All Eyes on Talent

Five start-ups compete before a convention of HR thought leaders.   By Brent Skinner      Every start-up tells a story. That’s the idea behind HRO Today Forum’s 2012 iTalent Competition, sponsored by Oracle in cooperation with the StartUp America Partnership. Five companies—JobEscrow, The Good Jobs, MyNextGig, Kapta Systems, and Degreed—hit the stage to give […]

The Up-and-Comers

A new breed of talent management providers is challenging old innovation models.   By Madeline Laurano      Innovation is a buzzword in talent management. Organizations looking to thrive in today’s market need to differentiate themselves by creating greater efficiencies in recruitment, development, and retention. In fact, according to Aberdeen’s Human Capital Management Trends report, […]

Control Your Own Destiny

Employee self service has come a long way baby.   By Brent Skinner      For many of us, pumping our own gas is second nature, just a normal part of the day. We don’t even think about self-serve fueling. It’s the full-serve stations that feel unnatural—and cost more, too. But in New Jersey and […]