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 […]

Rethinking the Talent Strategy

HR can no longer approach talent management strategies the same and expect different results.  It’s no wonder that a top CEO concern continues to be finding the right talent.  In 2016, 72 percent of CEOs describe “availability of skills” as a serious risk.  But, often HR has the data and information on-hand to achieve results […]

The Worker Confidence Study – 2015 Annual Report

Since the Third Quarter of 2014, HRO Today magazine together with Yoh Recruitment Process Outsourcing has been producing an index to measure U.S. employment security from the perspective of employees. 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 […]

Performance Management Software Suite Leaders

Performance Management Software Suite Leaders by HROT Staff Even having witnessed much consolidation during the past several years, the performance management software market continues to boast a large number of vendors offering a wide range of functionality. In examining vendors with the most market momentum—and possibly longevity in the business—HRO Today gathered brief but detailed information […]

Evaluating Options for Talent Management–Part 2

Consider functionality, usability, and process best practices when choosing the ideal solution for your talent management needs. by Yvette Cameron In my September column, I introduced a decision framework for evaluating talent management approaches in light of their impact across the key drivers of value within HRO: cost, quality, and risk management. In this column, […]

Boeing’s Recognition Runway

How do you keep 153,000 employees engaged? How do you reengineer a process in a company chock full of engineers? Boeing’s employee recognition solution sets some new standards for scope, scale, and savvy. by Jay Whitehead By now, Boeing’s Jacqueline Coulter has heard all the “noise” jokes. You see, of her 21 years at the […]

What do the Financial Losses in the HRO Industry Mean?

Even with big wins, providers face operating losses initially, and making a profit will depend on execution. by Michel Janssen, Marc Pramuk In looking back, 2005 looks like a banner year. There were 38 new major HRO deals announced—an annual jump of 41 percent. And two of the stars of 2005—Hewitt and Convergys—won 17 deals […]

ACS Acquires Mellon HR&IS

Mellon Financial Corporation today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell the Human Resources consulting and outsourcing businesses of its Human Resources & Investor Solutions (HR&IS) sector to Affiliated Computer Services, Inc. (ACS). Mellon will retain its shareholder services group, Mellon Investor Services, which is the recognized leader in the investor services […]