Communicating Benefits to Generation Y

Four effective ways to speak the language of millennials   Christa Elliott Executives at global companies know they need to communicate with the millennial generation differently than previous ones. One key strategy has been the use of newer technology and social media, which the millennials grew up using. When it comes to communicating health benefits […]

Austere Times Renews Interest in Benefit Services

 Outsourced solutions help address skyrocketing healthcare costs, retirement challenges as organizations seek integration across numerous benefits. By Andy Teng   Like payroll, benefits administration is a foundational service that HR must get right all the time. Whether it’s defined contributions (DC), pensions, or health and welfare, these critical components of employee benefits require careful attention […]

Beneficial Strategies

Organizations need to adapt their approach to benefits to suit today’s changing demographics. By Randy Stram With the gig economy rapidly expanding, employers are focused on retaining and engaging employees. According to MetLife’s 15th annual U.S. Employee Benefit Trends Study (EBTS), more than half (51 percent) of employees today are interested in contract or freelance […]

Talent Grabbers

Four strategies that organisations can leverage to attract and retain top performers. By Debbie Bolla Despite the challenges they face, recent research from Harvey Nash shows that a whopping 90 per cent of HR professionals in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region are optimistic. And with good reason. APAC is one of the fastest-developing areas in […]

Virtual Reality

Successfully managing remote workers can be achieved with the right planning and tech tools. By Belinda Sharr In today’s high-tech atmosphere, it’s essential to be able to manage virtual employees effectively. With the right technology, HR executives can ensure that their staff is able to work efficiently from anywhere, without being restricted to nearby offices. […]

Engagement Equation

Four key differentiators map a blueprint that helps encourage employee productivity and loyalty. By Dr. Bob Nelson According to the Harvard Business Review, organizations spend over $720 million each year on employee engagement—which is projected to rise to over $1.5 billion per year—yet, employee engagement is at a record low. Just 30 percent of employees […]

Wellness on the Water

Wellness On The Water Carnival Group improved their employee experience by implementing a customized onsite clinic. By Christa Elliott It was Virgil who famously said “The greatest wealth is health,” and with the spike in employee health and wellness offerings it seems that many employers agree. One such employer is Carnival Cruise Line. The well-known […]

Change Driving Change

HR will have their eyes on tech, talent, and leadership development in the coming year. By Dave Zielinski As organizations across industries experience disruptive change, HR executives are being challenged to be increasingly agile and resourceful in their strategic planning in order to meet shifting talent and compliance demands. Because of the accelerating digital revolution, […]

HRO STA Update: Engage, Lead and Learn – Get Involved Today.

 The HRO Today Services and Technology Association (HROSTA) is a global association of HR executives, thought leaders, and industry experts working in roles as practitioners, providers, and analysts to participate in conversations, set industry standards and practices and network with others in HR technology and services. Because we have an active membership community, we provide […]