Off-site and Online

A study forecasts an increase in a contractual virtual workforce.   By Matt Cooper     We may be recovering from a difficult recession, but hidden behind the headlines about unemployment and layoffs a different story is taking place—one in which skilled employees are wooed and fought over, and companies struggle to retain their star […]

Web and Social Media

Make your mark online… Social media, online marketing and having a solid web presence have now outpaced traditional marketing channels. Open the lines of communication, increase social presence and convert web traffic into leads through: • Web Strategy, Design and Development • Site Maintenance • Content Strategy and Management • Social Media Platform Management • […]

Improving the Candidate Experience

A trio of strategies organisations can leverage to attract top talent. By Michael Switow Most HR professionals say that it’s harder to recruit candidates now than it was a year ago. In fact, the two issues most likely to keep HR leaders up at night, according to a global survey commissioned by Korn Ferry Futurestep, […]

Taking the Market by Brand

Much like candidates applying for jobs, the employer branding game is constantly changing. By Christa Elliott To attract today’s top job seekers, employers need to put their best faces forward. This means not only offering competitive compensation and stellar benefits, but also cultivating an employer brand that tells candidates, “Your search is over! You belong […]

Then and Now

CEO Elliot Clark examines his first column in HRO Today: what was predicted correctly, what was a little off track, and what is to come. By Elliot H. Clark From May 2007: Showing Our Outsourcing FaceHaving survived my first month as the CEO of Outsourcing Today, I’ve had an opportunity to see up close how […]

HRO Today Services and Technology Association Update: The (Near) Future of Talent Acquisition

This month at our annual HRO Today Forum North America we introduced our Talent Acquisition Leader Executive Network Team (TALENT). This is HRO Today’s way of helping companies and talent acquisition leaders become more successful in a collaborative executive network. This group will be dedicated to advancing the profession and industry with essential, knowledge-based, data-driven […]

Device Advice: Hiring And Assessing In A Mobile World

By Michael Switow “Find your dream job anytime, anywhere,” promises a promotion for’s mobile app. The southeast Asian online employment marketplace, which started in Malaysia, listed in Australia, and is now in five countries, encourages young workers to “be ready for new opportunities” and tells them they will “easily find the right job” in […]

Relocation And The New Hire

More care is needed to address the emotional experience By Russ Banham It’s one of the most difficult decisions a person must make—whether or not to take the job offer that requires relocation to a new city. The way that this delicate decision is handled by the hiring organization may determine the new employee’s level […]

Keys for how Ericsson does employee branding

Centralized approach that get customised By Bill Hatton Everyone wants to do employee branding, but the question becomes: How do you do it – how do you get employee branding to work? Matt Kaiser, a key member of the Employer Branding & Digital Recruiting / Global Talent Acquisition at Ericsson, shared his approaches in the […]