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Why Repetition is Key to Your HR Program’s Success

Posted By Editor, Laurie, Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Updated: Wednesday, August 23, 2017

By Jennifer V. Miller – GuideSpark*

As an HR practitioner, you and your team work hard to deliver high-quality employee programs to your workforce. When the response to a new program is a tepid “meh,” it’s discouraging. You’re stymied—why the lackluster response?One reason program adoptions rates falter is that HR professionals mistakenly think a few announcements on the company website or a message attached to pay stubs will suffice. Today’s employee expects a more thoughtful experience in the workplace; one that mirrors how they experience marketing messages outside of work. >> Continue reading here.

*HRTechXpo 2017 Title Sponsor 
hope to see you there! 

Tags:  employee communication  employee engagement  employee retention  HR engagement  HR Tech  HRTechXpo 

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HR TechXpo 2017 is next week - more highlights - are you going?

Posted By Editor, Laurie, Thursday, August 17, 2017
Updated: Thursday, August 17, 2017

HR and the Integration and Utilization of Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Human Resources (HR) teams are always looking for ways to creatively optimize in order to better serve the employees and add value to the company as a whole.
One of the most recent innovations for HR has emerged out of the tech sector, namely, the integration and utilization of artificial intelligence (AI).

>> Read this article then come and meet up with Talla at the HR TechXpo next week!

Futurist Jacob Morgan on HR TechXpo 2017!

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Tags:  HR Leadership  HR Management  HR Tech  HR TechXpo 

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HR TechXpo to Showcase the Intersection between HR and Technology

Posted By Editor, Laurie, Tuesday, August 1, 2017

The San Francisco Bay Area is the Home of Innovation in Human Resources 

Are you ready? NCHRA will present the HR TechXpo on August 25th in San Francisco! 
Producing over 100 events annually and give professionals an opportunity to network and explore what’s new in HR, the Northern California Resources Association (NCHRA) has been providing education and inspiration for HR professionals to the Bay Area since 1960.

Attendees will be able to explore live demos and hands-on opportunities that cover the A-Z of HR technology from early stage startups to enterprise-sized providers.

The unique set-up of the event offers a low-pressure setting to seek out the right partner for your organization.

Partnering together, NCRHA and Waggl recently produced a quarterly research pulse: The Voice of the Workplace.

Results from the Voice of the Workplace pulses have been widely distributed as cutting edge research throughout a variety of publications.

Attendees at HR TechXpo can expect to see a strong Waggl presence! 

The company will have representatives on site to answer your questions about how to incorporate Waggl into your organization.

Register today for HR TechXpo!  attend for FREE -- Enter the code “WagglPass” upon checkout. 

Read the entire article on the New HR West Blog.


Tags:  HR Leadership  HR Tech  HR TechXpo  Human resources management  Human resources technology  Waggl 

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The Ideal Employee Engagement Toolkit

Posted By Laurie A. Pehar Borsh, Thursday, July 20, 2017
Updated: Wednesday, July 19, 2017

As humans we tend to complicate things. We can trick ourselves into over-thinking things that we already know to be true in our hearts. Even when we have repeated life experiences to prove it.

Read on the New HR West Blog.



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Three HCM Trends Impacting Workforce Management Strategy

Posted By Editor, Laurie, Thursday, April 20, 2017
Updated: Thursday, April 20, 2017

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Key HCM trends are where technology will have the biggest impact 
on managing tomorrow’s workforce


This is the first time in history that the labor force has five generations working together, that is also increasingly multi-cultural.  The challenges of managing such a diverse workforce working side by side cannot be overestimated.  HR is managing this diversity transition and is also going through a digital transformation.  HR itself, with its long history of being an administrative and service function, has to implement technology that creates administrative automation, improves employee engagement and scan produce the workforce analytics to simplify compliance and improve decision making. 

HR leadership is now tasked with developing new strategies for adapting to this changing workforce and technology landscape.  

With the right strategy, HR can become an integral business partner to develop the infrastructure (systems and policies) and plan for optimum application of emerging technologies to position their organizations for success.

Three key trends where human capital management technology will play a critical role include:

 - Recruiting, developing, and managing people

 - Engaging and enabling employees

 - Compliance

Recruiting, developing, and managing people

Talent is scarce and labor costs have been rising. With global expansion and Baby Boomers beginning to exit the workforce, HR leaders need new ways to attract top talent to their organizations, and facilitate knowledge transfer from one generation of leaders to another.  HCM Technologies provide access to end-to-end recruitment management systems that automate everything, are integrated with other services (job boards, background checks, etc) and provide millennial applicants with a digital experience they expect from a modern employer.  

HR can prepare by implementing enhanced hiring tools and sophisticated analytics that can help identify skills gaps and facilitate leadership development and incorporate knowledge transfer, mentoring and performance management as part of their recruiting and employee development strategy. 

Engaging and enabling employees

By 2025, Millennials — those born between 1981 and 2000 — will account for 75 percent of the global workforce, up from about 34 percent today.  Organizations must be ready to create a culture that resonates with this new generation of workers. This will require changes that include how to attract, compensate, develop, incentivize, and retain employees.  HCM technologies will play a critical role to centralize employee data and analytics to identify trends and provide insight that will help organizations as a whole adapt their engagement strategies to motivate and empower the next generation of workers.


HR leaders must also become partners with their organization’s compliance, auditing, and legal functions to avoid serious liability.  HR leaders must be fluent in compliance requirements both inside and outside of their departments. HCM solutions that unify all employee data will be integral to an effective compliance strategy. Thoroughly documenting employee data in single database will help ensure all policies are being applied correctly and consistently, can provide alerts to lapses in a full range of compliance related areas (i.e. missed meal breaks, training and certification renewals, leave eligibility thresholds, etc). Technology will be the mechanism that allows HR to ensure policies are being applied correctly and consistently, and keep pace with changing regulations.

Meet the OnePoint Human Capital Management at NCHRA's HR TechXpo  - an exciting event showcasing the intersection of HR and Technology - August 25, 2017
Hilton Union Square, San Francisco

Tags:  HR Tech  HR TechXpo  Workforce  workforce optimization 

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