Technology & Tools Archives

6 Steps for Making Smart Decisions With Wearables Data

Several years ago, data gathered from sociometric badges (wearable devices equipped with sensors) revealed something interesting about the Bank of America’s call center employees: Those with the fastest “average call handling time” were also the most social. The company then…

Is Your ATS Learning to Be Biased?

Sexism in the workplace has been an important topic this past year. The headlines abound —“Study: Women Valued for Physical Attractiveness” or “We Need More Women to Overcome the Sexist Tech Industry” — but this pervasive issue could soon be addressed, if…

How HR Will Be Different This Year

Two competing forces are impacting the world of HR this year. On the one hand, the rate of social and business changes is accelerating, resulting in an ever more complex business environment. On the other hand, employees are pushing for…

Why Automating HR Technology Is Key to Keeping Up

For years, HR technology was used to support and manage mundane back office paper processes and to ensure HR regulations and payroll laws were being met. More recently these platforms have shifted focus to better support talent acquisition and retention….

Retain Talent By Getting to Know Your People

It’s certainly fair to say that employee retention has always been among the more worrying concerns of HR professionals. Keeping good, trained, onboarded talent instead of constantly recruiting and ramping up new workers is an easily supported strategy, as it…

3 HR Processes Made Easier By Automation

Paperwork has long been considered a critical component of the HR industry. For years, even the most talented professionals in the sector spent hours approving, signing, and mailing forms as part of onboarding, training and scheduling processes. However, as technology…