The Employee Well Being Study – Second Quarter 2015

Beginning with the Third Quarter of 2014, HRO Today Magazine together with Yoh Recruitment Process Outsourcing launched a new index to measure employment security. There are multiple indices that look at attitudes about the economy, such as the Consumer Confidence Index, Gallup’s Economic Confidence Index, BLS Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) or United […]

MSP, Globalized

Insights about the worldwide workforce from a recruitment thought leader. By Lisa Maxwell   I recently spoke with Teresa Creech, President MSP and CW Solutions at Randstad Sourceright U.S. about current trends in the globalization of managed service providers (MSP). Creech shared her views about this expanding sector of talent management and recruitment with cogent […]

Changing Tides

As the market matures and becomes more competitive, RPO buyers are seeking industry-specific solutions. By Avinish Mittal and Rajesh Ranjan Everest Group’s latest RPO Annual Report reveals that the market is maturing. In fact, the 22 leading RPO service providers that Everest Group covers in its research have amassed quite a large portfolio. The group has more […]

2011 Baker’s Dozen Customer Satisfaction Ratings: Relocation Providers

Top Relocation Providers The rankings contained within the Baker’s Dozen for relocation, and other service areas, in HRO Today are based on customer survey data. The indices result from a multi-step process. HRO Today identified the top relocation and training providers. Our survey research team then asked providers to identify customers to be surveyed. Using […]

New Economy, New HR Brand

Time to jettison tired thinking. By Lisa Maxwell People management is central to the thinking and practice of HR organizations in today’s ever-changing knowledge economy. It is also essential to establishing a new HR brand. Key to this branding is a strategic link of the practice, norms, and expectations of HR to knowledge management in […]

Tailoring Transformation

Building diverse learning paths for your workforce is the most sustainable means of ensuring true change.     By Lisa Maxwell     Even in a sluggish economy, investments in human capital through employee programs are on the rise, and organizations with strong employee development initiatives are positioned to gain a critical competitive edge.  In […]

Preventive Perking

As we emerge from The Great Recession, employers should get creative with employee engagement and rewards. By Lisa Maxwell As the economy begins to show glimpses of improvement and job opportunities start to increase, companies will start to recalibrate their workforce strategies. We have been in a “hunker down” mode for a while now. Employer […]

CEO, Talent Scout

 The old image of the charismatic (but distant) chief executive is long gone—replaced by more detailed personnel duty.   By Lisa Maxwell   Chief Executive Officer, once a revered title, has undergone a remarkable transformation in recent months. CEOs face tough challenges as they try to maintain cost-effectiveness and profitability, no small feat in this […]

Where the Jobs Are in HRO

Despite the economy, some HRO segments remain healthy, thankfully, and offer the type of hunting grounds suited for the interested candidates. By Lisa Maxwell When a down economy hits, smart job-seekers begin to wonder which industries are strong enough to weather the storm and which ones are recession-proof. In theory, these industries will keep on […]