Welcome to the HRD Tech Roundup – your one-stop update of everything happening in the world of HR Technology.
It’s been another one of those weeks in HR Technology, as SAP SuccessFactors tackle employee experience with three new solutions, Salesforce and OpenClassrooms make education a priority, and LinkedIn make finding your next role slicker than ever before.
So what’s been happening?
Key Players Announcements:
- SAP SuccessFactors has released three “Employee Experience Management” solutions at SAP’s annual Sapphire Now conference in Orlando, USA. The new system can be directly built into existing HR systems, and enables HR departments and managers to drive productivity in real time by attracting, developing, engaging and retaining talent (via HCM Technology Report).
- LinkedIn has announced new changes to its Jobs service and tools. The additions include a redesigned job alerts system, Salary Insights data available for all listings in the UK, USA and Canada, and a ‘Skill Assessments’ feature that will enable the members to take relevant quizzes and surveys to showcase their understanding of an advertised job (via Social Media Today).
- Salesforce and European online education platform OpenClassrooms have partnered to prepare individuals around the globe for high-demand jobs in the technology field. The partnership will launch a fully digital online diploma course, certified by Salesforce and recognised by the French Government (via PR Newswire).
More HRD Tech News:
- JazzHR has announced its collaboration with cloud-based time and attendance solution Time Rack. The integrated solution will enable JazzHR to deliver an efficient and cost-effective time management option (via PR Newswire).
- Engagedly has acquired SaaS-based mentoring company Management Mentors. The acquisition of Management Mentor’s e-mentoring software will expand the offerings of Engagedly, as well as its people first policy to performance management, development and employee engagement (via PR Newswire).
- Toast has launched its Toast Payroll & Team Management platform. This is an all-in-one payroll and HR solution that is specifically built for the restaurant industry. This new solution will automate payroll, streamline onboarding, and reduce compliance risk (via Global Banking & Finance Review).
HRD Live Podcast: Ross Tracey, Managing Director, Ceridian Europe
How does technology change the way we work? Within our organizations, HR technology can be an enabler for leaders, a helping hand for employees, or provide better ways to both engage with each other a workforce. And, looking outward, technology can help organizations to seek and bring on board the talent who will transform their future.
In this episode of the HRD Live Podcast, Michael Hocking speaks to Ross Tracey, Managing Director, Ceridian Europe, about the role of technology in the future of our organisations, taking in everything form engagement, leadership, talent and more.
Listen via HRD Connect, Apple Podcasts and Spotify.
HR Tech Influencer Spotlight:
Who’s been causing a stir in HR Tech this week?
Influencer of the week
Simon Porter has been an incredible source of HR Tech insight this week, collecting visions of the future from across the world. A highly recommended Twitter to follow!
Tweet of the week
HR Tech could be the keystone of the multi-generational workforce, according to fascinating insight shared by the remarkable Meghan M. Biro this week.
Quote of the week
“With nearly two-thirds (63%) of the UK workforce saying they would outsource tasks to a robot, given the choice, it becomes clear that robots will enhance job satisfaction, allowing workers to spend more time on adding value to their businesses where it matters most. As Professor Daniel Cable at London Business School and author of Alive at Work, comments: “Humans aren’t built for routine and repetition. We are designed to crave exploration, experimentation and learning.””
Bruno Ferreira, Area Vice President for UK & Ireland, UiPath, explores how Automation may in-fact bolster employment, rather than disrupt it.
Read more here.
That’s all for this week. Join the conversation below.