Human resources goes mobile: Highlighting top HR appsSeptember 8, 2011This article is sponsored by TriNet.When leaving hom...
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  1. 1. Human resources goes mobile: Highlighting top HR appsSeptember 8, 2011This article is sponsored by TriNet.When leaving home or the office, what are the must-have items you would never go without? Wallet? Gotit. Keys? Yup. Your workforce management application? Umm…The fact is, today’s anytime-anywhere mobile access is changing the way we do business. With the rightapps, business owners can manage customer relations, access sales performance data, and even createpresentations from their mobile devices. Human resources technology developers have jumped on themobile bandwagon, and are working hard to bring new solutions for hiring, managing and tracking HR tothe mobile small- and medium-sized business market.Though many of the mobile HR tools currently on the market are focused on acquiring and managingtalent, a new crop of applications allow business owners to dive into highly valuable data on the go. Whilesome apps are available as standalone products on the Android Market or iTunes App Store, manysoftware-as-a-service (SaaS) providers have mobile versions of their web applications created specificallyfor use on mobile devices.The mobile technology market is growing rapidly, and there are new solutions emerging all the time. Butbased on functionality, ease of use, and downright coolness, there are a few that stand out.Acquiring Talent:Kenexa 2x Mobile allows business owners to manage their hiring processes on the go. The applicationfocuses on key hiring tasks so you can execute the most basic actions needed to move the hiring processalong. This free app syncs with Kenexa’s SaaS-based applicant tracking system, but users must have aKenexa license.Jobvite is an innovative candidate sourcing solution that has a lot of people talking. This applicationenables your employees to send job invitations (or Jobvites) to members of their networks on LinkedIn,
  2. 2. Twitter and Facebook from just about anywhere. To plug in to this tool though, you’ll need a Jobvitesubscription.Managing Talent:Vortex’s Mobile Manager Connect is a web-based workforce management tool that allows you to manageyour operation’s scheduling needs on the go. You can review, edit and approve time cards, violations andtime off requests, all of which syncs with existing HR management and payroll systems. The app is free,but users need users Vortex Connect license to use it.diversityDNA is a mobile diversity training app that offers insights into the impact cultural differences haveon workplace conduct.To read more of this article, and see other top HR apps, visit www.trinet.com.This article was written by Kyle Lagunas, the HR Analyst at Software Advice. He blogs about technologyand trends in human resources by day, and flexes his culinary muscles by night. You can find HRsoftware reviews on the Software Advice website.http://venturebeat.com/2011/09/08/human-resources-goes-mobile-highlighting-top-hr-apps/

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