Many HR professionals have rightly become interested in the idea of enhancing the employee experience. And why not? Data shows those who perceive their … Read more
Could XR tech redefine workplace culture?
In what seems like the blink of an eye, traditional workplace events – chats by the water-cooler; chill-out meets or Friday drinks – have, for many … Read more
The power of the back of an envelope
Let’s face it; HR analytics can sometimes seem like a dark science, requiring lots of data know-how and lots (and lots) of algorithms. But one notable … Read more
Every HR Pro Should Know This About Identity Management
Identity management is one of those topics that looks trivial but becomes gnarly when you dig into it. Two important issues in identity management are: “Is … Read more
Hate Math? Hate Tech? HR Is No Longer Your Refuge.
Once upon a time, if you didn’t like math and you didn’t like technology, then you could find refuge in HR. After all, HR was about people, right? Now the … Read more
Are Graph Databases the Next Big Thing in HR Analytics?
Most databases have data arranged in rows and columns, much like a spreadsheet. That is what we usually have in mind when we start to do analysis. However, … Read more
Managers Don’t Know What Strategic HR Support They Need
Anyone building an HR dashboard is faced with the problem of what data to put in it. A seemingly reasonable approach is to start by asking managers what … Read more
Is No-Code the Next Big Thing in HR Tech?
The latest advance in HR automation is called a “No Code” development platform. The idea of No Code software is that you don’t need to hire a programmer to … Read more
When HR Resists the Employee Monitoring Tech That Managers Want
Managers used to be able to monitor employees by literally keeping an eye on them. Whether this really was an effective way to judge performance, the fact … Read more
Can Humans Outperform AI in Knowledge Work?
We all know that artificial intelligence is a powerful thinking machine, which makes us all concerned about whether AI will take knowledge work away from … Read more
Happening on ERE: When HR Tech Tactics Put Your Org at Risk
ERE legal columnist and employment attorney Kate Bischoff has a warning for you: “Don’t let cutting-edge technology companies use your logos on their … Read more
Happening on ERE: New Hope for Applicant Tracking Systems
When it comes to applicant tracking systems, few HR and talent acquisition professionals are happy with theirs. But maybe this year will be different? … Read more
Finding a Winner in the Battle Between HR and Finance
How will we ever settle The Great Debate? No, I am not referring to crunchy vs. creamy or cats vs. dogs. I’m talking about the age-old workplace squabble … Read more
Don’t Read This Article and Get Back to Work!
Not long ago, I sat down to write a blog post about facetime vs. Facetime. The premise was that, in the course of the last year, the meaning of “facetime” … Read more
If You’re Having Trouble Integrating HR Data (and Who Isn’t?)…
HR leaders have for some time now been aware of the challenges of integrating data between different HR systems. Meanwhile, it’s still surprisingly common … Read more
Using Chatbots to Enhance Pulse Surveys
A useful approach in HR is “always-on” listening. Of course, this idea only seems novel when you realize that organizations used to follow “once-a-year” … Read more
Top Technology You Don’t Need for Remote Working
As this past year has catapulted many of us toward full remote working, multiple organizations simply weren’t prepared and didn’t have the processes or … Read more
Balancing Confidence and Uncertainty in Analytics
There’s much that people analytics professionals can learn from how data has been used in the pandemic. One of the most noticeable aspects of the expert … Read more
Can a Chatbot Improve Employee Wellbeing?
It’s difficult to have an impact on your employees’ mental health. Ideally, your organization would be a friendly place to work without undue stress and … Read more
HR Famous: United Airlines vs. Blondes Lawsuit, and Slack Growth Woes
In episode 34 of The HR Famous Podcast, longtime HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn, and Jessica Lee come together to discuss a recent … Read more