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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.

SMB Challenges WFM to Step Up

Small and medium businesses make up the vast majority of the marketplace. While definitions of the space vary, more than half of the workforce in the U.S. is employed by an organization with under 1000 people. These small(er) organizations are certainly large enough to have complex talent and [...]

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

Walmart Shifts Scheduling Power

As the world’s largest retailer, nothing Walmart does goes unnoticed. So a shift in scheduling processes for 650 of its small format Neighborhood Markets is likely to have many other organizations with an hourly workforce paying attention. The new program is called Customer First Scheduling, but it [...]

By | August 8th, 2016|Our Blog, Workforce Management|0 Comments

Great Strides for Pay Equity – First in Massachusetts

I am a transplant to Massachusetts, but I’ve now lived here longer than anywhere else in my life. Despite not being a native, there is a lot I can be proud of as a resident of Massachusetts, including a lot of important firsts. The Boston Common was [...]

By | August 3rd, 2016|Our Blog, Workforce Management|0 Comments

Ceridian: Walking in Their Customer’s Shoes

I’ve spent a lot of time with workforce management companies and their executive teams in the past 10 years. There are many amazing leaders in our space. But one leader, team and organization that has been through a palpable transformation is CEO David Ossip and his team [...]

By | July 22nd, 2016|Our Blog, Workforce Management|0 Comments

Marketers, I Feel You

I’ve worked with a lot of marketers over the years. And I’ve been at companies that have gone through rebranding or launched new websites. But until it’s your baby, you really don’t know what it’s like. Well, meet our new baby, www.aptituderesearchpartners.com. Of course we have had [...]

By | July 18th, 2016|Our Blog|0 Comments

Tick-Tock: Making WFM Tangible with WorkForce Software

A little over a week ago I had the opportunity to spend time with WorkForce Software at their annual user event. I have followed WorkForce for some time and this was the fourth or fifth customer event of theirs I’ve been to. But it was the first [...]

By | July 16th, 2016|Our Blog, Workforce Management|0 Comments

And Now for Something Completely Different: The Aptitude Index

I could not be more pleased to tell you that Aptitude Research will be releasing its Talent Acquisition Systems Index report, authored by Madeline Laurano, this Thursday, July 14, 2016. If you’ve been following our journey over the past several months, you know that the core of [...]

By | July 11th, 2016|Our Blog, Talent Acquisition|0 Comments

On Our Best Days

I had the opportunity to have an intriguing conversation last week with Vinay Gidwaney, Chief Product Officer and Co-Founder at Maxwell Health. Maxwell Health is a player in the benefits space, hoping to disrupt the insurance industry by providing a better customer experience for benefits administration and [...]

By | June 27th, 2016|Core HR, Our Blog, Payroll and Benefits|0 Comments

Snag a Job, Snag a Shift

Today Snagajob announced the acquisition of Charleston-based PeopleMatter, giving the combined entity a foothold in over 250,000 retail, hospitality and foodservice locations. This announcement comes just 4 months after securing a $100M round of funding earlier this year. According to Snagajob CEO Peter Harrison, this accelerates their [...]

By | June 23rd, 2016|Welcome|0 Comments

Running on Empty

Life is hectic. Everything today seems to happen at a quicker pace, leaving many struggling to keep up. And organizations have been operating on a diet of “more with less” for going on a decade. So it’s not surprising that 75% of organizations are concerned about employee [...]

By | June 20th, 2016|Welcome|0 Comments