A look at the top findings from our 2017 studies.
By The Editors
Industry research is core to human capital management and decision-making. That is why in 2017, the HRO Today research team took a deep dive into several topics that presented challenges to HR professionals: candidate engagement, Millennial preferences, global unemployment, worker confidence, company reputation, and more. Here, we share some of the top findings—the full version of each report can be found on our website.
Today’s tools are helping staffing providers deliver key full-time and contingent talent to organizations. By Russ Banham Companies sourcing the best and the brightest candidates for both full-time and contingent-labor positions constantly compete for this talent, given the rapidly diminishing supply pool. To win the day, organizations are increasingly relying on managed services program (MSP) […]
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. […]
A new research report examines how recruiters can best engage with both types of candidates. The Editors Today’s top recruitment challenge is no longer identifying and sourcing talent. It’s engagement: Keeping candidates interested and active throughout the recruitment process. A new research report, 2016 Candidate Engagement, from Hudson RPO and HRO Today, uncovers how recruiters […]
There is nothing more frustrating for an HR service provider than to be told that all products offerings in a category are basically the same and that the only way to get ahead is to meet the lowest price in the market. How would HR leadership feel if their department heads shopped for other HR […]
Out with annual performance reviews and in with continuous coaching and feedback. By Anita Bowness When it comes to performance management programs, many organizations are no longer happy with the status quo: The annual review meeting where managers provide employees with feedback, a rating, and a compensation increase if earned. Then the file is closed […]
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 […]
If you’re like most, it is – and here’s why that’s good for HR Bill Hatton Companies are outsourcing more of their talent. How much? Contingent labor has grown to 35 percent of companies’ total workforces in recent years, and it’s expected to grow to 50 percent by 2018.Contingent labor is expected to grow 30 […]
Organizations are turning to analytics platforms to help curb rising healthcare premiums and deliver better care options to employees. By Heather Lavoie Healthcare benefits are the single largest expense for most employers after payroll. The costs are staggering: In the decade leading up to 2014, Kaiser Family Foundation research revealed that the average premium for family coverage increased 69 percent. In 2014, average […]
Digging deeper about goals and results By Bill Hatton You know you have your own goals and reactions whenever you attend a conference—and that each participant and speaker has similar individual goals and reactions. Here we offer the individualized insights and reactions of four of our guests: An HRO Today Services & Technology Association Board […]