it, HR can try to glean whether you are a good cultural fit. Continue Reading
The differences among workforce analytics, HR analytics, talent analytics and people analytics are confusing. Here's what to know before buying software. Continue Reading
People analytics tools can improve many areas of HR, including recruitment. However, those tools only benefit those who prepare the right way. Continue Reading
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For those of us who can remember, something called a personnel department was the go-to place to apply for a job, fill out the necessary paperwork if hired, pick up your paycheck, change your benefits and update your W9 tax exemptions. About 35 years ago, the term personnel -- perhaps not seen as "personal" enough -- quietly morphed into a designation that sounds, well, more human and all-encompassing. With the help of metrics and analytics applications, human resources has been catapulted into hyperdrive and is now considered a strategic business function. Beyond its traditional tasks, HR is charged with performance management, employee recruitment and retention, social media, healthcare portals and e-learning, to name just a few responsibilities essential to any company competing for a post position in the global market race.
August's Business Information opens with our editor's note and a strong reminder that, amid the metrics and analytics, workers are still a company's most important asset and need to be treated primarily as individuals, not as statistics. HR metrics and analytics management tools are available to do just that.
Along those lines, our cover story examines a new generation of multidimensional HR tech tools, including health management software platforms, wellness and fitness apps, and online benefits exchanges, to increase employee job satisfaction and improve their productivity. In another feature, we take worker productivity one step further and explore companies that use HR metrics and analytics to encourage continuous feedback and set tangible goals -- all the while gathering a treasure trove of metrics to identify and nurture job skills, elevate performance and increase employee retention.
Also in this issue, an artificial intelligence guru believes AI can humanize HR, and he's introducing three bot creations to prove his point. And in another feature, we ask which is easier, searching for extraterrestrials or finding the perfect job candidate? The answer could be out of this world.Continue Reading
A growing startup outsources its core HR functions to TriNet. The company does not have to maintain its own HR department, but instead uses the cloud-based service. Continue Reading
The data contained in your HRIS is critical to getting employees paid on time and correctly. Here is expert advice for making sure that happens. Continue Reading
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Employing metrics and analytics to improve logistics, operations and forecasting is a good first step, but not enough. Your workforce is the most important resource to optimize. Continue Reading
Increased use of HR software for continuous feedback and goal setting gives companies more metrics to identify and nurture skills and improve employee performance. Continue Reading
Machine learning technology helps the most people-centric of departments work more effectively and boosts recruitment and development of high-performing employees. Continue Reading
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Emilio J. Castilla, a professor at MIT, urges executives to use data for decisions about employees, instead of relying on intuition, experience or advice. Continue Reading
According to Bersin by Deloitte research, cloud is now a top criterion for HR systems buyers, and user experience and analytics rank highly. Continue Reading