Best Laid Plans

Why it’s time for HR to improve workforce planning Dave Weisbeck Imagine you survey business leaders across your organization, and nearly three quarters of them agree that one particular issue is causing the organization to miss its business goals. A business sponsor would be selected, a project team would be assigned, and regular reviews would […]

2016 Trends In Applicant Tracking Systems

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 […]

Growing Into The Cloud

Global payroll trends focus on compliance, cloud integration, and growth growth growth By Bill Hatton No tree grows to the sky, the old saying goes. But trees do grow rapidly under certain conditions. In the case of global payroll, that is exactly what’s happening, and the industry is growing to the Cloud, if not to […]

Refining the Process

Employers can turn to background screening technology to improve candidate experience Audrey Roth In today’s constant war for talent, the job market has become candidate-driven with more than half of all employers admitting that it’s hard to find candidates with the appropriate skills for the positions they are hiring for, according to CareerBuilder’s 2015 Candidate […]

Top Trends

A Q&A with Accenture’s Veerle Dero By Debbie Bolla What are the top trends in HR today? Business, technology, economic, and societal trends continually play a role in shaping the future of HR. Some of these trends include: • Digital radically disrupts HR: Technology will enable talent management to become an integral part in the […]

A Moving Experience

Global Mobility Professional’s Lessons Learned By Benjamin D. Ivory My wife and I relocated to Prague in December 2012. I am what I call a late-bloomer expatriate. Over my 40-year career in the relocation industry, I have traveled extensively, but this was my first experience living and working outside of the United States. When the […]

Difficult Times? Depends Where You Look

A Year of Consolidation and Transformation By Michael Switow Unfazed by stock market volatility and forecasts of slower economic growth, Asia’s RPO providers are condent with their industry’s prospects for the year ahead. Recruitment professionals point to several major trends. These include the application of new technologies, corporate belt-tightening, and a transformation of the human […]

HR Across the Spectrum: Predictions for 2016

Our experts anticipate big changes from tech to talent By Russ Banham 2015 marked the return of talent and put human resources executives front and center as their companies’ chief growth catalysts across diverse industry verticals. During the Great Recession, employees were a cost center to be swept partly away in the effort to “tidy the house.” This is […]