“Synergy… it creates new untapped alternatives; it values and exploits the mental, emotional, and psychological differences between people.”
Being a part of a team can be a wonderful, exhilarating, delightful, excruciating, debilitating, and/or harrowing experience. Navigating the roads to a successful internal partnership can be dangerous and filled with trepidation that must often be cajoled with tenacity. But without the stubbornness that must be honed as business partners/owners, we may become nothing more than corporate doormats; laid out for all to wipe their feet on.
Weakness or Strength?
I have been in numerous meetings which have resulted in, “I told you so” moments. I’m sure we all have. One meeting in particular? It wasn’t actually said out loud but it was felt by all in the room.
Knowing when to utilize strength in …
CEO Stephen Lynn, “We think about data security all day long.”
“We (at Dovetail) have people who live and breathe thinking about security. What we do at the core is storing, transmitting customer / employee data. So that is what we have to live and breathe and think about.” – Stephen Lynn
Check out this great interview and learn what’s on Stephen’s mind: Cloud-based Software Security Wellness: a big part of Employee Engagement The heart of HR technology is still the people Why Dovetail? The Dovetail Culture Are the employes at the the tech vendor you are speaking with happy? Proving Company Culture – …
Dwane Lay, “There’s Nobody Busier than the HR Practitioner”
“I think that everything after the sales process, you are building the relationship upfront, but it’s the management piece after that doesn’t always get the attention it deserves. We hear a lot of people talk about their relationship with vendors never gets better than right before they sign the contract. The whole, You’ll do anything to get me as a customer, why won’t you do anything to keep me as a customer? We try to make sure we do everything to make our customers happy.” – Dwane Lay
Check out this great interview and learn what’s on Dwane’s mind: Customer Experience is …
Kane Frisby, “Using data to improve HR processes”
Kane Frisby, Chief Strategy Officer – Dovetail Software
“The majority of HR teams are probably running unhealthy and getting fit can take a bit of effort. We like to help HR departments run themselves and we keep our product up-to-date.” – Kane Frisby
We can help you get your HR department in shape and keep it in shape. Dovetail’s new employee portal will have significant impact on the engagement and experience of your employees.
Check out this great interview and learn what’s on Kane’s mind: #HRfit Employee Portal, HR Help Desk, Knowledge Management, and Reporting Analytics Helping HR engage with Employees with a convenient Employee Portal Getting …
Matt Yunker, “Ethics and Integrity in Sales”
Matt Yunker, Director of Sales with a Focus in Healthcare
“One of the reasons I came to Dovetail was the integrity of the organization. Ethics is a big deal to me. You just can’t lie to a customer. I see it over and over. And I think ‘Lies by Omission’ is a big issue in sales, where you just don’ tell them and you let it go and you deal with it later. If I were the customer, how would like to be I like to be sold to? What would I like to know up front? I need to know so that I can make an educated decision.”
– Matt Yunker
Russ Resslhuber, “We can posit that change is constant!!”
Russ Resslhuber, Senior Sales Engineer with Dovetail Software
Russ, what is the best part of your job?:
“It’s never the same — every prospect we meet with – though they may have the same fundamental needs, will have a different perspective on them, on what matters the most , on how they want to tackle solving them. And sometimes, you do encounter new problems you haven’t seen before, new questions that haven’t come up. And that is what keeps it interesting, it is never the same thing twice. I’m also really pleased that the produce we have, Dovetail Employee Engagement Suite, designed as we like to point out ‘Designed HR, for HR‘ – really …
Charlie Judy talks Culture on intrepidHR!
Charlie Judy, Founding Partner with Work XO, LLC, talks about the work he does at Work XO – a “culture shop” – at a genetic level providing data and intelligence to helping clients align culture with potential and growth.
“Human doesn’t happen organically, it is a little ironic and – but it doesn’t happen when its enveloped in this institution we call work.”
Check out this great interview and learn what’s on Charlie’s mind: Being Intentional about Your Culture The Right Culture The reinforcement and clarification of Culture The Evolution of Culture The Institution of Work Remaining Relevant in the World of Work Tuning Out the Noise Unleashing Human Potential
On Culture: “You can’t look …
Stacey Harris on intrepidHR!
“Some great thought leadership research called The Annual HR Systems Survey, with results launched every year at the HR Technology Conference & Exposition.”
**Check out this year’s results here.
Check out this great interview and learn what’s on Stacey’s mind: Nine years ago, we weren’t even talking about “the cloud” Are we making employees’ lives better? Payroll in the Cloud Globalization of Business Today “Paying it Forward” – is the HR industry more connected than others? New to the Survey – Social Responsibility The Benefits of Diversity The true impact of real data
Mike Rude: SVP & CHRO at Option Care
“The future of HR and the role that technology, in particular business analytics, will likely play in the human resources space over the next few years…, There’s so much data out there – what is the most relevant information and what are the relevant metrics – what are things that really have meaning to business outcomes – not just ‘things that can be measured’. I’m not sure anyone has the silver bullet on the ideal set of business analytics.”
Check out this great interview and learn what’s on Mike’s mind: The Futue of HR and the role of Tech in that Future The …
HR Tech Industry Icon: Bill Kutik
Bill Kutik stopped by the Dovetail booth at the HR Tech conference in Chicago recently and shared his insights and expertise. What keeps Bill invigorated?
“These are the people who know the most about a field I’ve been heavily involved in for the 27 years. You just don’t give that up in a flash. You play the edges of it, so I’ve found good edges to play and it’s worked out quite well.”
Check out this great interview and learn the latest and greatest on Bill’s mind:
HR Technology today The HR Tech panel with Naomi Lee Bloom, and Brian Sommer What Bill envisioned when he launched HR Tech The “Town Meeting of this Industry” “Technorati” of HR Tech Firing Line with Bill Kutik – Bill’s show on YouTube – check it …