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CSS Inc. Ranks for the Third Time on HRO Today’s Baker’s Dozen for Pre-Employment Screening

CSS’s service offerings, advanced knowledge base and customer service excellence directly contributed to being rated as one of the best providers in the industry.

November 19, 2018 – Gibbsboro, NJ – For the third consecutive year, CSS Inc. has been recognized as the industry’s elite in employee screening by HRO Today Magazine.  Listed on the 2018 Baker’s Dozen Customer Satisfaction Ratings for Pre-Employment Screening, this ranking supports the hard work and dedication CSS employees put forward to create intelligent solutions catered to the unique needs of their Customers.

According to a survey commissioned by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners, 96% of surveyed organizations conduct background checks, with more and more companies recognizing the benefits of working with an accredited, highly acclaimed provider and realizing the cost and process efficiencies in consolidating all screening services through one provider.  CSS’s commitment to its Customers, innovative processes, and technological advances surpass competitors in the screening industry and are the reasons why many companies are choosing CSS as their sole provider.

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HRO Today Announces 2018 Talent Acquisition Leader of the Year Awards Winners in EMEA

Philadelphia, PA – November 13, 2018 – HRO Today has announced the winners of its 2018 Talent Acquisition Leader of the Year Awards in EMEA.

The individual award winners and leaders of distinction were selected for demonstrating excellence in the talent acquisition function, including employer branding, diversity, technology, and financial analysis. The winners were announced at an awards luncheon hosted by Cielo on November 6, 2018 at the HRO Today Forum EMEA in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

The 2018 Talent Acquisition Leader of the Year Awards in EMEA winners are:

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HRO Today Announces Winners of the 2018 CHRO of the Year Awards in EMEA

Philadelphia, PA – November 13, 2018 – HRO Today has announced the winners of its 2018 CHRO of the Year Awards in EMEA.

The leaders of distinction and individual award winners were announced at an awards gala on November 5, 2018 at the HRO Today Forum EMEA in Amsterdam, Netherlands.  Individual awards were presented in the following categories: innovation, for-profit, and sustainable workforce.

The 2018 CHRO of the Year Awards in EMEA winners are:

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AVANGRID, Inc. Appoints Peter Church Chief Human Resources Officer

Orange, CT – November 12, 2018 – AVANGRID Inc. (NYSE: AGR), a leading sustainable energy company, today announced the appointment of Peter Church as Chief Human Resources Officer. In this role, Church will oversee Human Resources, Information Technology and General Services.

Reporting to AVANGRID CEO James Torgerson, Church will be responsible for developing and executing human resource strategies in support of the overall company business plan and strategic direction of the organization.

“Peter is a great addition to the AVANGRID management team as we think about the AVANGRID culture and employer brand reputation,” said James Torgerson, CEO of AVANGRID. “He brings a great balance of practical HR process experience and big picture thinking around workplace culture and employer brand.”

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CSS Inc. Launches New Service Compliance Plus

A new service intended to provide “360 degree” attention to the various background check related legal issues that employers face.

November 6, 2018, Gibbsboro, NJ — As the background screening industry for employers continually evolves based on new legislation and regulation, CSS is now offering its clients access to legal advice from one of the largest labor and employment law firms in the United States via its new service, CSS Compliance Plus. Littler Mendelson, P.C., with more than 1,500 attorneys, provides clients with representation and daily advice on virtually all areas of labor and employment law.

With states and locales establishing new legislation such as “ban the box”, “salary history ban” and other regulations geared towards the type of information that hiring employers can and cannot ask on applications, it has become critical that organizations have the resources to be regularly updated on these changes.

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Alight Solutions names Colon McLean CHRO

Lincolnshire, IL – October 25, 2018 Alight Solutions, a leader in technology-enabled health, wealth, and human capital management solutions, today announced that Colon McLean has joined the company as CHRO, reporting to CEO Chris Michalak.

“Our colleagues are at the core of what makes Alight a Great Place to Work and are fundamental to our ability to serve our clients and their people with excellence,” said Chris Michalak, CEO of Alight. “Colon’s expertise as a strategic HR leader will help Alight build on the incredible culture we’ve already established that enables our people to thrive while growing our organization.”

