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2014 #hrwins HR Companies To Watch

The results of the 2014 #hrwins program are in.   The next installment of the first ever complete look at truly innovative HR Technology products across all categories. The 2014 program spanned more than 12 months, and consisted of comprehensive HR Technology research and briefings where more than 150 vendors were evaluated on their solution’s […]

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#hrwins Trend Report: Recruiter Of The Future?

The Fortune 500 workforce is on track, by the year 2020, to be 50% contingent (temporary and contract workers, independent consultants, etc.).  The impact this shift will have in HR and management will be more than subtle in many environments.  One of the functions most obviously  impacted will be Recruiting. The stage is set:  HR […]

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#hrwins Trend Report: Kelly Services and oDesk Partnership A Sign of Things To Come?

  Last week, I looked at the Fortune 100 workforce growing from 30% to 50% contingent as an #hrwins Trend that could shake up #hr and #hrtech more than just a little. This week Kelly Services and oDesk have announced a partnership where Kelly will make oDesk freelancers available to their  Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) […]

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#hrwins Trend Report: The Resume Continues To Evolve, But Doesn’t Seem To Be Dying

An increasing number of vendors are gunning for the “death of the resume”. This isn’t anything new.  When recruiting and HR moved to the web in the 90s many predicted the end of the resume as resume parsing services and technology started to turn the resume into fielded data in searchable databases.  As the web […]

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#hrwins Trend Report: The Next Enterprise HR Tech Success Story Could Emerge From The SMB

Last year we were pleasantly surprised at the growth HR Technology firms were experiencing in the Small to Medium Sized Business (SMB) segment.  (Read more here)  Over the last year that growth has continued.  We’re seeing SMB-focused HR Tech solutions across nearly all segments in the HR Tech maket   As we noted last year, […]

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Sponsors Throw Down B2B and HCM Knowledge at InfluenceHR NY

InfluenceHR NY is happening on Monday. In addition to The Starr Conspiracy and Influitive, we have some innovative sponsors bringing expertise to the event, including DoubleDutch, Human Resource Executive Magazine®, and ReTargeter. Today’s organizations need perspectives from all kinds of companies — ones that know the marketing and ones that know the buyer. Oh, and if […]

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#hrwins Trend Report: Are The New HR Technology Leaders Emerging At This Year’s HRTech?

As those of us focused on HR Tech get ready to descend on Las Vegas for the 2013 HR Technology® Conference & Expo, I give you the first #hrwins Trend Report for 2013.  Appropriately, this is my take on the current state of the HR Technology industry and innovation happening here. It’s an exciting time for […]

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Can HR Tech Vendors Bring Brand and Demand Efforts Together? Steve Smith Will Discuss How at InfluenceHR

There are two reasons why Steve Smith, Partner at The Starr Conspiracy, is going to talk about content marketing at InfluenceHR in New York City on October 28: 1) Because after the inaugural InfluenceHR in San Francisco many of you asked to hear more about content marketing. What’s working, what to avoid, and what, if […]

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#hrwins AGAIN

  It’s that time of year. After taking briefings with HUNDREDS of HR Technology vendors representing products across the entire HR process life-cycle in the last year, we’re ready to start publishing our #hrwins Trend Reports.  We will also begin to zero in on the 2013 list of #hrwins Companies To Watch.  All together, #hrwins […]

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InfluenceHR NY Sessions Take Agile Marketing to a New Level

One of my favorite things to share is when we’ve got new additions to our agenda. InfluenceHR New York is bringing actionable insight from today’s leading companies and bringing it front and center. Take a look at, JUST SOME OF, the panelists and speakers who are going to share the expertise they bring to work […]

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