Month: May 2020

E16 – The HR Famous Podcast – Return to Work from the Trenches of HR!

In episode 16 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leader Kris Dunn speaks with the Head of HR for Mikron Ed Baldwin for a continuation discussion about return to work plans. Kris and Ed discuss Mikron’s early decision to start working remotely, what changes they have made in their manufacturing plants, and what tactics allowed them to be on top of the pandemic. Listen below and be sure to…

Message Is Clear at Adaptive Live 2020: You’re Essential—and So Is Modern Planning

If you happened to join us last week for our first-ever virtual Adaptive Live conference, you heard the story of ChristianaCare, a healthcare system that, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, managed to transform its old annual budget process into a far more responsive monthly forecasting cycle. And in what can only be described as a triumph of business agility, ChristianaCare made the…

Dear White HR Ladies, We Need To Talk: How a Homogenous Profession Has shaped our workplaces, and what we need...

I woke up Tuesday to yet another trending news story about a white woman calling the police on an innocent black man. This time, Amy Cooper, a white professional New York resident was violating the dog leash rules for a popular birding spot in Central Park, when an avid bird watcher, approached. Christian Cooper (no relation) asked Amy to leash her dog, and that…

HR Tech Roundtable: A New Virtual Event for HR and Talent Executives

In the book Never Eat Alone, Keith Ferrazzi talks about the power of building powerful personal and professional networks: one person, one relationship, at a time. One of the things that has been missing in the recent weeks and months for many of the leaders I’m talking to is an opportunity to hear from other senior executives. We often use live, in-person events as…

The Weekly Dose: @Fountain_Inc – Hourly Recruiting Reimagined

Today on The Weekly Dose I take a look at the hourly recruiting technology, Fountain. Fountain is a technology designed to make high volume hourly hiring more efficient, easier, with higher quality. The reality is most HCM-based Applicant Tracking Systems are not designed for high volume hourly. They are designed mostly to process requisitions for a salaried workforce. Candidates who will sit at a…

HireClix Launches Candidate Experience Lab

HireClix, a leading recruitment marketing services company, today announced it has launched its Human Experience (HX) Lab to leverage neuroscience tools and help employers improve their candidate experience. By leveraging the HX Lab, employers will have a better understanding of how candidates engage with their brand and the opportunity to improve their touchpoints in the recruiting cycle. The HX Lab will give employers the ability to…

The CIO’s Role in Creating an Adaptable Architecture and Digital-First Business

Businesses today must meet uncertainty and volatility head on as they grapple with the reality that change is an element  of the new normal—part of the fallout from COVID-19. To thrive during such times requires new levels of organizational agility, and changes to internal and external processes that are often underpinned by technology innovation and cultural transformation. Managing such change requires strong leadership from…

Employee Onboarding Lessons from LinkedIn and Twitter

Employee onboarding can be tedious if your team doesn’t have an efficient process in place. It often involves employees sitting in an HR office for hours during their first day on the job filling out administrative paperwork. This not only leads to lost productivity but can also cause employee engagement to take a hit among new hires.  Rather than waiting until the first day…

Building a Talent Pipeline Still Makes Sense. Here’s Why

You’re not hiring, and you don’t know when you will be hiring. As business ramps up, you’ll address hiring needs as they arise. Sounds like a logical strategy, right? After all, with 38.6 million people newly unemployed, it won’t be hard to find candidates. Unfortunately, this is flawed logic. Available workers Although a record number of people have become unemployed in a nine-week period,…

Crisis Management and Recovery Tips for Professional Services Firms

As global organizations begin to settle into their “next normal,” they’re adopting new tools and processes to better prepare for future disruption. Professional services firms also have an opportunity to uncover innovative ways to support new ways of working. We checked in with a few of our professional services customers in the Asia-Pacific region to find out what lessons they’ve learned from managing through…