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 […]

Recognition On The Rise

By Melissa Vandyke For many years prior to the great recession, astute HR leaders knew the positive impact that employee rewards and recognition could have on their ability to improve employee engagement, retention, and cultural alignment. Although their efforts often took a backseat to other initiatives during the economic downturn, recent research now shows three-fourths […]

Falling Upward

STG International’s Marcia Euwema entered HR by happenstance. She’s never looked back.   By Katie Kuehner-Hebert      Like many practitioners, Marcia Euwema “fell” into human relations, but has remained in the field because dealing with people has been too interesting to abandon.     “I have been able to work with a variety of […]

Critical Measures

 Gauging customer satisfaction in HR outsourcing requires an eye on factors far beyond delivery of service.   By Debbi Dameshek, Lisa Spence, Veronica Perl, Melanie Alexander, and Bryan Sansbury, Hewitt Associates     When employees interface with an HRO provider, their stress level is usually high. Something has gone wrong, or they perceive that something has […]

Top Outsourced Screening Services Provider

Employment screening service buyers rank their providers based on quality, scope, and breadth of service. by HROT Staff Life is full of ironies. In our annual examination of the outsourced employment screening market, we adopted a new approach this year in compiling the list. In the past, we relied on industry input to determine the […]

The Baker’s Dozen: Workplace Screening

The top 13 providers of full-service workplace screening. by HROT Staff If the work of outsourced security and screening service providers seems increasingly critical to HR organizations’ hiring processes, it’s because it is. More than ever, employers face compliance pressures and concerns about their liability. Under mounting federal and state pressure to screen out illegal […]

Raising Recognition’s Standards

When raising the bar on your recognition programs and practices, seek out solid standards of excellence. By modeling after the best, you can excel and make a difference in your organization. by Roy Saunderson One of my thrills this year was being a judge for best-practice awards nominations for Recognition Professionals International (RPI, formerly NAER). […]

The Baker’s Dozen: Workplace Screening

The top 13 providers of full-service workplace screening. by Denise Doig This is the second year we have published a listing of workplace screening and security providers. Thanks to feedback from our readers and some helpful direction from industry leaders, we have taken steps to improve our approach. This year’s annual listing of the top […]

India In The 21st Century

The world’s fastest growing economy offers HR both opportunities and challenges. By Michael Switow Five and a half years ago, as India was undergoing a start-up boom, five human resources professionals from a large Delhi-based media company surveyed the marketplace and decided the time was ripe to venture out on their own. Venture capitalists were […]