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Core HR Software Market Expands

A new report from MarketsandMarkets states that the core HR software market is expected to expand from $6.47 billion in 2017 to $9.89 billion by 2022. Additionally, the market is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 8.8 percent per year during this period. This includes core HR software across all components, deployment types and organization sizes.

The report states North America stands to be the largest region in terms of global market share due to a rising demand for cloud deployment and increases in the automation of HR processes. What’s more, North American businesses are leading the pack in terms of differentiated, customized and flexible products that meet the needs of HR professionals.

The largest contributor to the predicted market growth in America is governmental agencies. Because of the large pool of employees working for the US government, it is the most likely to adopt core HR software. However, it’s important to note that outdated infrastructures will be the biggest disadvantage for the US government in integrating new systems.

Another important takeaway from the study is that SMEs are expected to grow at that highest compound annual rate. Businesses with 100 to 1,000 employees are highly expected to deal with a resource shortage during this period, thus requiring better HR software to solve cost efficiency challenges.

This expected growth for core HR software is good news for HR software vendors of all sizes. It’s important to keep in mind that innovative HR software with customizable features will find the largest purchase with American businesses. The continued adoption of smartphone and cloud platforms means core HR software needs to compliment BYOD and cloud-centric networks. Want to explore the implication of this report in detail? Read the full report from MarketsandMarkets here.

Creating an Innovative Company Culture in 5 Easy Steps

Back in the 90s, a major global telecom company needed a way to tell customers when they lost phone calls. Just like that, SMS was born. Soon after, it was available to the masses and before we knew it text messaging became the way people communicate with each other.

As evidenced by Vodafone’s implementation of SMS, innovation sprouts from the smallest seedlings. These seedlings are so easy to plant, as well – it just takes rethinking the way we do things. For employers, the innovation process has to start from the inside out.

Martin Migoya, CEO of Software giant Globant, recently published five ways companies can grow a culture of innovation inside the workplace. Take a look at what he’s come up with as you think about tending to your work culture.

1) Align Every Employee Toward the Same Purpose

Do you think any Duke basketball player is confused about what they’re playing for each season? At that level, it’s championship or bust. That singular purpose comes from the top-down. Employers can be their company’s Coach K by creating workplace atmospheres that align every worker to the same goals and empowers them to achieve those goals.