Employers around the country are noticing an influx in roles once held by baby boomers now being filled by the next generation: millennials. Recruiting millennials can bring a new and refreshed outlook on the idea of hardworking employees who are eager to learn and engage in new opportunities.
Topics: Workplace CultureRead More
Productivity and efficiency have brought technology to paper-only departments, including human resources. This new technology gives businesses the opportunity and power to take on additional security and responsibility while innovating new and better ways to improve business operations and administration. As more technology is added to the HR team’s available stock of resources and tools, their relationship with the IT department will become even more relevant.
New HR platforms will add an immense amount of power and functionality to the team; however, the security and base integration requirements will have to come from IT. Working closely with IT is one of the only ways to verify the company’s data remains secure and protected.
A lack of mutual understanding can cause issues in HR and IT collaboration. If both teams have independent goals for a project and are not on the same page, the project will not likely meet the timeline or budget. Top-performing companies make this inter-departmental collaboration a focus and goal.
Questions that need to be considered when reviewing a new HR technology platform from an IT perspective include:
Organizational silos are somewhat the nature of being in business, working in a specific department, or out of a regional office. While it’s hardly the intention of any employer to construct silos, eventually they will creep up, separating groups of people by department, project, geography, function or role, or skill set.