Is HRO Embracing Software as a Service?

In the evolving HRO marketplace, SaaS is quickly becoming a sourcing model of choice for some budget-conscious employers looking for improved HR services. With big and small organizations jumping on the bandwagon, could software as a service replace traditional HRO offerings in the future? Read on to see if it’s right for you? by Andy […]

Nationwide(R) Signs Business Service Provider Agreement With Ultimate Software

WESTON, Fla., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, one of the largest diversified insurance and financial services organizations in the world, has signed a business service provider agreement with The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ULTI – News), a leading provider of Web-based payroll and workforce management solutions. The agreement, signed in December […]

CareerBuilder Makes a Transformative Move to Expand Into Post-Hire Software with the Acquisition of WORKTERRA

CHICAGO – September 6, 2016 — After launching the world’s first pre-hire platform and transitioning from a job board to a global HR Software as a Service provider, CareerBuilder is disrupting the industry once again with a bold acquisition that will take its business into a whole new arena. CareerBuilder announced today that it is […]

Path to Self-Service

How Hershey delivered a personalized employee experience.   By Mike Yeagley   Hershey Entertainment & Resorts (HE&R) was founded 
in 1927 when Milton S. Hershey elected to separate his chocolate manufacturing operations from his other businesses. With more than 1,600 full-time and 6,300 part- time and seasonal employees, HE&R owns and operates brands such as […]

2012 Baker’s Dozen Customer Satisfaction Ratings: Talent Management Software

We rank the top providers in talent management software.        HRO Today’s Baker’s Dozen rankings are based solely on feedback from buyers of the rated services; the ratings are not based on the opinion of the HRO Today staff. We collect feedback annually through an on-line survey, which we distribute both directly to […]

Software as a Solution

HR SaaS applications are changing the HR game.   By Jay Whitehead   Business history is ripe with stories of the “third mover,” that is, the third company in any market that clearly defined the top two, and sometimes, eventually, took first place.  In car rentals, it was Hertz and Avis, then Budget and Enterprise called out […]

Austere Times Renews Interest in Benefit Services

 Outsourced solutions help address skyrocketing healthcare costs, retirement challenges as organizations seek integration across numerous benefits. By Andy Teng   Like payroll, benefits administration is a foundational service that HR must get right all the time. Whether it’s defined contributions (DC), pensions, or health and welfare, these critical components of employee benefits require careful attention […]

Turning the Corner in HRO’s Software Revolution

With three new major solutions launched recently, is the industry ready for a new business model or just rehashing old technology? By Andy Teng   For years, the HRO marketplace has struggled to come up with a standardized, cost-effective ERP solution that can be configured to a customer’s requirements without being overreaching in scope or […]

Performance Management Software Suite Leaders

Performance Management Software Suite Leaders by HROT Staff Even having witnessed much consolidation during the past several years, the performance management software market continues to boast a large number of vendors offering a wide range of functionality. In examining vendors with the most market momentum—and possibly longevity in the business—HRO Today gathered brief but detailed information […]