- July 29, 2021
The four-day workweek could become law under legislation introduced by U.S. Rep. Mark Takano. It would require firms to pay overtime to hourly employees working more than 32 hours.
- July 06, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated investments in automation and has sent turnover soaring, a new reality that benefits some employees but is a disadvantage to others.
- June 03, 2021
An integration between SAP SuccessFactors and the SAP Analytics Cloud could put richer workforce analytics into the hands of HR departments.
- May 14, 2021
Fast-food restaurants aren't the only places hungry for employees. High-skilled professional and business services occupations account for nearly 1.4 million openings.
- May 05, 2021
Berkshire Hathaway is being urged to take an industry leadership role by publishing its diversity, equity and inclusion strategy and data. So far, it has declined to do so.
- April 30, 2021
The post-pandemic future of federal telework will be up to President Biden's administration, but employee interest in it is high and job satisfaction is up.
- April 28, 2021
At a hearing, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission assessed COVID-19's impact on people of color and women, as well as workplace vaccination issues.
- April 14, 2021
Employers are being held accountable for meeting diversity, equity and inclusion goals, especially executives. HR vendors are responding with new tools, including ADP.
- March 02, 2021
Amazon is facing a lawsuit from a corporate employee who details inappropriate behavior of co-workers and broad allegations about the firm's treatment of Black employees.
- February 18, 2021
In the post-pandemic workplace, businesses are likely to focus more on skills than job titles while also accelerating their adoption of automation and digital technologies.
- February 12, 2021
Salesforce says its remote work hiring, or work-from-anywhere, model will improve its diversity and hiring goals. Hiring in inexpensive areas may be critical, according to experts.
- January 28, 2021
Workday is acquiring employee feedback software vendor Peakon. Experts described the timing as a proverbial shot across SAP's bow.
- January 22, 2021
The diversity, equity and inclusion tools market is going mainstream, giving HR buyers more options than ever before. But due diligence is needed.
- January 21, 2021
President Joe Biden has revoked an executive order from former President Donald Trump that discouraged federal agencies and government contractors from conducting DEI training.
- January 14, 2021
COVID-19 vaccine management is getting the attention of HR vendors. Workday announced its vaccine tool, which integrates with the platform's core HR data.
- December 10, 2020
COVID-19 has all but ensured offices will never fully return to normal. Now that vaccinations are here, HR will have to decide who should return to the workplace -- and who shouldn't.
- August 18, 2020
Back-to-work planning is prompting deeper integration of data in HCM systems, something IBM and Workday are doing jointly. It's also prompting new uses for people counting systems.
- July 27, 2020
The gender pay equity gap improved a little in the second quarter, but the results stem from recent layoffs, especially among women in hospitality and retail industries.
- July 10, 2020
Large investors argue that HR data on diversity and even engagement is critical to understanding the risks that public firms face. They want the data standardized and published.
- June 22, 2020
As people return to work and campus, there's a growing demand for tools that can quickly find coronavirus risks.
- May 15, 2020
The newly released tool is designed to give HR managers more ability to run their own analytics and merge employee data with finance data in new ways.
- February 27, 2020
Cornerstone's acquisition of Saba Software for $1.4 billion takes out a learning management competitor and gives it a boost of engineering talent to speed innovation, analysts say.
- January 29, 2020
The way to keep millennials around is through better pay, according to a new LinkedIn study. And compensation remains a top attrition-reducing tool all around, but it's not necessarily the most important one.
- December 23, 2019
Analysts make note of some of the HR vendors to watch in 2020. Their recommendations cover a spectrum of HR needs and services. Many of the vendors are small and still niche.
- December 06, 2019
Technology deployments have been blamed for loss of productivity and even employee resignations. A new tool from Qualtrics could help IT get on top of bad tech experiences.
- November 11, 2019
ADP DataCloud has an upgrade that includes what it calls 'mashup' capabilities. This will make it easier for customers to overlay business data and use third-party systems, such as Tableau.
- November 06, 2019
Recruiters are taking on more strategic roles, thanks in part to automation tools. But HR departments are facing another trend: declining budgets.
- October 25, 2019
Federal, state and local governments are turning its attention to the use of AI in all aspects of life. This includes how HR is using automated decision support systems.
- October 17, 2019
Illinois may have adopted the nation's first automated hiring law, which will take effect Jan 1. The law is likely to become a template for other states interested in regulating the use of automated interviewing.
- September 18, 2019
SuccessFactors is rethinking its HCM suite as it works to integrate Qualtrics into its applications. But HR managers are concerned about more than 'X' and 'O' data.
- September 13, 2019
A U.S. Court of Appeals ruled on the LinkedIn vs HiQ lawsuit, which could help shape how services gather information on social media about employees.
- August 19, 2019
Gender bias in AI algorithms for recruiting and hiring is a big problem, according to the head of Job.com. With a new hire, the company is planning to change that.
- July 26, 2019
The Trump administration wants to merge the Office of Personnel Management with the General Services Administration. Critics warn doing so would have serious consequences.
- June 26, 2019
Employee recognition software is having a moment at General Motors Co. The software helps with budgeting and engagement, and the automaker is deploying it to 160,000 employees globally.
- June 24, 2019
There are some 22,000 people at the annual SHRM conference in Las Vegas. It's HR's biggest gathering, and it's becoming more of a technology conference, thanks to AI.
- June 12, 2019
The Virginia Beach shooting that killed 12 may help motivate employers to deploy mass notification systems as well as programs to identify problem employees. HR plays a role in both.
- April 26, 2019
Salesforce is trying to gain HR's interest in the prediction services added to its Einstein platform. The vendor says it's not trying to become an AI systems provider, but it sees opportunity in HR.
