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About Mollie Lombardi

Mollie Lombardi is cofounder and CEO of Aptitude Research Partners, an independent, research-based analyst and advisory firm, focused on the new conversation required by changes in how technology is delivered and utilized by today’s organizations. Mollie has surveyed and interviewed thousands of organizations to understand how human capital management technology is enabling organizational success by improving efficiency, effectiveness and employee engagement. She has spoken around the globe to HR audiences on topics across the HCM spectrum, including learning and leadership development, employee engagement, assessments, workforce management, workforce planning and analytics, and the future of HR technology. She has authored over 100 research reports and papers, and her research has been featured in publications such as the Wall Street Journal, eLearning Magazine, CIO Magazine and other trade publications. Prior to Aptitude Research Partners Mollie was Vice President, Workforce Management at Brandon Hall Group and Vice President and Principle Analyst, Human Capital Management at Aberdeen Group.

Where Do You Work?

That four-word question used to be fodder for cocktail party chit chat. Now it’s one of the central questions of the future of work. Not only where you work in terms of who employs you, but where you work as a physical location. Personally, I work primarily [...]

By | February 15th, 2018|Our Blog|0 Comments

Presenteeism – The Name of the Game

Monday morning will not be easy for a lot of people. Even if your favorite team wins on Sunday night. A lot of people will get up Monday, go through the motions, and head straight into a workplace issue called presenteeism. Presenteeism is that state of being [...]

By | January 30th, 2018|Our Blog|0 Comments

HR Stuff You Should Know – Vendor News Edition

Not even a month into 2018, and there is lots of activity in the HCM vendor space. In this edition we cover some important strategic announcements, partnerships and potential acquisitions, among other news. We’d love any commentary you have on any or all of these developments. Hit [...]

By | January 26th, 2018|Our Blog|0 Comments

Picture Day – HR Impact Study Findings

Back when I was a kid, picture day was a big deal. You wore your best outfit, had a screaming match with your mom about your hair, and then agonized for six weeks hoping it turned out ok. Now we take pictures of ourselves on a daily [...]

By | January 23rd, 2018|Our Blog|0 Comments

ADP Moves on the Future of Work

ADP today announced its acquisition of WorkMarket, and innovative company focused on streamlining how companies find, manage, pay and even evaluate the performance of independent contractors and contingent workers. I had the opportunity to meet with WorkMarket several years ago and came way deeply impressed with their [...]

By | January 22nd, 2018|Our Blog|0 Comments

Unlimited Vacation: Be Careful What You Ask For

The January doldrums, with their attending snow and cold are upon us. Vacation and getting away from it all is top of mind for many people. So the emerging practice of offering unlimited vacation by some companies may sound appealing. But it may not be all it’s [...]

By | January 18th, 2018|Our Blog|0 Comments

HR Stuff You Should Know – Discovery Edition

I firmly fit into the category of lifetime learners. I love discovering new things and passing things on to others that are new and useful to them. It’s kind of the point of this series. So, this time we have a collection of stuff I’ve learned and [...]

By | January 12th, 2018|Our Blog|0 Comments

Your Paycheck: What Abraham Lincoln, Rhode Island, and WWII Have to do With It

Everybody loves payday. And everybody hates comparing their gross pay to the number deposited in their account. The process of calculating that number on your paystub is pretty complex, and employers carry the burden of doing it right: every paycheck, every time. And they spend a lot [...]

By | January 11th, 2018|Our Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Best Practice for Whom?

I’ve long had a bone to pick with the concept of “best” anything. I’ve frequently said, there’s no such thing as first, best, or only. This might be a slight exaggeration, but in reality, these terms can be somewhat relative depending on how you evaluate the various [...]

By | January 4th, 2018|Core HR, Our Blog|0 Comments

HR Stuff You Should Know – “of the Year” Edition

I love lists. I read them, I make them, I sometimes write them just to cross things off them. So, as I am wrapping up this year of HR Stuff You Should Know, I thought I would highlight some of the best “of the year” lists, and [...]

By | December 22nd, 2017|Our Blog|0 Comments