“Change is the end result of all true learning.” – Leo Buscaglia. 2017 is the year of many changes, as January was the inauguration of business man, President Donald Trump. Just in a few months he and his cabinet aimed to substitute, amend, and replace, etc., many of the laws former President Barack Obama executed during his presidency. As this relates to the business world, 2017 is the year of compliance reversal, and in order to keep up with this change, organizations will need to move toward HR/payroll systems using cloud-based solutions. While focusing on the cloud, mobile friendly sites are another feature, HR should be moving towards, as organizations are developing their full sites to be totally capable by the user. If your organization is not up on game yet, consider looking for HCM software which deploys via mobile (e.g. SAP SuccessFactors). The world revolves around mobile devices! Recruiting, a top priority of HR, primary focus should be marketing to attract top talent. Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) in the cloud are doing just this, take SuccessFactors Recruiting Marketing for instance, a visually appealing, mobile friendly, easy accessible website promoting your organizations to draw in substantial applicants. Online self-service is almost becoming a fad; while voice activated information distribution is the new trend. The world has grown into instant gratification, so gone are the days where a person will have to log in to a website to receive information, they can receive an answer instantly by talking to a phone or other device.
The world of HR, specifically HCM technology is constantly evolving, therefore, it is HR’s responsibility to understand what is occurring, notice the trends, and implement accordingly. 2017 is yet another exciting year for HCM technology. Allow your organization to get on board and join this train of new solutions, innovation, and growth. So, if you need to let go of the software or HCM method your organization is using now, never fear, another cloud-based solution is here. Take advantage of it now, GO!