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Culture Fit – No Place I’d Rather Be

This week, many of my colleagues are in lovely Paris at the HR Technology World Congress. If you’re joining them, be sure to check out these great sessions. Unfortunately, I’m not in Paris this year. But in consolation, instead I am in my happy place, wallowing in [...]

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

Lead and Listen: Lessons from HR Tech 2016

By my nearest reckoning, I met with 32 companies in Chicago last week over the course of three days. Plus several others over cocktails and lunch hours. I don’t know if the back-to-back meetings strategy is the best one, but it’s the one I’ve wound up employing [...]

By | October 13th, 2016|Our Blog|0 Comments

The HR Technology Conference 2016: Slow Down to Speed Up

In HR technology, competitive advantage is too often confused with how fast a solution provider innovates and launches new capabilities. Categories are created and products are enhanced with very little consideration for what customers actually want or need. The pressure to “speed up” has created confusion in [...]

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

10 Things I Don’t Want to See at HRTech

Madeline has written a piece on the things she’s looking forward to at next week’s HR Technology Conference, and I couldn’t agree more with her thoughts. But I also like to be contrarian. So I thought it share with you 10 things I hope I don’t see [...]

By | September 28th, 2016|Our Blog|0 Comments

HR Technology Conference: 5 Reasons We are Excited to Attend

It is hard to believe that the HR Technology Conference is just one week away. This will be my 10th year attending the event and I have been spending the past few days reflecting on the past and considering the future. So much has changed in this [...]

By | September 28th, 2016|Our Blog|0 Comments

The Future of Work: A Wish List

At the start of Labor Day weekend, it seems appropriate to reflect on the realities and possibilities of work.  According to the Department of Labor: “Labor Day is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It [...]

By | September 2nd, 2016|Our Blog|0 Comments

It’s Not a Job If You Don’t Get Paid

I’ve been thinking and talking a lot about payroll lately. Not only because I’m a business owner, but because we are seeing payroll become a hot topic in the human capital space. When you really think about it, payroll is the foundational transaction between employer and employee [...]

By | September 1st, 2016|Core HR, Our Blog|0 Comments

Top 7 Findings on Talent Acquisition in the SMB Market

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 [...]

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

SMB Challenges WFM to Step Up

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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]

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