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HR Desperately Needs A Technology Makeover

Monday, October 05, 2015   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Amber Javaid
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Source: Len April | Business 2 Community
If the machines really are taking over, nobody’s informed HR
Let’s face it, HR-related tasks have always haunted us with a nightmare forged in paperwork, red tape and files of records so vast, we sometimes feel as though we’ve wandered into the warehouse scene at the finale of Raiders of The Lost Ark. That’s probably why staffing professionals tirelessly champion automation technologies that can streamline and optimize workforce processes: social media, vendor management systems, applicant tracking systems, emerging freelancer management systems, online recruiting platforms, people analytics, Big Data, diversity assessment and inclusion tools, contractor compliance software, and even recruiting apps retconned from online dating services.

So given this exhausting list of options, it’s crazy to learn that 48 percent of traditional HR leaders and hiring managers still use manual methods (yes, even paper and pen) to handle their talent needs. If this picture looks a lot like your organization, it’s an excellent time to consider engaging an MSP. Continue reading →