I love unique colors and, while I am the queen of a boring black/white wardrobe, I have always admired people who wear bright and unique colors, especially at work.
A few months ago, a client disclosed to me they had over 1,000 candidates who had inadvertently been "lost" in their applicant tracking system; some of these profiles were over 16 months old.
I'm a LEAN practitioner and have, for years now, been totally excited when watching teams innovate and improve their work flows, processes and systems. What I have always loved about LEAN is that it requires the people who do the work be asked or participate in the improvement of the work. Novel concept, eh? Being an ornery consultant, I take this one step further and rarely let supervisors or managers "in the room" when brainstorming or ideation is occurring as they are the ultimate killjoys.
The events last week in Las Vegas have weighed heavy on my mind as HRTech begins this morning. Honestly, I am struggling with wrapping my arms around it all. My Lyft driver last night was sincerely "raw" as she talked about how the events unfolded and what has weighed over the hearts and minds of the city's residents since then. I feel guilty, actually, as I sit here drinking my latte and going on with my life as if nothing has happened, but that's another blog for another day, I suppose.
Human Resources ~ Technology
Twenty years ago, those two terms weren’t found in the same sentence, and while there are some companies today who still think “tech” is a spreadsheet with pivot tables, the majority of organizations have advanced a bit and are utilizing and desiring more HR tech.