- Payroll and HR data managed via spreadsheet - Is it time for an alternative?
Nick Southcombe talks about the still prevalent over-use of spreadsheets to track employee data and pay and suggests there should be other alternatives.
- Warning: Keep on top of your payroll software or pay the penalty
An SAP-based HR software system rolled out by government departments in the US state of Kentucky caused an employee to be paid $10,000 erroneously – but the finger has been pointed at “material weaknesses” in the administration of the software, not glitches in the coding itself.
- HR software market: The sleeping giant has awoken
In one of the biggest corporate deals to hit the business headlines this year, Oracle yesterday announced the acquisition of corporate recruiting software provider Taleo – but the takeover bid spells more than just an interesting market change. The sleepy niche HR software market has awoken.
- Looking for trouble
Gary Taylor questions the relevance of the sudden urge to check candidate profiles on social media during the reference checking process
- It's a living thing
Far from being like a machine, the modern business is more akin to a living organism. It is the connections between employees, the cells of the organism, which determine whether it thrives or perishes. Mike Handes outlines why social media forces HR to prioritise this technology shift
- Offer emerging technology to stay ahead
New research has shed light on the expectations of the emerging workforce – and while currently little over half of employees agree they need technology to work effectively, there are strong signs this figure is about to increase significantly.