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.

What Gets Recognized Gets Repeated

Horizon achieves desired behaviors and outcomes through a values-based, social recognition program. By Debbie Bolla Ask Marie Crea, director of HR for Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, how she would describe the organization, and she would tell you that it’s employee-centric. The healthcare insurance provider is in the business of ensuring quality […]

Eye on Talent

Two tech innovators are changing the way HR can attract and reward top performers. More than Just Rewards By Marta Chmielowicz Picture this: It’s 2030, and your company is struggling to grow, not because the services you provide are unnecessary, but because you simply cannot find the right employees to fill your most important positions. […]

Seeking Transformation

New research outlines the top drivers of cloud-based HR service adoption. By Pete A. Tiliakos As the journey toward HR transformation continues for many organizations, cloud-based HR services remain in high demand. These services are increasingly seen as a viable path toward achieving business goals and optimizing the HR delivery model. NelsonHall’s 2017 Cloud-Based HR […]

Tech to the Rescue

Integration and mobile applications are improving the vetting process for organizations and candidates alike. By Debbie Bolla It’s quite a dilemma. Organizations can put themselves in a compromising position if they don’t have a background screening process. Candidates continue to fabricate details: HireRight’s 2017 Employment Screening Benchmark Report found that 77 percent of organizations report […]

Social Media is the Best Medicine

Three best practices to consider when incorporating online communication channels to recruiting practices. By Christa Elliott Today, talent shortages are a reality for many industry sectors, but healthcare has been hit particularly hard. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that by 2024, 439,000 new nursing jobs will be created. Likewise, 23 percent of the current […]

Thoughtful Design

Five ways to create a workforce environment that can help increase employee happiness and productivity. By Marilyn Tyfting Think about how many hours one person can spend at work in a year or across an entire career. According to Psychology Today, the average person spends 90,000 hours at work over a lifetime, which equates roughly […]

Reaching New Heights

Going through a company transition? Here’s advice on how to ensure the best from employees. By Chatelle A. Lynch When our organization made the decision to become an independently-owned and dedicated global cybersecurity company, we were given only six short months to transition. What made this situation even more unique is that just two years […]

The Journey Continues

Research from ISG points to increased adoption and further development of SaaS solutions. By Debora M. Card For HR organizations, moving their systems to the cloud is not a question of “if” but of “when.” The upside is clear: vastly improved functionality, better data and analytics, and—perhaps most obviously—better user experiences and mobile access. The […]