Tag: HR Tech

27
Dec

Business, HR & Talent Predictions for 2017

We’ve compiled responses from a group of HR and talent management thought leaders on what they learned in the last year, and what they’ll be watching in 2017. See part one and part two in the series, and then read the rest of their predictions below. Fill in the blank: In 2017, talent-focused organizations will move away from _____ and move

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16
Dec

PODCAST: Can You Correlate Employee Engagement To Business Results?

HR Happy Hour host George LaRocque (Principal Analyst and Founder of the #HRWINS) asked the question: can you really correlate engagement to business outcomes?  Listen to the latest HR MarketWatch podcast to hear how Talmetrix is helping organizations tackle this very issue. You’ll hear how we’re approaching this and other issues on the top of HR leaders’ minds, and you’ll hear

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9
Aug

How to Embrace Changing HR Tech Trends

There’s a big shift happening in HR technology, and I talked to human resources technology adviser George LaRocque recently to get some insight on it. He says the main focus of HR tech used to be the HR practitioner: the person who managed benefits, tracked days off, ensured that paychecks cashed. But things are changing, and the HR tech industry

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23
Nov

What I Learned at HR Tech: Everyone Has a Different Definition of “Employee Engagement”

What does “employee engagement” really mean? It’s a big question, and at this year’s HR Tech conference, I learned there are as many answers as there are organizations asking it. I started working at Talmetrix as an intern this summer. After a few months helping the team here fine-tune the Talmetrix employee engagement platform, working with customers to define and improve engagement,

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3
Nov

The Evolution of HR Practices

This is a modified version of a post that originally appeared on the Bonusly blog I recently talked to George Dickson at Bonuslyabout the evolution of HR, and the importance of facilitating, rather than just measuring, engagement. Here are some of my thoughts: Why Technology is Important to Human Resources It’s not only a tool for the organization to use

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27
Oct

What We Learned at HR Tech 2015

The HR Tech conference was a great time as always, and we came home with some valuable takeaways to fuel our work going into 2016. We heard a lot of different interpretations of what engagement really is, and it’s in danger of simply becoming a buzzword that means something different for everyone. Everybody’s talking about it, but many aren’t understanding

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25
Aug

#HRwins Infographic: Why the Annual Engagement Survey Is Dead

As more companies move toward a freelance, contractor or contingent workforce model, keeping employee engagement at the forefront can be a challenge, says human resources technology adviser George Larocque. He recently created a great infographic that looks at HR tech companies — including Talmetrix — that are disrupting employee engagement. It explains the traditional annual employee survey and compartmentalized approach to

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16
Apr

Steve Boese at DisruptHR: Use Technology To Bring People Together, Not Keep Them Apart

Despite the advances made in technology, we’re still using it to keep ourselves apart rather than bringing ourselves closer together, Steve Boese, HR Tech Conference co-chair, said at a Cleveland DisruptHR event in February. Technology has come a long way: Prehistoric people struggled with major challenges, such as killing a mammoth with a rock, Boese said. Today, things seem untenable

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10
Mar

Strengthening HR Collaboration with CIOs/CTOs

This is an excerpt of a post that originally appeared on SmartBlog on Leadership on Feb. 9, 2015. One of the strongest alliances human resources can have within an organization is with the IT department because, of all parts of the organization, IT probably has the biggest impact on the employee experience and employee engagement. While HR is focused on

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16
Oct

17 Awesome People You Should Have Met at HR Tech (But Probably Didn’t)

We had an amazing experience at the HR Technology Conference in Vegas last week. Part of what made the week so great was getting to meet awesome new people and spend time with excellent old friends. In the lead-up to HR Tech each year, attendees are inundated with blog posts and newsletters telling them who they need to meet at

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7
Oct

HR Tech Awesome New Startup Spotlight: QUEsocial

QUEsocial is one of the five companies featured alongside Talmetrix in the 2014 list of Awesome New Startups for HR as named by Human Resource Executive. This year, the Awesome New Startups will get our own session at the HR Technology Conference, where we’ll introduce our cutting-edge products and solutions. We’re excited to share the stage with QUEsocial, and we’re looking

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