Combating Second-Generation Bias

Gender issues continue to plague the workforce, but there are strategies to break the divide. Cyndi Sax Every year, a new class of college graduates is released into the world to seek employment and begin building professional careers. Most will work in corporate offices, production facilities, labs, schools, from home, or in the field. Some […]

Operating On All Cylinders – Ways Organisations Can Combat Under-Performance Due To Presenteeism

Ways organisations can combat under-performance due to presenteeism By Dr. David Batman In any business, the biggest single cost is likely to be its workforce, representing nearly 70 per cent of operating expenses on average, finds a SHRM study. So it’s no surprise that organisations are always exploring new ways to improve employee performance and […]

Not Enough Care in the World

An aging population combined with a severe hiring shortage creates a challenging time in healthcare recruiting. Russ Banham Looking for a career with wide employment availability? On the last day of business in 2016, there were 1.1 million job openings in the healthcare industry: the largest number recorded since the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) […]

Planning Ahead

Combat impending skill shortages and staffing challenges with strategic workforce planning. Dermot O’Brien It’s clear that the workforce is changing. As the U.S. unemployment rate holds steady under 5 percent, the competition for top talent has become fierce. Employers are complaining of a skills shortage, which could be attributed to under investment in employee learning […]

Change Driving Change

HR will have their eyes on tech, talent, and leadership development in the coming year. By Dave Zielinski As organizations across industries experience disruptive change, HR executives are being challenged to be increasingly agile and resourceful in their strategic planning in order to meet shifting talent and compliance demands. Because of the accelerating digital revolution, […]

A Healthy Approach

New research provides a blueprint for executing well-being programs. By Ruth A. Hunt Well-being seems to be one of the latest HR buzzwords among employers. And it’s no longer just physical wellness. Organizations today need to consider how to support their employees’ mental, emotional, financial, and professional well-being. Conduent HR Services’ 2016 HR services survey, […]

Editor’s Note: Predictions On Point

It’s hard to believe another year is coming to a close. For our December issue, it has become tradition to look back on our predictions piece from 12 months ago and see how our experts fared. Prediction: “The biggest issue for HR leaders is to get laser-focused on ‘the employee experience.’” —Josh Bersin, principal and […]

Measure What Matters

How to evaluate quality of service and improve metrics in the RPO space. Christa Elliott When it comes to recruitment process outsourcing (RPO), clients are looking for providers who can work with them strategically to accomplish specific talent acquisition goals. For some these goals might include greater hiring volume or improved quality of hire; for […]

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 […]