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 […]

CEO’s Letter: Hypocrisy [hi-pok-ruh-see]

Why potential buyers should boycott First Advantage, Pre-employ, and SterlingBackCheck. By Elliot H. Clark I have never suggested a boycott before, but I have also never been so annoyed at the rank hypocrisy of a group of service providers. Here is a group of companies that tells customers to perform due diligence on prospective employees, […]

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 […]

Moving Millennials

Younger workers seek out mobility assignments for professional growth. Organizations achieve better retention rates. Advice on how to do it right. By Audrey Roth Stereotypes of Millennials are in no shortage, ranging from their brief attention spans to a need for incessant affirmation—but they aren’t all bad. Millennials are also assumed to be tech-savvy, interested in work that has value, and […]

Flexible Work Programs Too Flexible?

Organizations need to embrace a more structured approach that’s aligned to business metrics in order to reap the rewards of offering varying work options. By Kristin Thomas There appears to be a big disconnect when it comes to flexible work options. WorldAtWork’s new survey 2015 Trends in Workplace Flexibility measured the usage and management of work flexibility programs of 375 companies. […]

Accelerating Onboarding

Key ways to ensure new employees become high performers. By Anita Bownes When a new employee starts at an organization, they usually want to dive right in and start working. After all, they’re eager to make a good impression. HR and hiring managers also want to move without delay because the quicker employees are brought up to speed, the […]

Innovative Thinking

CHRO Jenn Mann’s strategic approach to human capital is providing HR the means to enable data-driven change. By Debbie Bolla When you are in the business of analytics and intelligence software, innovation is a core organizational driver. And for North Carolina-based software developer SAS, a future-thinking philosophy radiates throughout the entire organization—and HR is no […]

Leadership + Culture = Competitive Advantage

Amsterdam Forum to showcase what it takes to be great at each By the Editors HRO Today Global magazine and the HRO Today Services & Technology Association are scheduled to host the annual HRO Today Forum Europe 2015 on 10-12 November in Amsterdam. The forum will present to participants the latest HR technology and analytics, […]