Author Archives: Audrey Roth

International Best-selling Author and Expert Dr. Beverly Kaye to Deliver Keynote at HRO Today Forum North America 2018

Philadelphia, PA – April 25, 2018 – The 2018 HRO Today Forum North America will feature a keynote address given by Dr. Beverly Kaye, international best-selling author and a leading authority in the world of modern workplace performance.

Dr. Kaye is a talent development expert who has dedicated her work to helping both individuals and organizations grow in workplaces that foster greater commitment, fulfillment and humanity.  As the founder and chairwoman of Career Systems International, she and her team provide cutting-edge and award-winning talent development solutions to Fortune 1000 companies.

Dr. Kaye has been widely recognized for her work and research.  She was the recipient of ATD’s Lifetime Achievement Award, which recognizes an individual who has advanced knowledge and practice across the talent development field and made impactful contributions to the profession.  In addition, ISA honored Dr. Kaye with its Thought Leader Award, which recognizes those who have significantly influenced people and organizations through their advocacy of ideas, commitment to actions, and facilitation of respect for the learning and performance industry.

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HRO Today Announces the Talent Acquisition Professionals to be Honored at 2018 Talent Acquisition Leader of the Year Awards

Philadelphia, PA – April 25, 2018 – For the third consecutive year, HRO Today is recognizing the continued importance of talent acquisition with its 2018 Talent Acquisition Leader of the Year Awards.

This year’s group of 16 talent acquisition professionals are providing innovative practices and excellence in talent acquisition, including work within areas such as employer branding, technology, staff development, engagement and retention, and financial analysis.

The awards luncheon hosted by Cielo will take place on May 1, 2018, at the HRO Today Forum North America in National Harbor, Maryland.  The Leaders of Distinction and the individual award winners will be announced in the following five categories:  for profit – enterprise market, for profit – SMB market, non-profit, healthcare, and innovation.

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Five AgileOne Executives Named Talent Acquisition Superstar Providers by HRO Today

Torrance, CA – April 24, 2018 – AgileOne, a total talent management leader, is proud to announce that several key executives, including Janice Bryant Howroyd, Founder and CEO; Peter Carvalho, President; Stacie Habegger, Chief Sales Officer; David Lewis, Senior Vice President Product Development and Innovation; and Tracey Friend, Vice President of Direct Solutions & RPO, have been named 2018 HRO Today Magazine Superstars in the provider category. This recognition acknowledges the breadth of knowledge and expertise guiding the helm at AgileOne.

“The AgileOne executive team embodies what is means to be superstar providers,” said Elliot Clark, CEO and Chairman of SharedXpertise. “As a company, AgileOne continues to lead the way with comprehensive total workforce solutions. Each of the leaders recognized here are great examples of what it means to be innovators and we are excited to see what they do next.”

Janice Bryant Howroyd is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the ActOne Group, a multi-billion dollar (USD), award-winning, international talent and technology enterprise with divisions that service unique areas of employment and provide talent management solutions. The ActOne Group provides Fortune 1000 companies with business solutions through its three flagship brands: AppleOne (staffing), A-Check Global (background screening) and AgileOne (total workforce management).

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HRO Today Launches HRO Today Advisory Services

Philadelphia – April 24, 2018 – SharedXpertise, publisher of HRO Today magazine and producers of the HRO Today Forums, has announced the launch of its HRO Today Advisory Services.

This new boutique advisory practice assists practitioners with achieving stronger business outcomes.  With comprehensive industry research as its foundation, HRO Today Advisory Services has developed decision tools and services around provider partner selection, benchmarking, and workforce strategy, with an emphasis on simplicity and speed.

“I’m often asked by human resources practitioners to advise them during their process for sourcing and selecting a new service provider,” said Elliot Clark, CEO of SharedXpertise Media.  “With our workforce expertise, innovative design thinking, and access to more than a decade of HRO Today Baker’s Dozen research and data, we can deliver value to human resources practitioners through a collaborative approach that’s exclusive to our industry.”

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Bits Don’t Byte: HR Finds Artificial Intelligence a Positive Evolution

Over the last quarter century, advances in technology have dramatically impacted how business is conducted—and talent acquisition has not escaped the wave of transformation.

Initially, recruiters viewed job boards with trepidation, but a decade later, they were as tried and true as the newspaper ads that predated them.  Social media followed, with LinkedIn becoming the dominant player for sourcing.

Now, recruiters are looking to artificial intelligence (AI) to drive the latest evolution in talent acquisition and management.  A tool already being employed by organizations for customer service and marketing, the role of AI will continue to evolve, bringing automation and standardization.

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HRO Today Forum North America 2018 Announces Exclusive Panel Discussion Featuring Six Leading CHROs

Philadelphia, PA – April 20, 2018 – The 2018 HRO Today Forum North America will present a dynamic panel discussion featuring a group of leading human resources executives.  Entitled “Driving Corporate Strategy: A CHRO Panel Discussion,” six expert panelists will discuss the tactics they use to drive growth and make strategic decisions in their organizations.

The panel expands upon the Forum’s focus on “Driving Corporate Strategy.”  Attendees will have the chance to tap into the minds of the utmost leaders in the field of HR.  This interactive CHRO panel provides the opportunity to pose questions to top executives as they discuss trending industry topics, including talent retention, employee engagement, strategic delivery, and HR technology.

The panel will take place on May 1, 2018, at 10:15am at the HRO Today Forum North America in National Harbor, Maryland.  The featured panelists include:

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Building the Workforce of the Future

Talent Acquisition Leader of the Year

Meet the 2018 Talent Acquisition Leader of the Year Award finalists.

By Marta Chmielowicz

Without the right talent in the right positions, businesses are unable to move forward with their strategy for the future. In fact, according to LinkedIn’s 2017 Global Recruiting Trends report, 83 percent of HR leaders say that talent is the number one priority for their organization.

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Connecting the Dots

HRO Today Forum 2018

Strategy, agility, and technology are key themes of the 2018 HRO Today Forum sessions.

By Marta Chmielowicz

HR leaders are facing sweeping changes across the entire business landscape. Constantly evolving technology and profound demographic shifts are disrupting the industry, changing workplace cultures, and revolutionizing the way work gets done. In today’s talent market, transparency and agility are key—and in order to compete, business leaders must question even their most basic assumptions about what employees want. If they are to succeed, they must develop new approaches to attracting, retaining, and engaging top talent.

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