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Introducing InfluenceHR: One Day to Transform Your Marketing Strategy

I’m really excited to announce something we’ve been working on for months.  Last fall numerous Executives at vendors started asking me if there was a place where they could learn about marketing strategies and tactics that were working and that were specific to HCM.  What trends were going to impact HCM Marketing in the near […]

2012 #hrwins HR Companies To Watch Vendor Report: Ceridian Dayforce

When I started #hrwins I hoped to find someone impacting core HR processes for the Mid-Market.  That’s where most of the employment is in the US.  HR Technology helping with true day-to-day challenges is innovation that really matters.  We like to get all excited about the shiny new trends – Social, Mobile, Big Data, etc., […]

2012 #hrwins HR Companies To Watch Vendor Report: SkillSurvey

Quality.  When it comes to Talent Acquisition, achieving a consistent Quality of Hire is like the quest for the Holy Grail.  Whether it’s more like the folklore and tales of old or more like the Monty Python version – I leave that up to you and your personal  experience. Quality of Hire is dependent on […]

#hrwins Trend Report: A Bright Future for HR Technology Users

  One of the emerging trends that presented itself through this year’s #hrwins process results from the convergence of several other, already established, trends.  As Cloud Computing has been accelerating toward the eclipse of OnPremise software in overall market share, Application development has been described more and more as becoming almost an art form or […]

#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: Jobscience

  For some of us that have been in the Cloud Computing Revolution from its start in the 90s it’s easy to overlook the fact that this trend isn’t old news.  When you roll up the forecasts and market estimates for  the Cloud (here’s a really good roll up from Louis Columbus) you suddenly realize […]

2012 #hrwins HR Companies To Watch Vendor Report: RiseSmart

  Employee Transition.  Outplacement.  Reductions In Force Support.  Whatever you call it, it’s the part of the Talent Lifecycle that we don’t like to dwell on, however it’s something that has been on the rise through good times and bad.  The US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)reported that since 1996 the number of layoffs of […]

2012 #hrwins HR Companies To Watch Vendor Report: Modern Survey

There has always been a lot of talk about merging the performance data and predictive indicators captured in HR with the historical, current, and predictive core business data and metrics captured outside of HR.  The result being the promise of a management tool that doesn’t just show you historical performance, but helps you get ahead […]

2012 #hrwins HR Companies To Watch Vendor Report: SmashFly

Recruitment is Branding. Recruitment is Marketing. Recruitment is Sales…. and so it goes. This is a conversation that has been evolving for over 20 years. Of course there are nuances to Recruitment that differentiate it from corporate branding, marketing, or sales, but at its core the analogy has stood up to the test of time. […]

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 […]