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The C-Team Adds a Member
An increasing number of employers are adding a seat at the executive table for a new player on the team. Joining the likes of the CEO, the COO and the CIO is the CDO: chief digital officer. The challenge for HR officers, however, is finding qualified candidates.
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Social-Influence Scores and HR
Measurements that score a person's social-media influence are the 'latest shiny new thing' these days. Experts caution that, while not fool-proof, these measures could begin to pop up on job candidates' resumes, and HR will need to know how to interpret them.
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Turning Employees On to Conservation
Green initiatives don't only benefit the environment. Organizations are finding that these efforts, when driven and supported from the top of the organization -- and aligned with employees' interests and passions -- can also help to boost engagement and satisfaction.
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Dodging HRIS Disasters
Paying close attention to testing, using clean data and other strategies can help HR departments avoid overspending when it comes to replacing an HR information system.
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No Link Between HR Technology and Strategic Gain, Say Researchers
A new meta-analysis finds no empirical link between investments in HR technology and strategic gains for an organization, but HR tech vendors say the data is skewed.
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Is 2013 the Year HR Takes Analytics Seriously?
While there has been much discussion about using analytics in the HR space, recent surveys show that it may be more talk than walk. But some experts believe 2013 could be the year in which HR starts to get serious about analytics.
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Measuring the Impact of MOOCs
Research suggests massive open online courses (MOOCs) figure to play a larger role in the corporate learning programs of the future. HR professionals with an eye on providing these courses must carefully consider their relevance to the workplace, and how MOOCs can be integrated into current e-learning offerings, experts say.
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Differing Views on Innovation
Recent research shows a gap between leaders' view of their work in leading innovation and how employees view leadership's efforts in this area. Experts urge HR professionals to help managers break out of "decision-making mode," and coach them on encouraging original, innovative ideas from employees.
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HR's Social Networking Troubles
Though a new survey shows HR executives fear social media's impact on productivity, some consultants say embracing the online platform can build trust among employees and improve collaboration.
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Sky's The Limit
Software delivered via the cloud took center stage at the 15th Annual HR Technology® Conference in Chicago, as a record-breaking number of attendees mingled with their HR colleagues and industry thought leaders.
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The Race for the Cloud
With a successful IPO under its belt, cloud HCM vendor Workday appears to be in a better position to challenge large rivals like SAP and Oracle, even though it's still far from profitable.
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Playing Games at Work
I love to play games -- something that started as a kid and continues to surprise my mom. She thought I outgrew this fascination.
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IBM-Kenexa Deal's Impact
In a move that ups the ante in an increasingly crowded HR software market, IBM's recent acquisition of Kenexa brings Big Blue into a talent-management-software market that already includes Oracle and SAP, with those companies having acquired Taleo and SuccessFactors, respectively, earlier this year.
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Supplier Briefs
IBM has acquired Wayne, Pa.-based HR, talent acquisition and talent-management-software provider Kenexa Inc. for $1.3 billion. The acquisition gives IBM access to Kenexa's range of technology offerings that include recruitment, onboarding and employee assessment. IBM will integrate Kenexa's approximately 2,800 employees and operations from 21 countries into its software and services groups.
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Virtual Volunteering
Microvolunteerism, designed to let employees help out a little here and a little there via phone or computer, appears to be a win-win for all involved -- so long as it's managed properly.
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Change is Coming
Although the organizations most likely to use shared services have traditionally been large, Fortune 500 companies, that's beginning to change, experts say. Here's what HR needs to know in order to keep up.
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HCM War in Silicon Valley!
What are the three biggest players in HR technology up to these days? Surprise, surprise: They're trying to outdo one another.
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Founders who sell their companies rarely stay around long after being acquired. Co-founder and CEO of the former Kenexa Rudy Karsan sold his company to IBM more than two years ago. But now that the combined IBM Kenexa Talent Management Suite is out the door, he's left to continue trying to save the world.
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