Industry News

Want to take the pulse of the modern workplace? PollUp brings new employee poll capability to HCM operations.

Posted: 1/3/2017

Bolstering its presence in the Asia-Pacific region, Harrier Human Capital lands Sydney and Singapore-focused HCM firm Oceans Group.

Posted: 12/30/2016

Today's human resources departments can utilize HCM solutions to handle management and automation of routine tasks, freeing up personnel to …

Posted: 12/28/2016

Human capital management saw a lot of changes in 2016; here's a look back at some of the biggest.

Posted: 12/27/2016

Human capital management officials increasingly discover that the key to reducing turnover is to make employees want to stay.

Posted: 12/26/2016

Indian HR analytics startup inFeedo receives a round of funding to further employee engagement capabilities as human capital management solu…

Posted: 12/26/2016

With the push toward changing HR to human capital management (HCM), one of the tasks before organizations today is to pull all employees, re…

Posted: 12/20/2016

The Microsoft acquisition of LinkedIn is expected to help the HCM expert better connect with the right person at the right time.

Posted: 12/19/2016

Acorn, Coleg y Cymoedd offer new programs in human capital management to help newcomers push forward in the field.

Posted: 12/19/2016

Traditional performance reviews, like yearly medical exams, can be anxiety-inducing, painful to endure, and leave people feeling much better…

Posted: 12/19/2016

There's a war for top talent and on the battleground a clear trend is emerging: the digital workplace plays an ever-increasing role in an or…

Posted: 12/19/2016

The Chief Human Capital Officers Council, a federal agency that coordinates HCM initiatives, put forth initiatives for 2017, including cyber…

Posted: 12/16/2016

Facebook took the top spot in Glassdoor's best tech company to work for in 2017 list. Meanwhile Google, which was No. 1 in 2015, placed seco…

Posted: 12/13/2016

Solutionreach has chosen SyncHR's human capital management (HCM) platform to meet its finance and HR needs.

Posted: 12/13/2016

While human resources have evolved into human capital management, or HCM, the people who work in these departments are feeling a lot more pr…

Posted: 12/13/2016

Digital Cues and Cornerstone OnDemand have teamed up to provide human capital management (HCM) software to companies looking to realize the …

Posted: 12/12/2016

The HCM Expert week in review offers a recap of all the top stories posted over the last week related to the topic of Human Capital Manageme…

Posted: 12/10/2016

There's no easy way to say it: corporate leaders are largely unprepared for the digital future. This according to Leaders 2020, a recent stu…

Posted: 12/6/2016

Thrive Global, a new business venture from Arianna Huffington, has partnered with Humanscale to address human capital concerns such as workp…

Posted: 12/6/2016

The next wave of cloud-based human resources solutions is likely to be "fintech," or a combination of HCM and finance. This multi-department…

Posted: 12/6/2016

Human capital management draws on greater use of technology, as well as the people who use it, to drive greater productivity in the UK.

Posted: 12/5/2016

The HCM Expert week in review offers a recap of all the top stories posted over the last week related to the topic of Human Capital Manageme…

Posted: 12/3/2016

In today's business environment, layoffs are inevitable. Even in the most promising companies, restructuring and resizing have become a part…

Posted: 11/30/2016

HCM allows companies to "maximize the efficiency" of the workforce, but it's still worth remembering that the "H" stands for "human," and hu…

Posted: 11/29/2016

Why human resource and HCM workers should consider a weight loss and wellness program for their workforce. The benefits it can bring go far …

Posted: 11/29/2016

A look back on Accenture / SAP SuccessFactors project shows human capital management has a new, valuable tool on hand.

Posted: 11/29/2016

Startup companies are often tempted to replace human resources with software solutions, but HR and HCM can be valuable competitive different…

Posted: 11/23/2016

A new survey from West Unified Communications analyzes the characteristics, priorities and concerns of today's mobile and remote workers.

Posted: 11/22/2016

Even with the unlimited reach of the Internet, a range of job boards, LinkedIn, social networks, and every other online channel imaginable, …

Posted: 11/22/2016

Despite the claims of many that employees are the lifeblood of a company, this ideal can be hard to actually achieve without proper human ca…

Posted: 11/21/2016

The HCM expert must work with frontline management to better understand why challenges exist and turnover is high. Without this insight and …

Posted: 11/21/2016

For many years, human resources professionals relied on their "gut" responses when it came to making hiring decisions or evaluating employee…

Posted: 11/21/2016

Microsoft has selected SAP's SuccessFactors human capital management (HCM) suite to boost the efficacy of its global human resources efforts…

Posted: 11/18/2016

Boston-based BetterSkills is undergoing an ambitious project to create software-as-a-service for human capital management (HCM).

