The HR department is changing and evolving as companies realize how critical the performance of their people is to the bottom line. Social HCM, a term we coined two years ago, is all about a more engaging HCM focus. It is much about engaging people as it is tracking activities. Our new Special Report on Social HCM focuses on all of that and more.
Social HCM – Engaging Candidates and Employees
In our lead piece – the current state of Social HCM is discussed. We discuss the role of People and provide our view of a Social HCM architecture – which includes the enterprise profile as a strategic plank in the overall technology approach to managing people. We’d point out that many leading providers of HCM Solution often skip that part of the discussion focusing on features of the different modules. Read our Social HCM: The Future is Now Research Note (note, you need a login to see our published research.)
Video Recruiting Can Grow Talent Pipelines Faster
Today Recruiting still takes time – particularly the early steps of the recruiting process – the parts where candidates are still being vetted. Video Recruiting is a young market and there are multiple ways to do conduct an interview using video. That said, using video to capture a candidate interview or to do a live interview can have a dramatic effect on talent pipelines One of the challenges for traditional tools like Skype is that they don’t make it easy for a candidate to apply with a video resume. We have two parts to the Video Recruiting coverage. Our foundational Research Note Why You Should Video-Enable Your Recruiting, makes the case for Video Recruiting. Our brand new Aragon Research Globe™ for Video Recruiting, 2014: The Race to Find Talent Research Note evaluates 13 of the current technology providers. Make no mistake, there will be many new players who jump into this market as WebRTC crashes down some of the barriers.
Learning – The Road to Social and Mobile
The learning market is undergoing change. Social is a buzzword but many learning and development buyers still look for old style LMS features. While they are needed, so too is the ability to learn informally – aka Social Learning. The other important factor that is also critical to Learning is being able to learn when mobile. Mobile learning is also important but here too, some providers fall short. Our new Aragon Research Globe for Enterprise Learning, 2013; The March to Social and Mobile Research Report covers the bases.