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Top 5 Human Services Executive Stats of 2017

Top 5 Human Services Executive Stats of 2017

The DATIS 2017 Executive Priorities Survey received responses from over 400 Health and Human Services executives. Their participation enabled us to gain insight into the current challenges they face in regards to the top HR trends including Recruiting & Retention, Employee Engagement & Satisfaction, and the Drive Towards Digital. These three top trends were identified in our 2017 State of…
5 Ways to Avoid Hiring the Wrong Person

5 Ways to Avoid Hiring the Wrong Person

The Health and Human Services industry has continued to struggle with recruitment and retention.  According to the DATIS 2017 State of Workforce Management survey, hundreds of Health and Human Services executives identified Recruiting & Retention as the top trend impacting their organizations. As these executives struggle to hire more employees and retain their top performers, it’s crucial that they are…
The Payroll Solution for Your Nonprofit

The Payroll Solution for Your Nonprofit

Finding the right payroll solution can be a daunting process. This rings especially true for nonprofit executives, who are generally burdened by tight budgets, strict compliance requirements, and inadequate funding. Many nonprofits also make addressing their current payroll situation a low priority as they focus on addressing their organization’s core missions. While this may seem like an acceptable justification, operating…
Millennial Managers: Is Your Workforce Ready?

Millennial Managers: Is Your Workforce Ready?

You’re probably thinking, “Here we go again with another millennial article,” but we are not here to discuss the negative and frequently criticized reputation of this demographic. The time has finally come for millennials to denounce their stereotype as they begin to shake up the status quo in the workplace and embrace their place as the next corporate leaders. As…
Empower Your Workforce Through Employee Self-Service

Empower Your Workforce Through Employee Self-Service

As HR and Payroll software continues to grow in both prevalence and popularity, the phrase employee self-service, commonly referred to as ESS, is becoming more well-known. ESS is a feature that allows employees to manage their own personal information and complete administrative tasks from anywhere, at any time. Employee self-service increases efficiencies for organizations by decreasing staff involvement in the…
Why Workflow Automation is a Game Changer

Why Workflow Automation is a Game Changer

Over the last decade, the speed of business has increased by leaps and bounds; open jobs are posted and filled within days and contracts are sent and received within seconds. Despite the increasing speed of business, preliminary results from an upcoming survey conducted by DATIS have concluded that 93% of Health and Human Services organizations surveyed are still handling some…
Overcoming Obstacles to Success in Human Services Organizations

Overcoming Obstacles to Success in Human Services Organizations

It’s no secret that Health and Human Services agencies across the country are faced with annual budget constraints. Organizations are constantly pushed to “do more with less.” Sound familiar? State and federal aid may provide temporary relief, but agencies are expected to meet the ever-increasing demand and expectations of their services, regardless of their budget size. While budgeting restraints might…
Solving the Employee Engagement Mystery

Solving the Employee Engagement Mystery

Now more than ever, organizations are realizing the importance of an effective employee engagement strategy. According to the 2017 State of Workforce Management Trends Report, 88% of respondents stated employee engagement was either “Extremely” or “Very Important.” However, just over 50% of executives admitted that they did not have a strategy for engagement, or that their strategy was outdated. Achieving…
Protecting Your Employer Brand in a Digital Age

Protecting Your Employer Brand in a Digital Age

An organization’s reputation is much harder to control than it used to be. Previously, building and maintaining an employer brand was handled through press releases and public communications. Organizations could pick and choose what information they wanted released, and what information they wanted to keep quiet. However, recent advances in technology have made protecting an employer brand much more complicated,…
HR Analytics: Automation, Unification & Executive Oversight

HR Analytics: Automation, Unification & Executive Oversight

We have written plenty about the emergence of an increased reliance on technology for HR analytics. As we move into the third quarter of 2017, a new survey conducted by CareerBuilder reported that 45% of organizations plan to move to new HR & recruiting technologies this year. Amongst the greatest concerns is the need for data driven solutions for automated…