HR and artificial intelligence
- March 27, 2020
VR training has become a best practice at Farmers Insurance Exchange. Its claims adjusters are being exposed to more scenarios and learning how to do their jobs faster with the help of VR.
- March 16, 2020
The HR tech market, which has some 3,000 VC-funded firms, may see big impacts from the new coronavirus. That will depend on how long the crisis lasts and if it triggers a downturn.
- 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 03, 2019
It's not just recruiting that's getting all the attention in HR. Attrition reduction strategies are gaining ground, as are efforts to improve health and wellness.
- October 02, 2019
AI-capable tools in recruiting are being adopted by large users, such as Hilton and Delta Air Lines. The tools can cut recruiting time and costs, but they also raise questions about how to vet them.
- September 06, 2019
Paychex is staying true to its SMB roots, even though it is adding features to its platform seen in enterprise HR and payroll systems. New features include E-Verify automation.
- June 26, 2019
HR is preparing to embrace AI tools without knowing exactly what they will deliver or change. Attendees at the SHRM conference believe AI will, at least initially, take on routine jobs.
- 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 21, 2019
AI is gaining ground in recruiting, hiring and now in contracting. A London-based firm provides some insight about what the future may hold in contracting for niche markets.
- 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 19, 2019
HR is turning to AI systems to help rank and sort job candidates. But the systems like these are mostly designed by men, who may unknowingly encode their own biases.
- 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.
- January 31, 2019
Culture Amp, an employee engagement platform, has acquired Zugata, an individual development peer-to-peer platform. An initial benefit for customers may be deeper analytics.
- 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.
- 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.
- October 10, 2018
Workday is developing algorithms to automate certain tasks, such as anomaly detection. This technology was previewed at Workday Rising, with the tech planned to arrive in 2019.
- September 17, 2018
Virtual reality may be on the cusp of mainstream adoption for HR. It provides an engaging learning experience for employees, according to one early adopter: Walmart.
- September 13, 2018
HR leaders at the 2018 HR Technology Conference & Expo advise listening to vendor pitches without falling prey to shiny-object syndrome. Here are the nuances of what that means.
- September 12, 2018
Employee experience, AI and team productivity took the spotlight as blooming trends in HR, as outlined by analyst Josh Bersin to a packed house at the 2018 HR Technology Conference & Expo.
- September 10, 2018
The growing use of AI-related technologies in HR may increase reliance on big tech vendors. But that isn't keeping the smaller vendors from developing their own tools.
- August 30, 2018
Software robots can deliver ROI by reducing head count. But they can also improve job satisfaction by taking over dull, tedious tasks. HR and finance are growing users.
- 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?
- June 19, 2018
AI technology may help HR reduce workplace bias, according to Johnny Taylor, president and CEO of the Society for Human Resource Management, an HR organization that has 300,000 members.
- 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.
- May 15, 2018
Having a digital HR strategy that makes use of automation, embedded analytics and familiar consumer-like interfaces has made human resources more strategic.
- March 21, 2018
Oracle is bringing consumerlike approaches to its HCM cloud applications. That includes using virtual assistants and intelligent analysis to improve recruiting processes.
- February 21, 2018
The HR recruiting tools market shows no shortage of investor interest. In two months, three platforms have launched. Rising tech wages point to increasing competition for talent.
- December 22, 2017
Stella.ai is launching a 'shared talent network' with about 100 employers, it's own take on a recruitment marketplace. Employers invite job applicants into the pool, who are then matched with jobs at participating employers.
- November 13, 2017
Workforce management leader Kronos intended to reshape itself in a turbulent HR tech world, say executives behind the vendor's new mobile-first SaaS system, Workforce Dimensions.
- October 16, 2017
HR tech expert Josh Bersin talks in a podcast from the HR Technology 2017 conference about the top disruptions -- including productivity, design and intelligence -- he sees for 2018.
- October 02, 2017
Oracle enhances HCM Cloud with analytics and artificial intelligence as HR tech market expands with innovation in user and employee experience and people analytics.
- September 29, 2017
Analysts say artificial intelligence in HR will get the biggest buzz at the HR Technology Conference and Exposition; another hot topic is HR benefits automation.
- October 15, 2015
Stepping in to solve a problem for many employers, Simppler uses machine learning and data analytics to improve, speed and rate employee referrals for open job positions.
- July 14, 2015
Workday unveils fund for startups in data science and machine learning and expands financial software to include planning, budgeting and forecasting.