Companies of all sizes should adopt a “double down” mentality to avoid a brand nightmare like Amazon while ensuring the basics like HR technology are humming along. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Amazon was recently exposed by the New York Times for its failure to deliver benefits and pay to some employees – which shocked many across the larger HR community. How could an organization as large and sophisticated as Amazon make a blunder like this, and not pay leave properly to its people? Doesn’t Amazon have HR technology in place to support their 1+ million employees?

Unfortunately, no, they did not. This major misstep shines a much-needed spotlight on the fact that technology management mishaps can happen to anyone.

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