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2012 HR Technology Forecast

January 11, 2012
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The new year will usher in more cloud-based apps, 'bring your own device' policies and merger and acquisition deals for tech vendors.
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HCM Vendor Scene Heats Up

January 11, 2012
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Industry watchers predict a year of HR tech vendor deals in the wake of SAP's SuccessFactors acquisition.
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Retiring Minds Want to Know: Technology Helps Assess Retirement Benefits

December 28, 2011
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Interactive online tools such as videos, chats and blogs designed to encourage employees to invest more than the default minimum in their 401(k) plans have become increasingly common.
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The SAP-SuccessFactors Deal: Could the Tail Wag the Dog?

December 7, 2011
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My main question is whether SuccessFactors CEO Lars Dalgaard can be happy as a lieutenant as opposed to the commander-in-chief.
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Lack of Understanding Hampers Value Plan Participation

November 27, 2011
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One expert says that the majority of human resources managers still rely upon software solutions that are 25 years old or more.
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Is ‘Giganomics' the Future of Your Online Workforce?

November 15, 2011
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Gigwalk is the latest entry in the slowly growing field of online labor exchanges. Services like this only may work well for certain kinds of jobs and tasks, but if the fit is right, it offers an opportunity for predictable and high-quality work.
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New Tool Gauges Cost Benefits When Hiring Disabled Workers

October 25, 2011
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The tool focuses on three federal tax incentive programs: the Work Opportunity Credit, which can provide a maximum $2,400 tax credit; the Disabled Access Credit, which helps small businesses defray the cost of providing special equipment; and the Architectural Barrier Removal Tax Deduction, which provides a deduction of up to $15,000 for the removal of architectural and transportation barriers to persons with disabilities and senior citizens.
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Managing a Field Service Technology Upgrade

October 11, 2011
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For a smooth transition, work with a partner, know your goals and test software on old work orders.
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Field (Service) of Dreams

October 11, 2011
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More companies are equipping their field-service workers with mobile devices, GPS and Web-based apps, and seeing lower costs and higher productivity as a result.
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Video Interviewing Cuts Costs, but Bias Worries Linger

October 5, 2011
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One recruiter says that since incorporating online interviews she has cut spending from about $10,000 per search to roughly $500. Yet an employment lawyer advises clients to proceed with caution when using it.
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