23 06, 2017

The Talent Acquisition Technology Market is Heating Up

By | June 23rd, 2017|Our Blog|0 Comments

According to CB Insights, HR Tech deals reached a record high in 2016 with $1.96B invested across 350 deals from January to October. And, no surprise, most of those deals were in talent acquisition technology. Compare that to 2012 (with only $400M of investment in HR technology) [...]

22 06, 2017

People Not Paper: Children’s Mercy Hospital Disrupts Talent Acquisition

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

Last week, I attended HireVue’s Digital Disruption event in Park City, Utah. This conference is one that stands out from the rest- not just because of the incredible venue but because of the content, partners, and customers. These attendees are not HR generalists or entry level recruiters. They are senior [...]

20 06, 2017

Payroll Index – You Think You Know, But You Have No Idea

By | June 20th, 2017|Payroll and Benefits|0 Comments

Phew. That was hard. I usually say I’m lucky that I only have to research and write about HR topics, and not actually execute on them every day. But when it comes to payroll, even writing about it is hard. I have newfound admiration and respect for [...]

16 06, 2017

HR Stuff You Should Know – Clickbait Edition

By | June 16th, 2017|Our Blog|0 Comments

Conference season is in full swing, the weather is warming, and the runway construction projects are booming. Which is my way of saying; I’ve been traveling a lot and sweating. But as always, I do it all for you! And this week you get to come along [...]

9 06, 2017

Mean People Suck

By | June 9th, 2017|Our Blog|0 Comments

I have a confession to make. I travel all the time, and go to meetings, and conferences, and lunches and dinners. I meet all kinds of people. I’m lucky enough to invited into organizations and the analyst community. I’ve something of a platform to say things to [...]

1 06, 2017

New Research: The Future of Talent Acquisition

By | June 1st, 2017|Our Blog|0 Comments

Talent acquisition leaders face new pressures, new responsibilities, and new technology options. The competition for talent is getting more intense and companies are struggling to plan for the future. We launched our latest research on talent acquisition last month to better understand these priorities, technology investments, and [...]

15 05, 2017

HR Stuff You Should Know – Potpourri for $1000, Alex

By | May 15th, 2017|Performance Management, Talent Acquisition|0 Comments

It has been too long, my friends! But here is the latest Stuff You Should Know that I’ve been tracking in my travels these past few weeks. Fresh Data! Get it while it’s hot! We’re winding down our data collection on this year’s "Hire, Engage, Retain" study, [...]

4 05, 2017

Three Misperceptions About AI in Recruitment

By | May 4th, 2017|Our Blog|0 Comments

Are you confused by AI or unsure if your role is in jeopardy? Well, you are not alone. We launched our latest talent acquisition survey last week and found that 60% of companies are uncertain about AI and its impact on talent acquisition. And…43% of talent acquisition [...]

25 04, 2017

Hello Again – On the Road with Skillsoft/SumTotal and SAP SuccessFactors

By | April 25th, 2017|Our Blog|0 Comments

  I’ve been on the road the past two weeks, visiting with two – or is it four? – companies that have undergone significant change, including major acquisition, in recent years. And for both, it was an important chance to get to know these players all over [...]

24 04, 2017

How to Buy HR Technology: The First Step

By | April 24th, 2017|Our Blog|0 Comments

Companies are changing the way they buy HR technology. Evaluating and selecting the right provider has become much less about product capabilities and much more about a true partnership.  And that’s a good thing. In fact, according to research we conducted last year, nearly 80% of companies [...]