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16 10, 2017

HR Technology Conference 2017: A More Human HR Tech

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

For the past 10 years, the HR Technology Conference has played a huge role in my life. And it has played a huge role in many others for its full 20 years. It has been a place to meet new friends, check in with old ones, and [...]

6 10, 2017

Aptitude’s Advice for the HR Technology Conference: Take Time for You

By | October 6th, 2017|Our Blog|0 Comments

The tone for this year’s HR Technology Conference already feels different. It feels more thoughtful and more reflective. Priorities have shifted. Last week’s tragedy certainly contributes to this new sentiment, but overall, the industry has changed. This year, it really feels like a community. One that is [...]

28 09, 2017

UX, AI, and D&I: Three Approaches

By | September 28th, 2017|Our Blog|0 Comments

We are deep in the throes of conference season, which has some pros and cons. On the cons side, conferences are stacked back to back, and it’s easy to fall behind. On the pros side, reflecting on several of these events before writing allows me to look [...]

22 09, 2017

Four Trends Impacting Employee Recognition

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

Employee recognition is something that feels right: motivating employees and encouraging positive behavior feels like something every organization should be doing. We know this. And for a long time, these “feelings” of corporate responsibility have driven the employee recognition market to reach $46 billion (as estimated by [...]

1 09, 2017

HR Technology Providers: What Your Demo Says About You

By | September 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

I have had some bad demos this summer. I get it. Sometimes things just don’t go right. The connection might be slow. The product isn’t doing what it is supposed to be doing. The conference bridge has issues. It’s not a big deal…technology solutions are entitled to [...]

1 08, 2017

HR Stuff You Should Know – Midsummer Edition

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

How is it August? Talking about how fast time goes by is something I always thought old people did, yet I seem to do it all the time now. That doesn’t mean… nah, couldn’t possibly… Before any more time slips away, here’s what’s been going on in [...]

27 07, 2017

The Seven Year Itch: What Will Happen to Taleo’s Customers in 2018?

By | July 27th, 2017|Our Blog|0 Comments

2018 promises to be a pivotal year in talent acquisition technology. I’m not talking about the amount of new providers, AI discussions, or strides to improve the candidate experience. I’m talking about the fact that many of Taleo’s (now Oracle) key customers will be nearing the end [...]

26 07, 2017

Today’s Benefits Offerings Eclipse the Past

By | July 26th, 2017|Our Blog|0 Comments

Few, if any of us, get training in evaluation of insurance and financial products before we enter the work world. But I just spent two days at Eclipse17, hosted by PlanSource, attended by HR and Benefits leaders, brokers, and HR technology providers committed to closing that critical [...]

11 07, 2017

Meet the New Robots of HCM

By | July 11th, 2017|Our Blog|0 Comments

When I entered the world of HR, no one ever told me how much I’d talk about robots. Across several meetings and events, robots and Artificial Intelligence, or AI, have emerged as key themes. I’m both fascinated and terrified of robots and AI. At its best, AI [...]

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) [...]