Four Lessons from the Feeding Frenzy In the RPO Market

Recruitment process outsourcing, or RPO, is the hottest segment of the HRO market. In talking with dozens of buyers and even more providers, here are four lessons for anyone who touches RPO. by Harry Feinberg, Jay Whitehead Oh, for the good ol’ days of recruiting. When you needed an executive then, you would call mega-retained-fee […]

When The Honeymoon’s Over

Build long-term employee loyalty with ongoing performance assessment and development. Dominique Jones Performance management has become a hot topic in recent months, especially among companies that feel the pressure to attract and retain top talent in a highly competitive hiring market. This is the reason why many companies have begun promoting their ongoing performance management […]

Curbing Costs, Not Services

Ways to ensure organizations—and employees—get the most out of relocation. Debbie Bolla It’s no surprise that the cost of relocation continues to plague HR executives. With assignments costing organizations up to $85,000 for homeowners, according to Worldwide ERC, the pressure to stay on budget and show return on investment (ROI) remains critical. According to Brookfield […]

Giving More to Get More

Leverage five core factors of the employee experience to increase workforce productivity. By Derek Irvine The workplace is undergoing a major transformation. In the industrial era, the primary focus was finding task-oriented laborers whose output came from their hands. Today, an employee’s knowledge base has become a core component of organizational success. The information age […]

Recognition That’s Contagious

Dow’s Johanna Soderstrom shares the secrets to creating a global culture of appreciation.  By Debbie Bolla Having a recognition program that’s “nice to have” was no longer enough for The Dow Chemical Company. Corporate Vice President of Human Resources and Aviation Johanna Soderstrom and her team understand the critical impact that providing meaningful recognition to […]

2016 Baker’s Dozen Customer Satisfaction Ratings: Recruitment Process Outsourcing

We rank the top providers based on customer satisfaction surveys. 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 […]


Incorporate hashtags to reach a broader network of job seekers. By Michelle Stedman Recruitment is so much more than finding workers to fill available positions. It’s about finding the right people who can make a valuable contribution to the company. Social media makes it easier than ever to show off corporate culture, goals, and facilities […]

Amusing Job Seekers

See how 2016 iTalent competition winner The Muse is revolutionizing online job search. By Marta Chmielowicz Searching for a job online can be a frustrating and unrewarding process. Hours are spent perusing hundreds of dry, banal listings that provide no real insight into company brand or culture. Over time, the listings begin to blur together, […]

Changing the Game

How artificial intelligence can handle the mundane and free up recruiters to act more strategically. By Ian Cluroe The great promise of artificial intelligence (AI) taking over many day-to-day tasks is finally a possibility for the majority of organizations. Take a look at the impact AI has in the healthcare industry. Based in Pittsburgh, Aetheon […]