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  • Ahead of the Curve

    Agile thinking and innovative HR initiatives define the achievements of the 2020 CHRO of the Year Award finalists.

    By Marta Chmielowicz

    In the past year, the business world has had to face unprecedented obstacles. A pandemic rocked the global economy, halting travel and forcing companies to indefinitely shut their doors. Civil unrest in the U.S. followed, propelling a national conversation about race and diversity and putting the spotlight on the corporate response. And now, businesses are forced to navigate the safe transition back to the office in a time of ongoing uncertainty. During all of this disruption, HR leaders have led the charge. To honor their contributions , HRO Today is proud to present the finalists of the annual CHRO of the Year Awards.

  • 2020 Baker’s Dozen Customer Satisfaction Ratings: Pre-Employment Screening

    View the results of this year’s Baker’s Dozen ranking for pre-employment screening services.

    By The Editors

    Pre-employment screening is a crucial element of the hiring process, but one that is potentially stressful and confusing for both employers and job seekers. Outsourcing background screening is a solid solution. Here is a look at the top background screening providers in the enterprise and mid-size markets as ranked via the results of customer satisfaction surveys.

  • Talent Transformation

    Learn how the 2020 Talent Acquisition Leader of the Year Award finalists are reinventing talent strategy at their organizations.

    By Marta Chmielowicz

    All business leaders agree: The most valuable asset organizations have is their talent. But acquiring talent with the right skill sets and cultural fit to build a long-term career with an organization is a monumental endeavor—one that our 2020 Talent Acquisition Leader of the Year Award nominees take on fearlessly and with enthusiasm. Their willingness to take risks, invest in their people, and implement innovative talent strategies drives their businesses to achieve success.

  • To Greater Heights

    The 2020 Most Admired Brand Award finalists are embracing their employees to propel their brands even further.

    By Marta Chmielowicz

    Employer branding is a must in today’s recruitment landscape. For the majority of organizations, developing a strong employer brand can help level the playing field when it comes to acquiring talent. In fact, LinkedIn reports that an organization’s employer brand is twice as likely to drive job consideration as its consumer brand.

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HRO Today Global Current Issue

  • Data-Driven Strategy

    Following these eight steps is critical to unearthing culturally relevant data insights.

    By Michael Switow

    There is no shortage of data for HR professionals. From recruitment data to promotions, productivity, absenteeism, timesheets, expenses, and retention metrics, data that can be used to craft better workforce strategies is being created every day. Yet many HR leaders struggle to realise the power of people analytics, choosing instead to rely on instinct and experience.

  • Making Pay-for-Performance Work

    A new incentive programme was instrumental to driving business results and culture change at Gates Corporation.

    By Michael Switow

    When the Gates Corporation hired Rick Goh to be its HR director for East Asia and India four years ago, the Denver-based multinational organisation was undergoing a cultural transformation following its acquisition by the Blackstone Group two years earlier. One of the keys to this transformation would be a new sales incentive programme to motivate and reward Gates’ commercial team.

  • Returning Home

    Recruiting overseas Filipino professionals can help organisations fill roles with high-quality talent.

    By Michael Switow

    Ron Oliver Santor, a full-stack software engineer with a resume built on fintech experience, left his home in Manila in 2018 to advance his career. The pay and opportunities seemed better in Singapore where he joined 200,000 of his countrymen, more than half of whom were professionals like himself.

  • Recruitment Process Outsourcing 2020: EMEA and APAC

    We rank the top providers of recruitment process outsourcing in EMEA and APAC based on customer satisfaction surveys.

    By The Editors

    Seeking an RPO provider that can manage your recruitment process across the globe? Look no further—this HRO Today Baker’s Dozen Customer Satisfaction Rating shines a light on the top-rated RPO companies operating across EMEA and APAC.

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HRO Today Research & Best Practices

  • Worker Confidence Index: Third Quarter 2020

    The state of the economy, a big focus of the presidential election, remains a major concern for citizens across the United States as we continue to grapple with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Not only has our weakened economy affected unemployment rates in recent months, it’s also shaken worker confidence as stability remains up […]

  • Global Labor Market Report – Q2 2020

    The second quarter of 2020 saw business sharply decline amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, with global employment numbers also hitting their lowest levels since the financial crisis of 2008. Interestingly, as HRO Today‘s latest research findings illustrate, each region of the globe fared differently in response to the virus – and it is reflected in their […]

  • Benefits Strategies that Don’t Just Survive but Thrive in Evolving Conditions

    By Mike Glantz, Executive Vice President at bswift

    The employee experience is being permanently reshaped by the pandemic. Employee benefits and enrollment engagement was already a challenge prior to the pandemic, with Aflac reporting that 93 percent of employees just enroll in the same benefits each year and more than half spend less than 30 minutes researching their options. Now, with limitations like remote work and shifting priorities, this challenge will likely become more confounding

  • HR New Technology Report – Second Quarter 2020

    As COVID-19 raged on during the second quarter of 2020, business operations worldwide came to a screeching halt. But despite the recent economic downturn resulting from the ongoing global pandemic, HR technology saw an impressive 99 major announcements in the second quarter – a positive amongst current unprecedented times. The Human Resources New Technology Report […]

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HRO Today Livestreams

  • Livestream: Navigating Legalized Marijuana

    Livestream Date & Time: 5/20/2020 12:00PM EST One of the most confusing social and HR issues of our time, the medical and recreational use of marijuana, has companies struggling to adopt policies that abide by federal, state, and municipal laws that are often contradictory. Brandon Phillips, CEO of Global HR Research, one of the leading […]

  • TLC Livestream: Hiring and Retaining Workers through Generations

    In Broadleaf’s “Hiring and Retaining Workers through the Generations” presentation, Carl addresses concerns employers have about Millennials and Gen Z’ers entering the workforce. Many look at these emerging generations as wildly different, but we all have very similar underlying motivations. In this attention economy, it’s increasingly hard to attract and retain talent, but these universal […]

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HRO Today White Papers

  • How GDPR is Changing the Way Organizations Reward and Recognize Employees

    Is sending out a “Happy Birthday” message a privacy violation in the workplace because of new data privacy laws? Read more to find out… When we think of data privacy, we are often concerned with our personal information being sold to third-parties or being used in a less-than scrupulous way that could have a negative […]

  • Global HR Research: Cannabis Legalization Whitepaper

    While marijuana is illegal under federal law, many states have followed cultural shifts and recent legislation by legalizing it for medicinal use, recreational use, or both. This has left employer drug tests harder to administer than before in these states. Yet even in some states where it is legal, the law can compel certain types of […]

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