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 […]

The Pulse of Recognition

A recent poll shows three growing trends in workplace appreciation. By Cord Himelstein Recognition continues to be a driving force in keeping employees motivated, and now more than ever, companies are turning it to their advantage as workforce trends develop. A recent poll of 400 SHRM attendees found HR professionals have: 1) Increased focus on […]

On Point

Today’s online reference checking tools are adding more value to the hiring process than ever before. By Debbie Bolla One of the true values of HR technology is when a solution can transform a once tedious practice into an efficient, automated one that actually benefits the hiring process. Online reference checking solutions have been lauded […]

Show, Don’t Tell

How leveraging competency-based assessments can increase the chances of successful employees. By Brad Zomick Often chief learning officers and chief human resource officers use traditional methods—basic completion
and quizzes and surveys—as the primary way to gauge success in analyzing a candidate’s fit when making 
hiring decisions or implementing learning initiatives. But competency-based assessments can demonstrate how […]

2015 TekTonic Winners

This year’s honorees were recognized at the HRO Today Forum in Philadelphia. More on each innovative platform here. By Debbie Bolla Compensation Solution Winner: Dayforce ConnectedPay Provider: Ceridian The Why Behind The Win: Dayforce ConnectedPay is a global payroll solution comprised of Ceridian’s in- country payroll services connected to its Dayforce human capital management platform. […]