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 […]

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, […]

Investing in People

Six successful ways high-performing organizations approach human capital management. By Karie Willyerd HR and talent professionals have known it for years and now it’s been proven: a better-prepared workforce delivers better results. In fact, a global survey of more than 2,700 executives conducted by Oxford Economics and SAP backs up intuition with data. The study […]

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 […]

2015 Baker’s Dozen Customer Satisfaction Ratings: Recognition

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 […]

On Point

Today’s online reference checking tools are adding more value to the hiring process than ever before. By Debbie Bolla One of the true values of HR technology is when a solution can transform a once tedious practice into an efficient, automated one that actually benefits the hiring process. Online reference checking solutions have been lauded […]

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 […]

Is a Talent Shortage Coming?

New research examines current challenges in the labor market and how organizations can overcome them. By Ian Cameron There has been a lot of buzz lately about a talent shortage. The Conference Board’s new report From Not Enough Jobs to Not Enough Workers predicts a 15-year period of tight labor conditions. All signs are pointing […]

Leading for Tomorrow

The winners of the 2015 CHRO of the Year awards are blazing the trail for the future of HR. By Debbie Bolla Chief human resources officers are often tasked with some of the most challenging business initiatives
since they revolve around an organization’s most important asset: their people. Pressing issues around talent, culture, and engagement have […]

2015 TekTonic Winners

This year’s honorees were recognized at the HRO Today Forum in Philadelphia. More on each innovative platform here. By Debbie Bolla Compensation Solution Winner: Dayforce ConnectedPay Provider: Ceridian The Why Behind The Win: Dayforce ConnectedPay is a global payroll solution comprised of Ceridian’s in- country payroll services connected to its Dayforce human capital management platform. […]