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INFOGRAPHIC: Can Startups Compete At HR Tech?

In two months the big show for HR technology practitioners and vendors takes place in Las Vegas. The annual HR Technology Conference and Exposition™. It’s the big show. The industry’s main event. For a few days, the global HR technology community converges in one city. As an HR tech vendor, it’s the place not to […]

Over on the #hrwins: Employee Engagement is Being Disrupted

Forget about your old school definitions of employee engagement. HR innovators are looking at engagement through a new lens. By putting the employee first they enable engagement within the company. Forget about your old school HR technology stack. HR tech is being redefined around engagement to support the shift. The disruption is at its peak, […]

HROToday’s iTalent Competition Underscores Trends In Talent Acquisition

    This week I attended the HROToday Forum in Philadelphia. It was 2.5 days of interesting meetings, presentations, and discussions. I’m working on a few posts about the event, but over on #hrwins I’ve already given my impressions of the vendors that presented in this year’s iTalent competition. Check out my thoughts on Universum […]

#hrwins: Update – Salesforce invests in SmartRecruiters

  Smartrecruiters announced today that Salesforce, through its Salesforce Ventures fund, has invested an undisclosed amount.  The announcement was 2 paragraphs deep in a new customer announcement. An undisclosed amount and less than top billing suggest it wasn’t a large amount. Especially when you consider that both Smartrecruiters and Salesforce haven’t been shy in releasing […]

When HR Technology Loses Focus

Developing a successful technology product is hard. One of the most difficult things along the way is balancing the pull from new, and possibly bigger customers, to extend your product in ways that distract you from your original brand promise to early customers. I see it again and again. Talent acquisition offers a good example – […]