Improving the Candidate Experience

A trio of strategies organisations can leverage to attract top talent. By Michael Switow Most HR professionals say that it’s harder to recruit candidates now than it was a year ago. In fact, the two issues most likely to keep HR leaders up at night, according to a global survey commissioned by Korn Ferry Futurestep, […]

HRO Today Services and Technology Association Update: C-TEN Goes Live!

By D. Zachary Misko Sensitivity, confidentiality, and insight are all required of great HR leadership. Because the nature of most HR issues requires the utmost discretion, in perhaps no other role does the phrase “lonely at the top” describe daily life as well as it does for the CHRO. There is no more daunting task […]

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 […]

Building Trust Through Transparency

Organizations are embracing new strategies around compensation to engage employees. Mykkah Herner There is a sea of change coming in the way that employers approach pay, as many companies are examining and modernizing their compensation philosophy in an effort to build more trusting relationships with their employees. PayScale’s 2017 Compensation Best Practices Report examines the […]

The New And Improved ATS

Many tech platforms have received face-lifts and offer a wealth of beneficial features. Russ Banham In today’s highly competitive labor market, the applicant tracking system (ATS) is a key tactical weapon in attaining a sustainable talent advantage. Having the right skill sets aligned with the organization’s culture and energized by its value proposition can dramatically […]

Three Game Changers

Flexibility, data, and personalization are shaping the way organizations deliver employee benefits. By Chris Bruce In years past, employee benefits were seen as the status quo elements of HR. Employees and employers alike grew accustomed to the same list of standard benefits—from healthcare to retirement options. However, in recent years, this mentality has shifted as […]

Running HR as a Business

Julie Sharp of Bank of Ireland discusses mastering challenges in the financial sector and how the bank’s journey to success has depended on its people. By the Editors Julie Sharp, head of human resources at the Bank of Ireland, believes that in order to be truly effective, HR needs to add value by operating commercially- […]

Global Payroll Management: Three Things To Consider

By Jayson Saba A former boss used to say “Let’s worry about two things first: pay our people, and keep the company out of the papers. Then we can do all the fun stuff.” Obviously, she was talking about accurate pay and compliance. One of the most important aspects of human capital management is handling […]

Relocation And The New Hire

More care is needed to address the emotional experience By Russ Banham It’s one of the most difficult decisions a person must make—whether or not to take the job offer that requires relocation to a new city. The way that this delicate decision is handled by the hiring organization may determine the new employee’s level […]