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“Non-traditional work.” “The workplace of the future.” “The gig economy.” “Skills shortages.” “Employee experience.” These and dozens of others labels are applied to the dynamics of the employer-employee relationship. It’s a relationship that constantly evolves along with technology, consumer expectations, societal demands, political pressures and other innumerable factors. Some trends are only about buzzwords, but many reflect fundamental changes in the way organizations use technology to manage and strengthen their workforce.

Although most American workers have returned to the office, about half say they don’t want to go back. In addition, a majority of those currently working from home expect their employers to require proof of vaccination and implement a mandatory mask policy when they return to the office. A Harris...
We talk with Trakstar CEO Julie Rieken. Mark: Welcome to PeopleTech, the podcast of the HCM Technology Report. I'm Mark Feffer. My guest today is Julie Rieken, the CEO of Trakstar. Their platform helps companies deliver a strong employee experience by providing HR departments with workflows and data insights. We'll talk...
Though they weren't thrilled with their situation, a number of employees stayed in their jobs throughout 2020, with 6 million fewer departing than did in 2019. But in 2021, things have changed: Between March and July alone, 19 million workers quit their jobs, 7 million more than did...
Mark Feffer: Welcome to PeopleTech, the podcast of the HCM Technology Report. I'm Mark Feffer. The HR experience score, it's a metric developed by ADP Research Institute. It measures the quality of HR services, HRs impact, and other attributes that correlate to a strong, talent brand seen through the lens...
The most common characteristic among today’s HR tech stacks is a focus directed more on employees than on HR professionals. Vendors, it seems, pay the most attention to self-service, mobile access and employee engagement, according to the HR.com’s Research Institute. Specifically, HR tech portfolios involve employee self-service (66%), allowing employees...
Good candidates are hard to find and the expenses involved in talent acquisition ar growing. That's leading more employers to turn to internal mobility when their recruiting efforts don’t bear fruit. According to Randstad RiseSmart’s Q2 2021 Career Mobility Outlook report, 92% of employers plan to hire in the next three months,...
Mark Feffer: Welcome to People Tech the podcast of the HCM technology report. I'm mark Feffer. My guest today is William Tincup. He's the president and editor at large for recruiting daily. He's also a well-known annalist advisor and speaker in the world of talent acquisition, HR and technology....
Hiring activity has come back “fast and furiously,” with 86% of employers now hiring, a 13% increase from last year. iHire’s 2021 State of Online Recruiting Report also found that more than two-thirds of employers increased hiring within the past year, while just 21% expressed concern about limited hiring...
As the economic recovery gets underway, employers are doubling down on their investments in workforce solutions. In fact, more than two-thirds of them will invest in HCM and employee experience technology this year. There are several reasons behind this: For one, immediate talent needs. For another, longer-term digital transformation initiatives. Ceridian’s...
Even as the delta variant pushes up Covid-19 case numbers, the economy continues stepping toward recovery. But as employers scramble to find the likes of software developers and data specialists, they're also hunting for recruiters who can speed the pace of hiring. That’s according to LinkedIn, whose research found that...