SilkRoad Integrates Talent Activation Services Across Microsoft Cloud and Productivity Solutions

Delivering modern Talent Activation cloud solutions to people-centric businesses worldwide CHICAGO – February 14, 2017 – SilkRoad (www.silkroad.com), a global leader in Talent Activation, today announced a broad technology initiative partnering with Microsoft and leveraging its technologies to transform how businesses leverage modern cloud services to manage and streamline talent acquisition, onboarding and development processes. […]

Editor’s Note: Predictions On Point

It’s hard to believe another year is coming to a close. For our December issue, it has become tradition to look back on our predictions piece from 12 months ago and see how our experts fared. Prediction: “The biggest issue for HR leaders is to get laser-focused on ‘the employee experience.’” —Josh Bersin, principal and […]

Turning Numbers into Stories

Learn about McKesson’s data-driven approach that informs and drives HR strategy. By Jorge Figueredo Organizations today are leveraging data analytics in several different ways, from determining what product developments to prioritize to deciding which customers to target. But fewer companies employ a data-driven strategy throughout their entire organization. Evidence-based decision-making is equally as important for […]

CareerBuilder Makes a Transformative Move to Expand Into Post-Hire Software with the Acquisition of WORKTERRA

CHICAGO – September 6, 2016 — After launching the world’s first pre-hire platform and transitioning from a job board to a global HR Software as a Service provider, CareerBuilder is disrupting the industry once again with a bold acquisition that will take its business into a whole new arena. CareerBuilder announced today that it is […]

Nearly 1 in 4 U.S. Employers Anticipate Increasing Staff Levels in Q3 2016, While Overall Hiring Intentions Continue to Dip

MILWAUKEE — U.S. employers indicate stable hiring plans for the third quarter of 2016, according to the latest Manpower Employment Outlook Survey, released today by ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN). Taking into account seasonal variations, the Net Employment Outlook is +15%, making anticipated hiring relatively stable, both quarter-over-quarter and year-over-year. Of the more than 11,000 U.S. employers […]

HRO Today Introduces New Blog

HRO Today has launched a brand new blog, dedicated to HR. The blog features posts by the HRO Today team, and guests, who will keep you updated on everything new in the world of human resources. To view the blog, visit http://hrotoday.blogspot.com, and check back for frequent updates!

Win the War for Talent With a Vendor-Neutral, Integrated Contingent-Workforce Management Model

U.S. businesses are using greater percentages of contingent workers to meet their staffing needs. These contingent workers are not only more prevalent, they are often used in highly skilled, mission-critical positions. However, that entails risk for the corporation including rising compliance costs. Those organizations that manage contingent labor effectively will find themselves in a better […]

Mercer Enters into Alliance with Thomsons Online Benefits

Move aims to increase support for multinationals seeking global approach to benefits management New York — Mercer and Thomsons Online Benefits, have entered into an alliance to expand their respective offerings to multinationals looking to manage their global benefits programs. Mercer will provide global employee benefits brokerage and consulting to multinationals while Thomsons will provide streamlined […]