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 […]

AMN Healthcare Continues Focus on Growth, Names Matthew Zubiller to Lead Corporate Strategy and M&A

SAN DIEGO, July 26, 2016 — AMN Healthcare has named veteran healthcare executive Matthew Zubiller as Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy, a new role that will help lead the continued development and expansion of AMN, the leader and innovator in healthcare workforce solutions and staffing services across the nation. Zubiller will report to AMN CEO […]

Randstad To Acquire Monster Worldwide To Transform The Way People And Jobs Connect

AMSTERDAM and WESTON, Mass., Aug. 9, 2016  — Randstad Holding nv (AMS: RAND), a leading human resources services provider, and Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: MWW), a global leader in connecting jobs and people, today announced the signing of a definitive agreement under which Randstad will acquire Monster. Under the terms of the merger agreement, Randstad […]

Motivating Employee Behaviors

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

Randstad Sourceright Launches ‘twago’ Freelance Management Platform

Platform enables clients to better integrate freelance and gig workers into their contingent workforce and talent management programs Randstad Sourceright, a global talent solutions leader, today announced the launch of twago, a market-leading freelance management system with more than 500,000 registered workers. Randstad’s recent acquisition of the technology platform will enable the company to accelerate […]

Revolving Door Recruitment

Hold onto hires with these RPO and engagement strategies. By Russ Banham It’s one thing for a company to recruit the best and the brightest, but what happens when those recruits leave within a couple years? It’s a difficult question with which many businesses struggle. Several studies indicate a strong tendency in the Millennial generation […]