Yearly Archives: 2016

/2016

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

Randstad Acquires Monster: The End of the Glory Days

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 [...]

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

Walmart Shifts Scheduling Power

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 [...]

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

Dog Days of Summer: What’s Keeping Us Busy

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 [...]

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