As we look at Human Resources disciplines in 2013, there are many significant HR technology trends returning to the forefront. Over the past five years, many HR budgets were slashed in great proportions, with training and technology leading those cuts. But in 2012, we saw that trend shift, as a Towers Watson survey reported a strong and increased level of HR technology spending. More and more companies looked to leverage the HR department …Read More
As a general rule, any question asked during the selection and interview process must be related to the job and the function of that job. Even “legal” questions can be inappropriate if the employer cannot demonstrate a job related need for asking the question. Additionally, legal questions can also be improper if they are used to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age or disability. For example, it can be …Read More
The interviewing process can be tricky. It is important to ask questions that will provide enough information to determine which candidate is best suited for the job, while staying within the federal guidelines of what you are allowed to ask. As you may know, the federal government prohibits employers from making hiring decisions on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, national origin, age, political …Read More
For part two of our product review series, I decided to look at Sage HRMS Talent Management. This product is intended to help organizations of all sizes and in all industries increase employee engagement, productivity, retention, and alignment with organizational goals. To find out more about this product, I had the pleasure of interviewing JoAnn Jacobson, Regional Representative for Sage Specialized Solutions, and Mark Butje, Director of …Read More
To kick start our series of reviews of the Sage Abra modules, I interviewed Mark Boutilier, Vice President of Implementation, and head consultant with Dresser & Associates for the past fifteen years. Mark is a man with a vast amount of experience in the HRIS industry, an absolute computer whiz, and an avid gamer!
I chose Alerts & Workflow as the first module in the series due to the fact that it has experienced some major changes in the past few …Read More
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