Archive | Workforce Management

How technology will assist companies in managing both full-time employees and independent contractors, and why they may need to meld the often-competing concerns of HR and Procurement as contingent workers take on a greater role in executing business strategy.

Factory Workers with Mobile Device

Line Managers Are Key to Success of Engagement Tech

For obvious reasons, communicating with deskless employees is more difficult than reaching those who occupy the same seat every day. And despite the hype, mobile platforms won’t provide the complete solution. Communications is a big piece of the engagement puzzle. When you’re not in touch, warehouse workers, field technicians, drivers and similar workers feel removed. […]

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Laptop Engagement

Does Your Engagement Program Leave the ‘Deskless Worker’ Behind?

With the unemployment rate below 5 percent and employers continually bemoaning a talent shortage that is, in the words of ADP Vice President of Strategic Advisory Services Susan Hanold, “lasting longer than anyone expected,” HR departments are feeling the pressure to increase both hiring and retention rates. You’d think that the tight labor market would […]

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Assessment Test

Q&A: Integrating Assessment Tools, ATS Allows For Faster, Better Hiring

For years, software has been called the future of talent assessment, and there’s no argument that technology is playing a greater role in both screening candidates and matching the right workers with the most appropriate jobs. With that in mind, we asked Tiffany Green Shortridge, the North American talent assessment leader for Willis Towers Watson’s […]

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Performance Review App

Technology Can Aid Reviews, But Only if You’re Committed

It’s not news that nobody really likes performance reviews, whether they’re employees, managers, or HR staffers. Over the last few years, people have begun to do more than grumble about the issue by trying out new approaches, such as PricewaterhouseCooper’s “real-time” performance management, or implementing programs where feedback is given on a more frequent basis. […]

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