2017 HRO Today Baker’s Dozen: Talent Management Technology

We rank the top providers of talent management platforms 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 […]

Managing Multinational MSP

Randstad’s Kelly Quirk sees APAC as a golden opportunity.     By Katie Kuehner-Hebert For recruitment outsourcing providers such as Randstad Corporate & Managed Services, the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region provides a golden opportunity to show multinational companies how they can effectively hold on to high-performing candidates once they’ve hired them.     So says, Kelly […]

All Signs Point to Up

Positive growth in 2014 is likely to continue in 2015 finds analyst firm NelsonHall. By Amy Gurchensky If the past is any indicator of the future, then the HR outsourcing market will have a productive upcoming year. 2014 contract activity was up nearly 11 percent year-over- year, with renewals and contract expansions accounting for a […]

Hopping Hurdles

 Four mobility challenges and steps to overcome them.   By Kevin Cornelius and Leslie Fiorentino   The mobility of an employee is motivated by many different factors: the nature of the business and its aspirations, needs, and resources. All assignments have their own set of specific intended outcomes and aspects to consider. Some leading organizations […]

Hiring, Simplified

Texas A&M streamlined its screening process by leveraging technology.   By Stefano Malnati   Everything is bigger in Texas—and Texas A&M University’s hiring process was producing some real big headaches. Ranked as the United States’ sixth largest university, Texas A&M educates more than 50,000 students, including 10,000 graduate students, studying in more than 120 undergraduate […]

Transferring Talent

International assignments continue to rise as providers keep a watchful eye on strategies for reducing cost.   By Catherine Tooher   As businesses continue to adapt to rapidly changing patterns of global market demand and emerging sources of supply, ensuring that talent is located where it is most needed is vital to taking full advantage of […]

The Gathering Storm of Social Network Litigation

How your workforce might just tweet you straight into the courtroom.     By Tom McNichol   In today’s always connected world, what does it take to lose a job? How about: 140 characters or fewer?   Just ask Connor Riley, a 22-year-old graduate of the University of California at Berkeley. After completing her master’s […]

Globalization’s Sourcing Phase: Turning to Third-Party Providers

n my last column, I wrote about the second phase in the services globalization lifecycle: planning. The next phase in the lifecycle is the sourcing phase, the actual building of the organization’s global operations presence. The difference between a successful global sourcing experience and an unsuccessful one often lies in the planning process or choice […]