HR needs to get to grips with technology – and fast!

Posted by: ADP on 24 September 2015 in Innovation & Technology

The best employers are already doing it: moving towards collaborative, mobile ways of working, and using the latest mobile technology and social networking. The Googles, Ciscos and W.L.Gores of this world recognise that top talent is drawn towards engaging and collaborative cultures. Their workplaces are designed to actually empower individuals and teams. Combine that with a...

Human Capital Management (HCM) is changing – and so should your business too

Posted by: ADP on 24 September 2015 in Human Capital Management

Human Capital Management  (HCM) has been around a long time. So why is it then, that Gallup’s latest State of the Global Workplace study finds that only 13% of employees are engaged at work? Why is disillusionment so rife? One UK blog I read recently even asked, wearily, Is Employee Engagement for Millennials Even Possible? Increasing engagement and...

It’s time for HR practitioners to become HCM strategists

Posted by: ADP on 23 September 2015 in Human Capital Management

This post is the first in a two-part series that looks at the evolving role of HR practitioners in large businesses and the shift in workforce management to meet increasingly complex regulatory compliance. A major shift is underway in the role of HR/payroll practitioners, especially at companies I’ve been speaking with that have 1,000 employees...

Fixing the enterprise app

Posted by: ADP on 23 September 2015 in Innovation & Technology

The current disparity in software design is pretty funny when you think about it — at least if you’re a fan of dark comedies. The applications we rely on for personal tasks like ordering pizza, hailing taxis, or finding local cinema times are slick and intuitive. They’re continuously refined based on written and data-driven user...

Talent management challenges hamper growth in global companies

Posted by: ADP on 23 September 2015 in Human Capital Management

This was a key takeaway that caught my attention from recent research by the ADP Research Institute®, “Harnessing Big Data: The Human Capital Management Journey to Achieving Business Growth.”  In fact, the study revealed that the top global business challenges facing multinational employers are:   Talent management Bridging cultural differences Compliance requirements Yet, recruiting and...