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A Proven Strategy for Performance Management: 360º Feedback

2020 is changing the way we work, without question. As the nature of the workplace transforms, performance management faces new challenges. We’ve seen many workforces undergo a rapid shift to remote. A Gartner survey of 229 HR leaders in April Read more

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Speaking Emoji: The New Language of Working

Emojis are both a language and a technology. Cultivate’s recent study into just how we use them shows how creatively we’ve adapted to this hybrid form of communication. In just over 20 years, emojis have evolved from the province of Read more

Training Your Workforce for Data-Driven Decision-Making

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Training Your Workforce for Data-Driven Decision-Making

The power of business driven by data insights is undeniable. But no matter how clear we are about the importance of being able to base key decisions on a clear framework of data analysis, actually applying this approach is another Read more

How Does Data Accessibility Impact Your Culture?

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How Does Data Accessibility Impact Your Culture?

What do we love about the TalentCulture community? It’s a community of participants who understand the power of information and feedback. With that in mind, instead of talking about great surveys and the data they reveal to better our workforces Read more

To Access the Data Goldmine

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To Access the Data Goldmine, Workforces Need to Be Data Literate

We are in the midst of a data revolution. Businesses and organizations across all sectors collect, store and analyze huge amounts of information. However, they often struggle to realize data’s full potential. According to a recent report from Accenture, Closing Read more

The Top Eleven Recruiting Tech Tools for 2020

The Top Eleven Recruiting Tech Tools for 2020

What technologies are truly changing our recruiting capabilities for 2020? I’ve had so many great conversations with innovators in the recruiting and technology space about this. All of us agree we’re entering a new phase of evolution as the world Read more

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The Age of the Super-Recruiter

An Interview with Sanjoe Jose, CEO and Cofounder of Talview

The challenges in hiring span from finding the right talent to finding the technology to help make successful hires. And we’ve seen an incredibly fast-paced phase of innovation in the Read more

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The Role of Artificial Intelligence in the Hiring Process

As artificial intelligence evolves, we’re going to increasingly rely on it for boosting the hiring process. In Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, author Max Tegmark asserts that the “rise of AI has the potential Read more

Recruiting in the Age of AI

Recruiting in the Age of AI

I’m really looking forward to this upcoming webinar on recruiting in the age of AI. Together with SmartSearch on Thursday, Nov. 7, I’ll be diving into one of the keys to empowering recruitment today: using the latest AI technology.Read more

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4 Ways Leaders Can Use Tech to Create a Better Employee Experience

Technology has altered the employee experience in a major way. For most of us the days of legal pads and filing cabinets are long gone, replaced by software suites and apps we use every day. “Technology is 30% of the … Read more

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7 Reasons AI Will Take Over HR — and 1 Reason It Won’t

Artificial intelligence has streamlined many human resources processes. These sophisticated computer programs excel at recognizing patterns, planning and adapting in ways that mimic human thought. Unlike people, however, who can grow tired or bored, or bring unconscious biases into their … Read more

Artificial Intelligence Is Not Fake

Getting Real About Artificial Intelligence

What’s the most exciting technology on the horizon? Is it self-driving cars? Voice-activated computing? Computer-assisted medicine? While each of these technologies is exciting and has the potential to revolutionize our lives, they’re all based on a single technology: artificial intelligence.… Read more

Why You Should Join the Cool Kids at HR Tech Connect Summit 2019

Why You Should Join the Cool Kids at HR Tech Connect Summit 2019

Over the past decade, we’ve seen big changes in HR — so many that I’d say that now we’re the corporate cool kids’ table. It’s a crazy thing to say about HR, but the amazing advances in HR tech have … Read more

How Leaders at a 100-Year-Old Company Built an Innovative Recruiting Process

How Leaders at a 100-Year-Old Company Built an Innovative Recruiting Process

Tech and recruiting go hand in hand. It’s hard to recruit without a strong HR tech stack. But implementing these tools can be a challenge. If you work in HR, you may have experienced pushback from employees who don’t want … Read more

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What HR Teams Can Learn from ‘The Experience of Work’ Report

The rise of technology has introduced a lot of workplace issues that many of us couldn’t have imagined when we began our careers in HR. If you were learning the ins and outs of recruiting 20 years ago, did you … Read more

How AI Is Making the Employee Experience Better Than Ever

If you’re in HR, you’ve undoubtedly heard two buzzwords as much or more than any others in the past few years: AI and employee experience.

They’re topics we often link to automation — after all, the employee experience is a … Read more

How Self-Service Software Changes the Game for HR

Let’s face it: We all have incredibly high expectations for technology. We expect efficiency, simplicity, and value from every app or piece of software we use. When a program doesn’t work the way we like, we find another one — … Read more

12 Tips for Purchasing HR Tech Wisely, Part 2

My previous post was devoted to the first six of my 12 HR tech-buying guidelines. In this post I share the remaining six … but not before I take a moment to marvel at the juggernaut the HR tech marketplace … Read more

What Generation Z Expects from the Candidate Experience

Generation Z is moving into the workforce, causing more disruption in the job market. They’ve arrived during record-low unemployment and when the search for talent at all levels is extremely competitive.

These workers, the oldest of whom were born … Read more

12 Tips for Purchasing HR Tech Wisely, Part 1

Company size and industry are the two biggest influences on the technology that HR buyers select for their companies, when they buy it, how they buy it and how often they replace it.

What’s different from company to company is … Read more

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Buying New HR Tech? Make Candidate and Employee Experiences a Top Priority

As I noted in my previous post, 2019 is going to be an amazing and challenging year for HR tech buyers, thanks to the growing wealth of platforms, solutions and services we have to understand and choose from.

Understanding … Read more

The Hidden Dangers of Manual Benefits Reconciliation

The Hidden Dangers of Manual Benefits Reconciliation

The ancient Roman philosopher Virgil once said that “The greatest wealth is health.” There’s a lot of truth in those words. Many companies, large and small, invest heavily in resources to attract and retain top talent and provide benefits that … Read more

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5 Ways Technology is Changing the Face of HR

With potentially groundbreaking HR technology solutions emerging, we’re seeing a tech boom that is fundamentally reshaping the way we work — and how we think about HR.

According to the 2019 HCM Trends report from The HR Federation, a … Read more

2019 Will Be an Amazing — and Bewildering — Year for HR Tech Buyers

2019 Will Be an Amazing — and Bewildering — Year for HR Tech Buyers

The year ahead is going to be amazing for those of you who purchase HR and recruiting tech.

We’re witnessing an unprecedented proliferation of talent platforms, solutions and services — now complete with artificial intelligence and super-smart algorithms — which … Read more

Which Comes First, the Culture or the Practices? The Chicken-and-Egg Problem in HR Tech

Which Comes First, the Culture or the Practices? The Chicken-and-Egg Problem in HR Tech

In the innovation and HR tech field, one of the common concerns we hear from people is that their culture might not be ready for new practices, processes or tools.

They say their employees simply wouldn’t be ready for the … Read more