Taking Off

Understanding the importance of work-life balance, MIT pilots flexible working programs and finds success. By Dr. Peter Hirst Academic institutions are hotbeds of innovation, yet when it comes to developing and adopting workplace policies to accommodate today’s workers, higher education has been lagging behind other industries, reports Gallup’s 2017 State of the American Workplace. This […]

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. […]

Buzzworthy Foursome

These tech products do what they should do: make life easier.   By Kyle Lagunas        From mergers and acquisitions to a thriving startup community in human resources and recruiting software, the last year has seen a lot of innovation. Social programs, mobile apps, and predictive analytics are what’s hot in transformative HR […]

Lucky 21

Drafting the blueprint for a stronger outsourcing industry.   By Hfs Research, the HfS 50 Executive Council, and participating service providers     This spring, a bevy of outsourcing industry power brokers gathered in New York for a defining two-day working session called the HfS Sourcing Blueprint Sessions. The event was mainly a buyer-only session, […]

Forward Thinking

A bevy of valuable information and research can be found with the click of a mouse. By The Editors         In-depth information on the outsourcing industry is shared in our online thought-leadership center. You will find white papers, case studies, research reports, and more to help educate and guide you in making […]

How the Downturn Catalyzes Screening’s Evolution

 A decrease in hiring volume has screening providers thinking about the future. Improvements and innovation are in the forecast.   By Debbie Bolla   Ask Dr. Grant Goold, program director and department chair of EMS education at American River College, his thoughts on the recession of 2009 and he’d most likely answer, what recession? That’s […]

Making a Go of RPO

Despite having massive infrastructure and enormous resources, three global enterprises found RPO was the answer to the age-old problem of staffing. Now, their success can be yours, too. Read on to find out more. by Russ Banham Your organization is hemorrhaging. For each day a vacant position goes unfilled, you’re losing money, customer satisfaction, product […]

RPO Alliance Wisdom

Sure, they might be vendors, but the words of some of the industry’s largest RPO service providers are aimed at helping buyers align their expectations with the providers’ delivery. If you’re not tired of hearing the word, partnership is indeed the best approach to a successful recruitment outsourcing program. by Anne Nimke, Jason Berkowitz The […]

HRO and the City

Thousands gather annually in New York in the spring to get more than an academic discussion of outsourcing at NY HR Week. They get down and dirty with buyers, providers, and other industry thought leaders in an all-out, two-day HRO festival. by HROT Staff How do you capture and keep the attention of some 4,000 […]