Employee Benefits

Employers Can Better Leverage Candidate Screening Tools – According to New Study by the HR Research Institute

By HR Vendor News | March 2, 2020

The vast majority of employers (93%) have pre-hire processes and tools in place, but fewer than half view their tools as good (40%) or excellent (5%). One of the primary challenges in regard to pre-hire technologies is integration, with just 16% saying the components of their pre-hire tools are well-integrated. The free research report, The…

Employee Financial Wellness Support is Insufficient – According to New Study by HR.com

By HR Vendor News | February 5, 2020

Over half of HR professionals believe that financial security is one of the primary struggles faced by employees, yet few organizations have implemented financial wellness programs.  Further investigation points to the concern that most employees struggle with a range of issues at home and work, including financial insecurity. The most significant struggle for employees is…

Many HR Departments are Struggling with Talent Analytics – According to New Study by HR.com

By HR Vendor News | January 23, 2020

Few human resources (HR) professionals (37%) say their organizations are good or very good at talent analytics. And nearly as many (34%) say their organizational talent analytics abilities are poor or very poor, calling attention to a lack of confidence and aptitude in analytics in HR. The free research report, The State of Big Data…

Artificial Intelligence in HR Is Set to Disrupt Talent Management – According to New Study by HR.com

By HR Vendor News | January 15, 2020

Very few human resources (HR) professionals (11%) say their organizations use artificial intelligence (AI) to a high or very high degree.  Fast change is on the horizon for HR, however, as a third (33%) anticipate high or very high use of AI in two years. Results from the research study, The State of Artificial Intelligence,…

Inaugural California HR Excellence Awards Added to HR West Conference in the San Francisco Bay Area

By HR Vendor News | December 23, 2019

San Francisco, California, U.S. — Powered by HR.com, the 2020 HR West Conference has added a new level of professional recognition by launching their California HR Excellence Awards. Submissions are now being accepted through January 20th. Award recipients will be announced and celebrated at HR West 2020 in March. With 13 award categories to choose…

meQuilibrium’s Mood Coach ChatBot Honored with Brandon Hall Technology Excellence Gold Award

By HR Vendor News | December 9, 2019

Boston, MA (December 9, 2019) — meQuilibrium, a leading Boston tech innovator, has been honored for their work in improving workforce performance with a Brandon Hall Technology Excellence Award in the Best Advances in Emerging Talent Management Technology category. The Excellence Awards recognize the best organizations that have successfully deployed tools and technologies that have…

Improved Training for Mental Health Initiatives is Essential – According to New Study by HR.com’s Research Institute

By HR Vendor News | December 9, 2019

Most organizations offer mental health benefits, but few address mental health issues well or have educated their managers sufficiently. Most organizations (73%) offer mental health benefits, but the reality is that few excel at addressing mental health issues or taking preventative measures to reduce workplace stress.  A large majority (82%) of human resources (HR) professionals…

Digital Maturity is Paying Off for HR Departments – According to New Study by HR.com

By HR Vendor News | October 31, 2019

Most human resources (HR) departments are on their way to becoming more digital, and the few that have already arrived are reaping a variety of benefits. Many companies are not yet fully or primarily digital when it comes to HR.  In fact, only 40% of HR professionals report that in their departments either “virtually everything…

Earning a Seat at the Table: HR Leaders Create Time by Utilizing Effective Technology

By HR Vendor News | September 12, 2019

Most Human Resources (HR) professionals (63%) feel their departments are well aligned with the goals of their larger organizations. Exceptional HR departments are able to use their status as the hub that touches every aspect of an organization to earn key leadership roles. Unfortunately, many HR departments are still struggling to be seen as strategic.…

Pioneering Social Recognition App Reaches New Milestone

By HR Vendor News | September 5, 2019

Launched in 2009, Terryberry’s Give a WOW platform was one of the first on the market to offer a social media style interface for peer-to-peer recognition in the workplace.  Now, in 2019, Give a WOW celebrates a major milestone: a decade of WOW moments.  Shortly, Give a WOW will have its 10 millionth recognition moment! Social media…