Posted: 11/17/2016

The element of human capital management (HCM) that helps companies improve their bottom line the most is workforce optimization, which allow…

Posted: 11/16/2016

HCM staffers are finding that better time tracking options mean direct contributions to profitability.

Posted: 11/15/2016

Getting training right is important for managers if they want to succeed. Combining it with the right HCM tools is critical for businesses.

Posted: 11/15/2016

The HCM Expert week in review offers a recap of all the top stories posted over the last week related to the topic of Human Capital Manageme…

Posted: 11/12/2016

HCM officials take note: using no-poaching agreements or planning wage fixing may mean new liability under joint guidance reports.

Posted: 11/11/2016

While more young people today than ever have college degrees, many countries around the world continue to experience unemployment among youn…

Posted: 11/9/2016

Among the most dreaded tasks of the human experience are dentist appointments, trips to the department of motor vehicles and annual performa…

Posted: 11/7/2016

In addition to hiring, one of the major responsibilities of human resources is to store information about employees until it is needed. Gene…

Posted: 11/7/2016

This is a recap of the top stories posted this week related to Human Capital Management. Sit back and, while you enjoy your favorite beverag…

Posted: 11/5/2016

Sometimes it seems like the government-any government, really-is the high-water mark for inefficiency and waste. Considering that chunks are…

Posted: 11/2/2016

Managing the performance of employees is more challenging than it seems. You hire the right people for the job, but how do they do on a dail…

Posted: 11/2/2016

It's no secret that employees become happier as the week goes on. According to new research, almost a third rated their happiness as poor or…

Posted: 11/1/2016

One of the best predictors of a new employee's success on the job isn't how well prepared they are for the position or trained and experienc…

Posted: 11/1/2016

Ghost and goblins, witches and ghouls, this is the Halloween edition of HCM Expert. Where we recap the top stories posted this week related …

Posted: 10/29/2016

No matter the industry, there are certain fears and concerns that go along with the job. It's no different for human resources (HR). In fact…

Posted: 10/27/2016

Human resources and human capital management (HCM) are becoming a major priority for executives. As organizations take a closer look at thei…

Posted: 10/26/2016

The hiring process is never a fun task. Not for those looking to land a gig, nor the ones who need to fill a seat at their operations. It ca…

Posted: 10/25/2016

How do you use analytics across your organization? Do you look for information on your client base, adjusting products and processes to bett…

Posted: 10/25/2016

In the connected world in which we all live, it seems as if everything is moving faster. Some human resources departments and managers are u…

Posted: 10/20/2016

"Winners are not people who never fail. But people who never quit." We hear this phrase over and over when success is the goal. And rightful…

Posted: 10/20/2016

It's an exciting week for SAP SE. The company just announced that Gartner has recognized it in two use cases. And when Gartner, provider of …

Posted: 10/19/2016

Enterprises focused on improving their Human Resource departments are realizing just how much success can be achieved when they investment i…

Posted: 10/18/2016

Cleaning up the data is one thing that companies can do in advance of a software purchase to put themselves in a better position for a less …

Posted: 10/17/2016

A recent Workforce article singles out the cloud, mobility and workforce analytics as the most powerful trends in HR technology, transformin…

Posted: 10/14/2016

Any successful business knows how important employees are. Not just getting the right people to work for you, but keeping them is key. That'…

Posted: 10/13/2016

Sure, fair pay and due praise are always welcomed, but what really keeps a workforce strong and the culture growing is trust. Trust between …

Posted: 10/11/2016

That said, it's making increasing sense for many companies to outsource HCM functions to qualified businesses and service providers. Maintai…

Posted: 10/10/2016

Today, organizations are using bots to analyze and coordinated operations communications, communicate with customers, schedule repairs and m…

Posted: 10/10/2016

This is a recap of the top stories posted this week related to Human Capital Management. Sit back and, while you enjoy your favorite beverag…

Posted: 10/8/2016

It's always a good idea to have engaging programs set up and available to your employees. But what if your employees don't know about the va…

Posted: 10/5/2016

Of all the rewarding experiences enjoyed during a career of gainful employment, few can match the power of the vacation day. Knowing how peo…

Posted: 10/4/2016

Finding the best of employees, no matter how good or bad the unemployment picture around the practice may be, is never easy. Sometimes it ca…

Posted: 10/3/2016

The new clients come to SAP from all over the world. New members include Germany-based engineering and services firm Bilfinger SE, Brazilian…

