HR Tech Trend Brief: Recruitment Marketing Becomes a Category

Posted by: George LaRocque Date: Oct 22, 2014 7:00:00 AM

Existing Vendors, New Investments, and New Market Entries Solidify Recruitment Marketing in the HR Tech Stack


At this year’s 2014 HR Technology® Conference & Exposition, and in the weeks leading up to it, we received briefings from a large number of vendors involved in enterprise-level recruiting or talent acquisition, along with the cadre of other product segments. It’s always that way. Talent acquisition has budget for tools, and the talent-sourcing landscape changes constantly as social, mobile, and data trends evolve. It’s also one of the pains many entrepreneurs in the HCM space and beyond experience and then intuitively try to solve.


A Harvest Carnival of HR

Posted by: Lance Haun Date: Oct 22, 2014 6:00:00 AM

Let's cut to the chase, okay? Pumpkin ales are the shit. So while everyone is freaking out about fall colors, carving gourds, and Halloween, I'm just going to sit here and drink my Pyramid Pumpkin Ale and enjoy my night. I'll admit it, too: I'm a simple man with simple tastes but I do love the harvest season.

What does this have to do with the Carnival of HR? Not much. Except for the fact I'm drinking a pumpkin ale right now and it's put me in a festive mood to share with you some of the top posts of the autumnal variety. Let's begin, shall we?


HR Tech Trend Brief: HR Technology’s Push to SMB — a Trend with Big Implications

Posted by: George LaRocque Date: Oct 20, 2014 6:30:00 AM

Will HR Tech in the SMB Market Help HR Get Down to The Business Of Getting Work Done?

Every year, I receive between 100 and 200 briefings from HR technology vendors. The most concentrated dose takes place at the annual HR Technology® Conference & Exposition. The event brings me face to face with hundreds of HR tech vendors and a large number of their customers. Over the course of three-and-a-half days, I take dozens of formal briefings. There are even more serious conversations “around” the event as I network through the largest single annual gathering of HR technologists at one time.