Assessing Assessment

Properly measuring employees’ work takes the right technology—and the right questions.   By Roger Edwards     During the last year, one of the major challenges for HR professionals has been to identify and retain high-caliber individuals to support organizational survival and growth. For those companies financially inhibited from sourcing and hiring additional talent, the […]

2010 Baker’s Dozen Customer Satisfaction Ratings: Top Screening and Assessment Providers

The rankings contained within the Baker’s Dozen for Screening and Assessment, 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 screening and assessment providers. Our survey research team then asked providers to identify customers to be surveyed. Using the […]

Grading the Assessment

 More than ever, an efficient candidate assessment process is necessary for organizations to find their ideal candidates. Here’s how your RPO provider can help you quickly separate the wheat from the chaff.     By Steven J. Lindner, Ph.D.   Do candidate assessments matter more today than ever? Throughout our current recession, this has been […]

Best Practices on HRO RFP, Assessment, and Governance

Following these steps can help light the way to selecting the most appropriate course of action for your organization. by Mark Hodges Thinking about transforming HR? Is it best to outsource, optimize your shared services, or explore a hybrid solution? How and when do you develop an effective RFP? And how do you otherwise ensure […]

Web-based Assessments Aid the Employee-hiring Process

It’s the Internet age, so stop handing out paper-based application forms. To automate and enhance the screening process, look online for model efficiency. by Reid E. Klion Buying a home? Booking a vacation? Going to the movies? Get online! Everybody knows the Internet has changed the way people conduct business and lead many parts of […]

Buck Consultants to Provide Total Rewards Assessment for Commonwealth of Virginia

ACS Signs Significant New Business in Commonwealth of Virginia With Buck Subsidiary DALLAS, Aug 30, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ — Buck Consultants, an ACS company and one of the world’s leading human resource and benefits consulting firms, announced today that it has been selected by the State Corporation Commission (SCC) of the Commonwealth of Virginia to […]

Changing the Game

How artificial intelligence can handle the mundane and free up recruiters to act more strategically. By Ian Cluroe The great promise of artificial intelligence (AI) taking over many day-to-day tasks is finally a possibility for the majority of organizations. Take a look at the impact AI has in the healthcare industry. Based in Pittsburgh, Aetheon […]

Innovation Starts Here

Elevate the hiring process with these hot tech products. By the Editors Today’s HR technology allows talent acquisition leaders to cast a wider net and improves the candidate experience for job seekers. From recruitment advertising and social media outreach, to sourcing, assessments, and referral programs, cloud- and mobile-based technologies have elevated the hiring process to […]

CEO’s Letter: The Best Opinion Money Can Buy

Why the RPO Baker’s Dozen is different from many of the other ratings providers tout in presentations Each month, we receive a significant number of communications from providers and analyst firms that announce a listing or ranking of services. Some have wordy explanations; some are very pretty with multicolored interlocking circles; and some have quadrant […]

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 […]