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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.

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, 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

Girls, Help Me Raise a Glass for the College Grads

Beyonce may say girls run the world, but many women are still fighting to get paid for it. A recent article from Forbes on job seekers from the class of 2016 has been making the rounds. Based on data from an iCIMS study, the article says, in [...]

By | June 11th, 2016|Welcome|0 Comments

Ultimate’s Move Toward Predicting Success

It’s no secret that I’m a fan of data and analytics. I’ve built my career around them. But data and analytics can be tricky things. While we think of math as a subject where there is only one right answer, when we talk about math that describes, [...]

By | May 25th, 2016|Our Blog|0 Comments

A Glimpse of the Future at Cornerstone

We are in the heart of the busy spring conference season, and last week one of the companies I got to spend time with was Cornerstone OnDemand. Cornerstone continues its impressive growth trajectory, citing more deals closed in 2015 that its first 11 years. It’s one of [...]

By | May 22nd, 2016|Welcome|0 Comments

New Rules: Redefining Overtime

On Tuesday afternoon the Department of Labor released its final rules on overtime as a part of the Fair Labor Standards Act, which will go into effect on December 1. The basic gist of the rules is that anyone working 40 hours or more per week at [...]