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Supporting International Mobility in Recruiting Process & Solution Architecture

Some years ago the expat post was considered a hardship that had to be rewarded with large benefits packages and pampering. Fortunately, for both employer and employee these attitudes have shifted. Far less often these assignments are thought of as a hardship, today many consider them an immense opportunity for professional and personal development. Posts abroad are increasingly in demand and in many organizations, are seen as rewards for outstanding performance in one’s current position. Apart from improving the employee’s skills, for many the assignment offers opportunity for internal promotion where none is currently available in their current location.


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Beginning Your Journey: Migrating from SAP On-Premise to Employee Central in the Cloud

HOUSTON - APRIL 7, 2017 - As companies begin transitioning to the cloud, we are getting a lot of questions around how to migrate to Employee Central from on premise SAP system effectively. What are the key questions to address prior to making the leap to the cloud and what are the important considerations needed in the process? Throughout this blog, I will address these questions today in order to alleviate some of the mystery surrounding this process.


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The missing “S” in SaaS: Support

HOUSTON - MARCH 28, 2017 - Cloud-based solutions—while providing many advantages—are evolving at a much faster rate than on-premise solutions ever did. Take these five key steps to ensure that your staff doesn’t get left behind and your organization gets good return on your investment.


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Optimize the Recruitment Process, Maximize Hiring Success

HOUSTON - MARCH 23, 2017 - A fast, streamlined and consistent recruiting process is essential to any successful hiring program. If you’re unable to source talent, evaluate their skills and set up interviews quickly, the best candidates may be snatched up by the competition. And, if candidates are not kept engaged and informed throughout the process, it can impact your employer brand as well as your company’s ability to attract top talent. The best recruiting organizations, however, understand that you can learn a lot by measuring recruiting performance over long periods of time through analysis of key recruiting metrics. This is key to improving your overall recruitment strategy over time.


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HR Process Automation: The 6 Key Elements for Success

Ever wonder why some HR departments are more efficient than others? I bet you think, “How do they get everything done so quickly and how do they get managers and employees to participate?” Chances are these HR departments are aided by efficient process automation self service solutions. Solutions that are actually used, instead of ignored leaving HR to do all the work, are often the difference in a high performing HR Service Delivery model. In this blog, we will share with you 6 key elements for achieving success with any process automation solution.


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The Emergence of the Competency-First Workplace

Powerful new market forces are conspiring to turn training into something completely different than the dry, "check the box" activity it used to be. Learn how these leading edge companies are using competency first mindset to improve workplace culture, boost competitiveness, and double their employee retention rates.


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Five Big Benefits of Prioritizing Professional Development at Your Company

These days more companies understand that training can give a big boost to their most strategic business goals including increasing sales, reducing costs, and keeping more high quality employees. Read about the big benefits companies are seeing to their bottom line and more by ramping up professional development.


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10 Things a New Customer Should Know Before Implementing SuccessFactors LMS

HOUSTON - SEPTEMBER 21, 2016 - This document is not intended to be a step-by-step guide on how to implement SuccessFactors LMS. Rather, it is a document with tips on how to make your implementation easier and avoid the pitfalls that so many clients fall into. I’ve written this based on lessons learnt by multiple people over multiple projects.


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An Inside Look at Kahuna and Hula Partners

HOUSTON - SEPTEMBER 7, 2016 - My name is Amanda Cowles and I was given the amazing opportunity of working at Hula Partners this summer, specifically on their Kahuna Software Team. Hula itself has an amazing culture. A smaller company spread between an office in Encinitas and Houston, their use of cutting edge software and an open dialogue make for an active and self-motivated work environment no matter where you are located. The Kahuna team is no exception, balancing their time between development, implementation and future ideas, my internship this summer gave me an amazing chance to learn about the process of implementing software as well as the importance of Competency Management in any field or career path.


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SuccessFactors Recruiting: Interview Scheduling - Outlook Integration

HOUSTON - AUGUST 22, 2016 - Interview scheduling integration with Microsoft Outlook was introduced by SuccessFactors in their Q3 2015 upgrade. This was an Admin Opt-In feature. This integration was applicable for clients using Microsoft Outlook Exchange 2010, 2013 or Office 365.


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