What you see isn’t always what you get with HR, talent, and learning software. Did you know that, even with the rigour frequently put into selection, two-thirds of HR software projects fail to produce at least half of the expected benefits? Or how about that a recent research project from Clarkson University determined that there was no link between HR software and HR’s ability to be more strategic? Even though HR technology is often sold as “best practices in a box,” looks can be deceiving. To avoid being duped by pretty demos of software with no substance and find a partner that can meet the hidden complexities that exist in your unique processes, you need to ask the right questions.
There’s discussion in the HR industry today about companies requiring employees to submit vital health statistics (weight, blood pressure, body fat) or pay a fine, usually seen as an increase in health premium payments. Some say it's "technology-enhanced discrimination on steroids," while others say it's a great incentive for employees to take their health seriously.
Virgin HealthMiles wanted to know what healthcare buyers think about the policy, and here’s what you said in a March 2013 survey: