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Performance Management: An Ongoing Process

Performance Management: An Ongoing Process

The practice of Performance Management is evolving to meet the needs of the modern workforce. Annual performance reviews have proven to be painful and ineffective to both the manager and the employee. However, Performance Management is still key to the growth and development of employees. In lieu of painful, yearly meetings, Performance Management is now transforming into a continuous feedback…
HR Technology: Why a Suite is Really Sweet

HR Technology: Why a Suite is Really Sweet

When it comes to HR Technology, there are two main categories of software: suite and best-in-breed. A suite solution is software that encompasses all of the HR processes in one system. Alternatively, the best-in-breed solution requires obtaining data from disparate systems. For example, an organization that utilizes a best-in-breed solution may have separate systems for each HR function such as…
Technology’s Role in Recruiting

Technology’s Role in Recruiting

In a business environment that is constantly changing, it can be difficult to find top talent that doesn’t just meet the qualifications, but also fits in with the culture of your organization. Since 65% of organizations have a team of two or less recruiters, many organizations are beginning to search for new alternatives to source the right candidates, mostly ones…
HR Software as a Decision Support Tool

HR Software as a Decision Support Tool

Many organizations falsely identify HR Software as a tool for Document Management, Time & Attendance, Payroll, and numerous other simple automated tasks. The often-used term HRIS, or Human Resources Information System, is in itself a misnomer. In reality, technology available for HR can be a robust resource for organization-wide analytics that spans far beyond the HR department and acts as…
Best-In-Class Payroll Practices

Best-In-Class Payroll Practices

Payroll isn’t just paying your employees for their hard hours worked; it’s much more than that. Payroll practices include hiring and firing, salaries, absence management, benefits, bonuses, and more. Along with all of these areas, payroll is also directly associated with Tax & Accounting, where a variety of laws come into play. Between regular tax law, overtime laws, and filing…
Can Data Analytics Help You Hire Better Candidates?

Can Data Analytics Help You Hire Better Candidates?

Data analytics have been growing in popularity in recent years and have become invaluable for many aspects of organizational management. Data analytics help to identify strengths and weaknesses of an organization, while assisting in solving complex business problems. As many executives have learned, poor hiring choices can be extremely costly, making high turnover an expensive challenge for HR departments today.…
The Analytics Evolution

The Analytics Evolution

Similar to fashion, analytics can be trendy or classic. Some analytic trends are hot, and a few months later – not. However, some analytics continuously evolve to expand our understanding of our businesses. Deloitte’s annual report identifies analytics trends that are most likely to drive the business world in future years. This year, Deloitte found six major analytics trends to…
Recharge Your HR

Recharge Your HR

HR is a department that has been consistently labeled as “behind the curve” of modern innovation and strategies and “barely getting by”. Yet, even faced with the knowledge that HR is underperforming, organizations are still not expending sufficient strategic efforts and investments to improve this department. It seems that businesses have begun to accept mediocrity in HR. Why have we…
Navigating the ACA

Navigating the ACA

New regulations and workforce challenges in today’s business environment can make you feel like you’re driving full-speed through a rapidly changing landscape. All too quickly, you can find yourself off track as you try to navigate the new terrain. Today, one of the biggest challenges that organizations are facing is the ACA regulation and its corresponding reporting requirements. Does your…
Superior Security with Cloud Computing

Superior Security with Cloud Computing

When the cloud was first introduced as a viable option for data storage, organizations were concerned about the security, and some of those concerns still linger. It was hard for business to grasp how this mysterious cloud could be more secure than their physical on-site servers. As cloud computing continued to advance, and more and more organizations began adopt the…