Press Release: 4.1 JSON Standards

Posted by HR Open Standards on May 8, 2018 10:00:00 AM

HR Open Standards Consortium Approved 4.1 HR-JSON Standards Available for Download

HR Open Standards Consortium has issued the approved release of the 4.1 data exchange specifications. This release includes JSON specifications for: Assessments, Benefits, Compensation, Interviewing, Recruiting, Screening, Timecard, and Wellness schemas.

Jason Sole from Direct Employers states, “This is an exciting time for HR Open Standards! For the last 18 months, dozens of volunteers from across the world, representing experts in many different domains of the HR Industry, have been working with dedication to build an industry leading standard. The 4.1 release is a full conversion of our XML standard to JSON and represents a step into the future. Leading with a simpler and easier to understand structure, the JSON standard is designed to easily integrate into the software development process. 4.1 solves both the need of data transfer across systems, and ease of use by the people who work with it.”

Jeff Grann, in his Credential Engine blog, describes the benefits of the new standards. "As HR products support open data specifications, HR professionals can expect continued innovations that help them be even more effective and valuable to their organizations."

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Topics: #HROSC, HR Open Standards, standards, JSON, hrjson, technology, HR Open Workgroups, Interview, Direct Employers, screening, Assessments, benefits, compensation, Recruiting, timecard, wellness

Press Release: HR Open Standards Consortium Announces 4.1 HR-JSON Assessments and Recruiting Standards

Posted by HR Open Standards on Oct 2, 2017 9:28:34 AM

HR Open Standards Consortium announces the candidate release of the 4.1 data exchange specifications. This release includes a JSON Assessments specification and JSON Recruiting specification.

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Topics: Employee, HR Open Standards, HR, HR Tech Industry News, JSON, hropenstandards, hrjson, Recruiting, Assessments

HR Open Standards Consortium Announces 4.1 HR-JSON Benefits and Compensation Standards

Posted by HR Open Standards on Sep 18, 2017 8:38:02 AM
The HR Open Standards Consortium announces the candidate release of the 4.1 data exchange specifications. This release includes a JSON Benefits specification and JSON Compensation specification. Read more about these specifications in our press release here.
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Topics: HR Open Standards, HR, JSON, benefits, hrjson, hrtech, payroll, standards

Press Release: HR Open Standards Answers HR Data Protection Concerns with HR-JSON Data Protection Standard

Posted by HR Open Standards on Aug 1, 2017 2:21:16 PM

There is an ever increasing amount of data privacy and security legislation employers must comply with, including the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield and the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).  To help organizations handling employee data comply with these increasingly complex Data Privacy regulations, HR Open Standards Consortium just released an HR-JSON Data Protection Standard that guides organizations managing the transfer of PII to third parties while meeting privacy requirements.

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Topics: HR Tech Industry News, HR Open Standards, Data Privacy, standards, GDPR, hrtech, JSON

How Standards Bolster Innovation

Posted by HR Open Standards on May 4, 2015 1:09:44 PM

Written by: Romuald Restout

A Quick Look into the Past

 

Towards the end of the 19th century, electrical engineering became one of the core engines of the second industrial revolution. As Nicholas Carr put it, in "The Big Switch," manufacturing energy provided factories "with a decisive advantage over other manufacturers. The company was able to expand the yield and efficiency of its factory. [...] Like other factories of the time, they were as much in the business of manufacturing energy as manufacturing goods". This of course, quickly changed, as power plants started to rise and provide energy at a low-cost to everyone.

An aspect that is often overlooked in that story is that none of this could have happened without the emergence of standards.

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Topics: API, HR Open Standards, hropenstandards, JSON, open, software, standards, tech, technology, XML, HR, HR-XML, HR Tech Industry News

Standards are Worthless Unless You Use Them

Posted by HR Open Standards on Apr 22, 2015 1:18:07 PM

Written by: Mike Seidle

A good standard is one everyone uses.

Well, duh, right?

While I was on the board of directors for an international standards consortium (HR Open Standards), the biggest battle has always been getting developers to use the standard.  When we did, we got amazing things to happen, like getting 18 states to start providing compliance receipts for job deliveries in just a few months. Like enabling entire marketplaces.

Nearly everyone who I’m aware of who launched an HR Open initiative has finished quickly for a few reasons:

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Topics: API, HR Open Standards, hropenstandards, hrxml, JSON, open, software, standards, tech, technology, HR

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