- April 12, 2019
HR departments are facing increased expectations on a flat budget. To advance, they need to reallocate HR budgets to support digital initiatives, The Hackett Group reported.
- April 08, 2019
Economic growth is encouraging employees to look for other jobs. The quit rate is the highest it's been in 15 years. HR is now trying to identify employee flight risks.
- March 18, 2019
Two Qualtrics customers talk about how they've successfully measured employee experience, and how doing so has effectively changed how the business operates.
- March 06, 2019
Offshore outsourcing can be a traumatic event for employees -- both for those who lose their jobs and for those who survive. It's HR's job to figure out the real impact it's having on employees -- a task that may benefit from new technology.
- February 22, 2019
Antibias software is a rapidly growing HR market, according to a new report that offers what may be the first comprehensive look.
- February 11, 2019
Flexible work options are desirable, but not advertised. Hired has acquired Py, a platform used by employers to assess a candidate's technical skill level in hiring. The HR outsourcing market is set to grow.
- January 22, 2019
NYU is launching a graduate degree program to produce HR quants. The program includes analytical skills, coupled with an understanding of HR tech and human behavior in the workplace.
- December 20, 2018
Software bots and chatbots may see a rapid uptake in adoption thanks to falling prices and improving tech. That's one of six trends HR pros should watch closely in 2019.
- December 14, 2018
Boomerang employees, workers who leave a company and later return, are leading HR departments to seek out offboarding tools that do more than automate manual processes.
- December 10, 2018
HR tech vendors make tools designed to improve a company's employee experience. So, it makes sense that a handful should appear on Glassdoor's Best Places to Work list, right?
- November 05, 2018
Find out how LinkedIn may use the engagement platform Glint; a fix is developed for the coding problems created by Google for Jobs; and the problems with AI in HR.
- September 14, 2018
Leaders from Johnson & Johnson, The Walt Disney Co. and other giants weighed in at HR Tech 2018 on top priorities, such as tech to improve candidate and employee experience.
- September 13, 2018
At the HR Technology Conference, Sierra-Cedar's survey investigated why tracking HR software adoption is important and how HRIS professionals play a role in ensuring data privacy.
- August 03, 2018
HR departments that adopt best practices in technology and management will spend less than their peers, according to The Hackett Group, a management consulting firm.
- July 23, 2018
Eric Owski, head of product for Talent Insights at LinkedIn, explains the difference between Talent Insights and LinkedIn Recruiter.
- July 18, 2018
AI technology will improve the productivity of HR departments by eliminating many routine and transactional processes. But what will happen to the HR employees?
- May 15, 2018
Technology is driving major changes to the recruiting online market. Monster.com and CareerBuilder.com have deployed new job search technologies to improve job seeker experience.
- April 18, 2018
Federal HR has a new reformer, Jeff Pon, the director of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management. He wants to modernize federal HR with consumer-friendly tech.
- February 22, 2018
U.S. government HR systems are heavily customized and out-of-date. They can't share data effectively, crimping the use of people analytics tools. Trump wants to change that.
- February 14, 2018
Human resource departments fail to use people analytics tools effectively, a new global study concludes. The findings were called a 'stunning regression' defying expectations.
- November 27, 2017
Talent analytics can involve quantitative analysis. This is a specialized skill set that universities have been rushing to fill through master's degree programs in analytics.
- January 25, 2017
HR can use IBM Watson for recruitment, career coaching, exploring workforce data, recommending learning for employees, and answering questions about benefits and services.
- November 22, 2016
CGB Enterprises analyzes turnover with Quantum Workplace exit surveys, assures fair pay with ADP benchmarking and mines performance metrics with Visier Workforce Analytics.
- October 06, 2016
A new report by Deloitte Consulting lists nine trends reinventing the HR software market, including people analytics, continuous performance management and employee engagement.
- September 16, 2016
The HR Technology Conference and Exposition will attract more than 400 vendors and will feature advances in artificial intelligence, employee engagement tools and HR analytics.
- August 25, 2016
In this Q&A, a Forrester Research analyst explains how using analytics can uncover connections between people management and business outcomes and improve areas such as hiring, retention and training.
- March 10, 2016
An annual Deloitte survey of business and HR leaders found that HR analytics, learning and engagement are among the most important human capital trends of 2016.
- January 27, 2016
Mobile performance management and employee recognition were among the HR tools getting the most attention from the record turnout at the HR Technology Conference.
- December 18, 2015
Learning, predictive analytics, workforce-scheduling software, recruiting and increasing competition among big vendors are the top stories in human capital management for 2015.
- November 30, 2015
Panelists from Chevron, Morgan Stanley and Wal-Mart explained how to build productive relationships between HR analytics teams and the business side.
- August 18, 2015
Laws are meant to shield employees' Facebook and Twitter accounts; CareerBuilder unveils new analytics for recruiters and hiring managers.
- July 14, 2015
Workday unveils fund for startups in data science and machine learning and expands financial software to include planning, budgeting and forecasting.
- June 30, 2015
Marsh & McLennan analytics leader says biggest payoff in HR analytics comes from monetizing HR functions.
- June 09, 2015
A new PwC report finds people analytics slowed by a lack of technology, while HCI report says many organizations fail to make changes urged in engagement surveys.
- May 05, 2015
The introduction of workforce analytics has given the city of Edmonton what it needed: access to data to manage its employees effectively.
- April 10, 2015
Workday released predictive software based on its purchase of a company noted for data science and machine learning, along with a PSA offering.
- March 12, 2015
Technology markets are consolidating, and most of the new HR platforms are in the cloud. Companies can access much more data about their people than ever before.
- January 14, 2015
Analysts see major breakthroughs in analytics, in-memory, big data and mobile technology.