In an era when human resources departments are constantly being asked to do more with less, it’s clear that something needs to be done. As more and more resumes pile up for each position, HR teams need help to make a quality hire quickly.
Fortunately, IBM Smarter Workforce technology can help, by providing companies the ability to test candidate skills at the beginning of the hiring process. Using simple and convenient skills assessments, it’s easy for HR departments to separate the serious candidates from the rest of the applicants. Once this is done, considering the candidates and making a quality hire becomes much more manageable.
Did you know that 88% of all job seekers have at least one social networking profile? Because of this, 92% of companies have used or plan to use social media to recruit. If businesses aren't using social media for recruiting, they can potentially miss candidates that wouldn't be found elsewhere. Don't let your competition find these great candidates first, and even worse, your competition can find these great candidates.
In the next few years we shall see explosive growth in the use of video conferencing as a fundamental tool for businesses to enhance communication and collaboration between employees, partners and customers. The technology has developed considerably from early adopters to its current form of mass market roll-out. It’s anticipated that nearly half of information workers will have some type of personal video solution in 2016, up from just 15% today. With video conferencing becoming a core component of IT infrastructure that enables communication and collaboration, businesses will be looking to providers of telephony, business applications and network infrastructure services to include this capability as part of their offering. This report will examine the basic components of the technology, considerations for deploying video conferencing solutions, and will introduce the Polycom® RealPresence® Platform to readers
Some people believe high performance teams come together and innovate due to luck—the right people happen to be together in a room at the right time. By reviewing moments in history that resulted in some of our biggest innovations— from the light bulb to the airplane—you will see that luck has very little to do with it. Working to create an innovative environment with high performers is possible in any environment if the proper measures are taken to make it work.
While corporate training and education programs may seem to some like standard internal HR functions, their impact is vast. These programs not only support employee growth and career development, which improves satisfaction and retention; they also provide new product knowledge, upgrade skills and ultimately improve corporate productivity. With that said, like any other cost center, corporate training departments are facing increasing pressure from above to provide higher, more measurable returns on investment and “do more with less” in the form of shrinking training and travel budgets. They are also being asked to minimize the time employees spend undergoing training, to increase productivity. To achieve this, trainers are embracing new forms of learning to deliver training and development. This paper discusses the 5 benefits of Video Collaboration in Corporate Training.
With telecommuting and mobility on the rise in the workplace, the conference room as the main hub of collaboration is beginning to look like an archaic concept. Wainhouse Senior Analyst Andrew Davis believes it’s just the opposite. With the proliferation of video collaboration, conference rooms are actually becoming an even more integral part of the workplace.
There are so many social options for businesses these days it can be overwhelming. This guide gives you some helpful tips on choosing what communities – from online forums and content hosting sites to brand communities and Q&A sites – are right for your business goals. How do you plan for participation? How do you ensure the highest value is delivered. And do you need a designated community manager? Find out.
"Tips and tricks from the experts: How to ensure a smooth marketing automation software implementation. This guide will give you the top seven steps you must take before implementing any marketing automation software solution. From team formation and alignment to system integration and training, this is a must read for the concerned project manager or IT professional. Read: “Managing a Smooth Marketing Automation Software Implementation”"
"Hopeful messaging is wasted messaging. Clear targeting means more than just Who. It also demands a knowledge of How, When, and What. Read this quick guide on what you can do to ensure your web pages and white papers, social posts, and search optimization are primed and ready for any “road to discovery” your audience takes. Get a clearer picture of who is involved in the buying process. Download the “Modern Marketing Essentials How-To Guide: Targeting”
It used to take just a slidedeck and some brochures to “enable” the sales team. Not anymore. With modern marketing technology, you now can arm sales with ESP-like insights on their prospects’ online activities in regards to your products and services. This guide reveals the insights and ammunition Modern Marketing offers around determining buyer readiness and the most effective ways to engage each, individually. Read it now.
"It’s not a secret: Your prospects are learning about your products without your help. The hidden sales cycle has emerged over the past decade as the world has moved online. Before, the only way customers and prospects could get information about your products and services was by talking to you. Today, talking to you is the last thing they do. By the time they finally get in touch, most of them will have made their decisions. No more than ever, you must have a strategy in place to engage prospects anytime. Download: “Are you Taking Advantage of the Hidden Sales Cycle?” "
In this recorded webcast, you will learn how to attract game changers to your organization by creating a strong employment brand. During our proprietary research, iCIMS was able to identify some key areas that help attract the best talent. In the webcast, we will share facts and technology tips to make your organization a hiring force in the industry.
To succeed in today’s hyper-competitive market, every business needs to make innovation part of its company culture. In this Google for Work perspective, we share our eight basic principles of innovation and how we apply them inside Google.
Download this white paper, and uncover the steps this HIT team took to manage their IT and telecommunications portfolio, translating to millions in savings on their operations budget! Discover the hidden costs of your organization’s technologies, and their massive impact on the annual IT and telecom budget.
From calculator watches to smart glasses, this paper will guide you through the evolution of wearable technology and its impact on the service industry. This whitepaper will help you to understand how your business can benefit by getting ahead of the trend through implementing wearable technology within your organisation.
This report details our findings about how well each vendor fulfills our criteria and where they stand in relation to each other to help application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals and their HR business partners select the right SaaS vendor for their human resources management needs.
In this Gigaom Research Webinar, we will examine the schism between the automated enterprise and the manual operations that support it, assess the tools and processes available to bring the back office up to speed, and present a roadmap to bring business agility and consistency to your operations. We will discuss real-world examples and draw lessons that businesses of all sizes can use.