HRO Today Current Issue

  • Debbie Bolla The Face of Inclusion

    A roundup of CHROs and TA leaders share best-in-class D&I strategies.

    By Debbie Bolla

    The recent #MeToo movement shined a spotlight on the mistreatment of women and minorities in all realms of society, and the workplace was no exception. As cases continue to make headlines, they encourage organizations to rethink their polices and practices, with HR leading the charge to change. This crusade for fairness among all workers is clearly connected to an organization’s diversity and inclusion (D&I) strategy.

  • Diversity Screening Actions with Impact

    Bias in candidate screening remains a major obstacle to diversity, but AI-enabled technology can help.

    By Marta Chmielowicz

    The world economy is growing and diversity is growing with it. According to the U.S. Census, more than half of all Americans are projected to belong to a minority group by 2044—and this will have a major impact on labor market demographics. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the percentage of Hispanics in the workforce is expected to almost double by 2060 while the percentage of whites is expected to decrease by nearly 20 percent. In addition, rising labor participation rates among women, increasing numbers of millennials in the workplace, and continued growth of immigration are all making diversity a critical business consideration.

  • 2018 HRO Today Forum Driving Corporate Strategy

    Find out the key takeaways from this year’s top sessions.

    By Marta Chmielowicz

    This year’s HRO Today Forum was jam-packed full of best practices, engaging conversations, and valuable insights that will continue to deliver in the coming year. Here are some highlights from a few of the standout sessions.

  • Values-Based Recognition Reimagining Recognition

    Ericsson is creating a culture of success with their values-based recognition program.

    By Marta Chmielowicz

    What does a company stand for? What principles does it embody? How do its products and services contribute to the world? These are some of the key questions that are typically addressed in a core values statement. Values statements are meant to form the very fabric of an organization, guiding its every belief and decision.

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HRO Today Global Current Issue

  • Diversity on the Move

    Experts offer best practices for executing a more inclusive relocation strategy.

    By Marta Chmielowicz

    Molly is an experienced sales manager at a company that is expanding its operations to India. She is a single mother of two children—one of whom has special needs and requires therapy and tutoring. The new location has an opening for a regional sales manager, but she feels she is overlooked due to her complex family situation.

  • Resource Guide HRO Today Global 2018 Resource Guide

    A roundup of the top providers and product vendors across 13 sectors of HR services.

    By The Editors

    We know that the readers of HRO Today Global magazine turn to us as the go-to resource in the industry—a resource that delivers trends, insights, and the latest information for all of their human resources operations and service needs. In this year’s Resource Guide, we showcase providers and product vendors across 13 sectors of HR services.

  • Data Privacy Ready or Not, Here it Comes

    Two business leaders discuss their game plan for the EU’s upcoming data privacy regulations.

    By Marta Chmielowicz

    The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is on the horizon, going into effect from 25 May 2018 onward. Forcing companies to scrutinise how they handle and process customer and employee data, the GDPR is turning data protection from an afterthought to an essential business function. No business—large or small—will be left untouched.

  • HR Technology Tech Rising

    Whilst adoption of HR technology varies throughout the Asia-Pacific region, an expert says it only has one place to go: up.

    By Debbie Bolla

    With the Asia-Pacific region undergoing intense economic and business change, it’s no wonder that organisations are seeking to update their technology systems in order to earn a competitive advantage. In fact, Sierra-Cedar’s 2016–2017 HR Systems Survey finds that more than 40 per cent of Asia-Pacific organisations are looking to improve or develop a new enterprise HR systems strategy. These strategies include increasing technology budgets; adopting additional technologies beyond payroll and core HRMS; upgrading to cloud-based services; and investing in analytics, mobile, and social applications. Mehul Rajparia, vice president of APAC for SaaS talent management solutions provider Lumesse, has a unique perspective on the market and shares his insights here.

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HRO Today Research & Best Practices

  • Worker Confidence Index – First Quarter 2018

    The Worker Confidence Index (WCI) for the first quarter of 2018 increased by 2.6 points, and has increased in each of the last three quarters. Of the four components of the WCI, Likelihood of Promotion rose the most, improving by 9.7 points, while the Likelihood of a Raise also improved by 4.6 points. Job Security […]

  • Human Resources New Technology Quarterly Summary: Q1 2018

    The rate of new technologies being developed and companies providing them is increasing annually.  In order to track the players and their innovations, these new quarterly reports will summarize activity in technology advancements and funding initiatives that support product innovation in the HR world. This year got off to a brisk start, with 36 major […]

  • Bits Don’t Byte: HR Finds Artificial Intelligence a Positive Evolution

    Over the last quarter century, advances in technology have dramatically impacted how business is conducted—and talent acquisition has not escaped the wave of transformation. Initially, recruiters viewed job boards with trepidation, but a decade later, they were as tried and true as the newspaper ads that predated them.  Social media followed, with LinkedIn becoming the […]

  • Global Unemployment Report: Q4 2017

    To explore international labor markets, companies must first consult global labor market data. This much-anticipated quarterly report compiles current international labor market figures from countries around the world, including measures like national Gross Domestic Product and unemployment rates, and tracks them over time. This report also contains a section on the five developed nations most […]

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HRO Today White Papers

  • Employee Screening The Five W’s: Analyzing The Benefits and Advantages of Employee Screening

    Competition to find the best applicants is at an all-time high, and competitors are fighting to find applicants to help their company grow and set them apart. A comprehensive background screening program can be used to strengthen a company in its specific industry and increase efficiencies in the hiring process. Your company’s future relies on […]

  • The Shifting Talent Technology Landscape

    Technology innovations are impacting every facet of the talent acquisition industry.  Candidates are more connected than ever before, which has changed their job search expectations. They expect to be able to complete the entire application process on mobile devices, and they expect it to be fast. Smart companies need to evolve and optimize their candidate experience […]

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