SAP, Oracle and other HR software vendors have a surprising new competitor thanks to the acquisition of Rypple by Salesforce.com.
Firms can use analytics in Machiavellian ways that might boost the bottom line in the short run but bruise workers and harm reputations over the long haul.Read More
Curious about how Oracle and SAP's recent talent management acquisitions shift the vendor landscape? Come hear executives from both HR software titans discuss industry consolidation at the upcoming HR Tech Week virtual conference, June 5 and 6.Read More
Covance Inc. is among the companies using software to help employees and mentors connect. The program Mentor Scout enables pairings based on mutual professional interests.
The University of Miami Health System filed a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification with the state of Florida, disclosing its intention to cut 800 positions on July 31. Layoffs of more than 500 employees must be disclosed at least 60 days in advance.Read More
For many women, the empty-nest phase of life doesn't just change their home lives. Women talk of how they now work long hours without worry, finally have taken a job requiring lots of travel or have started a business with their newfound energy and evenings available for networking. Read More
Auto Dealer Joel Higley advertised for a service technician 10 years ago. He didn't get one application. The stinging memory of that experience prompted Higley to get involved in a nearby vocational technology school to recruit a homegrown work force.
SAP executives have laid out a future that blends SAP and SuccessFactors' applications in human resources.Read More
"My preference would be for it to be an internal candidate just because as you might expect, in any company in any industry, it's less disruptive," GM CEO Dan Akerson said in Beijing during his keynote address at the 2012 Automotive News China Conference.