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Webinar: Best Practices in the Identification and Development of High-Potential Leaders

With Boomers retiring, developing a pipeline of leaders who are ready to step-up is crucial to every business in every industry. Without strong leaders setting direction, companies will flounder. In addition, developing high-potential leaders increases business functionality, as a firm’s values and strategies are more effectively communicated to employees at every level. In this session, Dr. Steve Hrop will explore innovative methods for assessing the effectiveness and potential of leaders and innovative ways to develop leaders. He will discuss:
  • The most important factors for assessing advancement potential
  • Methods for assessing developmental needs and “readiness” for stretch assignments
  • How to determine if a leader is “high-potential”
  • The best on-the-job methods for developing leaders
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE WEBINAR This webinar will air on Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 12:00 PM ET.

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HRO Today and PeopleScout Release Global Labor Market Study

Results and Forecast Show Positive Momentum Philadelphia – September 28, 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 jointly-produced second quarterly global unemployment report for 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 global unemployment report also provides statistics on countries with the most highly-skilled workers, which may be of particular importance to organizations with a need for in-demand, skilled workers. “This quarter’s study shows that global economic growth in 2017 is projected to continue at the rate of 2.

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2017 HRO Today Baker’s Dozen: Recruitment Process Outsourcing

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. 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.

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HRO Today Releases Worker Confidence Index Study for Second Quarter 2017

HRO Today Releases Worker Confidence Index Study for Second Quarter 2017 Worker Confidence Index Drops to Last Year’s Levels

Philadelphia, PA – September 12, 2017 – HRO Today announced that it has released its Worker Confidence Index Study for the second quarter of 2017. In this study, the Worker Confidence Index (WCI) reports of a significant drop in second quarter worker confidence levels to 99.7 – equivalent to results found this time last year.  This number also shows a decrease from the first quarter of 2017. Additionally, the only WCI component to see a rise since the first quarter report was job stability.  The remaining measures – including likelihood of promotion, likelihood of a raise and trust in company leadership – all declined.  However, the trust in company leadership index remains higher than a year ago. “Workers may not be worried about the state of their jobs right now, but they are questioning their potential for growth at work,” says Larry Basinait, vice president of market research, SharedXpertise.

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HRO Today and PeopleScout Release Global Labor Market Study

HRO Today and PeopleScout Release Global Labor Market Study Data and Predictions Point to Cautious Improvement

Philadelphia – August 24, 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 the first quarterly global unemployment report for 2017. This report allows companies to consult global labor market data about employment rates, economic growth and the state of the talent pool in various countries and regions.  It provides access to essential information for predicting high-potential locations for expansion and recruitment, allowing multinational companies to stay competitive in talent acquisition. “This quarter’s report is showing that global economic growth is projected to accelerate by about 3 percent in 2017,” said Larry Basinait, vice president of market research at SharedXpertise.

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Worker Confidence Index Report: Second Quarter 2017

The Worker Confidence Index (WCI) dropped significantly in the second quarter to 99.7 - the same level for this time last year. Of the four components of the WCI, only job stability rose, while likelihood of promotion and likelihood of a raise both dropped.  The Trust in Company Leadership index also declined, but remained higher than one year ago. Respondents under the age of 44 grew more confident about their job stability, while older respondents also remained more confident in their job security.  In findings similar to one year ago, higher income employees reported having the most job security. And, all of this happened as the gross domestic product has increased. What else does the report reveal that impacts HR?  Find out by downloading the report with these options below: Click here to download the full report Continue reading →

HRO Today Announces 2017 Recognition Baker’s Dozen Rankings

August 17, 2017 – Philadelphia, PA – HRO Today has announced its 2017 Baker’s Dozen Customer Satisfaction Survey rankings for recognition.  The rankings were revealed on August 17, 2017, via video announcement on YouTube and live posts on Twitter. To determine the rankings, HRO Today collects feedback through an online survey that is distributed both directly to buyers through HRO Today’s mailing lists and indirectly by sending service providers the link to send to their clients.  Responses are scored for each provider that has a statistically significant sample, and 10 survey responses are required from seven client companies in order to qualify for the top 13 companies. Results are analyzed across three subcategories:  breadth of service, deal size, and service quality.  Using an algorithm that weighs questions and categories based on importance, scores are calculated in all three subcategories and for the overall score. The rankings for the overall score category are:
  1. Achievers
  2. Rideau Recognition, Inc.

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Renee Preston Joins SharedXpertise as Vice President of Membership Services

Philadelphia, PA – August 1, 2017 – SharedXpertise, publisher of HRO Today and HRO Today Global magazines and producer of the HRO Today Forum events, announced that Renee Preston has joined the organization as vice president of membership services. Preston arrives at SharedXpertise with over twenty years of experience inside the outsourcing industry, regularly connecting outsourcing buyers, providers and advisors with networks and platforms for exchanging best practices. Most recently, she held the role of managing director of association development with the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals. “We’re impressed with Renee’s experience within the association management space,” said Elliot Clark, CEO of SharedXpertise. “We feel that she’ll be a good match, with her background in collaborating with professionals who are supporting, discussing and challenging the traditional ideas in the outsourcing marketplace.

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Catch Me if You Can: How to Choose the Best Pre-employment Screening Solution

Nearly a third of employers don’t prescreen for trouble.  That's what a new study shows about background checking. The stakes are higher now for companies than they’ve ever been. In a tight labor market, there’s enormous pressure to hire more employees quickly; in particular, data and physical security are paramount. There is also a lack of quantification about the impact of background screening providers. More than three-quarters of study respondents weren’t aware of any formal metrics for measuring the success of their background screening provider service. Is HR taking background screening seriously enough?  What are the key factors to consider when selecting a provider?  Download the report by selecting an option below: Click here to download the report Continue reading →

HR Practices Improve Company Sales

The impact of hiring the right sales people at the right time can scarcely be overstated. Without sales driving top-line revenue, every other part of the organization will fail, no matter how well the other departments have executed their responsibilities. This study shows that while most HR professionals know the cost per hire of a sales representative, they are in the dark about the cost of not hiring quickly. Despite the high stakes of top-quality sales hires, companies often fail to track the metrics they need to best decide about sales force staffing. And HR often remains in the dark about the impact of hiring, or not hiring, new members of the sales team. How can you find out what the impacts of staffing levels are at your organization?  Find out by benchmarking against the report and inputting your organization's information into this report's sales recruiting calculator. Download the report by selecting one of the options below: Continue reading →