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HRIS / Technology

Can new software put more ‘human’ in HR?

10/25/2018
The former head of Google’s HR function has launched a start-up aimed at recreating some of the success he drove at the search engine giant and bringing it to other HR departments.

Gig economy: 1% of workers get their assignments from an app

10/02/2018
More than 1.5 million Americans work gig economy jobs in which their assignments come to them via computer or cell phone apps, according to new research by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Transitioning from paper to electronic records: Nothing good comes from cutting corners

09/21/2018
by Bobby Zaepfel The temptation to cut corners while migrating from paper to electronic documentation is the largest and most common pitfall for organizations. In 99.9% of cases, it’s not intentional. It’s all too easy to cut corners without even realizing it is happening. There are a multitude of variables to consider with a migration […]

Snapshot: Who is in charge of preparing workers for future tech?

09/18/2018
Americans plan to be do-it-yourselfers as they prepare to gain the technical skills required for work in the future.

So you discover an employee is job hunting—Now what?

07/01/2018
Say you’re searching an online résumé database and spot the résumé of one of your best employees. You wonder what to do with that new information. The answer: Tailor your approach to that employee, the reason he or she is searching and whether you actually want to retain the person …

Artificial intelligence amps up HR effectiveness

05/29/2018
Could a robot do your job? Probably not, says futurist and HR consultant Josh Bersin. But software that uses artificial intelligence to facilitate decision-making will probably soon affect how you do your work.

Everyone uses social media, but HR is most discreet

05/15/2018
More than 80% of Americans have social media accounts, and 68% of those users say they have work colleagues in their circle of online friends.

Software could streamline criminal checks

04/26/2018
A San Francisco-based software company called Checkr has obtained $100 million in startup funds for software that lets employers quickly run criminal background checks on job applicants.

Feds’ rules for safeguarding sensitive info

04/12/2018
A Trump administration official’s frustration over confidentiality breaches has turned into useful advice that can benefit HR professionals who worry about disclosure of sensitive information.

Online enrollment is now the norm

03/22/2018
Technology is increasingly becoming part of the benefits enrollment process.