- May 08, 2019
The Trump administration has failed to block an Obama-era pay reporting rule. Employers of more than 100 workers will have to submit data to U.S. authorities by Sept. 30.
- April 29, 2019
Larger firms are more efficient at hiring than smaller firms, according to new data. But they also exceed other firms in the percentage of workers who are involuntarily separated.
- 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.
- April 18, 2019
Demand for virtual and augmented reality tools is soaring, and the need to capture expertise from retiring baby boomers may be why.
- 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.
- April 08, 2019
Sen. Elizabeth Warren takes a swing at corporate negligence in new legislation that may create jail risk for the C-suite. The bill is unlikely to advance, however.
- March 27, 2019
HR departments continue to rely on hosted or on-premises platforms for management systems. It may not be by choice. Many want to move to HR SaaS, but doing so isn't easy.
- 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 07, 2019
Former President Barack Obama discusses his approach to problem analysis and forming a team at the Qualtrics X4 Summit.
- 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 13, 2019
LinkedIn's use of AI requires the sharing of data. It is one reason why the company is combining its talent tools into one system, called the Intelligent Hiring Experience.
- 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.
- February 08, 2019
Ultimate Software's employees own stock that's now worth $331 a share, thanks to a private equity sale. Will this money prompt some to leave?
- February 06, 2019
President Trump, a critic of the H-1B visa program, has implemented a rule change that will reduce the visa filing cost for employers. But it may also make visa holders more expensive.
- 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 29, 2019
Employers who offer flexible work policies are likely to increase their pool of candidates, according to a new survey by LinkedIn.
- January 28, 2019
Attacks on HR systems are a growing trend that HR managers need to confront. In this Q&A, a security expert provides advice on where they can get started.
- January 28, 2019
Using LinkedIn social media connections to fill jobs may be harder than expected. A study that examined employee referral software found trouble with participation rates.
- 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.
- January 11, 2019
The impact of the partial government shutdown on federal employees will unfold long after it ends, creating an HR nightmare. Experts say engagement levels, including employee dedication, may plummet and turnover may increase.
- January 09, 2019
SAP inks reseller agreement with Kronos, and now offers two third-party workforce management platforms. Analysts say that could be both good and bad for customers.
- January 04, 2019
The free federal program E-Verify is inoperable, thanks to the government shutdown. HR departments that rely on the work eligibility service will have to revert to manual processes.
- December 27, 2018
Google argues for court documents in an age discrimination case to be sealed, claiming they contain sensitive information about its recruiting strategy and hiring practices.
- December 21, 2018
If our list of the top 10 most popular HR software stories of 2018 says anything, it's that employee engagement and retention were top of mind for HR leaders this year.
- 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 30, 2018
The U.S. government's annual engagement survey of 1.5 million employees reported an increase in the overall engagement measure, but a sharp decline in survey participation. Here's why HR pros should care.
- 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 17, 2018
Workday is creating a universal skills ontology, a feature made available in its most recent platform version update. Users opt in to share data for a 'skills cloud.'
- October 12, 2018
LinkedIn has developed an ATS platform and acquired employee engagement vendor, Glint. Its likely goal: Become a full-service talent management provider.
- 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.
- October 03, 2018
The Adaptive Insights acquisition gives Workday the ability to combine HR and financial data into one model. The integration may require outside assistance now, but will improve in time.
- September 26, 2018
At Inforum 2018, the company announced new vertical products, while emphasizing the need to rethink HCM and talent analytics in today's tight labor market.
- September 21, 2018
HR leaders joined Deloitte consultants in describing a shift in responsibilities, ownership and technical challenges of SAP SuccessFactors and Ultimate Software deployments.
- 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 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.
- 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.
- September 06, 2018
It's time to put the 'human' back in human resources, said Hollywood Casino's vice president of HR, Robin Schooling, who explains why employees without tech access need extra help.
- 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.
- August 20, 2018
The best approach to fixing hiring bias is through an analysis of actual hiring data, a Gartner analyst advises. New technologies have clear limits and won't solve the problem.
- August 09, 2018
A new tool from Espresa could help improve employee engagement. Reach remote workers with a new version of StaffConnect. And Fitbit looks at health coaching.
- August 08, 2018
VC dollars continue to flow to recruiting platforms, all of which approach the hiring problem in different ways. Their methods illustrate the difficulty of finding candidates.
- 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 27, 2018
With an HR software rollout in mind, review the pros and cons of an organization using its own training documentation, a vendor's material or a combination of both approaches.
- July 26, 2018
ComplyRight, an HR and tax services firm, was hit with a data breach that affected 662,000 people. It has also prompted a lawsuit by a person whose data was breached.
- July 24, 2018
Burned out nurses don't make for healthy hospitals and medical practices. A targeted effort from the makers of the WorkJam app hopes to solve that problem.
- 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 28, 2018
This week's news roundup includes an HR tool designed just for hourly workers, a new offering from Limeade to help with talent retention and a new cloud-based benefits platform.
