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Steve Cohen

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PeopleGuru and HIREtech Partnership Announcement

Posted by Steve Cohen on Jan 2, 2018 10:14:21 AM

PeopleGuru is proud to announce that we have entered into an alliance partnership with HIREtech, a provider of Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) services. WOTC is a Federal tax credit available to employers for hiring individuals from certain target groups who consistently face significant barriers to employment.

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Topics: WOTC, Tax Credit

Vendor or Client Responsibility

Posted by Steve Cohen on Oct 11, 2016 9:07:00 AM

Who is responsible when HCM technology and service vendors fall short of delivering on the desired outcomes?

Are vendors over promising, or are buyers making assumptions about technology and services during their evaluation process that haunt them later?

After two decades of sales in both the mid-market and enterprise HR space, I have seen a dramatic shift on how buyers and vendors engage.  In the late 80s and early 90s, prospective buyers had to rely on direct interaction with sales representatives to learn about products and services and sales representatives needed to meet with prospective buyers to learn about their businesses and their requirements. 

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Topics: Guru Development, HCM

Service Bureau vs. HCM Technology Provider

Posted by Steve Cohen on Jun 15, 2016 10:23:25 PM

So what is the difference between a Payroll/HR Service Bureau and a Human Capital Management Technology provider?

This question continues to be asked by thousands of HR and Finance Executives trying to make a decision on the type of partner they should choose to help them with their HR, Payroll, and Benefit Management needs. There are fundamental differences between the two, but often the areas of distinction are cloudy for the decision makers. The risk of choosing the wrong partner can be extremely costly to any organization.

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Topics: HCM