Colon brings more than 30 years of human resources experience to Alight including experience leading and integrating acquisitions, major system implementations, global engagement and talent strategies. Most recently, Colon served as CHRO at The Warranty Group. In addition, he held a variety of HR leadership roles at Career Education Corporation and Duke Energy.

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HRO Today Services and Technology Association Announces 2018 North America Awards Winners

Philadelphia, PA – October 18, 2018 – The HRO Today Services and Technology Association has announced the winners of its annual awards in North America.  The winners in the following categories were announced at an awards reception on October 18, 2018, at the HRO Today Membership Summit in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The 2018 HRO Today Services and Technology Association Awards Winners in North America are:

  • Diversity and Inclusion Excellence: AMN Healthcare
  • Engagement Strategy Excellence: MVM, Inc.
  • Innovation in HR Technology, Provider: Cielo
  • Innovation in HR Technology, Practitioner: Johnson & Johnson
  • Learning and Development Excellence: Jude Children’s Research Hospital
  • Partnership in Recruiting Excellence: AMN Healthcare and Memorial Health System
  • Recruitment Team of the Year: Allegis Global Solutions – University of Maryland University College Team
  • Thought Leadership: Kinetix
  • Executive HR Champion of the Year: Mary Welsh, Chief People Person, Clarity Voice
  • HR Excellence – Rising Star: Dina DeMarco, VP of Recruitment Process Outsourcing, Hueman People Solutions

The 2018 HRO Today Services and Technology Association Awards Finalists in North America included the following organizations and individuals: Allegis Global Solutions – HSBC Bank Canada Team; Atlassian; Steve Rudolf, Vice President of HR Operations, Baptist Health; Businessolver; Corestream; Fusion Recruiting Labs, Inc.; Global Upside; GoodHire; HireRight; Hueman People Solutions – Baptist Health System of Northeast Florida Team; Greg Maras, Vice President, Human Resources, Meadville Medical Center; Qualtrics; and State of Florida Department of Management Services, People First Division

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HRO Today Membership Summit Highlights the Importance of Standards and Practices in HR

Philadelphia, PA – October 17, 2018 – HRO Today will host the HRO Today Membership Summit on Thursday, October 18 in Philadelphia, PA, bringing together HR services and technology providers, analysts and practitioners for a day of interactive best practice discussions, expert-led sessions on trending industry topics, and networking opportunities.

The HR services and technology industry has companies filled with professionals committed to premium service.  HRO Today and the HRO Today Services and Technology Association are committed to helping great providers stand out from the crowd.  The focus of this conference and training retreat will be on engaging providers and practitioners in conversation, with the goal of establishing an industry-wide standard of ethics and performance.

Highlights from the agenda include:

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Despite advances in HR tech, employers believe human touch still an important part of hiring process

82% of U.S. employers believe smart technologies allow recruiters to focus on more interpersonal and knowledge-based work

ATLANTA, September 5, 2018 — Employers are increasingly using HR technology to help attract and hire the best talent. Despite the widespread adoption of these tools, many businesses leaders indicate they still want a human touch for critical moments during the recruitment process, according to a report released today by global talent solutions firm Randstad Sourceright.

Based on a survey of more than 800 human capital leaders, Randstad Sourceright’s Talent Trends research found that when it comes to tasks such as searching for talent, half  (51 percent) of employers believe initial screening should be mostly or completely automated. Similarly, the same percentage feel that automation is useful for tracking HR data/metrics and for the creation and management of HR analytics.

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Diversified Trust Hires Cindy Cleveland as Principal and Chief Talent Officer

Human resources and leadership development expert joins comprehensive wealth management firm.

Memphis, TN – October 16, 2018 – Diversified Trust, an independent comprehensive wealth management firm with over $6.5 billion of client assets under management, today announced that Cindy Cleveland has joined the firm as principal and chief talent officer. Based in Diversified Trust’s Memphis, TN office, Cleveland is responsible for talent development and working closely with executive management in the development of internal practices that align with the firm’s strategic priorities and culture.

“As our firm continues to grow, we sought a skilled executive focused on talent and leadership development who can help propel the firm in the years ahead,” said Samuel N. Graham, President and Chief Executive Officer of Diversified Trust. “We are thrilled Cindy has joined the Diversified Trust team and know that her expertise in talent development will take firm performance to an even higher level, providing high-quality, highly trained colleagues to serve our clients evolving needs.”

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