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Unlimited Vacation: Be Careful What You Ask For

The January doldrums, with their attending snow and cold are upon us. Vacation and getting away from it all is top of mind for many people. So the emerging practice of offering unlimited vacation by some companies may sound appealing. But it may not be all it’s [...]

By | January 18th, 2018|Our Blog|0 Comments

Why iCIMS’ Acquisition of TextRecruit is a Big Deal

When you think about iCIMS, “risk taker” might not be the first thing that comes to mind. But the NJ-based provider has demonstrated its ability to push the envelope and drive change more than many of its Silicon Valley peers. And its recent acquisition of TextRecruit, the [...]

By | January 17th, 2018|Our Blog|0 Comments

HR Stuff You Should Know – Discovery Edition

I firmly fit into the category of lifetime learners. I love discovering new things and passing things on to others that are new and useful to them. It’s kind of the point of this series. So, this time we have a collection of stuff I’ve learned and [...]

By | January 12th, 2018|Our Blog|0 Comments

Your Paycheck: What Abraham Lincoln, Rhode Island, and WWII Have to do With It

Everybody loves payday. And everybody hates comparing their gross pay to the number deposited in their account. The process of calculating that number on your paystub is pretty complex, and employers carry the burden of doing it right: every paycheck, every time. And they spend a lot [...]

By | January 11th, 2018|Our Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Your Employees are Financially Stressed. So, What are You Going to Do About It?

According to research by the American Psychological Association, 72% of Americans are financially stressed. It goes without saying that financial stress takes a serious toll on an individual’s health, happiness, and overall well-being. But it also has a ripple effect on our workforce. When employees are stressed, [...]

By | January 9th, 2018|Our Blog|0 Comments

Best Practice for Whom?

I’ve long had a bone to pick with the concept of “best” anything. I’ve frequently said, there’s no such thing as first, best, or only. This might be a slight exaggeration, but in reality, these terms can be somewhat relative depending on how you evaluate the various [...]

By | January 4th, 2018|Core HR, Our Blog|0 Comments

New Year, New Priorities, and New Data

We are ready for a new year. We have been busy planning ahead and we are setting new goals and priorities. It is an exciting time to be in HCM and we are looking forward to the next twelve months. Here are a few of the things [...]

By | January 3rd, 2018|Our Blog|1 Comment

HR Stuff You Should Know – “of the Year” Edition

I love lists. I read them, I make them, I sometimes write them just to cross things off them. So, as I am wrapping up this year of HR Stuff You Should Know, I thought I would highlight some of the best “of the year” lists, and [...]

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

525,600 Minutes. Five Predictions.

The year draws to a close, and we look to the next. If I’ve learned anything over the years, it’s that the biggest things – both good and bad – are the ones we least expect. But that doesn’t stop us from preparing as best we can [...]

By | December 21st, 2017|Our Blog|0 Comments

Five Talent Acquisition Predictions for 2018

The past year in talent acquisition has been characterized by new trends, new providers, and new investments. While this is an exciting time to be in talent acquisition, all of this change can feel overwhelming. At Aptitude Research Partners, we are thinking a lot about the future [...]

By | December 19th, 2017|Our Blog|0 Comments