Press Release: 4.2 Release

Posted by HR Open Standards on Nov 21, 2019 9:00:00 AM

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

HR Open Standards Consortium announces the approved release of the 4.2 data exchange specifications. This release includes enhancements to Assessments, Benefits, Compensation, Interviewing, Recruiting, and Screening standards, in addition to a new specification for Payroll.

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

Learn the Mystery Behind HR Open Standards

Posted by HR Open Standards on Nov 14, 2019 8:15:00 AM

Every year we hold an informational webinar to introduce the Consortium to new members and show how our workgroups and projects operate. This is also a great opportunity to remind our members about the important work we do, how to be a part of it, and how we benefit the HR technology community.

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Topics: HR Open Standards, HR Open Workgroups, standards, technology, #HROSC, Schema, HRTechConf, MemberBenefits, InformationalWebinar, HRTech2019

Spoon, Fork or Branch?

Posted by HR Open Standards on Nov 7, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Well, you won’t need a spoon to develop in the HR Open Github environment. Forking and branching are two methods for deviating from the Main (approved and deployed) code. A branch is part of the original repository, whereas a fork is a copy of the original repository.  HR Open recommends our workgroups use branches.

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Topics: HR Open Standards, hropenstandards, HR Open Workgroups, standards, technology, #HROSC, Schema, MemberBenefits, GitHub

Do you wiki?

Posted by HR Open Standards on Oct 28, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Did you know that the term WikiWiki is Hawaiian for “fast; quick.” At HR Open, we use Wiki for collaborative editing of our documentation. HR Open is a global community of volunteers, dispersed throughout numerous time zones, so we can’t always communicate through conference calls.  

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Topics: HR Open Standards, hropenstandards, HR Open Workgroups, standards, technology, #HROSC, Schema, MemberBenefits, GitHub

Building Blocks for HR Open Standards

Posted by HR Open Standards on Sep 19, 2019 12:00:00 PM

Github is a great developer and collaboration tool, especially for HR Open’s distributed standards development projects. Although HR Open uses Github as intended, we wanted to share some notes on our usage guidelines within the workgroups.

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Topics: HR Open Standards, hropenstandards, HR Open Workgroups, standards, technology, #HROSC, Schema, MemberBenefits, GitHub

Visit us at HR Tech 2019

Posted by HR Open Standards on Sep 6, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Stop by and say hi to the HR Open team at booth #758. Meet our Board Members who are real-life practitioners and executors of the standards. Talk to one of our staff members who can answer all your questions about standards. Learn about how our standards have been downloaded by over 50,000 organizations including Walmart, SAP, Microsoft, and Accenture. To set up a meeting contact Kim today, we look forward to seeing you soon!

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Topics: HR Open Standards, hropenstandards, standards, technology, #HROSC, HRTechConf, HRTech2019

JDX™ JobSchema+ Project Partnership

Posted by HR Open Standards on Aug 8, 2019 10:00:00 AM

HR Open Standards is partnering with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation on the JDX JobSchema+ Project. The Chamber Foundation recently announced the public feedback period is open on the project which looks to significantly evolve the existing data standard for job postings. HR Open is proud to be working on this project that will support more diverse hiring needs and in-demand skills and competencies in a modern workplace. This project closely relates to HR Open Standards mission to enable innovation in the HR Technology Industry by providing a turnkey solution to the problem of data exchange.

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Topics: HR Open Standards, hropenstandards, HR Open Workgroups, standards, technology, #HROSC, Schema, T3 Innovation Network, JDX, Implementation, USCCF, Partnerships, Data Exchange

HR Open standards: A History

Posted by HR Open Standards on Jul 11, 2019 10:00:00 AM

HR Open Standards is celebrating its 20th Anniversary this year. We want to share some of our milestones with you and show you how we got to be the only independent, non-profit, volunteer-led organization dedicated to the development and promotion of a standard suite of specifications to enable human resource related data exchanges. 

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Topics: HR Open Standards, hropenstandards, HR Open Workgroups, software, standards, technology, #HROSC, Board of Directors, MemberBenefits, Implementation, Partnerships

HR Open Informational Webinar Highlights

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

HR Open Standards hosted a webinar on Thursday, October 18th as a follow up to our meetings at HR Tech. This informational webinar was designed to give an in-depth overview about HR Open, our workgroups, networking opportunities, and the benefits of becoming a member.

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Topics: HR Open Standards, HR Open Workgroups, standards, technology, #HROSC, Schema, HRTech2018, MemberBenefits, InformationalWebinar

2018 Annual Meeting Recap: Daniel Debow

Posted by HR Open Standards on Aug 9, 2018 11:08:07 AM

Daniel Debow - CEO and Co-Founder of Helpful.com Impacts of AI and HR Technology on Business Strategy

Daniel continued our discussion of AI and HI and how it impacts business strategy. From “HAL 9000” fiction to “Alexa” reality, AI has fascinated the masses for decades. AI now surrounds us in everyday life yet is hard for most of us to fully grasp or understand how it can be applied to our daily work. If you are involved with HR technology, your inbox is no doubt being inundated with webinar invites for the latest, greatest AI thing but how does it apply to HR? Daniel lead a candid discussion addressing questions that all leaders ask: what is the implication of AI for my business and talent strategy? How are new tools reshaping employee engagement?

Daniel Debow is the CEO and Co-Founder of Helpful.com, a video performance app for work. Most recently, he was SVP, Emerging Technologies at Salesforce. Previously, Daniel was the Co-CEO and Co-Founder of Rypple, which was acquired by Salesforce in 2011. Prior to Rypple, Daniel was on the founding team of Workbrain, which was acquired by Infor in 2007. Daniel has made over 50 angel investments and in 2015 was recognized as Canada’s “Angel Investor of the Year”.


If you're interested in the presentations given during our 2018 Annual Meeting in Toronto SAVE THE DATE for our 2019 Annual Meeting, April 11-12th at the Westin Crystal City in Washington D.C. This meeting is a great opportunity to learn about emerging HR trends and the impact of human resources integrations in government and business.

Stay tuned to our website for more information!

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Topics: artificialintelligence, HR Open Standards, tech, technology, HR Open Standards Events, Recruiting, #HROSC, #AI, Annual Meeting, #Toronto

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