CHRO Champions

Our annual awards celebrate and recognize the many successes of leading HR executives. By Belinda Sharr Chief human resource officers are responsible for the most valuable asset to a company: its people. CHROs have a challenging task as they take on multiple important roles in the workplace. They are successful workforce strategists who manage talent, […]

Training Future Leaders

Seven ways organizations can make their learning programs appealing to Millennials. By Audrey Roth It’s no secret that the Millennial generation is taking over the workforce. Employees born in the 1980s and 1990s, also known as the Millennials or Generation Y, will make up 75 percent of the workforce by 2025. Between text messaging, YouTube, […]

2015 Baker’s Dozen Customer Satisfaction Ratings: Employee Screening

By the Editors HRO Today’s Baker’s Dozen rankings are based solely on feedback from buyers of the rated services; the ratings are not based on the opinion of the HRO Today staff. We collect feedback annually through an online survey, which we distribute both directly to buyers through our own mailing lists and indirectly by […]

The Baker’s Dozen: Employee Recognition

We rank the top providers in employee recognition solutions.   A key challenge for any executive is to keep the company’s workforce engaged. Whether in services or manufacturing, employees must feel valued as the most important corporate asset. Sponsoring an employee recognition program is not enough if it doesn’t help your organization improve performance.   […]

The Baker’s Dozen: Training and Development

The top providers of training and development outsourcing. by HROT Staff For the second year in a row, HRO Today goes back to school with a feature on the top players in training and development (T&D). To see which vendors made the grade, we contacted more than 30 learning providers to gather some key data […]

Getting Strategic in HR with Employee Recognition Efforts

Effective and enduring employee recognition can only occur when aligned with corporate strategy and business practices. by Roy Saunderson Perhaps because of its people-focused energies and past transactional mindset in delivering employee services, employee recognition has typically been owned and often relegated to the HR department. But with greater presence of HR executives in the […]

The Baker’s Dozen: Training and Development

The top 13 providers of training and development outsourcing. by HROT Staff For our first feature on the top players in training and development (T&D), we contacted 35 learning providers to gather some key data and facts about themselves and major competitors, which led to the determination of the final 13. They not only administer […]

SwedishAmerican Health System Consolidates Training with GeoLearning’s Internet-Hosted LMS Solution

Illinois-based health system sees immediate return on investment after deploying GeoLearning’s ASP-hosted learning platform. WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, February 8, 2005 — GeoLearning, Inc., the leading provider of Managed Learning Services and hosted learning technologies, announced today that SwedishAmerican Health System, a not-for-profit, locally governed health care system headquartered in Rockford, Illinois, has achieved significant […]

Training Outsourcing

The hottest new trend in HRO Training and Learning by Jay Whitehead View full Training Outsourcing article (PDF)FINDING TRAINING OUTSOURCINGS IDENTITYOutsource training? Are you insane?Actually, no. Training outsourcing is a burgeoning market. Its watershed moment came in 1986 when General Physics inked its landmark training outsourcing relationship with General Motors. Regardless of its mega-deals, training outsourcing has […]

Checking for the Future

Background screens are providing organizations with the tools to hire the best candidates for the job. By Christa Elliott Once the applications are in and the pool of prospective  has been narrowed, HR departments rely heavily on background screening to look for red flags
in their top candidates’ pasts. But today, a number of factors, including […]