Well Off

Keys to building a roadmap for employee financial wellness. By Kathy Hall Financial stress is not a problem based on income. According to Price Waterhouse Coopers’ 2015 Employee Financial Wellness Survey, 22 percent of employees earning $100,000 or more find it difficult to make their minimum credit card payments on time each month. When employees […]

Learning from Social Media

2015 iTalent winner Universum’s Iris decodes what content is most important for organizations to engage talent. By Audrey Roth “Does social matter?” asked David Brudenell, global
vice president of product and head of digital for the Americas, for the 2015 iTalent competition winner Universum, at the HRO Today Forum in May. With 380 million members on […]

Inspiring Winners

Five awarded for excellence in HR services and technology By The Editors The HRO Today Services and Technology Association Awards recognized five leaders in human resources at their annual Awards Gala that took place at the 2015 HRO Today Forum APAC at the Suntec Singapore International Convention & Exhibition Centre. The awards have been considered […]

Evolving Mindsets Toward Career Development

New thinking helps workers adapt to change By Wendy Tan With the speed of change sweeping through business environments, organisations increasingly need to adopt a more flexible mindset that empowers employees for career self-management. If accelerating skill development, and building the talent pipeline, is important, then this new mindset is critical. Career development is one […]

Managing the Modern Workforce

Organizations need to shift traditional thinking in order to attract and retain Millennials. By Colleen Albright With the recent emergence of the young, motivated and savvy Millennials, there have been several rapid changes to traditional workplace expectations. Young professionals are shaking off old trends and driving their careers based on what fits their personality, values, […]

Getting on Track

A new report identifies three factors that can improve employee engagement. By Susan Hunt Stevens Employee engagement and corporate culture have risen to high priority with executives in today’s business world because they understand that having a purposeful workforce equates to a high-performing one. Not only are key business goals met with an engaged workforce, […]

Going All In

MGM bets its recognition program on a tech-driven approach—and is winning. By Debbie Bolla In the high stakes business of gaming and hospitality, for MGM Resorts International, one gamble that isn’t worth the risk is its workforce. The multi-resort empire understands that in the highly competitive guest services industry, an organization is only as successful […]

Getting on The Same Page

An integrated MSP and VMS approach delivers better operational efficiencies and business outcomes. By Allie Ben-Shlomo Organizations that are not leveraging a managed service provider (MSP) and vendor management system (VMS) may be paying too much for contingent talent and at risk of noncompliance with various labor and benefit laws. They are also likely to […]

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 […]