Fiskars coordinates its culture with its technology | How robotic process automation supports HR | How to establish a digital business agenda
April 18, 2018
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Innovation in HR Technology
Fiskars coordinates its culture with its technology
Fiskars has a company culture that helps employees see the technology's value, says HR chief Matthew Hanwell. "It's important that whatever technology investment you make, it's aligned with the strategy," Hanwell says.
UNLEASH News (4/16) 
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How robotic process automation supports HR
Companies are using robotic process automation for repetitive HR duties, says Greg Vert of Deloitte Consulting. The technology often can be used with existing HR platforms, he says.
Society for Human Resource Management online (tiered subscription model) (4/10) 
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How to establish a digital business agenda
A cross-functional team is necessary for any digital business strategy, writes Dave Ulrich, director of the University of Michigan's Human Resource Executive Program. "By asking the questions about vision, goals, actions and follow up, an HR professional can work with the digital business team to prepare a plan that gives a company confidence in achieving their digital business outcomes," he writes.
Employee Benefit News (4/11) 
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Social Recruiting
Marriott and Hilton personalize job candidates' experience with AI
Marriott uses a chatbot to talk to job candidates, help them apply for positions and introduce them to the company culture. Hilton uses the technology for screening and video interviews and to help share candidate profiles with other companies.
Forbes (4/10) 
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HR's recruitment options are growing
The recruitment process can commonly include such technologies as artificial intelligence, analytics, video interviews, games and texting. There are challenges, though, such as a lack of texting accessibility for some people.
HR Dive (4/9),  Society for Human Resource Management online (tiered subscription model) (4/17) 
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It’s Time for a New Perspective
To engage and perform in this world of constant change and pressure, your people need something more than perks or external motivation. In this e-book, we'll explore the four challenges every HR executive faces — and how to overcome them with the power of resilience.
Engagement Technology
Sentiment software studies employees' emotional state
HR is getting nearly instant results from employee sentiment software, which issues surveys and monitors workplace emails and chats to gain insight into employees' emotions. "We try to monitor when people self-consciously disconnect, and I think that is a really different way to monitor engagement," says Viktor Mirovic, founder of KeenCorp.
TechTarget (free registration) (4/13) 
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Workforce Data
Data's role in HR keeps growing
HR is using data not only for basic metrics but also to analyze and improve culture, training, retention and engagement, writes Bernard Marr.
Forbes (4/13) 
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IHRIM 2018 Talent Event: The Talent Management Revolution: Technology's Role in Organizational Success | July 9-10 | Cleveland
Are you embracing HR trends to retain top talent? Is your talent acquisition department derailing your company's bottom line? You don't want to miss these programs at the IHRIM 2018 Talent Event. It's time to register! Learn more and register now.
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IHRIM's HRIP Certification Exam Review Course Live Webinar Series | May 15-31
The Human Resource Information Professional certification exam is designed to assess the knowledge and competencies of professionals in the HR technology field. Passing the exam indicates a demonstrated comprehensive understanding and proficiency of the defined body of knowledge in HR information management. This course is designed to help candidates review for the HRIP certification exam. Sign up for the course today.
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