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As technology advances, so does the opportunity for vendors to serve business of all sizes. But HCM technology is constantly changing as new companies emerge, old vendors plan for market changes and new generations of employees demand more from their tools. Here’s our coverage.

Employers, engagement specialists and HCM technology vendors don't expect to see dramatic shifts in their approach to addressing sexual harassment any time soon. Despite recent headlines of high-ranking men using their positions to pressure women into quid pro quo situations, vendors, client-side tech leaders and HR professionals aren’t positioning technology...
HR analysts and commentators might help practitioners and CHROs more if they spent less time talking inside baseball and more time thinking about what employers actually need to get done. Over on the HR Tech Blog, Sarah Brennan argues that too much discussion about HCM strategy and technology is driven by buzzword-driven...
Microbusinesses, which the Association of Enterprise Opportunity defines as companies with fewer than five employees, employed 35 million people in 2014, or 22 percent of the overall American workforce. In 2011, the AEO says, they represented 92 percent of all U.S. businesses and impacted the economy to the tune...
Google unveiled a beta version of its API "Cloud Job Discovery," which will "broaden the service’s reach beyond job boards and career site providers to staffing agencies and applicant tracking systems," the company said. Google's also introducing support for job searches in more than "100 language varieties." ADP says the...
Green Circle Health doesn't claim to be revolutionizing employers' approach to health and wellness benefits. Rather, it's increasing their impact by taking a pragmatic approach that's based on three foundation blocks: Widening the focus of health and wellness programs from the employee to their entire family. Providing each family...
Consolidation's afoot in the market for video interviewing as the number of companies that use the technology stagnates, reports TLNT. Greg Rokos, who founded GreenJobInterview and recently sold it to Montage, said the increasing availability of free two-way video services may be impacting the use of the specially designed...
iCIMS announced a new investment in its technology department “to further enhance its product user interface, platform integration capabilities and the candidate experience.” The company plans to increase headcount in its Labs department by about 25 percent by 2018’s first quarter. Earlier this year, the company launched an in-house...
Human Resource's efforts to integrate itself more fully into business operations and strategy got a shot in the arm last week when an international group of institutional investors petitioned the Securities and Exchange Commission to require publicly traded companies to disclose information on human capital management policies, practices and performance.  The...
The HCM technology landscape is changing rapidly to accommodate businesses with fewer and fewer employees. Although an increasing number of providers have been heading in that direction for several years, the industry is approaching the first of several tipping points that will result in tech solutions designed for companies...
SHRM’s annual conference is something that has to be experienced to be appreciated. This year, 15,415 HR professionals attended 226 presentations and walked more than 200,000 square feet of exhibit space showing off the products of 648 vendors. What couldn’t be estimated was how many attendees appreciated the irony...

News & Analysis for the HCM Technology Community.