Entries by Jessica Stephenson, PHR, SHRM-CP

Improve Employee Experience by Starting a Book Club at Work

If you want to create a consistently, stellar employee experience at your organization (and why wouldn’t you?), then finding ways to foster personal and professional development should be an integral part of your plan. Implementing an optional office book club is a fantastic way to encourage employees to try something new, improve themselves and connect […]

5 Signs You’re Not a Fit for Affordable and Effective HR Software

The strategy behind a successful HR software product is dependent on clarity about the developer’s preferred prioritization of three main factors–cost, quality and time. Inevitably, you can’t excel at all three–as in having your cake, eating it too, and not gaining weight. However, in many cases and with the right strategic recipe, you can satiate […]

Talking HR Technology on the JoyPowered Workspace Podcast

Have you jumped on the podcast-listening wave yet? If not, now’s your chance to listen to ExactHire’s own Jessica Stephenson talk with JoDee Curtis and Susan White, co-hosts of the “The JoyPowered™ Workspace Podcast,” about considerations for choosing and implementing HR Technology. Topics include making a business case for new HR technology, what to seek in […]

Is Your HR Software Hurting Your Employee Experience?

Human resources technology is in a unique position to not only provide employers with employee experience data, but to also influence the quality of the employee experience, itself. For years software applications have allowed HR departments to more efficiently manage the administrative tasks associated with people management, but now through next generation interfaces, applications are […]