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HR Technology Conference 2017: A More Human HR Tech

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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]

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

UX, AI, and D&I: Three Approaches

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 [...]

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

Four Trends Impacting Employee Recognition

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 [...]

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

HR Stuff You Should Know – Midsummer Edition

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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]

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

Today’s Benefits Offerings Eclipse the Past

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 [...]

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

Meet the New Robots of HCM

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 [...]

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

The Talent Acquisition Technology Market is Heating Up

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) [...]

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

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

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 [...]

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