It is a well-known and unfortunate truth that human error is one of the greatest obstacles to achieving organizational success. We see the detriment of human error in the form of money lost and time wasted. To a certain degree, it is inherent in almost every single organization, but savvy companies, both large and small, are utilizing technology to their advantage in the constant fight for excellence.
Human error costs us money on a daily basis. A company with 100,000 employees loses a staggering average of $62.4 million per year through human error, and each year it costs the UK and the USA combined a total of $37 billion. Case studies and unfortunate episodes appear [...]
The battle for the best tech talent won’t be over anytime soon; with swords of coding and shields of firewall protection having left their valiant resumes impenetrable to companies who don’t have what they desire. So what are you to do as a recruiter, to “fight” for this tech talent pool? It all begins with a strong strategy and the right techniques to revamp your talent acquisition so you can get the edge over your talent competitors. These 4 ways to better your tech recruiting process should start you off on the right foot…Consistency is a Science
If the key to employer branding is consistency, shouldn’t that same idea translate into recruiting where that employer branding [...]
‘Big Data’ is no longer a buzzword, but an important foundation of almost all industries, with organisations across a host of different sectors realising the value of gathering, analysing and utilising data to progress business.
According to IBM, we create 2.5 quintillion bytes of data every day – so much that 90% of the data in the world today has been created in the last 20 years. However, all this information is useless if it is not extracted and utilised for business benefit – something the HR department has been guilty of.
Traditionally, the recruitment process has been heavily reliant on human judgement, but we are now in an age where the amount of recruitment and [...]
If you’ve been an HR professional or a recruiter in the last 10 years or so, you’ve seen some changes in the way that you do your job because new software (some desktop-based and some is web-based,) has come to the workplace.
The question is, has today’s innovations in HR technology actually made some real contributions with real value to the way that business is done in the social professional space.
Take payroll for example: ADP’s payroll and time management software makes recording employee’s time worked much easier to account for than the old card-punching mechanism in place as late as the early 90s. Accountants and payroll employees don’t have to sit there for [...]