#Nextchat: HR Technology, Simplified

Human Resources has an important role in an organization when it comes to decreasing expenses and maximizing revenue, and finding the right technology is key to increasing productivity, efficiency and effectiveness.

When looking to implement new HR technology, it’s necessary to understand current processes, identify organizational goals and determine future needs.  These initial surveys will help to streamline the selection process and mitigate costly mistakes.

Unless you’re the VP of HR Technology, or have a passion for technology in general, it can be a daunting topic.  HR pros –- especially the “HR departments of one” -- are overstretched as it is, and have little time to research the latest tools. There are thousands of solutions and every vendor claims to have the best platform, but how do you know what’s best for your organization?   

Please join @weknownext at 3 p.m. ET on October 16 for #Nextchat with special guest Ben Martinez (@HRHound).  We’ll discuss the latest cool tools and the best ways to go about implementing new HR technology.

Q1. What questions should HR pros ask and what information should they gather before implementing new technology? 

Q2. Before purchasing a product, what info should you gather about a software company’s training, service and support?

Q3. What key questions you should ask the references provided by a software company?

Q4. After purchasing HR Technology for your organization, what are the best methods to assure employees will adopt it?

Q5. What questions should you answer if you are torn between the purchasing, leasing and outsourcing new tech? 

Q6. What are the biggest mistakes HR pros can make when purchasing and implementing new software?

Q7. What cool tools did you see at the 2013 HRTech Conference (or are you already using) that you’d recommend to others?   

Q8. If you attended the 2013 HRTech Conference last week, what was your most important takeaway from the conference?

 

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