- June 25, 2018
LinkedIn is releasing an analytics platform at the end of the third quarter. The platform will allow users to quickly compare themselves to other firms.
- June 20, 2018
New specialized products include TriNet software for professional services, QuickBooks payroll for contractors and a comprehensive benefits platform from Benefitfocus.
- 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.
- June 06, 2018
SAP's Brigette McInnis-Day says melding HR tech, business processes and senior leadership training are all necessary for a total workforce experience that helps employees feel heard.
- May 31, 2018
In these news briefs, SAP tackles visa management, Microsoft is using a startup to manage its career site, and a startup has released a blockchain-based HR platform.
- May 24, 2018
The U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security wants to modernize recruitment and management of its cybersecurity workforce. It is asking vendors to explain how DHS can achieve its goals.
- 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.
- May 15, 2018
ADP introduced the new Wisely Pay card system aimed at the contingent, young workforce and workers who may be unbanked, but need functions such as digital mobile wallet.
- May 04, 2018
BetterWorks Systems has a new CEO and has put a sexual harassment lawsuit in its rearview mirror. The startup has $60 million in funding from some top Silicon Valley VC firms.
- 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.
- April 13, 2018
HR management strategies are being tested by the increasing use of contingent workers. Managing them as vendors no longer works, but software is emerging to address the need.
- March 28, 2018
Ceridian's $200 million IPO is likely to bolster the HCM and WFM vendor's position in the HR tech industry, while giving shareholders a stake in its wellness company.
- March 27, 2018
As retirements mount, competition for workers is getting intense. HR must act quickly on hiring and improving employee retention, which includes a smooth onboarding experience.
- 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.
- March 05, 2018
An entrepreneurial unit within ADP has developed machine learning-powered leadership coaching software that delivers feedback from frank employee assessment of managers.
- March 05, 2018
Demand for HR applications is driving new offerings. Facebook is expanding its recruiting services, and a large Midwestern bank offers a full-service HR suite.
- 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 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.
- February 19, 2018
HR tech news roundup: Employee engagement software vendor Limeade expands platform and releases inclusion module for large enterprises seeking more diverse workforces.
- 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.
- January 30, 2018
SAP is trying to help on-premises HCM users make a case for moving to the cloud, as well as ease initial integration steps. But it may be hard for some European HR users to move..
- January 25, 2018
Onboarding software is a pillar of talent management systems, but many firms are neglecting the technology. First impressions count, and bad onboarding may drive a new hire away.
- January 16, 2018
SAP, which has some 14,000 on-premises HCM customers, is extending on-premises support five years to 2030. But HCM users will have to migrate to its HANA in-memory platform for support.
- January 15, 2018
The pace of HR's mobile app implementation is very slow. Upgrading HR's tech is not the biggest priority in the business. An alternative may be a recruiting site with ATS features.
- December 29, 2017
Applicant tracking systems may see double digit investment growth next year. VC investment in 2017 is less than half of the 2015 peak, but analysts see a healthy HR market dynamic.
- 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 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.
- November 15, 2017
SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting Management's job analyzer seeks to identify gender bias in job ads. This means checking words in context. The goal is a higher-quality applicant pool.
- 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.
- November 06, 2017
A civilian advisory board led by Google's Eric Schmidt has urged the DoD to create new career paths for its STEM talent to accelerate the military's innovation capability.
- 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 13, 2017
For the first time in its survey's history, consultancy adds social responsibility as a driver of business outcomes and notes integration, security and learning as buyer priorities.
- October 12, 2017
AI applications are sweeping the HR tech world. At the HR Technology Conference 2017, big HCM suite vendors and small startups showcased AI-backed software. Many say it's hype.
- October 10, 2017
New DaaS benchmarking services, unveiled at Workday Rising, are meant to enable deeper analysis of cloud data. Customers must opt in to share data for analytics.
- October 04, 2017
HCM suite vendor Ceridian, at its Insights 2017 user forum, unveils a new Dayforce software partner ecosystem, plus a new learning module and native U.K. payroll functionality.
- 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.
- August 29, 2017
SAP has begun to harmonize HCM data from workforce analytics with operational and strategic financial planning by connecting its SuccessFactors and RealSpend platforms.
- August 14, 2017
With an uncertain H-1B program, a survey, by job marketplace vendor Hired, says employers and foreign workers are showing markedly less interest in tech jobs for skilled foreign workers.
- July 20, 2017
Google's introduction of Hire, a SaaS job recruiting tool that works with the G Suite of office applications, promises to have a big impact on the talent acquisition tech market.
- July 10, 2017
A SaaS benefits enrollment vendor integrates its tool with ADP. An HR outsourcing vendor intros a new UI. And a recruiting software vendor upgrades its platform.
- June 08, 2017
LinkedIn chief human resources officer talks in Q&A before HR Tech World 2017 San Francisco conference about diversity in HR and using tech and other means to achieve it.
- May 09, 2017
Benefits technology company Castlight acquired wellness vendor Jiff to form a combined health benefits and wellness firm that is a leader in the space.