Friday Sep 12, 2014

Two Pressing Priorities for HR Executives: Social and Analytics

By Cara Capretta & Bertrand Dussert

wowIt’s not news: Social media usage worldwide has grown at a dizzying pace. Smart CHROs know that the social media phenomenon is not a trend that organizations other than their own have to contend with—it’s an essential business reality that permeates the entire business. How is it, then, that in a recent Argyle survey of top HR executives, 62 percent say they are not using social and collaboration software at work?

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Wednesday Sep 10, 2014

How Oracle’s Mark Hurd Uses Human Resources to Drive Revenue

By Joseph Stark - Originally posted on

wowMark Hurd, president of the software production giant Oracle, recently shared his views on how human resources can drive company revenue. The workplace is changing rapidly, and CEOs and their HR departments are having trouble adapting.

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Monday Sep 08, 2014

Top 10 Trends in Workforce Management

By Anke Mogannam

wowWorkforce Management (WFM) technology is gaining attention because it is so closely linked to cost savings. surveyed 124 organizations to learn where they are getting value from their WFM solutions, the challenges they faced, and their plans for the future.

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Friday Sep 05, 2014

Why More (Cloud Applications) Really Is Better

By Deborah Hamilton

wowIt doesn’t matter that I’ve done it a dozen times before. I am still amazed at how easy it is to submit a claim for out-of-network expenses through my health insurance provider. I log onto their web site, enter information from the physician’s statement, hit submit, and the money is in my bank account three days later.

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Tuesday Sep 02, 2014

While You’re On Holiday, Would You Like to Have Your Work Emails Automatically Deleted?

By Richard Doherty

wowDaimler’s recent decision to give employees the option to have all email received while on holiday automatically deleted (see story here) has generated lots of healthy discussion and debate with many for and against such a policy. Personally, I think the key take away from this initiative is the fact that it is an option.

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Friday Aug 29, 2014

Oracle HCM Cloud Set to Shine at OpenWorld 2014

By Mike Vilimek

wowAt Oracle OpenWorld 2014 all things HCM will again be a dedicated “event within an event” called HCM Central @ OpenWorld. This year’s experience promises to be even better than last year’s and we want to let you know why you should be excited and eager to attend.

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Wednesday Aug 27, 2014

New Oracle Program Eases Common Pains of Cloud Migration

By Alison Weiss - Originally posted on Profit

wowCloud computing has forever changed the economics of enterprise IT—but for many, the savings of cost and time are not being fully realized. According to Rod Johnson, group vice president, Oracle Applications and Industries Solutions Group, the rush to move to the cloud left many line-of-business managers spending IT budget on new cloud features, while the IT team still had to run and maintain (and pay for) traditional on-premises applications while also trying to integrate these systems.

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Monday Aug 25, 2014

Employee Engagement? Focus on the Employee Experience

By Richard Doherty

wowWe work in truly service centric economies, where organisations must focus on taking care of customers and employees. According to the new Gallup State of the American Workplace report, when organisations “successfully engage their customers and their employees, they experience a 240% boost in performance-related business outcomes compared to an organisation with neither engaged employees nor engaged customers.”

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Wednesday Aug 20, 2014

Is Social Media The Vital Skill You Aren’t Tracking?

By Mark Bennett - Originally featured in Talent Management Excellence

wowThe ever-increasing presence of the workforce on social media presents opportunities as well as risks for organizations. While on the one hand, we read about social media embarrassments happening to organizations, on the other we see that social media activities by workers and candidates can enhance a company’s brand and provide insight into what individuals are, or can become, influencers in the social media sphere.

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Monday Aug 18, 2014

Simplifying Human Capital Management with Mobile Applications

By Aaron Green

wowIf you're starting to think 'mobility' is a recurring theme in your reading, you'd be right. For those who haven't started to build organisational capabilities to leverage it, it's fair to say you're late to the party. The good news: better late than never. 

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Wednesday Aug 13, 2014

12 Steps to Building an Effective Talent Pipeline

By Niraj Kaushik - Originally posted on people matters

wowOrganizations need to define, attract, and develop the right mix of critical talent to support and grow their businesses. To ensure a flow of the right talent for these roles over time, the best practice is for organizations to build critical-talent pipelines.

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Monday Aug 11, 2014

Re-Thinking HR and HR Technology

By Richard Doherty

wowThese are exciting times for HR and HR technology. The continuing rise of the Cloud for HR applications and the many benefits that the Cloud brings, are encouraging many organisations to rethink their HR technology strategies.

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Friday Aug 08, 2014

HCM Partner Q&A with Capgemini: How to Leverage a Changing Global Workforce

Originally posted on Profit


Capgemini helps Oracle customers get optimal value from the innovative features of Oracle Human Capital Management (Oracle HCM). Capgemini’s Jan Richards, Global Oracle Alliance Leader, and Mary Murphy, North American Oracle HCM Leader, discuss how the right solutions can help human resources (HR) organizations effectively address today’s workforce challenges.

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Wednesday Aug 06, 2014

So, How is the Oracle HCM Cloud User Experience? In a Word, Smokin’!

By Misha Vaughan - Originally posted on VoX

wowOracle unveiled its game-changing cloud user experience strategy at Oracle OpenWorld 2013 (remember that?) with a new simplified user interface (UI) paradigm.  The Oracle HCM cloud user experience is about light-weight interaction, tailored to the task you are trying to accomplish, on the device you are comfortable working with. 

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Monday Aug 04, 2014

Compensation Coming Out of Its Cave

By Chad Atwell

wowOne of the peculiarities I’ve noticed through my own career in Compensation and of others in the profession is how easily we can become isolated in organizations. Compensation professionals can be a fairly reclusive bunch, but there are often very good reasons for why they might keep to themselves.

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