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A new total rewards strategy allows employees to select specific benefits that accommodate their lifestyle. By Craig Dolezal Organizations are facing an unprecedented shift in the makeup of the workforce that is changing the way employers are thinking about their benefits programs. This has happened before, and organizations have risen to the challenge. Take, for […]

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Midsize companies are leveraging the value of RPO one service at a time.   By Katie Kuehner-Hebert      While many midsized companies would like to centralize their recruitment operations to facilitate enterprise-wide outsourcing, most are “not there yet,” according to both recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) providers and buyers alike.     Many midsized companies—particularly […]

Eternal Vigilance

Successful globalizers know that their oversight doesn’t end once the process has been transferred offshore.   By Atul Vashistha   In previous columns, we have explored the importance of embracing globalization and the power of globalization to provide transformation in addition to cost reduction. Now we come to the third secret of successful globalizers: adopting […]

The Baker’s Dozen: Workplace Screening

The top 13 providers of full-service workplace screening. by Denise Doig This is the second year we have published a listing of workplace screening and security providers. Thanks to feedback from our readers and some helpful direction from industry leaders, we have taken steps to improve our approach. This year’s annual listing of the top […]

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 […]

Digging Deep into HR’s Data

How to get the right numbers to raise HR’s strategic profile   By Julia Mench   Chief people officers and HR directors have historically played a critical role in organizations’ recruiting and internal HR efforts. Despite this role, they rarely found themselves
at the corporate strategy table, especially during extensive, data-driven innovation conversations.   Often recruiting […]

Hot-Button RPO

M&A. Talent pipelining. New client demands. Need we say more?   By Debbie Bolla     What’s hot in RPO? A lot—so we’ve done a little digging to see what trends will continue in recruitment into 2013.     Consolidation came to town in 2011 with Randstad’s acquisition of SourceRight and ADP buying The RightThing. […]

Out of the Ashes

Where HR services have been—and where they’re headed.     By Debbie Bolla      Looking back 10 years, strategy, expertise, and innovation weren’t major parts of HRO contracts—or even the mindsets behind them. Cost savings was top of mind, and HR executives looking to get in the game wanted a third-party provider to take […]

Forecast 2012

HR experts offer their opinions.   By Russ Banham   In a year marked by increasing economic, social, and political volatility across much of the planet, major trends in HR outsourcing give hope that the industry is maturing while remaining flexible enough to adapt to a changing marketplace.     Key acquisitions and strategic partnerships […]

Beyond Payroll: Buyers Seek Greater Value

Buyers who once outsourced payroll only are embracing a cornucopia of services from their providers. Attracted by lower prices and more robust technology, small and mid-sized employers broaden their engagements. by Andy Teng When small and mid-sized companies experience rapid growth, it’s a mixed blessing. Just ask David Hughes, the vice president of HR at […]