26 08, 2016

Top 7 Findings on Talent Acquisition in the SMB Market

By | August 26th, 2016|Our Blog|0 Comments

Today is the end of SMB Week at Aptitude Research Partners. Small to mid-sized companies face a unique set of challenges with talent and workforce management and we are excited to share our latest research on this demographic. According to Aptitude Research Partners’ 2016 Hire, Engage and [...]

24 08, 2016

SMB Challenges WFM to Step Up

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

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 [...]

19 08, 2016

Don’t Call It a Comeback: Salary.com is Packing a Punch in Compensation

By | August 19th, 2016|Our Blog|0 Comments

It is easy for traditional HCM solution providers to get stuck in a rut. Too often, they have a myopic view of the market and look only at themselves, their competitors, or last year’s trends. When the market changes, they struggle to keep up. So, imagine a situation [...]

11 08, 2016

Randstad Acquires Monster: The End of the Glory Days

By | August 11th, 2016|Our Blog|0 Comments

Ten years ago, I was the Research Director at ERE Media. It was the heyday of recruitment and right before everything in our industry changed (mostly, for the better). Taleo was just plain old Taleo, the largest ATS provider. Jobster and Jason Goldberg were the most interesting [...]

8 08, 2016

Walmart Shifts Scheduling Power

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

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 [...]

5 08, 2016

Dog Days of Summer: What’s Keeping Us Busy

By | August 5th, 2016|Our Blog|0 Comments

It has been an exciting summer for us at Aptitude. After several months of hectic travel schedules, Mollie and I have decided to stay local in August. We are busy publishing new research, prepping for the fall conference season, and collecting and analyzing more data. The best thing [...]

3 08, 2016

Great Strides for Pay Equity – First in Massachusetts

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

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 [...]

1 08, 2016

Employee Communication: Lessons from The State of Colorado

By | August 1st, 2016|Employee Experience, Our Blog|0 Comments

Most companies understand the importance of employee communication but fail to have an effective strategy. Companies need to continuously practice and improve the way they communicate. They need to invest in the right strategies and tools to make communication consistent and engaging. And, for many companies, it [...]

22 07, 2016

Ceridian: Walking in Their Customer’s Shoes

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

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 [...]

18 07, 2016

Marketers, I Feel You

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

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 [...]