Posts written by: Kevin D. Cassidy

Analytic Intervention

Analytic Intervention

What is your organization’s greatest business challenge? The 2015 Deloitte Human Capital Trends Report found that people analytics is the second largest capability gap and concern for organizations. Many executive leaders are striving to greater understand their workforce and increase analytical power within the decision making process. According to the Deloitte survey, 75% of companies believe that people analytics are…
The HR Technology Balance

The HR Technology Balance

The Human Resources environment is constantly evolving. With new advancements in technology and analytics, the very foundation of HR has been reshaped. The primary functions of HR are no longer focused on managing paper processes. HR Managers are finding their seat at the executive table and reshaping their role as strategic partners. Unified Human Capital Management solutions drive this evolution…
The CEO and the Board: Building an Effective Partnership

The CEO and the Board: Building an Effective Partnership

Traditional nonprofit organizations have a very structured organizational hierarchy that includes a CEO and a board of directors. In the vast majority of cases, the board of directors has the ability to direct, hire, and terminate a CEO at any given time, while some nonprofits elect to have short-term volunteer board members who choose to take a more hands-off approach and allow the…
How to Become the Leader You Strive to Be

How to Become the Leader You Strive to Be

There are many elements that define a great leader, such as charisma and personality. However, becoming the leader of a team, branch, or organization is a lot easier said than done, especially as the millennial generation continues to enter the workforce, expecting leadership roles early on. Many hopefuls will vie for the few prestigious positions available, believing themselves to be…
Is Now the Time for the Cloud?

Is Now the Time for the Cloud?

Many organizations are beginning the process of analyzing cloud-based services and the investment required to see organizational improvements. The cloud is a continuously expanding environment that features everything from basic business information sharing to entire application hosting. You can use the cloud to store the simplest word document or a complete Human Capital Management Software platform with tens of thousands…
The Importance of Workforce Analytics

The Importance of Workforce Analytics

To effectively manage your workforce, you must first understand your workforce. When it comes to any vital evaluation, top leadership must have the most accurate and relevant data to make an informed decision. With that being said, it appears that many organizations don't have access to this kind of information because have yet to implement systems that record and report this…
Employee Retention: Terminating Turnovers

Employee Retention: Terminating Turnovers

Every organization wants to succeed and create a better business environment for their employees. To accomplish this, companies must utilize their resources to attract and retain top talent. In recent years, many industries have been plagued with high turnover rates and the costs associated with hiring their replacements.  By increasing retention rates within your workforce,  you can not only reduce costs, but…
Strategic Hiring With Algorithms

Strategic Hiring With Algorithms

Is human judgment all it takes to find the perfect hire? After the interviews are complete and the candidates are evaluated, the time comes to make a decision and extend an offer letter. How do you know that decision is the right one? While hiring professionals have adequately gathered all relevant information and analyzed hiring decisions for years, new studies…
Put the Human Back in Human Resources: Part 2

Put the Human Back in Human Resources: Part 2

This DATIS blog article is a follow up to a previously published article on our blog titled, Put the Human Back In Human Resources. This post explores the findings of a past Gartner report, which detailed how Human Resources isn’t “human” anymore. There are many roles to an effective Human Resources department, although the responses may fluctuate depending on the…
Finding Quality Interns: The Key To a Brighter Tomorrow

Finding Quality Interns: The Key To a Brighter Tomorrow

The key to any successful business is developing and retaining top talent. For any business large or small, bringing in fresh eyes and creative personalities can spark life into an organization. One of the easiest ways to do this is through a strong internship program, allowing employers to increase staff and ideas but at a lower price and without long…
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