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Over on the #hrwins: HR Tech Edition

Attending the HR Technology Conference and Exposition brings with it a whirlwind of meetings with practitioners, briefings with vendors, and product demonstrations that validate existing trends, highlight some new, and always reveal where some innovation is happening. This year was no different, and I’m sharing what I discovered via the latest #hrwins. Enjoy! And, please […]

Over on the #hrwins: Talent Acquisition Is Being Disrupted

The latest crop of #hrwins Top HR Companies To Watch is focused on Talent Acquisition. There is a big focus on employer branding, recruitment marketing, candidate experience, and user experience. The next generation of ATS looks to be focused on collaboration and ease of use. Process tracking and automation are now table stakes. Check out […]

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 […]

#hrwins: Salesforce Just Made Things Really Interesting In The HCM Game has been toying with the HR technology market for four years via acquisitions, partnerships, and substantial investments (the most recent being the HUGE round for FinancialForce in April 2015). In 2011 I called Salesforce the possible dark horse for HCM.  Along the way I’ve chronicled Salesforce’s moves in HCM here. Now they’re here. In our […]