Korn Ferry Futurestep hires Susan Raffetto as Vice President of Strategic Life Sciences Accounts – 1/14

Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, today announced that Susan Raffetto has joined the Futurestep business as vice president of Strategic Life Sciences Accounts. She will be responsible for developing and overseeing recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) solutions within this key industry. “Futurestep already has a large footprint in Life Sciences […]

All Sides of the Business

Having several roles at the same organization positioned Laurinda Pang for success as CHRO. By Kim Shanahan Some people say they do it all—and some people actually do. Laurinda Pang falls into the latter group. As executive vice president and chief administrative officer for Level 3 Communications, she has global responsibility for human resources, corporate […]

The Art (and Science) of Pricing

Determining the true cost of a recruiting resource is a necessarily complicated endeavor.      By Albert R. Grimaldi   HR practitioners who are accustomed to HRO pricing models will find recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) pricing a bit of a departure from the norm. HRO models consisting of resource baselines tied to numbers of employees […]

RPO Improves Hiring Needs of Business Partners at Syngenta

Global agriculture firm achieves a sustainable recruitment model by tapping into one RPO vendor’s service offering. by Paula Coles Being an HR professional is never simple. In good times, the competition for high-impact talent is fierce, and companies develop unique techniques and practices to win over the best workers. Companies have been offering attractive compensation […]

Headway and Scintellix Partner to Serve Life Sciences Sector

Headway Corporate Resources, a full-service human resources support company that provides executive recruiting, staffing and human resource support services to a range of business sectors, today announced that the Company has entered into a joint partnership with Scintellix, LLC, a biomedical technology consulting firm, in a newly created service offering, LifeScience Resources. Consumer demand for […]

Accenture Names Kevin Campbell Global Managing Director — Business Process Outsourcing

NEW YORK; Feb. 24, 2005 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that Kevin Campbell has rejoined the company as Global Managing Director — Business Process Outsourcing, a new position.In this role, Mr. Campbell, 45, has operational and client management responsibility for Accenture’s cross­industry BPO businesses, including Accenture Finance Solutions, Accenture Learning and Accenture Procurement Solutions, […]

The Key is Agility

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany’s streamlined approach to global recruiting positions them for success. By Debbie Bolla By its nature, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany is a complex business. With 50,000 employees in nearly 70 countries, the leading science and technology company executes business in not one, but three sectors: healthcare, life science, and performance materials. In […]

Screening On Screens

The benefits of integrating video into the talent acquisition process continue to expand through new capabilities. By Christa Elliott The first webcam was developed in 1991 at Cambridge University; it was used to monitor how much coffee was left in the coffee pot in the Cambridge computer science department break room. Fast-forward 25 years and […]

Big Rewards

Organisations are leveraging recognition programmes to drive productivity and results By Russ Banham As the impact of recognition programmes has grown in recent years, so has the framework behind rewarding employees for exemplary work around the globe. They go well beyond acknowledging an employee for length of service. Best-in-class programmes incent specific employee behaviors and […]