It’s no secret that performance reviews are a point of contention in the HR community. There are many HR professionals and organizational leaders who want to purge them entirely and there are others that rely heavily on the performance review and would never get rid of them. Then somewhere in the middle are the HR leaders who see them as a necessary evil and a box to check off.
Not too long ago, our consultant and internal HR Christine Peters wrote a blog titled 5 Signs it’s Time to Break up with your HR Technology. It’s never an easy decision to have to move on to a new system, but once you make that decision, how do you properly go about converting? Here’s some advice on what the transition from one HCM system to another should look like and how to properly make that move (while optimizing your data and leveraging your new technology).
Do you view your job as scientific? Many human resources professionals often see their roles as administrative, tedious, maybe even strategic… but rarely scientific. Human Resources and payroll are often perceived as straightforward and maybe even rigid, but can we really be taken over by the rise of technology solutions? More and more, artificial intelligence is positioning to take over HR jobs. So, what can you as an HR or payroll professional do to stay in front of the next systems upgrade?
While sunny Las Vegas provided the backdrop for this year’s HR Tech, I actually came out ahead in Vegas with a windfall of knowledge. And it wasn’t just about HR. This event is all about trends in the marketplace featuring demo products from varied aspects of the HR technology landscape. It’s here we learn how others solved their business problems with HR technology. And of course there was the added win with the unique chance to network with over 9,000 attending consultants, vendors, and practitioners.
Can you believe it was 20 years ago that Tiger Woods won his first green jacket by winning the 1997 Masters by twelve strokes, less than a year after going pro. It launched a worldwide phenom and a significant increase in popularity for the sport. People saw golf as a more accessible game – it was no longer dominated by the richest and solely white golfers. Additionally, Tiger’s youth and exuberance infused energy into the game and its coverage.