Talent management systems

  • November 06, 2019 06 Nov'19

    Impact of HR automation shows up in data and surveys

    Recruiters are taking on more strategic roles, thanks in part to automation tools. But HR departments are facing another trend: declining budgets.

  • November 01, 2019 01 Nov'19

    Employee activism, from composting to protests, is an HR issue

    Employee activism may be giving rise to 'green teams' or formal sustainability efforts. The development can be a positive opportunity for employees and provide payback in terms of employee engagement.

  • October 25, 2019 25 Oct'19

    New AI laws could impact how HR operates

    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 24, 2019 24 Oct'19

    Southwest Airlines upgrades its internal mobility

    Southwest Airlines wants to improve its internal hiring. It is now applying external recruiting practices internally in the hopes of growing employee awareness of new jobs.

  • October 17, 2019 17 Oct'19

    A backlash emerges over automated interviewing

    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.

  • October 10, 2019 10 Oct'19

    Walmart, FedEx make case for VR training

    The payback from virtual training may be improved retention and shorter training times. An hour-long training period can be reduced to 10 minutes, in some cases, says Walmart.

  • October 04, 2019 04 Oct'19

    Ford's approach to employee activism: Listening

    Ford is asking for feedback from employees in an effort to develop its corporate culture. Doing so has led to new ways of measuring how employees feel about the firm.

  • October 03, 2019 03 Oct'19

    Attrition reduction efforts advance, deliver results

    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 02 Oct'19

    Hiring algorithms prove beneficial, but also raise ethical questions

    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 18, 2019 18 Sep'19

    SuccessFactors customers to see big Qualtrics impact

    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 13 Sep'19

    HiQ Labs vs LinkedIn case OKs robot monitoring of employees

    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.

  • September 04, 2019 04 Sep'19

    Economic worry may be impacting HR budgets

    HR managers are preparing for the possibility of an economic slowdown. Gartner said they are looking at hiring and reassessing tech contracts as two places to curb spending.

  • August 30, 2019 30 Aug'19

    HR execs and politicians eye student debt relief

    HR departments are looking at student debt relief to improve recruitment and retention. One SaaS platform manages the payment side and gives HR flexibility to develop a program.

  • August 28, 2019 28 Aug'19

    Google Hire demise strands its users

    Hire by Google was created two years ago and promoted by Google until it suddenly shelved this week. It will continue operation for another year.

  • August 19, 2019 19 Aug'19

    Hiring vendor says gender-based AI bias is pervasive

    Gender bias in AI algorithms for recruiting and hiring is a big problem, according to the head of With a new hire, the company is planning to change that.