Contingent workers such as staffing agency temps and independent contractors have become a large and permanent part of the workforce. As a result, companies need to think carefully about the tools they use to manage these workers so they can maximize productivity while minimizing compliance issues.Read More
In the early days, employees feared that GPS monitoring was a form of 'Big Brother' watching, but workers are becoming more accepting of tracking since companies are no longer just using the information as a threat to ensure workers stay on course.Read More
Companies are implementing biometric time clocks using facial recognition, fingerprint tracking or vein-pattern scanning to make it harder for hourly workers to steal company time. Still, some question whether Big Brother might be watching a little too closely.Read More
Our lives will be enriched by technology with advances in learning and communication beyond the limited horizon of our vision. As we move forward, though, we need to take measured, careful steps and keep in mind that learning at work needs to produce ongoing results … not high scores for our permanent record cards.Read More
For all its benefits, software as a service isn't a panacea. A successful switch takes planning, organization and lots of training and communications.Read More
A recent Aberdeen research report found that companies are including assessment tools in their efforts to identify high-potential talent, to develop workers' interpersonal and leadership skills and to set performance goals for their staff.Read More
In this month's Leading the Way in HR Technology from Workforce, you will learn trends to watch paired with innovative recruiting strategies and how they apply directly to your HR technology. Companies that put candidates through too many hoops can be viewed as behind the times or inconsiderate of applicants' time. Most HR functions reach a point where automated technology isn't just a “nice to have,” it's a must. But choosing the right technology can be difficult.
Like sabermetrics in baseball, PriceMetrix Inc.'s data offer insight into future production of possible signings for financial advisers. But what's the OBP?Read More
Next year, payroll and timekeeping are expected to equal or overtake recruiting as the top human resources use for smartphone apps, the latest sign mobile-native software is starting to stick.
Beyond.com acquired Human Capital Solutions LLC, which does business as JobCircle.com, a job board that serves the mid-Atlantic area and has more than 1.3 million registered members.Read More