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3Sixty Insights #HRTechChat with Doug Dennerline, CEO of Betterworks

“The annual performance review process is pretty broken,” says Doug Dennerline, CEO of Betterworks and our latest guest on the 3Sixty Insights #HRTechChat video podcast. “It was created seventy years ago for hierarchical organizations,” which means it’s mismatched to manager-employee dynamics at most organizations today, according to Doug. His credentials and past experience leading well-known vendors in our space are formidable and lent gravitas to our discussion. And I happen to agree with him wholeheartedly. Years ago, in a previous professional life, I wrote about “a coming mass extinction in human capital management.” A result of advances in technology spurring an evolution in attitudes around how best to get the most out of employees, chief among the coming casualties would be the conventional, traditional annual […]

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Case Study: Crescent Community Health Center Sees Significant Efficiencies in Implementing and Expanding its isolved Deployment

What You Need to Know Part-and-parcel of any HR function is, usually, a daunting volume of pressing administration and attendant risk mitigation necessary to managing the employment of people. If an HR department ever manages to lessen these activities’ tendency to monopolize practitioners’ day-to-day workload, the department’s leaders can begin to turn their focus to strategic concerns—namely, helping to ensure positive employee sentiment, the key ingredient driving improvements in the retention of employees, greater employee engagement and productivity, and more. Furthermore, smaller businesses stand much to gain from moving into modern software for human capital management—away from the low-tech or no-tech circumstances in which most of them begin their journey in HR (3Sixty Insights 3SICS21122 – Central Minnesotan Kensington Bank Reports Success in Implementing and […]

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A Two-Year-Long Blip in Our Work Lives

Nearly two years ago, the entire world of work and rest of the world battened down the hatches to slow the spread of COVID-19. Following a period of what might be described as one part shock and another part fight-or-flight cooperation, most of us began to brainstorm how we might return to normal or some semblance of a future not unlike the past. It’s been justifiable, the hope to get back to the way things had been for as long as we could remember. Those conversations are still happening. The return has yet to come. Two years is no longer a blip. The new normal is just that. It’s normal now. The word new does not connote anything other than that the new normal is […]

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3Sixty Insights #HRTechChat: Multinational Luxury Fashion Brand Shares Details of its Success with Workday

Leaders from a major multinational luxury fashion brand joined us for this episode of the 3Sixty Insights #HRTechChat video podcast: Chief People Officer Abigail Wilmore and Vice President of Global People Operations Jay Barrett, both members of our Global Executive Advisory Council. This introduction is shorter than the usual. Our guests did a great job of describing their challenges and success in detail, and I encourage readers to view the episode. The fashion retailer has found immense value in Workday’s solutions as an indispensable tool to support and protect its employee experience over the course of the now nearly two-year-old pandemic. Abigail and Jay explained why this is so — and how it all came to be. Had they and their team kept the disparate, […]

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Case Study: Central Minnesotan Kensington Bank Reports Success in Implementing and Expanding isolved via Partnership with AssetHR

What You Need to Know Without modern technology for human capital management (HCM) and the advancements in automation it has to offer, HR is unnecessarily inefficient. This inefficiency can be especially pronounced at small organizations, where, typically, nothing at all aside from email, spreadsheets and paper is in place to manage it. It is this inefficiency that usually compels such organizations to seek relief. Here is where many potential pitfalls lurk. Choose the wrong solution, and the organization sets itself up for long-term difficulties in exchange for, possibly, short-term relief. Any organization that finds a trusted partner to help navigate the HCM vendor landscape and choose a capable solution and implement it in a capable way goes a long way in sparing itself future frustration […]

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How Compt became this year’s SHRMLabs Better Workplaces Challenge Cup Winner

Last week, I had the pleasure of attending a fireside chat during the HR Tech Alliances Weekly Town Hall Meetup. Featured was Compt, this year’s SHRMLabs Better Workplaces Challenge Cup Winner. Following is a recap of the event and high-level analysis of Compt. We find ourselves smack-dab in the middle of a Great Resignation. What is it, exactly? Scores of the employed across myriad sectors of industry are reevaluating their work lives and opting to trade in their existing, possibly unsatisfying jobs for new work, elsewhere. It’s a not entirely unexpected outcome of pandemic-related lockdowns that have lasted longer than just about anyone would have wanted. Facing these market forces, how does an employer persuade a workforce to stay or potential staff to join? This […]

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Anatomy of a Decision: Engagedly Helps Customers Provide and Manage Modern, Positive Employee Experience

What You Need to Know It has long been understood that employee experience is critical to a company’s success. However, companies that prioritized employee experience over risk mitigation and revenue increases were few and far between — until recently. The mass exodus from the office to remote and hybrid work environments has rendered the link between employee experience and company performance undeniable. This sudden shift left business leaders and human resources practitioners urgently solving complex challenges like maintaining productivity in an uncertain time. Over time, these shifts have created a competitive candidates’ market that highlights the powerful influence of employee satisfaction on retention. A critical component of employee satisfaction is engagement. An engaged employee is a productive and dedicated employee who will serve a company […]

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