From left:  LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, and LinkedIn cofounder and controlling shareholder Reid Hoffman in a promotional image released after the companies announced that Microsoft would be acquiring LinkedIn on June 13.
From left: LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, and LinkedIn cofounder and controlling shareholder Reid Hoffman in a promotional image released after the companies announced that Microsoft would be acquiring LinkedIn on June 13.

Published: June 14th, 2016


Latest victim of app disruption: your performance review

Employees of tomorrow may never experience the night-before-the-annual-performance-review jitters as workers wait in agitated anticipation of discovering whether they rate as good, bad, or adequate. For workers of present, when the day arrives,

Published on: March 7th, 2016 Roz Bahrami

SuccessFactors’ new Intelligent Services aim to help smooth over staffing changes

LAS VEGAS - Have you seen a new hire come in on their first day only to discover they don't have a place to sit, a phone to use, or any inkling of

Published on: August 12th, 2015 Brian Jackson

HR leaders overburdened in rapidly changing role: survey

Human resources leaders are feeling overburdened by new expectations that they build a workplace brand and are increasingly looking to outsource their tasks as a result, according to a new study from ADP

Published on: July 14th, 2015 Brian Jackson

SAP SuccessFactors offers Canadian data centre to address customer privacy concerns

Canadian customers of human capital management software as a service (SaaS) SuccessFactors will now have the option of storing their data on native soil, according to SAP Canada Inc. A data centre in

Published on: May 27th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Salesforce for HR a new solution with no new software

San Francisco-based Salesforce Inc. launched a new solution on Thursday, Salesforce for HR, that takes the cloud software companies would normally use to serve their customers and instead use it to serve their

Published on: April 23rd, 2015 Brian Jackson

How the Canadian workforce will change by 2020

Believe it or not, we're almost halfway through the decade with 2015 being right around the corner. Put in that way and trying to predict what challenges companies will face with the Canadian

Published on: November 26th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Working remotely works well at Telus

It’s exciting to see how technology is being leveraged to drive leading edge HR management practices and significantly change work structure options. Faced with millennial’s desire for greater flexibility in work hours/location and

Published on: October 8th, 2014 Marylka Empey

How Oracle’s Mark Hurd uses human resources to drive revenue

Mark Hurd, president of the software production giant Oracle, recently shared his views on how human resources can drive company revenue. The workplace is changing rapidly, and CEOs and their HR departments are

Published on: August 19th, 2014 Joseph Stark

When migrating away from cloud is the right thing to do

Sometimes it can pay to buck the trend. That's what Evanston, Ill.-based Presbyterian Homes found when it decided to move away from a cloud services set up for its HR department and to

Published on: August 1st, 2014 Brian Jackson

SAP upgrades HANA and forges new cloud partnerships

SAP doubled down on HANA as its future technology platform for running all of its own applications, plus integrating with partners and customers as it announced a major update to its in-memory database

Published on: June 4th, 2014 Brian Jackson

TribeHR demos integration with NetSuite six months after acquisition

It has been approximately six months since NetSuite acquired Waterloo based TribeHR. Joseph Fung, TribeHR founder and CEO, held a media scrum at SuiteWorld 2014 to update on TribeHR’s integration progress into the

Published on: May 22nd, 2014 Marylka Empey

Cameco taps Telus Transformation Office pilot to boost employee engagement

Brett Elmgren, a leadership development specialist for Saskatoon-based uranium producer Cameco Corp. first met Dan Pontefract three years ago at a conference. Pontefract chief envisioner of the Telus Transformation Office (TTO) and author

Published on: April 16th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Should you join the HR tribe?

TribeHR’s recent acquisition by NetSuite is a high commendation for the Waterloo based software company.  Providing an human resources management (HRM0 product that delivers more than the typical database of employee information, TribeHR

Published on: November 29th, 2013 Marylka Empey

TribeHR staying in Waterloo after NetSuite acquisition

San Mateo, Calif.-based NetSuite Inc. has acquired Waterloo, Ont.-based human capital management (HCM) software firm TribeHR, the firms announced today. The merger will create the first complete cloud-based solution to include both an

Published on: October 22nd, 2013 Brian Jackson