The conventional view seems to be that the future of HR software involves a whole lot more of the same. No matter what they say and how hard they say it, they are not different.
In 1959, British scientist/novelist C.P. Snow wrote an essay describing that scientists did not understand the humanities and humanists did not understand science. Half a century later, the world grows more complex everyday and the two cultures have grown further apart.
I’ve been thinking a lot about contracts. Most of the time, it doesn’t matter what’s in them, because people do what they say they are going to do. The important thing is what’s happening in the world, not the paper the lawyers are playing with.
We’re kicking off a new series this week about the problems and opportunities of Handling Data in HR. John Sumser muddies our hands in the ‘grungy part of the topic,’ by examining common issues with ATS data and website scraping. The series continues next week.