Tag Archives: ticker

David W. Graebel Named Chairman Emeritus of Graebel Companies, Inc.

Founder Succeeded as Chairman of the Board of Directors by Son and Current CEO, Bill Graebel. DENVER - January 16, 2018 - Graebel Companies, Inc., a leading provider of workforce and workplace mobility solutions for Fortune 500 and Global 1000 firms and the largest family-owned, privately held relocation company in the world, recently announced that David (Dave) W. Graebel, 88, has been named Chairman Emeritus. He had served as Chairman of the board of directors since founding the company in 1950. Dave is being succeeded as Chairman of the board of directors by his son, William (Bill) Graebel, 56, SGMS, who continues to hold the position of Chief Executive Officer, a role he has held since 2007. As Chairman, Bill will now guide the six-member board of directors that oversees the strategic direction of Graebel, in addition to serving as the company’s CEO. In the newly created role of Chairman Emeritus, Dave will continue to provide guidance and counsel, lending expertise gained from nearly seven decades in the relocation industry.

Continue reading →

The Five W’s: Analyzing The Benefits and Advantages of Employee Screening

Employee Screening Competition to find the best applicants is at an all-time high, and competitors are fighting to find applicants to help their company grow and set them apart. A comprehensive background screening program can be used to strengthen a company in its specific industry and increase efficiencies in the hiring process. Your company’s future relies on the workforce you build and it is imperative to hire the right person, the first time.  Employees are a company’s greatest asset, and establishing a strong and attractive employee brand starts with finding top talent globally to build a workforce.  Now, more than ever, it’s important to verify all of the information regarding an applicant’s history to help protect the company’s reputation brand and its staff members as well.

Continue reading →

Cielo Invests in Talent Acquisition Technology Start-up Talentify

BROOKFIELD, WI – January 11, 2018 – Cielo, the world’s leading strategic Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) partner, is making a significant investment in Talentify, a talent acquisition technology company that believes there is a simpler way to leverage technology in recruiting experiences.

Talentify is centered on quickly connecting matched applicants with hiring managers, while creating more meaningful interactions in the process. Flux by Talentify is the firm’s revolutionary first product; a results-as-a-service technology that automatically attracts, screens, and schedules high-volume hourly candidates for interviews with hiring managers. Flux by Talentify combines recruitment marketing, human psychology and experience design to deliver dramatically different results – a better velocity, quantity and quality of candidate.

“If we’re doing this right, and our investors like Cielo believe we are, our products will free up the people who work in talent acquisition to actually work with talent.

Continue reading →

North America Flash Report: How Technology Fully Integrates with Human Resources

HR Technology Advances in technology, such as social media and sophisticated data-mining software, have taken a lot of the guesswork out of HR and are increasing the speed of finding the right talent. Talent acquisition is rapidly becoming more ‘science’ than ‘art,’ and HR is responding to these changes. Nearly three-quarters of survey respondents in this report's study believe that there will be a need for greater technical acumen within just two years, and about 82 percent indicated that integrating automation into the talent acquisition function is very important. Talent acquisition professionals who resist embracing new technology are already becoming obsolete. Results also show that candidate experience is paramount when integrating technology. Which other factors and specific technologies do HR professionals say are trending to be the most important for the future? Find out in this report. This is the first installment of the second volume of HRO Today Flash Reports, which discuss the results of research and editorial papers that address today’s topics of interest in the HR community.

Continue reading →

The Shifting Talent Technology Landscape

Tech Trends Shaping Talent Management

Technology innovations are impacting every facet of the talent acquisition industry.  Candidates are more connected than ever before, which has changed their job search expectations. They expect to be able to complete the entire application process on mobile devices, and they expect it to be fast. Smart companies need to evolve and optimize their candidate experience to stay ahead of these trends.

In the ebook Seven Tech Trends Shaping the Talent Landscape, you’ll learn about trends like artificial intelligence, machine learning and predictive analytics.

Download the ebook today to learn more about how these advancements will affect talent acquisition in 2018:  click here.

HRO Today and PeopleScout Release Global Labor Market Study for Third Quarter of 2017

Philadelphia – December 19, 2017 – SharedXpertise, publisher of HRO Today, and PeopleScout, a global provider of recruitment process outsourcing (RPO), managed services (MSP) and total workforce solutions, have announced the release of their global unemployment report for the third quarter of 2017. This report provides companies with global labor market data about employment rates, economic growth and the state of the talent pool in various countries and regions.  It provides essential information for predicting high-potential locations for expansion and recruitment, allowing multinational companies to stay competitive in talent acquisition.  This edition of the report also provides a regional synopsis of English proficiency for those countries where English is not the primary language. “Global growth for the rest of the year is projected to continue moderately, and activity in advanced economies that is driven by the United States is also expected to gain momentum,” said Larry Basinait, vice president of market research at SharedXpertise.

Continue reading →

Winning Workforce Strategies Webcast, Part Two

Employment Engagement and Recruiting are Related - Find Out How

HR understands the power of first impressions.  One of the most important processes is the hiring, onboarding and orienting of employees - the “candidate experience” - which directly impacts time-to-productivity, employee engagement and retention. Cory Kruse, president of Orion Novotus, and Katy Theroux, CHRO of the NCI Group, are sharing their expert views in the second part of this webcast series as they discuss:
  • How to define engagement.
  • How to express your organization’s values in ways that candidates feel connected.
  • Who should own the candidate engagement strategy and why?
The best workforce strategies are built on bringing in the best talent and deploying them faster with better engagement and productivity.

Continue reading →

HRO Today Releases Worker Confidence Index Study for Third Quarter 2017

Workers Growing More Comfortable with Job Security

Philadelphia, PA – December 7, 2017 – HRO Today announced that it has released its Worker Confidence Index Study for the third quarter of 2017. In this study, the Worker Confidence Index (WCI) reports an increase of 2.8 points over the prior quarter to 102.5 – also up from the same period one year ago. Of the four components of the WCI, likelihood of a promotion rose by 3.2 points in the third quarter, while other components remained virtually the same.  Congruently, after a sharp decline earlier this year, job security has quickly rebounded and now stands at about where it was five quarters ago (104.8).  Lack of concern about job loss is the most important indicator in estimating worker confidence about their current and near-term financial outlook. Meanwhile, the rate of growth in the gross domestic product remains unchanged from the prior quarter, and workers have indicated that their trust in company leadership has been waning steadily over the last three quarters.

Continue reading →

Winning Workforce Strategies Webcast, Part One

Employment Engagement and Recruiting are Related - Find Out How

HR understands the power of first impressions.  One of the most important processes is the hiring, onboarding and orienting of employees - the “candidate experience” - which directly impacts time-to-productivity, employee engagement and retention. Cory Kruse, president of Orion Novotus, and Katy Theroux, CHRO of the NCI Group, are sharing their expert views in the first part of this webcast series as they discuss:
  • How to build career foundations by recruiting for retention.
  • How to address a real problem: 23% of candidates start looking for their next position on the first day of work.
  • How much do companies with engaged employees outperform those without?
The best workforce strategies are built on bringing in the best talent and deploying them faster with better engagement and productivity.

Continue reading →

2017 HRO Today Baker’s Dozen: Employee Screening

We rank the top providers based on customer satisfaction surveys. By The Editors HRO Today’s Baker’s Dozen rankings are based solely on feedback from buyers of the rated services; the ratings are not based on the opinion of the HRO Today staff. We collect feedback annually through an online survey, which we distribute both directly to buyers through our own mailing lists and indirectly by sending service providers the link to send to their clients. Once collected, response data are loaded into the HRO Today database for analysis to score each provider that has a statistically significant sample. For this survey, we required 13 responses from 10 companies. In order to determine an overall ranking, we analyze results across three subcategories: service breadth, deal sizes, and quality. Using a predetermined algorithm that weighs questions and categories based on importance, we calculate scores in all three subcategories as well as an overall score.

Continue reading →