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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 [...]

3 04, 2017

Ultimate Software: Fulfilling a Promise of Putting People First

By | April 3rd, 2017|Our Blog|0 Comments

Last week, I attended Ultimate Software’s Connections Conference for the first time and to be honest, I wasn’t exactly sure what to expect. Mollie and I travel to about 25 conferences a year. These events keep us up-to-date on the HCM technology space and they tend to [...]

16 03, 2017

Why We Do Not Rank Vendors in Our Reports

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

When Mollie and I founded Aptitude Research Partners, we did so because of a massive need in the Human Capital Management market for a more productive conversation between HCM technology users and providers. Our goal from day one has been to move the dialogue beyond feature and function, [...]

9 03, 2017

New Research on Recruitment Marketing: The Aptitude Index Report

By | March 9th, 2017|Our Blog, Talent Acquisition|0 Comments

Last year we started our research and analysis of the recruitment marketing space. To be honest, I wasn’t sure what to expect. The market is fragmented. Buyers have misperceptions. And some providers are misrepresenting themselves. But over the past few months, I have learned a lot. I [...]

7 03, 2017

Top Trends from the Recruitment Marketing Index

By | March 7th, 2017|Our Blog|0 Comments

Recruitment marketing is one of the most misunderstood markets in talent acquisition. Companies are increasing their investment in solutions that can help them engage and connect with individuals before they apply. But, too often, they don’t know what they are looking for in a provider. It doesn’t [...]

6 03, 2017

HR Stuff You Should Know – Read to the End for Puppies and Beer!

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

Spring seems to be rushing to arrive here in New England, and everything else seems to be in a rush as well. The work is flying in the door and we are running hard. So, this episode of HRSYSK is chock full! Enjoy! Saba acquires Halogen. The [...]

10 02, 2017

Stuff You Should Know Vol. 2 – War, Thievery, George Clooney, and the Power of We

By | February 10th, 2017|Our Blog|0 Comments

A couple of weeks ago, I gave a glimpse into how my hyperactive mind works (you lucky souls) with the first edition of Stuff You Should Know. With many thanks to those of you who reached out with positive feedback, I figured we’d try it again. So, [...]