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The role of the HR system administrator on an HR team
The HR system administrator plays a unique role in a company, providing support for projects and technology initiatives. They can also create a positive experience for new employees.
Published by TechTarget, August 5, 2019

Change management strategies for HRMS implementation

Before you roll out a new HRMS, be sure to communicate the changes to employees and provide them with multiple resources to help them learn how to use the new system.

Published by TechTarget, July 22, 2019

Evaluate your current HRMS software before buying a new system
​Replacing HRMS software can be expensive and time-consuming, but it isn't your only option. Review your current system first to see if -- and how -- it can be salvaged.
Published by TechTarget, June 21, 2019

Why it is important to buy the right size HRMS software

HRMS software is not one-size-fits-all. Smaller and larger organizations have different budgets and needs that will determine what is realistic without breaking the bank.

Published by TechTarget, June 7, 2019

HR data issues caused by lack of customization in HR systems
As more HR systems move to the cloud, organizations may be unable to customize certain features to ensure accurate data capture. This can cause reporting errors or poor decision-making.
Published by TechTarget, May 24, 2019

Drowning in spreadsheets - next steps?
Many HR professionals have felt the pain of managing multiple spreadsheets. Eventually, you will hit a breaking point and need to mature your system. 
Published by the Ottawa Business Journal, April 27, 2019

4 steps companies can take to improve the hiring process
Organizations should review their current hiring process and update it to reflect changes in technology and the TA team, as well as goals for how the process should work.
Published by TechTarget, March 28, 2019

11 hiring process best practices to improve recruitment

While there isn't one right way to approach the hiring process, certain best practices -- from using software to training everyone involved with recruitment -- can make it easier.

Published by TechTarget, March 21, 2019

10 steps for developing a recruiting strategy
To ensure your organization is attracting and hiring the right candidates, evaluate existing policies and strategies and update them as needed to strengthen the company's brand.
Published by TechTarget, March 13, 2019

6 key steps to take for the employee onboarding process
Companies can benefit from using an application that automates onboarding by not only streamlining the process, but by also ensuring that employees are set up for success.
Published by TechTarget, March 5, 2019

Tracking contingent workforce comes with benefits, challenges
Contingent workers are becoming integral for many companies, but they come with unique benefits and challenges that can be mitigated by categorizing and tracking them in an HRMS.
Published by TechTarget, January 30, 2019 

5 common examples of employee feedback for HRMS projects
Ongoing employee feedback can provide your organization with insight into HRMS features that are not working correctly and new features that should be implemented.
Published by TechTarget, January 17, 2019 

8 important questions to ask HRMS vendors during evaluation
Knowing the right questions to ask before choosing an HRMS vendor can ensure that the software is implemented as planned, without incurring any additional costs.
Published by TechTarget, January 7, 2019

Assigning your own project manager to an HRMS implementation

You may want to assign your own independent project manager before deploying an HRMS to ensure the project is successful and aligns with your goals. Here are several reasons why.

Published by TechTarget, January 4, 2019

Gamification Transforms iPlaceUSA's Culture and Performance Management

 In this article, I showcase the transformational change iPlaceUSA achieved after replacing their traditional performance management process with gamification.

Published on LinkedIn, December 12, 2018

Spreadsheet Tips for HR

In the article, Eric provides a comparison of the advantages of using Excel and Google Sheets, key spreadsheet features for HR professionals, and information about macros.
Published by the Ottawa Business Journal - HRUpdate, November 26, 2018

Post go-live: The true test of a software vendor
Many things change when the implementation team hands off post go-live support. Here's what to watch out for and six things the best vendors do to ensure a smooth transition.
Published by TechTarget, July 31, 2018

For HR software implementation, ponder training document options
With an HR software rollout in mind, review the pros and cons of an organization using its own training documentation, a vendor's material or a combination of both approaches.
Published by TechTarget, July 27, 2018

Turning Grief into a Bereavement Journey
Organizations benefit when supporting employees on a bereavement journey. WorldatWork’s Workspan magazine interviews Sue on her family’s experience following the death of their teenage son, Tom.
Republished with permission from WorldatWork, April 2018

Don't overlook the many benefits of Microsoft Excel for HR
The maligned spreadsheet tool is no substitute for enterprise apps like HRMS and people analytics, but it will do in a pinch and has at least a dozen advantages you can't ignore.
Published by TechTarget, February 16, 2018

Tips for automating the performance management process

Whether you have a talent management suite or are doing it in documents and email, you can build a people-friendly, efficient process if you know where to put your priorities.

Published by TechTarget, January 31, 2018

Many reasons to keep a formal performance review process

The boon in continuous performance management and employee engagement software doesn't justify replacing reviews with informal feedback mechanisms. Here are some reminders why.

Published by TechTarget, December 29, 2017

 Developing a business case for an HCM system implementation
Building a business case is often the first step for implementing new HR technology. Keep things simple, but give stakeholders a complete picture of the costs and benefits.
Published by TechTarget, December 27, 2017

Know the pitfalls of an HCM system built from acquisitions

Buying a do-it-all HR suite from one vendor does not always make a paradise of ease of use and seamless integration. The list of potential challenges is long, so be forewarned.

Published by TechTarget, December 6, 2017

The top nine HR skills your HCM administrator needs

The HR systems administrator will serve an important role in helping the HR team become more strategic. Here's a look at nine skill areas that person will need to have.

Published by TechTarget, November 10, 2017

Thirteen ways to create a data-driven HR department

If your company wants to gain a competitive edge by using HR analytics, you'll need to get the HR department involved and create a culture of data. Here are 13 strategies to help.

Published by TechTarget, October 5, 2017

Software troubleshooting steps work best with these 10 tips

There are efficient ways to troubleshoot enterprise software, and frustrating, time-consuming ones. Follow this advice to sidestep obstacles and find a fix quickly.

Published by TechTarget, September 29, 2017

Twelve HCM system changes that affect analytics

Here's an in-depth look at 12 changes you might make to your human capital management system that are likely to affect your HR-related analytics data and reporting.

Published by TechTarget, September 26, 2017

Eleven benefits of a close partnership between HR and IT

Project management, contract review and price negotiation are among the many IT skills that can benefit HR before and after software implementation.

Published by TechTarget, August 11, 2017

Documenting processes is crucial step in deploying enterprise software

An HR technology consultant outlines the steps needed to get a strong grasp on how your organization does things -- and how new software might make them run more efficiently.

Published by TechTarget, April 24, 2017

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