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  • We're excited to be at #paycon, please visit us in the Global Expo or booth 19! #hropenstandards

  • If you're attending this year's Congress Xstream make sure to stop by our booth and give us a chat! #paycon #hropenstandards

  • Have you listened? Our first podcast episode is out today! Learn how we build data specifications with Amanda Carr…

  • Our friends at @talemetry have renewed another year of membership with HR Open Standards. We appreciate all your co…

  • Tomorrow is our 7th Coffee Chat! Join us tomorrow, May 21st @ 11:00aEST to participate in the discussion about Gend…