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Why You Should Fix It When It Isn’t Broken

Why You Should Fix It When It Isn’t Broken

There is an age old saying that states, “If it isn’t broken, don’t fix it."  While this may remain true for some material objects, this philosophy should not be a guide for business processes at your organization.  And yet, many organizations today, especially budget conscious non-profits, still fall back on this mantra to justify foregoing valuable improvements in the workplace. …
Does Information Technology Need the CEO?

Does Information Technology Need the CEO?

Every organizational department has unique needs and problems, but does information technology need the CEO? A CEO is often focused mainly on the operations and logistics of running an efficient, successful business.  The emphasis of effort consistently revolves on the pressing matters directly in front of the executive team.  However, if you are not actively thinking about the future of your…
Talent Management in the Cloud

Talent Management in the Cloud

Human Capital is the lifeblood of an organization. The CEO Challenge 2014 Report reveals that CEOs view talent as one of the most important issues affecting their organization. Enabling employees to develop and network through internal communication channels is a top priority in the workplace today because it is critical to fostering and maintaining top talent.  Talent Management in the…
When Is It a Bad Idea for CEOs to Delegate?

When Is It a Bad Idea for CEOs to Delegate?

CEOs have a full plate of responsibilities.  They are tasked not only with the logistic responsibilities of leading an organization, but also with the strategic responsibilities of creating and communicating a vision and direction that inspires successful execution by all employees.  In most organizations, the CEO has a leadership team that aids with critical decision-making.  Then, tasks are delegated to…
Building the Case for Automating Time and Attendance

Building the Case for Automating Time and Attendance

This DATIS Blog article, Building the Case for Automating Time and Attendance was originally written by Stephen Bruce, PhD, PHR, editor of HR Daily Advisor, on Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 and was re-posted with permission. HR Daily Advisor presents HR tips, news, and advice to more than 240,000 HR professionals daily. What Can Be Gained with Technology and Integration? In…
HR Cloud Technology; the CEO View

HR Cloud Technology; the CEO View

The current technological age is constantly evolving with the most recent evolution in business and HR cloud technology.  Organizations are beginning to move away from their legacy programs towards the modern age of cloud technology.  The average HR software is over six years old and grossly outdated (Goodwin, 2013).  In addition, most HR departments are using multiple platforms to manage…
10 Signs of True Happiness

10 Signs of True Happiness

What do living in the now, pursuing smart thrills and having happy friends have in common? They are signs that you are truly happy.    
5 Technology Trends Transforming Recruiting

5 Technology Trends Transforming Recruiting

There are 5 major technology trends transforming recruiting and changing the hiring landscape in 2014.  The ability to constantly connect through mobile devices, accessibility of online retail shopping, and networking through social media has changed user expectations when seeking jobs.  Applicants looking for jobs believe that it should be just as simple and fast as other online activities.  There is…
HR Technology: Enable True Innovation

HR Technology: Enable True Innovation

Leading organizations are constantly looking for ways to increase efficiency and quality in the organization. Many are continuing to realize the opportunities within the Human Resource function, which in the end affects the entire population of employees.  For those organizations that have not already done so, many look into three areas: •    Consider New HR Technology •    Reexamine HR Structure…
Big Data to Leverage HR

Big Data to Leverage HR

The growing responsibility of HR to be a strategic partner in the organization along with the amount of customer demand easily allows HR to leverage Big Data. There are patterns and trends in HR that can be found to make faster, evidence based decisions. Utilizing the data, creating metrics, providing analytics, along with insight and application give way to increasing…