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 […]

Recognition On The Rise

By Melissa Vandyke For many years prior to the great recession, astute HR leaders knew the positive impact that employee rewards and recognition could have on their ability to improve employee engagement, retention, and cultural alignment. Although their efforts often took a backseat to other initiatives during the economic downturn, recent research now shows three-fourths […]

2016 Trends In Applicant Tracking Systems

New direction: single platform for continuous recruiting By Russ Banham Yesterday’s ATS (applicant tracking system) was a great way to manage the flood of job applications that overwhelmed hiring managers in the past. By automatically filtering the submissions based on a range of candidate criteria, these applications could be handled in a streamlined and regulatory-compliant […]

A Moving Experience

Global Mobility Professional’s Lessons Learned By Benjamin D. Ivory My wife and I relocated to Prague in December 2012. I am what I call a late-bloomer expatriate. Over my 40-year career in the relocation industry, I have traveled extensively, but this was my first experience living and working outside of the United States. When the […]

Difficult Times? Depends Where You Look

A Year of Consolidation and Transformation By Michael Switow Unfazed by stock market volatility and forecasts of slower economic growth, Asia’s RPO providers are condent with their industry’s prospects for the year ahead. Recruitment professionals point to several major trends. These include the application of new technologies, corporate belt-tightening, and a transformation of the human […]