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#hrwins Trend Report: Redefining Engagement, Starting With Business Outcomes and HR Analytics That Really Matter

Employee Engagement is a lightning rod for debate in HR and HR Technology circles.  It’s no wonder.  For decades firms have been measuring workforce engagement.  They’ve spent billions of dollars on myriad of products, consulting services and technologies that span the range of career path-ing, incentives, wellness, performance, learning, training, HR/People Practices, surveys and assessments, […]

#hrwins Trend Report: HR Technology, It’s Not Just for HR Any More

A few of the trends we recently looked at in the #hrwins should start you wondering who the buyer of HR Technology will be in the not-too-distant future. HR Tech’s continued growth in the SMB.   Until recently, other than payroll, we just haven’t seen the traction in the heart of SMB segment that we’ve seen […]

#hrwins Trend Report: Kelly Services and oDesk Partnership A Sign of Things To Come?

  Last week, I looked at the Fortune 100 workforce growing from 30% to 50% contingent as an #hrwins Trend that could shake up #hr and #hrtech more than just a little. This week Kelly Services and oDesk have announced a partnership where Kelly will make oDesk freelancers available to their  Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) […]

#hrwins Trend Report: As The Workforce Shifts To Contingent, HR Tech Vendors May Lead The Way

There’s a shift happening in the workplace.  Recent reports from Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) and MBA Partners predict that 50% of the Fortune 500 workforce will be contingent by 2020.  SIA further reports that today 30% of the Fortune 100, and 18% of the total workforce, is already contingent. We’re used to seasonal labor, shop […]

#hrwins Trend Report: HR Tech Innovators Target Middle Sized Businesses

One of the most interesting trends to unveil itself through this year’s #hrwins process has been the number of HR Technology companies that are now getting real traction for their solutions at companies with under 5,000 employees – or what is traditionally called the Small and Medium Business segment (SMB).  For the sake of this […]

2012 #hrwins HR Companies To Watch Vendor Report: Small Improvements

  Performance Management.  If you’re like me, you thought just about everything that could currently be done in terms of tech in this category has been. Well, what about Performance Management for the SMB?  It’s generally accepted that the SMB doesn’t adopt cumbersome, process oriented software.  Classically, even the most usable performance management software is […]

2012 #hrwins HR Companies To Watch Vendor Report: thegoodjobs.com

Culture.  The HR Technology market is filled with vendors attempting to quantify it for Employers via cumbersome survey instruments.  Once quantified, the idea is that it can then be leveraged to match employees that fit best, and the result is an employee will be more engaged, more productive, and stay with you longer. No one […]

#hrwins Trend Report: Will HR Become the Business of Getting Work Done?

Looking at more than 120 technology vendors in a short time frame provides an interesting perspective.  There are a lot of vendors working with their blinders on, developing solutions across several categories, that they compartmentalized into the classic HR Tech segments (talent acquisition, learning, performance, etc.).  What these vendors seemingly don’t realize is that they […]

#hrwins Trend Report: It’s All of the Platforms vs. All of the Point Solutions in All of the Categories

  We’re well on our way to completing more than 120 briefings as a part of #hrwins.  In our first Trend Report we looked at How Work Gets Done Is Changing, and how HR Will Change With It.  The resulting barrage of solutions hitting the Human Capital Market paves the way for our second trend: […]