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 […]

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 MSP Baker’s Dozen Rankings May 5, 2017 – Philadelphia, PA – HRO Today has announced its 2017 managed service programs (MSP) Baker’s Dozen rankings.  The rankings were revealed on May 3, 2017, at an exclusive presentation during the HRO Today Forum North America in Chicago. To determine the rankings, HRO Today collects […]

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 […]

Taking Flight

EVP and CHRO Lisa Buckingham’s role expands outside of HR—and it has given her wings to fly. By Kim Shanahan Many HR leaders are tasked with expanding their roles beyond the basics of human resources. Lisa Buckingham, executive vice president and chief HR officer for Lincoln Financial Group, is one of those executives who is […]

Hidden Talent Patterns

A new book shares 14 benefits you can gain from analyzing social recognition data. By Eric Mosley and Derek Irvine We are in the early stages of a pervasive technological movement grouped under the umbrella term big data. Huge sets of data are examined by powerful analytic tools at unimaginable speeds to generate insights about […]