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 […]

When The Honeymoon’s Over

Build long-term employee loyalty with ongoing performance assessment and development. Dominique Jones Performance management has become a hot topic in recent months, especially among companies that feel the pressure to attract and retain top talent in a highly competitive hiring market. This is the reason why many companies have begun promoting their ongoing performance management […]

Meaning in the Workplace

Bring out the best in employees by helping them discover the why behind their work. Marcus Mossberger As today’s workplace becomes nearly unrecognizable for older generations, one aspect of it has remained unchanged: humanity’s desire to find meaning and purpose in the work they do. And because jobs take up the majority of employees’ time—especially […]

Survey results from AMN Healthcare

Today, AMN Healthcare, the nation’s most comprehensive healthcare workforce solutions and staffing company, along with Avantas, an AMN Healthcare company and leading provider of strategic labor management solutions and technologies, released the findings of its survey, Predictive Analytics in Healthcare 2016: Optimizing Nurse Staffing in an Era of Workforce Shortages –an assessment of over 5,600 […]

A Healthier Way to Have it All

Work-life balance is out, and HR is making way for work-life integration. By Christa Elliott Family life, social life, and work life—why not have it all? That’s the thought behind “work-life balance.” The term was coined in the 1980s, but the task turned out to be more demanding on workers than anyone anticipated. Luckily, there’s […]