Revolving Door Recruitment

Hold onto hires with these RPO and engagement strategies. By Russ Banham It’s one thing for a company to recruit the best and the brightest, but what happens when those recruits leave within a couple years? It’s a difficult question with which many businesses struggle. Several studies indicate a strong tendency in the Millennial generation […]

A Moving Experience

Global Mobility Professional’s Lessons Learned By Benjamin D. Ivory My wife and I relocated to Prague in December 2012. I am what I call a late-bloomer expatriate. Over my 40-year career in the relocation industry, I have traveled extensively, but this was my first experience living and working outside of the United States. When the […]

Sage Engagement Advice

Research finds five key differentiators to increasing employee satisfaction and productivity. By Bob Nelson, Ph.D. Hiring the best talent is of little value to your organization if you don’t take the proper steps to engage those recruited employees. Research from Quantum Workplace, a company that tracks employee engagement scores of more than 1.5 million employees […]

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 […]


In advance of our upcoming HR Demo Show in Las Vegas—to be held on December 8-9—the editors recently convened a virtual roundtable of HR technology thought leaders.      HRO TODAY: In the past couple of years, SaaS has evolved into the market-dominant model. Where are the risks in our rapid move to cloud computing?     […]

Charting the New HR Order

Thought leaders from a quintet of cutting-edge workforce departments recently sat down with the editors of HRO Today to share their views on the past decade in human resources. Their insights on the emergent culture of measurement and the state of the world’s economy are not to be missed.     By Dirk Olin   […]

Turning the Corner in HRO’s Software Revolution

With three new major solutions launched recently, is the industry ready for a new business model or just rehashing old technology? By Andy Teng   For years, the HRO marketplace has struggled to come up with a standardized, cost-effective ERP solution that can be configured to a customer’s requirements without being overreaching in scope or […]

Gauging Buyer Satisfaction

Nearly 10 years after the industry first began, quality of service delivery is stabilizing. But can the market elevate its game to truly keep customers happy? by Andy Teng As the HRO industry approaches its 10th anniversary, questions remain about the effectiveness of comprehensive, end-to-end outsourcing. As any industry observers will point out, buyer satisfaction […]

Getting to the Point: Selecting a Single-service Outsourcing Vendor

Although less complex than end-to-end enterprise HRO deals, contracting a point solution provider still requires due diligence, structured governance, and a clear understanding of the need to outsource. by Jolie Newman The outsourcing of HR services runs the gamut, from end-to-end, comprehensive solutions that can replace an entire HR department to finely honed point solutions […]

Talent Management Technology: Where Is the Market Headed?

HRO Today invited a few leading technology companies in talent management to weigh in on the state of the market. They explain why ERP systems fall short, what’s in store in the future, and how to serve global clients. by HROT Staff The Panelists Jack Coapman (JC) is area vice president at ADP pre-employment service. […]