The Emergence of Total Workforce Solutions

Leading organizations are seeing the value of managing all of their talent with a single, integrated approach. By Debbie Bolla When it comes to hiring the best talent, Waste Management doesn’t let worker type—permanent or contingent—impact its decision. The best fit is the best fit—end of story. “We are committed to enabling Waste Management’s competitive […]

2017 HRO Today Baker’s Dozen: Relocation

By The Editors HRO Today’s Baker’s Dozen rankings are based solely on feedback from buyers of the rated services; the ratings are not based on the opinion of the HRO Today staff. We collect feedback annually through an online survey, which we distribute both directly to buyers through our own mailing lists and indirectly by […]

Learn, Network, Grow

A snapshot of what to expect at this year’s HRO Today Forum in Chicago. By The Editors Pressure on HR to solve business problems has never been greater than it is today. In fact, according to a recent Visier survey, 79 percent report their organization can’t succeed without a strategic CHRO and 78 percent agree […]

Future-Proof Recruitment

Automation is set to take hold of—but not take over—the talent acquisition space. Here are some ways to prepare. By Christa Elliott Will top candidates be hired by robots in the near future? Not likely. Although 65 percent of Americans expect that within 50 years, robots and computers will do much of the work currently […]

Pressure’s On

Organizations can expect costly fines—or worse—if they don’t follow the ever-changing rules of relocation compliance. By Russ Banham At the end of the last century, globalization resulted in an extraordinary uptick in the volume of employees on assignment abroad and the length of their stays. The tax, legal, and immigration rules limiting the duration of […]

Flex Up

Organizations can achieve benefits by offering employees sought-after flexibility, but best practices should be followed. By Greg Besner Work-life balance is more important than it used to be. While previous generations didn’t question the nine-to-five workday format, modern job seekers are willing to forgo higher paying positions based on company culture alone, according to research […]

Modes of Motivation

A new research study examines seven trends in incentivizing the workforce. By Melissa VanDyke As economic growth continues and CEOs replace their recessionary view with a longer-term focus on growth and innovation, talent retention and motivation will be a key battleground. A recent 2017 Incentive Research Foundation (IRF) Trends Study sought to identify important changes […]

Activating Employees

HR technologies that cater to both HR and the workforce result in more engaged, empowered workers. Amber Hyatt As HR leaders look to 2017 and beyond, a key question has emerged: How can HR teams and their organizations better enable their workforce to provide a substantial, competitive business advantage? Many believe HR technology should be […]

Train for Today and Tomorrow

Employees—and organizations—can benefit from financial, soft skills, and leadership development programs. Andrew Allen When it comes to training programs, most organizations tend to stick to the basics: skills needed to perform everyday functions or topics covering compliance requirements. While those are important and necessary, HR leaders should consider additional types of training that can benefit […]