Training and Development

HR Is Facing Serious Skills Gaps that Need Attention, Especially Right Now – According to New Study by the HR Research Institute

By HR Vendor News | June 25, 2020

Although HR professionals tend to be highly educated, with 41% holding a master’s degree or higher, their professed areas of expertise do not often align well with today’s crisis. Whereas a majority consider themselves experts in the area of “employment, recruitment and placement,” relatively few say they have expertise in risk management or health and… Announces New Partnership with Thoughtexchange to Foster Collaboration and Connection, Empowering Professionals

By HR Vendor News | June 23, 2020

Jacksons Point, Ontario, Canada  –, the largest network of human resources (HR) executives and resource and education platform for HR, has announced their latest partnership with Thoughtexchange to bring about more engagement opportunities, community collaboration, and inclusive conversations at HR events, programs, and more.  Thoughtexchange’s innovative technology allows every person in the crowd to…

Expectations for HR are Higher than Ever Before – According to New Study by the HR Research Institute

By HR Vendor News | June 22, 2020

Even before the current coronavirus pandemic, most human resources (HR) professionals were unprepared to thrive in the future. Now that the crisis has hit, more is demanded from HR than at any other time in history. The free research report, The Future of the HR Function 2020, is now available for download.’s Research Institute…

Organizations’ Struggle with Diversity and Inclusion is Real – According to New Study by the HR Research Institute

By HR Vendor News | June 18, 2020

Only 23% of human resources (HR) professionals view their own company’s diversity and inclusion (D&I) practices in the “advanced” or “vanguard” stages of D&I maturity.  Further, of those with direct responsibility for D&I, only 16% say more than half of their role is allocated to that function. The free research report, State of Diversity &…

Initiatives are Lacking to Increase the Proportion of Women in Business Leadership – According to New Study by the HR Research Institute

By HR Vendor News | June 11, 2020

Women remain under-represented in business leadership positions, and most organizations are not doing all they can to remedy the situation. The majority of HR professionals (68%) say their company does not hold senior leaders personally accountable for increasing the number of women in leadership positions. In addition, most companies (77%) are not incentivizing managers to…

Visibility Software Partners with JobTarget to Deliver a Superior Job Advertising Experience

By HR Vendor News | June 9, 2020

Newberry, South Carolina – June 9th, 2020 – Visibility Software and JobTarget are pleased to announce they have formed a strategic partnership that will provide integration of JobTarget’s centralized job posting distribution platform with Visibility Software’s applicant tracking software, Cyber Recruiter. Visibility Software continues to deliver efficiency and increased functionality with their latest integration partnership…

Few Companies Have Top-Notch Learning Cultures – According to New Study by the HR Research Institute

By HR Vendor News | June 8, 2020

Performance of employee learning programs is not where it could be, especially in this time of remote work and increased technology for communications and work processes.  Among HR departments that use at least one learning technology, only about two-fifths (39%) say they are satisfied with their learning technologies. The free research report, The State of…

TalentKeepers Celebrates 20 Years of Helping Organizations Improve Employee Engagement and Retention

By HR Vendor News | June 4, 2020

WINTER PARK, FL — TalentKeepers, an award-winning provider of employee engagement and retention solutions, is celebrating its 20th anniversary. Over the last two decades, TalentKeepers has helped drive the evolution of employee engagement and retention, and empowered thousands of organizations to create a culture of engagement to retain employees longer and improve operational metrics. “At…

Remote Workforce Report finds only 13% of employees want to return to the office

By HR Vendor News | June 4, 2020

Palm Beach Gardens, FL, June 4, 2020: The findings of a recent survey of more than 3,300 employees could spell the end for the physical office. Results from the Remote Workforce Report, conducted by the Best Practice Institute (BPI), an award-winning leadership development center and think tank, revealed surprising findings about productivity, health and safety…

Talent Plus, Inc. Board Member to Join Iowa State University Hospitality Management Executive Advisory Council

By HR Vendor News | June 1, 2020

[Lincoln, Nebr.] – Larry Sternberg, JD, Fellow and Board Member with Talent Plus, Inc. has been invited to join the Iowa State University Hospitality Management Executive Advisory Council (HSPMEAC) for the Hospitality Management (HSPM) program. Sternberg was selected based on his expertise as a premier leader in hospitality, including his work at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel…