User-Generated Accountability

Making transformation profitable requires holistic ownership—with butts and bonuses on the line.   By Laura Stone     In my previous column (“Changing Change Management,” May 2010), I discussed the need for mavericks to transform the outsourcing industry into one that makes change happen holistically while keeping a big-picture, strategic focus. One reason change does […]

RPO Users Weigh In

The first-hand pros and cons of recruitment process outsourcing. by HROT Staff We asked clients of RPO providers (Managers, Directors, and VPs of HR for a variety of companies) to tell us what they look for in a provider, and what they see as current recruitment trends. Here are their responses:Click to enlarge.

When Quality Counts The Most

Background screens help organizations make the right decision when it comes to their most important asset: talent. Dave Zielinski Human resource leaders are facing new challenges when it comes to the background screening of job applicants. While the chief goal of any screen remains an accurate, thorough review of candidates that complies with government regulations, […]

Curbing Costs, Not Services

Ways to ensure organizations—and employees—get the most out of relocation. Debbie Bolla It’s no surprise that the cost of relocation continues to plague HR executives. With assignments costing organizations up to $85,000 for homeowners, according to Worldwide ERC, the pressure to stay on budget and show return on investment (ROI) remains critical. According to Brookfield […]

CEO’s Letter: Commoditizing Procurement Processes

There is nothing more frustrating for an HR service provider than to be told that all products offerings in a category are basically the same and that the only way to get ahead is to meet the lowest price in the market. How would HR leadership feel if their department heads shopped for other HR […]

Leadership: The Heart of HR

Meet the 2016 CHRO of the Year and Talent Acquisition Leader of the Year Award finalists who are bringing their teams to triumph. By Christa Elliott Outstanding CHROs and talent acquisition leaders will be recognised and celebrated for their efforts and achievements with the Chief HR Officer of the Year and Talent Acquisition Leader of […]

Bite-Sized Learning

Shorter may be better when it comes to executing workforce training. Here’s how. By Christa Elliott Five to 10 seconds—that’s the time it takes for a person to decide to either stay engaged with a piece of content or, more commonly, to move on to something else. Many will attribute waning attention spans to the […]


Incorporate hashtags to reach a broader network of job seekers. By Michelle Stedman Recruitment is so much more than finding workers to fill available positions. It’s about finding the right people who can make a valuable contribution to the company. Social media makes it easier than ever to show off corporate culture, goals, and facilities […]

Amusing Job Seekers

See how 2016 iTalent competition winner The Muse is revolutionizing online job search. By Marta Chmielowicz Searching for a job online can be a frustrating and unrewarding process. Hours are spent perusing hundreds of dry, banal listings that provide no real insight into company brand or culture. Over time, the listings begin to blur together, […]

The Mercer Report: Call Me Maybe?

Ensure employees experience success during open enrollment by improving communication. By Jacqueline Hill With another open enrollment season around the corner, organizations and their employees face that crucial time when complex and personal benefit decisions must be made. For many people, last year’s benefit choices may not be right or sufficient for the coming year—as […]