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- […]

HRO Today Service And Technology Association Update: Getting and Staying Connected

The HRO Today Services and Technology Association is a global association of HR executives, thought leaders, and industry experts working as practitioners, providers, and analysts. Last month, the HRO Today Forum held in Chicago, provided an excellent opportunity for our members and each of the forum delegates to participate in great conversations and best-practice sharing. […]

HR Across the Spectrum: Predictions for 2016

Our experts anticipate big changes from tech to talent By Russ Banham 2015 marked the return of talent and put human resources executives front and center as their companies’ chief growth catalysts across diverse industry verticals. During the Great Recession, employees were a cost center to be swept partly away in the effort to “tidy the house.” This is […]

India: The World’s HR Capital?

Not yet, but it wants to be—and here’s why they might get there By Michael Switow Standing at podiums in front of business audiences throughout the late ‘90s and early 2000s, then CEO and Chairwoman of Ogilvy & Mather Shelly Lazarus used to tell executives about the clearest brief she had ever received from a […]

Show, Don’t Tell

How leveraging competency-based assessments can increase the chances of successful employees. By Brad Zomick Often chief learning officers and chief human resource officers use traditional methods—basic completion
and quizzes and surveys—as the primary way to gauge success in analyzing a candidate’s fit when making 
hiring decisions or implementing learning initiatives. But competency-based assessments can demonstrate how […]

Showing Appreciation Strategically

Rewards and incentives are proven to increase employee retention and productivity. Here’s how. By Audrey Roth In today’s global market, engagement and retention of employees is more important than ever. What are organizations doing to help drive this? Leveraging recognition and incentive programs. According to Globoforce’s Workforce Mood Tracker Report, 80 percent of workers who […]

What CR Brings to HR

  Corporate responsibility initiatives improve recruiting and increase retention.       By Dan Foley     Corporate responsibility (CR) has become an increasingly important strategy for recruiting and retaining the best and the brightest employees. As the competition for good talent continues to heat up, companies are finding it a necessity to design differentiating […]

APAC Research Finds Step Change in Adoption of HR Outsourcing in Australia, HK, China and Singapore

The broad adoption of HR outsourcing across Asia Pacific has emerged as the main finding of regional research conducted by Talent2, the leading HR BPO organisation and market leader in end-to-end talent management solutions. The Talent2 APAC Market Pulse Study, was commissioned by Talent2 and conducted by Galaxy Research to understand the current state of the […]