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SAP adds functionality targeting gender bias in job ads

SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting Management's job analyzer seeks to identify gender bias in job ads. This means checking words in context. The goal is a higher-quality applicant pool.

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  • people analytics (HR analytics)

    People analytics is the application of math, statistics and modeling to worker-related data to see and predict patterns.

  • core HR (core human resources)

    Core HR (core human resources) is an umbrella term that means the basic functions of an HR department; the basic data captured about employees; and the software used to manage basic HR processes.

  • human capital management (HCM)

    Human capital management (HCM) is the comprehensive set of practices for recruiting, managing, developing and optimizing the human resources of an organization.

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Core HR, payroll and benefits

Despite the attraction of trendier technologies, every company needs foundational HR software for core HR, payroll and benefits. Storing records, managing employee benefits and paying people on time are still fundamental responsibilities of HR. These tips, features and news stories will help you stay on top of payroll applications, employee self-service software, benefits administration software and other core HR functions.

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  • employee self-service (ESS)

    Employee self-service (ESS) is a widely used human resources technology that enables employees to perform many job-related functions, such as applying for reimbursement, updating personal information and accessing company benefits information -- which was once largely paper-based, or otherwise would have been maintained by management or administrative staff.

  • core HR (core human resources)

    Core HR (core human resources) is an umbrella term that means the basic functions of an HR department; the basic data captured about employees; and the software used to manage basic HR processes.

  • Human Resources (HR) Generalist

    A human resources (HR) generalist is an employee in the HR department who handles a wide variety of responsibilities.

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HR analytics

Data analytics has become integral to human capital management for finding, hiring and developing the right people for your business. Use this resource for news and tips about workforce analytics as well as HR BI and visualization software for workforce management.

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  • people analytics (HR analytics)

    People analytics is the application of math, statistics and modeling to worker-related data to see and predict patterns.

  • human capital management (HCM)

    Human capital management (HCM) is the comprehensive set of practices for recruiting, managing, developing and optimizing the human resources of an organization.

  • Visier

    Cloud-based vendor Visier sells software for workforce analytics and workforce planning. Visier promotes its software's predictive analytics capabilities, data mining and visualization tools, and the software's ability to help match the number of workers with expected revenues.

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HR compliance issues and technology

Regulatory compliance is an increasing concern for senior executives and HR managers, as healthcare, labor and privacy rules bring financial and legal risks, as well as a need for human resource management systems that can handle the information demands. Use this resource to stay abreast of trends in HR compliance software and compliance management issues.

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HR software

Get news, tips and tutorials on HR systems and HCM software. Here's information on the technical aspects of HCM implementation, including deploying HCM in the cloud, HR data management and mobile HR, as well as technologies that are sweeping HR software, such as artificial intelligence, machine learning and social collaboration.

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  • people analytics (HR analytics)

    People analytics is the application of math, statistics and modeling to worker-related data to see and predict patterns.

  • employee self-service (ESS)

    Employee self-service (ESS) is a widely used human resources technology that enables employees to perform many job-related functions, such as applying for reimbursement, updating personal information and accessing company benefits information -- which was once largely paper-based, or otherwise would have been maintained by management or administrative staff.

  • core HR (core human resources)

    Core HR (core human resources) is an umbrella term that means the basic functions of an HR department; the basic data captured about employees; and the software used to manage basic HR processes.

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Talent management

Winning the war for talent requires having the right HR technology. From recruiting and applicant tracking to succession planning software, the right talent management system -- and the right strategy for implementing and using it -- is critical. This section offers expert advice for HR leaders and business decision-makers, with case studies and in-depth articles on talent management systems, including how to choose the best software for your organization, how to tackle integration issues, which talent management vendor should be on your shortlist, how to approach the question of cloud vs. on-premises, why HR data analytics is critical and how mobile apps should be part of the HR technology ecosystem.

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  • talent acquisition

    Talent acquisition refers to the process employers use for recruiting, tracking and interviewing job candidates, and onboarding and training new employees.

  • xAPI (experience API)

    The xAPI (experience API), also known as Tin Can API, is an open source software specification that provides a set of rules for representing the events a learner performs while interacting with a piece of learning content.

  • nine-box grid

    The nine-box grid is a human resource management (HRM) tool used by supervisors to rate the performance and potential of employees.

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Workforce management and planning

Here you'll find news, features and advice on the latest technologies for workforce management, including employee scheduling software, project management apps and employee time tracking.

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  • people analytics (HR analytics)

    People analytics is the application of math, statistics and modeling to worker-related data to see and predict patterns.

  • NGA Human Resources

    NGA Human Resources, formerly NorthgateArinso, is a provider of human resources business process outsourcing (BPO) services and consulting.

  • Ceridian

    Ceridian is a human capital management software (HCM) vendor and human resources (HR) services provider headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn.

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  • internal audit (IA)

    An internal audit (IA) is an organizational initiative to monitor and analyze its own business operations in order to determine ...

  • pure risk (absolute risk)

    Pure risk, also called absolute risk, is a category of threat that is beyond human control and has only one possible outcome if ...

  • risk assessment

    Risk assessment is the identification of hazards that could negatively impact an organization's ability to conduct business.

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  • phishing

    Phishing is a form of fraud in which an attacker masquerades as a reputable entity or person in email or other communication ...

  • vulnerability disclosure

    Vulnerability disclosure is the practice of publishing information about a computer security problem, and a type of policy that ...

  • incident response

    Incident response is an organized approach to addressing and managing the aftermath of a security breach or cyberattack, also ...

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  • business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR)

    Business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) are closely related practices that describe an organization's preparation for ...

  • business continuity plan (BCP)

    A business continuity plan (BCP) is a document that consists of the critical information an organization needs to continue ...

  • call tree

    A call tree -- sometimes referred to as a phone tree -- is a telecommunications chain for notifying specific individuals of an ...

SearchStorage

  • flash memory

    Flash memory, also known as flash storage, is a type of nonvolatile memory that erases data in units called blocks.

  • NAND flash memory

    NAND flash memory is a type of nonvolatile storage technology that does not require power to retain data.

  • NOR flash memory

    NOR flash memory is one of two types of nonvolatile storage technologies.

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  • hybrid hard disk drive (HDD)

    A hybrid hard disk drive is an electromechanical spinning hard disk that contains some amount of NAND Flash memory.

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