Press Releases

HRO Today and PeopleScout Release Global Labor Market Study for Third Quarter of 2017 Philadelphia – December 19, 2017 – SharedXpertise, publisher of HRO Today, and PeopleScout, a global provider of recruitment process outsourcing (RPO), managed services (MSP) and total workforce solutions, have announced the release of their global unemployment report for the third quarter […]

CEO’s Letter: The Best Opinion Money Can Buy

Why the RPO Baker’s Dozen is different from many of the other ratings providers tout in presentations Each month, we receive a significant number of communications from providers and analyst firms that announce a listing or ranking of services. Some have wordy explanations; some are very pretty with multicolored interlocking circles; and some have quadrant […]

92 Different Recycling Policies

PwC’s pioneering CR officer gets granular.     By The Editors   Shannon Schuyler aspires to a job without a future. Despite the marketplace being filled with downsizing, displacement, and distrust, the Corporate Responsibility leader of the Americas at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), feels that her ultimate success will only occur when she is told that her […]

Don’t Be Antisocial (with Social Media, That Is)

 It’s not just a way to attract great talent, social networking technology can help create the brand buzz your organization is seeking.   By Sue Marks and Laurie Ruettimann       Time spent on social networking sites is up 93 percent. Consumers trust real friends and virtual strangers the most. Companies are discovering hidden […]

CEO’s Corner: RPO Market Outlook: Boom Not Doom

A letter from HRO Today CEO. by Elliot Clark Markets talk in all kinds of way. As we all know, markets are composed of two groups: buyers and sellers. We almost always hear from sellers. They issue press releases, post advertising, and have robust web sites. Buyers are more subtle. We need to analyze trends […]

Leveraging a Captive Model: Lessons Learned from Exult

Captive centers have their own advantages over outsourcing. Just be mindful of the work involved before you begin working with a real estate agent in Mumbai. by Atul Vashistha Last issue, I wrote about the third phase in the globalization lifecycle: the sourcing phase. Specifically, I talked about one model: sourcing to a third-party provider. […]

Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics: How Research is Manipulated

Trust but verify HRM BPO market research data. The devil, as the saying goes, is in the details of the study. by Naomi Lee Bloom As HRM BPO heated up as a concept and a market, there’s been a rush of market research activity. In addition to a growing pool of buyers trying to figure […]

Top Payroll Deals of 2005

A broader adoption of multi-tower deals means payroll is often rolled up in full-service outsourcing agreements. by Andy Teng Outsourcing payroll just isn’t what it used to be. Although industry estimates indicate that fewer than 50 percent of all companies outsource payroll (the universe includes millions of small businesses), the number of standalone payroll deals […]

Maritz Motivation Solutions Introduces the Engagement Potential Index

 ST. LOUIS, MO., Aug. 17, 2017 – Maritz Motivation Solutions has launched the Engagement Potential Index (EPI), a new and innovative assessment for executives and HR practitioners to measure their company’s current culture and engagement potential against industry benchmarks. The EPI is a tool to understand your culture and identify areas for improvement; develop a […]