Running HR as a Business

Julie Sharp of Bank of Ireland discusses mastering challenges in the financial sector and how the bank’s journey to success has depended on its people. By the Editors Julie Sharp, head of human resources at the Bank of Ireland, believes that in order to be truly effective, HR needs to add value by operating commercially- […]

Bite-Sized Learning

Shorter may be better when it comes to executing workforce training. Here’s how. By Christa Elliott Five to 10 seconds—that’s the time it takes for a person to decide to either stay engaged with a piece of content or, more commonly, to move on to something else. Many will attribute waning attention spans to the […]

Great Scot(land)!

The 2016 HRO Today Forum EMEA heads to Edinburgh: a preview of must-see events. By Christa Elliott What falls out of the Talent Cloud? Get ready to find out! This question will be answered at this year’s HRO Today Forum EMEA. This annual industry event offers attendees the opportunity to network with more than 250 […]

India In The 21st Century

The world’s fastest growing economy offers HR both opportunities and challenges. By Michael Switow Five and a half years ago, as India was undergoing a start-up boom, five human resources professionals from a large Delhi-based media company surveyed the marketplace and decided the time was ripe to venture out on their own. Venture capitalists were […]

China’s ‘New Normal’

Does slower growth mean lower wages? By Michael Switow For top talent, the scales may be beginning to tilt in China. Whilst many candidates can still name their price, industry analysts see signs of a transformation from China’s current candidate-driven market to an employer-driven one more typical of mature markets, at least in some sectors. […]

Sharing Success

Winners of the HRO Today Forum APAC Awards discuss their greatest achievements. By Belinda Sharr HRO Today recognises the best and brightest HR professionals—we annually honour those who have helped blaze new trails with best practices for the HR industry to follow. Winners were announced in five categories at the HRO Today Services and Technology […]

Know Your Market

A look at the challenges of global recruitment—and how to ensure the effective management of worldwide workers. By Belinda Sharr Global recruitment can be a challenge, with different regions requiring different strategies to find the best employees for the job. Add to that multiple laws and regulations and cultural and regional expectations, and HR leaders […]

Big Rewards

Organisations are leveraging recognition programmes to drive productivity and results By Russ Banham As the impact of recognition programmes has grown in recent years, so has the framework behind rewarding employees for exemplary work around the globe. They go well beyond acknowledging an employee for length of service. Best-in-class programmes incent specific employee behaviors and […]

HRO STA Update: Worried About Pokemon Go Drivers? Just wait for HRO Today Go

By D. Zachary Misko Technologies that enhance our lives, personally and professionally, continue to emerge every day. I don’t know that Pokemon Go enhances everyone’s lives, but it certainly has people talking and has captured the interest of millions across the globe. The HRO Today Services and Technology Association is a global association of HR […]