Just when you thought you were on top of the newest HR trends: video interviews, payroll automation, virtual conference rooms… “People Analytics” crops up. What does it even mean? And where should you start?
The term people analytics refers to any data-backed people management decision. While it seems to be the hottest buzzword in HR circles today, be weary of implementing too quickly. In an expert panel last week David Woodward, Chief Product and Innovation Officer at Ceridian put it well, “HR mustn’t run before it can walk. Getting an accurate headcount is still a challenge for some companies.”
If this rings a little too true at your firm, don’t panic – small, calculated steps can quickly put you ahead of your competition and there is a lot of new software out there to help you. Continue reading
An Introduction to HR Technology
You’ve read it in the headlines. You’ve heard it at the watercooler. #HRtech seems to be the next big thing on your twitter feed. But what does it actually mean?
You can find a detailed definition of the emerging term here, along with examples and industry jargon – but if you’ve only got 5 minutes, here’s what you need to know.
15 Second Definition of HR Technology:
Technology used to attract, hire, and retain talent.
Origin of HR Technology:
The term itself has evolved over time, loosely from the days of Paper-based Systems > PC Systems > Electronic Databases > to today’s Web-based Technology
#HRtech, People Analytics, HR Predictive Analytics, HR Big Data
HR Technology Names to Know:
Chris Russell (@Chris Russell
), RecTech Media,
Chris is considered the ‘mad scientist of online recruiting’. Continue reading