The Soft, Sloppy State of HR Technology

Laurie Ruettimann Bad HR, Don't Feed the Vendors, HR, HR Tech, HR Technology, Laurie Ruettimann, Learning, Web/Tech

My good friend William Tincup recently asked if I was excited about any HR software on the market. Yeah, uh, not so much. I’m on record saying that company culture is a myth, which means it’s tough to be excited about statistically invalid survey models and sketchy employer branding software. But one of my goals for 2015 is to be less …

HR Software > A Pretty Hate Machine

Dawn Burke HR, HR Tech, HR Technology, Web/Tech

Yes. HR software can be a Pretty Hate Machine. It’s soft on the eyes but heartless on the inside. Vetting HR software can make you feel like you are starting to “bow down before the one you serve” (including software sales reps, never ending future roadmaps, etc.). Trent Reznor just rolled his eyes at me. The annual HR Technology Conference, …