Human Resources & Recruiting

GetCast: How Red Badger is hiring and developing talent to build apps

By Jimmy Flores, 19 March 2015

Being proactive about developing talent you need Cain Ullah is the CEO and co-founder of Red Badger, a software development company helping enterprise intrapreneurs. Cain joins us on this episode to talk about how he built Red Badger (more…)

5 ways to encourage your staff to use social intranets

By Diana Berryman, 17 March 2015

Encouraging staff members to try out and use new systems is always a challenge. A social intranet can be particularly intimidating and difficult to establish, especially if you have a large number of employees. (more…)

[NEW RESEARCH – GetData]: Do business owners really want to monitor staff conversations?

By Sancar Sahin, 12 March 2015

Whether it's an invasion of privacy or a business owner's right, monitoring staff conversations via internal chat tools is an option that's here to stay. But do business owners really want that option? (more…)

How internal social networks can boost employee satisfaction

By Diana Berryman, 5 March 2015

Team communication is essential for the smooth running of a business, especially now that teams are working remotely more often. But what’s the best way to communicate and collaborate as a team? (more…)

2014’s Most Popular HR Tweets

By James Clifton, 22 December 2014

Popular Cloud Based HR Software Tweets of 2014 Now that we are coming to the end of the year it is time to cast a look back at what was making news on Twitter in the world of HR in 2014. As we look through there are two names that clearly dominate TechCrunch and Zenefits. Lets have a look at the most popular cloud based HR Tweets of 2014. (more…)

Seven Best Learning Management Systems LMS for Talented Trainers

By Todd Spear, 4 November 2014

Your employees are only as good as your training. It's true. A successful manager is one that gets the most done by leveraging the talent of others. Talented trainers know this to be true, and they constantly strive to empower the employees under their supervision with the know-how and the insights they need to reach their full potential. Talented trainers increasingly turn to learning management systems (and other apps) to help them develop top employees. (more…)

Top 10 Human Resources Influencers on Twitter

By Todd Spear, 24 October 2014

For all the surgical, profit-focused, and notoriously sterile business stereotypes out there, the truth is quite different. The bottom line in business is that all companies, whether large or small, are made up of people; that is, they all hinge on human resources (HR). No other "resource" is as important, as indispensable as the stable of talent at your company. (more…)

When I Work Now Integrates with Quickbooks

By James Clifton, 21 October 2014

Two things employers hate, employee scheduling and payroll, are about to get a whole lot easier. How so? Because, this really is great news for small business owners, employee scheduling app When I Work has just announced a new partnership with Quickbooks Online. In fact it is more than just a partnership it is full integration with Quickbooks Online.  (more…)

Ten Learning Management Systems (LMS) to Help Your Team Deliver More Than ‘Blank Stares’

By Todd Spear, 16 October 2014

More years ago than I'd care to admit, I worked at a certain electronics retailer. The employees there had a pejorative nickname that we assigned to rookies: "blank stares." This was, of course, a reference to the expression on the average new employee's face when an erudite customer came into the store and asked about analog-to-digital converters or capacitors, or some such electronic doodad. Back then, new hires were instructed to "RTFM: read the freakin' manual" to find out how things worked. Fortunately, the learning management system has taken the place of such activities - and brought an end to similar "initiation rites" at businesses across the world. Let's face it, though, whether you sell consumer electronics or serve cupcakes, certain skills and learning are required to deliver your goods or services to customers. (more…)

Is Minnesota the Next Start-up Mecca?

By Jennifer Riggins, 7 August 2014

You hear Minnesota and you shiver or picture Target department stores. It's not exactly the place you imagine entrepreneurs and investors flock to, when there are warmer options that come equipped with surfing and THE tech reputation. But at least for fantastic workforce management and scheduling apps company ThisClicks, investors are bearing 20-below temps to throw money toward growing these real solutions for small businesses. (more…)