Posted: 10/3/2016

Recently, we heard about how MediaMath took home two awards from the Brandon Hall Group, and though that was quite the achievement in its ow…

Posted: 9/29/2016

"We need to talk," is a phrase usually associated with a negative confrontation, no matter what the setting. In business this line is often …

Posted: 9/29/2016

The 'workplace of tomorrow' is already here. So many innovative companies are incorporating new technologies and solutions to make it possib…

Posted: 9/28/2016

The field of human capital management (HCM), sometimes called "human resources," or sometimes just "employees," is a field that's seen a lot…

Posted: 9/28/2016

The customer service agent who must strictly adhere to a script is limited in his or her ability to cater to the needs of the customer. It's…

Posted: 9/27/2016

This is a recap of the top stories posted this week related to Human Capital Management. Sit back while you enjoy your favorite beverage and…

Posted: 9/24/2016

I came into the workforce at the front end of the millennial generation. This was years before the craze of the millennial worker and coping…

Posted: 9/21/2016

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has recently faced some challenges related to managing IT activities and functions. While most IT ta…

Posted: 9/21/2016

There's no doubt that employee training is a pain for everyone involved. Employees dread long, boring lectures and having to read dry manual…

Posted: 9/20/2016

Just as in the private sector, one of the fastest growing aspects of operations in the public sector is centered on information technology. …

Posted: 9/19/2016

Human Capital Management (HCM) is the practice of sourcing, acquisition, on boarding, training and motivating of human capital. Here at HCM …

Posted: 9/17/2016

Today's workforce is much different than what it was a generation ago. They have a different approach when it comes to work/life balance, wh…

Posted: 9/13/2016

The generation that grew up on grunge rock and flannel hoodies is now taking over the world, and it's generally not happy about it. It's bee…

Posted: 9/13/2016

Today's working world is much different from that of decades ago. Most loyal workers stuck around to do their jobs regardless of incentives,…

Posted: 9/12/2016

Brooks Brothers has worked in the clothing business since the early 1800s. It has the experience necessary to run a brick-and-mortar storefr…

Posted: 9/12/2016

As companies use software and analytics to get more out of their business processes, they often adopt software to manage tasks, make predict…

Posted: 9/9/2016

The common assumption is that millennials and members of Generation Z are much more heavily involved in technology than previous generations…

Posted: 9/9/2016

Is there any other group talked about in the market today more than millennials? It's doubtful that there has been a group to excite compani…

Posted: 9/7/2016

SAP at its recent SuccessConnect 2016 event announced a partnership with unified communications outfit Slack, and the two companies demonstr…

Posted: 9/7/2016

The winners will be announced annually at SuccessConnect, and will earn permanent recognition in the Founder's Exhibits, which will display …

Posted: 9/6/2016

Human capital management, or HCM, is one of the ways companies are ensuring that recruiting, hiring and keeping a workforce is done efficien…

Posted: 9/2/2016

Bias, gender equality, workplace fairness - these are all topics we cannot get away from. Even as our industries and workplaces evolve over …

Posted: 9/1/2016

It can be difficult for even the most adept of businesses to manage all their networked services that run from on-premise and cloud-based se…

Posted: 8/31/2016

Accenture has moved its Document Composer solution to the cloud using the SAP HANA platform. This is just the company's latest move to expan…

Posted: 8/30/2016

Just recently, we heard about how BrandLamp was bringing a complete marketplace setup for marketing services, allowing users to compare pric…

Posted: 8/30/2016

In recent years, millennials have been coming into the workforce in waves, bringing with them new opinions and different ideas for technolog…

Posted: 8/30/2016

An empty position in a company is seldom a good thing. Processes slow down, opportunities are lost-sometimes even to competitors-and the sur…

Posted: 8/23/2016

Human capital can be the greatest investment most companies make. That mix of talent, dedication and ambition can drive a company to new pro…

Posted: 8/23/2016

SAP Cloud Human Capital Resource Management (HCM) offerings recognized as industry leader by Gartner and IDC MarketScape.

Posted: 8/23/2016

URALCHEM, Brooks Brothers and Cirque du Soleil select SAP for Human Capital Management (HCM).

Posted: 8/23/2016

Welcome to the Human Capital Management (HCM) Expert Community. We hope you avail yourself of the rich resources the community provides.

Posted: 8/23/2016

Report highlights 5 easy steps for obtaining, on-boarding, monitoring, compensating and managing contingent talent.

Posted: 8/23/2016

HCM simplifies the ability for HR to customize the services they deliver to individuals and lines-of-business (LOBs).

Posted: 8/23/2016

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