Rewards—a History

Ruminations on the fine art of backpatting.     By Jay Whitehead   It’s been 2600 years since the first recorded act of employee motivation using recognition. If you guessed that the recipient was a military man, you would be wrong. The first employee recognizer was Cyrus the Great, founder of the Achaemenid Empire, modern-day […]

Say Hello to Your Next Hire

Special report: How AI is shaping the workplace.

By Marta Chmielowicz

It is the year 2035 and robots powered by artificial intelligence (AI) are part of everyday life. Working as servants in every household and programmed to follow three laws of robotics, they nevertheless band together in a plot to take over the world. While this is merely the plot of the 2004 science fiction movie “I, Robot”, it illustrates society’s fears around the role of AI. With the rise of inventions like self-driving cars and robot caregivers, the possibility that machines will become so intelligent that they will take over aspects of daily life is more tangible than ever.

Refining Compensation

In order to remain competitive, organizations need to build strategy around their pay practices.

By Wendy Brown

2017 was a year of transformation for compensation practices. More and more states banned the salary history question, pay equity laws became more prevalent, and major tax reform bills threw payroll into disarray. With the unemployment rate at historic lows, employees gained many more options when it came to employment opportunities. And now, in order to attract and retain the best talent, organizations have turned their attention to cultivating a top-notch employee experience that they can really brag about.

Great Scot(land)!

The 2016 HRO Today Forum EMEA heads to Edinburgh – a preview of must-see events. By Christa Elliott What falls out of the Talent Cloud in EMEA? Get ready to find out: This question will be answered at this year’s HRO Today Forum EMEA. This annual industry event offers attendees the opportunity to network with […]

Great Scot(land)!

The 2016 HRO Today Forum EMEA heads to Edinburgh: a preview of must-see events. By Christa Elliott What falls out of the Talent Cloud? Get ready to find out! This question will be answered at this year’s HRO Today Forum EMEA. This annual industry event offers attendees the opportunity to network with more than 250 […]

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 […]

The New Total Workforce

How to ease into the changing labor marketplace with different types of workers. By Russ Banham Imagine it’s the year 2030 and the company’s annual holiday party has just begun. A generation ago, there’d be all 500 employees here wearing funny hats, Jim getting a bit tipsy again, and needing a ride home. Today, Jim […]

Press Releases

HRO Today Announces New Trusted Supplier Certification Program Philadelphia, PA – June 21, 2018 – HRO Today has announced the creation of a new certification program for human resources services providers. The Trusted Supplier Certification Program will launch in January 2019 as part of the HRO Today Services and Technology Association, the premier membership channel […]

Innovative Thinking

CHRO Jenn Mann’s strategic approach to human capital is providing HR the means to enable data-driven change. By Debbie Bolla When you are in the business of analytics and intelligence software, innovation is a core organizational driver. And for North Carolina-based software developer SAS, a future-thinking philosophy radiates throughout the entire organization—and HR is no […]

Leading for Tomorrow

The winners of the 2015 CHRO of the Year awards are blazing the trail for the future of HR. By Debbie Bolla Chief human resources officers are often tasked with some of the most challenging business initiatives
since they revolve around an organization’s most important asset: their people. Pressing issues around talent, culture, and engagement have […]