Box uses technology to help employees collaborate and stay in touch with what's happening throughout the company, says Christy Lake, chief people officer. "Teams shouldn't have hurdles to jump through to get information; the faster it's available the faster we move and that helps everyone," she says.
HR management systems can improve engagement, give employees easy access to information and help determine which types of job candidates end up working out the best, writes Andrew Ly. HRMS is different from HR capital management and HR information systems in providing "an integrated system that can follow employees end-to-end from recruiting to exit interviews," he argues.
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A Gartner survey suggests nearly one-quarter of companies are using artificial intelligence for identifying available talent, screening resumes and other HR and recruiting functions. "There should always be a human in the loop when there's important decisions about hiring being made," argues John Jersin of LinkedIn Talent Solutions.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis has used TextRecruit to communicate with job candidates via text messaging, improving response rates and facilitating contact outside normal business hours. Southwest Airlines also turns to technology for recruiting by using Work4 to allow employees to use their Facebook pages to advertise job listings.
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An increase in required workplace apps is frustrating employees and affecting their productivity, a RingCentral survey says. "There are so many new systems being introduced, and companies are still struggling with integrating multiple systems, and this causes workers to tune out," says Cheryl Cran, founder of NextMapping.
More vendors are selling organizational network analysis, which uses work email and other communication systems to show employees' business connections and progress, writes Bill Kutik. The information gives HR insight on leadership development, workforce diversity and teamwork, he writes.
Train employees who are accustomed to the digital world by including business simulations and games, setting aside time for group-based learning and rewarding those who interact with others, writes William Hall, president of Simulation Studios. "All employee development activities should demonstrate an impact on business outcomes," he writes.
Learning management systems should communicate with IT systems, generate reports on people's progress and include a mobile app, writes Brian Carlson. "An LMS should be built with accessibility in mind so that it can meet different user needs and learning preferences," he writes.
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