Randstad To Acquire Monster Worldwide To Transform The Way People And Jobs Connect

AMSTERDAM and WESTON, Mass., Aug. 9, 2016  — Randstad Holding nv (AMS: RAND), a leading human resources services provider, and Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: MWW), a global leader in connecting jobs and people, today announced the signing of a definitive agreement under which Randstad will acquire Monster. Under the terms of the merger agreement, Randstad […]

Empower and Equip Employees

Best practices to engage your workforce in their healthcare benefits.   By Audrey Boone Tillman and Alan Spiro   Having employees take more control of their health and wellness benefits is on the agenda for many HR executives in 2014. So HRO Today asked two experts to offer their insight into engaging employees in consumer-driven […]

New Economy, New HR Brand

Time to jettison tired thinking. By Lisa Maxwell People management is central to the thinking and practice of HR organizations in today’s ever-changing knowledge economy. It is also essential to establishing a new HR brand. Key to this branding is a strategic link of the practice, norms, and expectations of HR to knowledge management in […]

And Now It’s Time for Your Emotional Weather Report

Personality profile exams provide what they always have—and then some.     By Todd Harris   Over the last half century, much has changed—a man has landed on the moon, the Red Sox have won the World Series, and “social networking” is no longer a phrase describing cocktail hours, parties, or even a physical event. […]

The Mid-Market Land Grab

Why M&A makes sense for large HRO providers looking downstream. Just beware of the pitfalls involving employee morale, the customer base, and other issues around acquisitions. by William Haemmerle, Director, Amper Investment Banking !n the past year, the HR management sector has experienced a rush of merger and acquisition activity. Since January 1 of last […]

Utix and PMG Launch ‘Promotainment’

Promotional Programs Will Feature Movie Studio Content, Fun Movie Graphic Collectibles and Utix Movie Tickets BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Utix Group, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: UTXG – News), the leader in prepaid gift ticket experiences, today announced in collaboration with PMG that the companies have developed an innovative, in-theatre cross-promotional campaign designed to […]

NiSource and IBM Sign Agreement to Transform Key Business Process and Technology Functions

MERRILLVILLE, Ind., and ARMONK, N.Y., June 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — NiSource Inc. (NYSE: NI – News) and IBM (NYSE: IBM – News) today announced that they have reached a definitive agreement for IBM to provide a broad range of business transformation and outsourcing services to NiSource. IBM will begin service delivery on July 1, 2005.The 10-year […]

HR Across the Spectrum: Predictions for 2016

Our experts anticipate big changes from tech to talent By Russ Banham 2015 marked the return of talent and put human resources executives front and center as their companies’ chief growth catalysts across diverse industry verticals. During the Great Recession, employees were a cost center to be swept partly away in the effort to “tidy the house.” This is […]

The Big Picture

Organizations are seeking ways to manage all components of their workforce.   By Russ Banham     First there were fulltime workers. Then, there were part-time workers and fulltime workers. Then, there were temporary workers, part-time workers, and fulltime workers. Today, there are so many different categories to describe a worker that companies are having […]