The New Normal of Talent Acquisition

How hiring organizations can use technology to recalibrate the balance of power.   By Brent Skinner      Hiring organizations are losing their power. Despite the sluggish economy, today’s jobseekers wield a great deal of control over the recruiting process. Some jobseekers, unaware, toil away as if the year were still 1997. But the savvy […]

Contracting Talent

Independent contractors are here to stay. A new report offers guidelines on how to manage ICs and measure their performance. By The Editors According to MBO Partners’ 2014 State of Independence in America Report, the impact of independent contractors is enormous and expanding. The report states that there are 17.9 million independent workers. This is […]

How to Reset the Talent Radar

Hiring managers confront a down economy, a more volatile workforce, and a global challenge.     By Rob Pickell   With emerging regulatory requirements and shifting business demands, employment screening processes and requirements are evolving. It’s important for human resources professionals to understand what companies are actually doing when it comes to screening their workforces, […]

Pinstripe Establishes Talent Acquisition and Recruitment Process Outsourcing Practice to Help Healthcare Clients Resolve Staffin

Recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) firm Pinstripe of Brookfield, WI has launched a new healthcare group under the direction of newly appointed executive vice president Jill Schwieters. The group will focus on healthcare providers, clinical laboratories, medical equipment manufacturers, pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology firms, and other medical and healthcare organizations in addressing the ongoing challenges of recruitment, […]

2019 Baker’s Dozen Customer Satisfaction Ratings: Total Workforce Solutions

View the top-rated providers of total workforce solutions based on our RPO and MSP customer satisfaction surveys.

By The Editors

Total workforce solutions (TWS) are becoming increasingly common in today’s complex labor market, but good providers are still hard to find. See our list of the top TWS providers in the marketplace today and position yourself for success in the new year.

Crisis and Opportunity in Hong Kong

How HR leaders manage during a time of uncertainty.

By Michael Switow

Petrol bombs, flight cancellations, road blockades, train suspensions, tear gas, and water cannons. Millions of Hong Kong residents have taken to the streets to protest peacefully, but violent images from the city’s “season of discontent” have unnerved the public and shaken business confidence.

Ghost Busting

Keeping candidates engaged throughout the recruitment process is more important now than ever.

By Marta Chmielowicz

While ghosting is a common event in today’s dating scene, it is making its way into the business world. And it is something that both recruiters and job candidates are guilty of: Hiring managers have long allowed applicants to fall into the recruitment “black hole” and candidates are now starting to return the favor by skipping interviews, ignoring job offers, not showing up for start dates, and even quitting without a word.

Shining Bright: 2018 HR Superstars

This year’s HRO Today Superstars are leading the charge in HR transformation and innovation at their organizations.

By The Editors

This year’s HRO Today Superstars have a proven track record of innovating, challenging the status quo, and redefining the new normal for HR. All the leaders featured on these pages have worked to deliver technologies, solutions, and strategies to uplift each employee while supporting organizational goals.

Get Ready for 2019

HR experts share six trends that will shape the industry in the coming year.

By Marta Chmielowicz

Organizations are already modernizing their approach to HR with increased focus on flexibility, personalization, and transparency—and 2019 will see this evolution go even further. The new year will bring an era of refinement as companies fully embrace emerging technologies and innovative approaches in the face of global talent shortages and candidate-driven job markets.

HR That Fits the Bill

Aflac’s CHRO Matthew Owenby explains why a customized approach to HR drives an 87 percent employee engagement rate.

By Debbie Bolla

“Most companies don’t want to customize HR, but if you want employees to feel cared for, it’s a must.” This is the philosophy behind CHRO Matthew Owenby’s unique approach to HR for Aflac. Whether it’s providing easy access to on-site healthcare services to overcome rising benefits costs or giving employees the platform to share feedback that often gets incorporated into the business strategy, the insurance provider understands the impact of employee-driven initiatives. Simply put: People are core to their success.