Ford selects Oracle HCM Cloud to manage team experience
Redwood Shores, Calif.—Feb. 13, 2017— Oracle announced today that Ford Motor Company, has selected Oracle’s HCM Cloud Suite towards a more streamlined, digital view of HR product and services to help improve the employee and manager experience. Cloud services are a key enabler for HR transformations.
Traditionally, businesses have used multiple platforms to manage their HR needs. Today, the cloud has changed this as companies seek a new suite of services that can be integrated with existing technology. The Oracle HCM Cloud Suite, allows users to support large-scale Global HR, reporting and security requirements and provides Global HR, Payroll (U.S.), Workforce Compensation, Goal and Performance Management, Talent Review and Succession, and Recruiting and Onboarding. For HR, it is equally important to ensure both an international and security conscious portfolio of services that can capitalize on universal reporting and data analytics to anticipate and plan for driving business and recruiting needs.
Delivering modern Talent Activation cloud solutions to people-centric businesses worldwide
CHICAGO – February 14, 2017 – SilkRoad (www.silkroad.com), a global leader in Talent Activation, today announced a broad technology initiative partnering with Microsoft and leveraging its technologies to transform how businesses leverage modern cloud services to manage and streamline talent acquisition, onboarding and development processes.
SilkRoad will integrate its core talent applications and the new SilkRoad Talent Center with key Microsoft products and services, including:
Microsoft Azure – SilkRoad will take advantage of Azure infrastructure and services to deliver unified talent journeys, experiences and apps powered by SilkRoad Talent Center and core talent applications. In addition, it will use Microsoft Power BI to highlight workforce insights and analytics. SilkRoad will also utilize Microsoft Logic Apps technology to enable orchestration between SilkRoad Talent Center and a wide range of employee-facing systems, applications and services.
TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- WilsonHCG, a global talent solutions leader, today unveiled its 2017 Top 100 Employment Brands Report, an annual evaluation and ranking of Fortune 500 companies according to how well they brand themselves to potential employees. Of the hundreds of companies analyzed, General Electric and Johnson & Johnson scored highest based on six key employment branding indicators.
"As the global talent wars continue to heat up and competition for hiring is fierce, it's critical for organizations to invest in employment branding to attract new employees. Yet for many, this is easier said than done. In fact, a recent Conference Board survey revealed that retention, finding the next generation of leaders, and attracting top talent are the top concerns for U.S. CEOs," said John Wilson, CEO of WilsonHCG. "The companies that will win at attracting and retaining employees are those that build a great employment brand, and the organizations that ranked highest in our report demonstrate the type of participation, engagement and transparency that's required to stand out as a top employer in today's competitive job market.
Holistic approach engages and leverages talent in one integrated environment
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PeopleScout, a TrueBlue company and global provider of Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO), announced it has added Managed Service Provider (MSP) solutions to its suite of talent services. PeopleScout’s MSP solutions provide end-to-end workforce and vendor management for high-volume users of contingent labor and tailored, unbundled solutions for small- to mid-sized users. With this addition, PeopleScout expands its ability to help clients engage and leverage talent enterprise-wide in one environment with Total Workforce Solutions.
PeopleScout President Taryn Owen said the company has completed the process of moving MSP services to PeopleScout from sister company Staff Management | SMX, which successfully offered these capabilities to clients since 2005. In that time, Staff Management | SMX became a recognized leader in the MSP industry and earned a place on the elite HRO Today’s annual Baker’s Dozen list of top MSP providers for seven consecutive years, since the inception of the rankings in 2010.
ROSELAND, NJ -- (Marketwired) -- 01/17/17 -- ADP has acquired The Marcus Buckingham Company (TMBC), an innovator in human capital management (HCM), to bring to ADP clients a more scientific approach to employee engagement and performance. TMBC, and its founder Marcus Buckingham, are pioneers in using data and research to drive talent management practices that help managers build engagement and increase performance in their teams. Their unique approach empowers managers to coach employees based on their strengths and custom-design teams based on those strengths.
TMBC's cloud-based performance and talent management solution, StandOut, couples applications with coaching and education to give team leaders the tools, insights and data needed to turn talent into better employee performance. Built on decades of groundbreaking research that has uncovered the factors that differentiate high-performing teams, this solution will now be offered as ADP StandOut. TMBC has a global client roster that spans a broad range of industries from professional services to hospitality and includes many companies in the Fortune 100.
BROOKFIELD, WI – January 26, 2017 – Cielo (formerly Pinstripe), the world’s leading strategic Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) partner, today announced Marissa Geist has been promoted to Executive Vice President and Managing Director of the Americas and is now a member of its Global Executive Team. This appointment follows record growth in the North and Latin America regions over the past 18 months, making it the ideal time to bring in a leader who has experience driving positive change during times of significant investment.
“Since joining us to start 2015, Marissa has made strong contributions to our ability to predict, fulfill and exceed our clients’ needs,” said Sue Marks, Cielo’s Founder and Chief Executive Officer. “With almost 15 years of experience in our industry, Marissa has a unique ability to keep our employees and clients at the forefront of all business decisions. We are confident she will capitalize on our global investments in our people, our footprint, our technology and our systems to support our growth.
STATESVILLE, N.C., December 16, 2016 – Engage2Excel, a leading provider of employee engagement solutions, announced today the acquisition of recruitment solutions provider Decision Toolbox. This addition complements Engage2Excel’s existing HR solutions for employee recognition and surveys and significantly expands the capabilities of its Talent Acquisition division, launched in July 2016.
“This represents an important next step in our strategy to provide leading-edge HR solutions that help companies attract, hire, motivate and retain highly engaged employees,” Phil Stewart, CEO of Engage2Excel, said. “Decision Toolbox is a disruptive, agile innovator in the recruitment space and their culture, technology platform and smart solutions are the perfect enhancement to our business.”
Founded in 1992, Decision Toolbox developed the leading recruiting productivity platform that embraced every step of the recruiting process to build both quality and efficiency. Recognized for its innovative and creative recruitment products and services, Decision Toolbox has taken a lead role in almost every aspect of the recruitment process.
AcquisitionAddresses Ongoing Need for Recruiting Support for Difficult-to-Find, Skilled TalentPHILADELPHIA, PA – December 5, 2016 –Yoh, a leading international talent and outsourcing company and part of Day & Zimmermann, announced today the acquisition of DreamJobs, an Ohio-based recruitment solutions firm. The acquisition expands Yoh’s recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) capabilities and addresses the demand from businesses of all sizes for flexible, on-demand and sustained recruiting for skilled professionals. The transaction closed on Dec. 3, 2016; terms were not disclosed.
“Companies large and small continue to struggle to find highly skilled professionals to meet their critical talent needs in today’s fast-moving business landscape. This acquisition is a reinforcement of our commitment to providing a wide range of recruiting solutions to our clients,” said Anthony Bosco, President of Yoh.
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