On Point

Today’s online reference checking tools are adding more value to the hiring process than ever before. By Debbie Bolla One of the true values of HR technology is when a solution can transform a once tedious practice into an efficient, automated one that actually benefits the hiring process. Online reference checking solutions have been lauded […]

Innovative Sourcing Strategies for Mastering the Talent Landscape: It’s a Marathon, Not a Sprint

In this renewed period of global economic growth, HR and talent management teams are engaged more actively than ever in the pursuit of sourcing the most valuable hires. As the overall talent pool shrinks, especially for highly specialized skill sets, organizations are beginning to adapt to these challenges by sourcing outside the box. Winning in […]

Internal Investments

Organizations are engaging tomorrow’s leaders and narrowing the skills gap through aligned training initiatives. By Debbie Bolla management at Comcast University and Comcast Cable, recognizes the importance of leveraging training programs to develop leadership skills for a customer-facing business. And she is not alone. In fact, The Corporate Executive Board estimates that major corporations spend […]

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 […]

Pressure Points

A recent survey finds the family, expat attrition, and compliance are relocation’s toughest challenges. But there are benefits too. By Cindy Madden It’s always tough to predict the future when it comes to the relocation industry, but one topic continues to be a major challenge, finds the 2014 Trends in Global Relocation: Global Mobility Policy […]

Editor’s Note: Point Taken

Point Taken Editor’s Note By Debbie Bolla, Executive Editor   Confidence. Competition. Potential. Doing what you love.   These are a few words and phrases that made a lasting impact after my deep-dive discussion with four HR industry leaders at the HRO Today Forum this May. The quartet that joined me on stage (pictured above): • […]

Integration: 5 Keys

What to look for in an integrated platform   By Jeremy Durham   HR technology is changing fast and often. The HR tools that normally fell into the hands of HR managers are now also being utilized by employees and in some situations, part- time contractors. Across the industry, these new users are pushing HR […]