HR Systems - Rescuing Reskilling Needs in the Digital Age

This year, AT&T identified a labor supply issue that many other organizations are also struggling with. Only about half of AT&T's 250,000 employees had the necessary science, technology, engineering, and math skills that the company requires. They had a tough choice to make – they could hire software and engineering people and pay extremely high acquisition costs to secure them.


Automating Hiring Process Using HR Software

As a HR and talent management professional, hiring is one of the day to day things you do. It is one of the most important functions in an organization, as it not just lets your business reach its goals but in today’s world gives you a competitive advantage.


Why Talent is a CEO’s Top Concern

When I speak with other CEOs, our conversation is bound to move towards our struggles finding and retaining talent. The technology industry can be particularly challenging and when you combine that with the fact that we are headquartered in one of the most expensive cities in the world to live in,


5 Creative Approaches for More Effective Training

If you’re hiring for the holidays, because your business is growing, or to replace departing employees, you know that hiring is just the first step. After you’ve found great additions to your team, you have to figure out what information you need to communicate to them to successfully integrate them into your company and community.


5 things to include in an effective employee training program

Before you begin training new employees, it’s essential to figure out exactly what that training will encompass. Trying to just let new hires “follow along” with a job position and pick up what they need to know is ineffective, frustrating for both the new employee and the employees tasked with babysitting, and a drain on your company’s resources.


The Hard Part of Hiring: Rejection Letters

If you’re in a desirable industry or tight job market, you may find that you are swamped with applicants for any position you open for hiring. In addition to figuring out who will be the most successful candidate, and extending an offer, you will also need to communicate with many ultimately unsuccessful candidates. How you reject these applicants can be an opportunity to enhance your company’s goodwill and reputation.


Case Study: Integrated HCM Helps Small Tourism Company Hire

An integrated HCM, payroll, and scheduling software system can benefit companies of all sizes and industries. As an illustration, here’s one company that has streamlined their hiring process using integrated HCM workflows.


Are you making “frupid” mistakes with your HCM?

In tight economic times, it can be tempting to trim costs and expenses in any way possible. But making decisions that look good initially can backfire and cost your company much more in the long run – the proverbial “penny wise and pound foolish” philosophy. A more amusing term for this is “frupid”: frugal, but stupid.


Should you use personality tests when hiring?

Hiring is expensive, time consuming, and difficult. Every company wants to hire people who fit in to the corporate culture, contribute to the company’s growth and prosperity, and become happy employees (who stay with the organization).


4 Hiring Mistakes to Avoid

Hiring is indisputably difficult, time-consuming, and costly. It generally costs much more to hire and train a new employee rather than retain an existing employee, and there’s always a significant risk that the employee won’t work out – won’t perform well, won’t like the environment, or won’t be a good fit with your existing team.


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