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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.

Thoughtful Analysis of Emerging HCM… Squirrel!

Life has been a little bit like that lately. Every time I try to sit down and blog, or do anything really, there’s some other thought that runs through my head and suddenly, like Doug the dog from Up, I’m all… SQUIRREL! The good news is, this [...]

By | January 20th, 2017|Our Blog|0 Comments

Into the Woods

I’m sitting in the scenic woods of Vermont, a few hours before the first team offsite for Aptitude Research Partners. We are a small team, but mighty. We’ve been told we “punch above our weight” which I take as a huge compliment. But like any team or [...]

By | January 5th, 2017|Our Blog|0 Comments

Places to Go, People to Meet – The Aptitude Interview

One of the best things about my job is the places I get to go and the people I get to meet. And I don’t just mean the hotels and occasional celebrity keynote speaker. I mean the companies and organizations I get a chance to peek inside [...]

By | December 12th, 2016|Our Blog|0 Comments

Getting the Full Benefit

I had a conversation recently about the way you view benefits, and how it changes as you age. When you first start out, usually it’s the big number at the end of the year that you are concerned about. Yeah, you know going to the doctor is [...]

By | December 5th, 2016|Our Blog|0 Comments

The Aptitude Agenda

As we enter our second year here at Aptitude Research Partners, I’m so incredibly proud of the work we’ve done thus far. And I can’t wait to share what we have in store next. So, without further ado, here is our planned Agenda for 2017.   Surveys. [...]

By | November 10th, 2016|Our Blog|0 Comments

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

Tomorrow the 2016 election season comes to an end. Regardless of who you vote for, regardless of who wins, at least it will be over. We hope. But one interesting thing that election season never fails to do is to get people talking about numbers. People are [...]

By | November 7th, 2016|Our Blog|0 Comments

Culture Fit – No Place I’d Rather Be

This week, many of my colleagues are in lovely Paris at the HR Technology World Congress. If you’re joining them, be sure to check out these great sessions. Unfortunately, I’m not in Paris this year. But in consolation, instead I am in my happy place, wallowing in [...]

By | October 24th, 2016|Our Blog|0 Comments

Lead and Listen: Lessons from HR Tech 2016

By my nearest reckoning, I met with 32 companies in Chicago last week over the course of three days. Plus several others over cocktails and lunch hours. I don’t know if the back-to-back meetings strategy is the best one, but it’s the one I’ve wound up employing [...]

By | October 13th, 2016|Our Blog|0 Comments

10 Things I Don’t Want to See at HRTech

Madeline has written a piece on the things she’s looking forward to at next week’s HR Technology Conference, and I couldn’t agree more with her thoughts. But I also like to be contrarian. So I thought it share with you 10 things I hope I don’t see [...]

By | September 28th, 2016|Our Blog|0 Comments

It’s Not a Job If You Don’t Get Paid

I’ve been thinking and talking a lot about payroll lately. Not only because I’m a business owner, but because we are seeing payroll become a hot topic in the human capital space. When you really think about it, payroll is the foundational transaction between employer and employee [...]

By | September 1st, 2016|Core HR, Our Blog|0 Comments