Screening On Screens

The benefits of integrating video into the talent acquisition process continue to expand through new capabilities. By Christa Elliott The first webcam was developed in 1991 at Cambridge University; it was used to monitor how much coffee was left in the coffee pot in the Cambridge computer science department break room. Fast-forward 25 years and […]

When Quality Counts The Most

Background screens help organizations make the right decision when it comes to their most important asset: talent. Dave Zielinski Human resource leaders are facing new challenges when it comes to the background screening of job applicants. While the chief goal of any screen remains an accurate, thorough review of candidates that complies with government regulations, […]

Leadership: The Heart of HR

Meet the 2016 CHRO of the Year and Talent Acquisition Leader of the Year Award finalists who are bringing their teams to triumph. By Christa Elliott Outstanding CHROs and talent acquisition leaders will be recognised and celebrated for their efforts and achievements with the Chief HR Officer of the Year and Talent Acquisition Leader of […]

Retail Therapy

Meijer partnered with EG Workforce Solutions to find—and keep—talent in new and challenging markets. By Debbie Bolla When it comes to the retail industry, growth is always a good thing, but it can present business challenges. Such was the case for Meijer, the nation’s 19th largest privately held company with headquarters in Michigan. The retailer […]

It’s Better To Check

Why inadequate screening for contingent workers can have long-term consequences. By Christa Elliott The term “non-employee” may sound strange, but it’s actually becoming quite common and describes an increasingly large percentage of the workforce. According to the most recent U.S. Department of Labor survey, roughly 30 percent of the American workforce (or 42.6 million people) […]

2016 Trends In Applicant Tracking Systems

New direction: single platform for continuous recruiting By Russ Banham Yesterday’s ATS (applicant tracking system) was a great way to manage the flood of job applications that overwhelmed hiring managers in the past. By automatically filtering the submissions based on a range of candidate criteria, these applications could be handled in a streamlined and regulatory-compliant […]

Growing Into The Cloud

Global payroll trends focus on compliance, cloud integration, and growth growth growth By Bill Hatton No tree grows to the sky, the old saying goes. But trees do grow rapidly under certain conditions. In the case of global payroll, that is exactly what’s happening, and the industry is growing to the Cloud, if not to […]

Solving the Talent Puzzle

A sense of purpose, transparent feedback, and a meaningful employee experience are all key pieces to becoming an employer of choice in today’s competitive market. By Russ Banham Like every executive function in the corporate realm, HR is under extreme duress as the business environment becomes more global, complex, and technologically driven. Change is constant, as the march of transformation generated […]