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 […]

A Rewarding Experience

Organizations can maximize the impact of their recognition programs by offering experiential rewards. By Christa Elliott The research is clear—employees want to be recognized at work, and according to a 2016 Gallup poll, only 51 percent of workers are satisfied with the recognition they receive at work. But when approaches such as social recognition or […]

2017 Baker’s Dozen Customer Satisfaction Ratings: Managed Service Programs

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 […]

Taking the Market by Brand

Much like candidates applying for jobs, the employer branding game is constantly changing. By Christa Elliott To attract today’s top job seekers, employers need to put their best faces forward. This means not only offering competitive compensation and stellar benefits, but also cultivating an employer brand that tells candidates, “Your search is over! You belong […]

Virtual Reality

Successfully managing remote workers can be achieved with the right planning and tech tools. By Belinda Sharr In today’s high-tech atmosphere, it’s essential to be able to manage virtual employees effectively. With the right technology, HR executives can ensure that their staff is able to work efficiently from anywhere, without being restricted to nearby offices. […]

What Matters to Millennials?

A new research study reveals seven key preferences of younger workers. By The Editors With so much riding on millennials’ contributions, just how different are millennials’ expectations from those of the other generations before them? This isn’t the easiest question to answer. What makes millennials truly unique is their lifelong use of technology—they are the […]

Hello Employee Experience

From sourcing to exit interviews, learn ways to engage with talent throughout their entire tenure. By Amber Hyatt Organizations need to move beyond traditional talent management activities to create an employee journey that attracts, motivates, and connects to employee results. This is the central finding of SilkRoad’s 2017 State of Talent report.How can organizations do […]

The Future is Now

New research reveals how organizations can keep up with the evolving workplace. By Bill Pelster The pace of technology is at odds with the traditional organizational structure. One-hundred-year-old industrial models and rigid hierarchies can no longer accommodate the rapid pace in which technology is upending businesses. Siloed departments are increasingly giving way to cross-functional, project-oriented […]

Engagement Equation

Four key differentiators map a blueprint that helps encourage employee productivity and loyalty. By Dr. Bob Nelson According to the Harvard Business Review, organizations spend over $720 million each year on employee engagement—which is projected to rise to over $1.5 billion per year—yet, employee engagement is at a record low. Just 30 percent of employees […]

Association Evolution

From member to director, D. Zachary Misko shares the things that have changed and the others that have stayed the same. By D. Zachary Misko Some interesting facts about the number 10: The Korean alphabet has 10 vowels; Virginia is the 10th state to enter the Union; and the metric system is based on the […]