Research & Best Practices

Worker Confidence Index: Second Quarter 2020

As business operations completely changed from March to June amidst the ongoing global pandemic, worker confidence did as well. While employee concerns about things like a possible job loss or the status of an upcoming promotion will typically fluctuate, we have not seen such a drastic change in their thinking in quite some time. A year like no other, 2020 has changed everything we’ve known in recent years.

Like every other aspect of the economy in the second quarter of 2020, the Worker Confidence Index saw vast declines in each area measured. But how much was worker confidence truly affected, and what does this mean for the remainder of the year?

Definitive answers to these questions are still unknown, but HRO Today and Yoh’s quarterly Worker Confidence Index report provides concrete data for you to determine your company’s path forward.

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VeriKlick VMS Systems Project

As the need for contract and contingent labor continues to grow steadily, so do the questions surrounding the best and most efficient ways to source them.

In a recent partnership between HRO Today and VeriKlick, these organizations set out to answer these questions by researching and compiling data on VMS Systems. Learn about the demands, challenges, and impacts of VMS by downloading the report below.

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VeriKlick Direct Sourcing Project

As the need for contract and contingent labor continues to grow steadily, so do the questions surrounding the best and most efficient ways to source them.

In a recent partnership between HRO Today and VeriKlick, the companies set out to answer these questions by researching and compiling data on Direct Sourcing. Learn about the demands, challenges, and impacts of direct sourcing in the research report below.

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Global Labor Market Report – 1Q 2020

Deploying a global workforce and ensuring access to the best talent is a crucial component enterprises – and global labor market intelligence is an invaluable tool for HR departments to learn and grow.

To truly understand unemployment rates, it is necessary to collect market information about the overall economic environment from which they derive.

The Global Labor Market Report for 1Q 2020 lays this information out for you.

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HR New Technology Report – First Quarter 2020

The rate of new technologies being developed and companies providing them is exponentially increasing each year. And despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic late in the first quarter, there were still 89 major announcements.

How does this compare to previous years and quarters? And what does this information, taking into account the current pandemic we know of now, mean for the human capital management (HCM) technology sector in the long run?

The Human Resources New Technology Report for Q1 2020 provides answers to these pressing questions and much more.

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Worker Confidence Index Report – First Quarter 2020

On April 23, 2020, US weekly jobless claims hit 4.4 million, the highest since 2009. Not only has involuntary job loss effected millions worldwide, it is also top of mind for those still working.

So what do these numbers mean to individuals still employed, and how will it affect worker confidence in the near and distant future? The Worker Confidence Index report, sponsored by Yoh, for First Quarter 2020 touches on this subject and more.

In the US, the impact of COVID-19 was not predominant until early March, so this content shows the shift in confidence from both before and amidst the height of the pandemic.

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You Are What They Think: How EMEA-Based Companies Invest and Measure the Impact of Employer Branding

Employer branding plays a major role in the work of HR departments today, and is viewed differently around the world. The role of the employer brand, in EMEA for instance, is one focused on using traditional talent acquisition tactics, like quality of hire and social engagement, to measure success.

But despite their knowledge of its importance, many EMEA-based companies are struggling to find exactly what makes their employer brand unique.

So how are organisations in EMEA making their employer brand a priority in order to stand out amongst competitors in the search for talent? This HRO Today Flash Report compiles a general consensus from professionals in the region.

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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 employers to take action to ensure their workplaces are drug-free.

With employer drug tests have become even harder to administer than in the past, due to virtually full employment. A total of 33 states now have comprehensive medical marijuana programs. 11 states plus the District of Columbia, have legalized the stuff for recreational usage. Employers have every reason to expect more marijuana legislation to pass in the near future.

How can workforces be managed with the rising use of legalized marijuana? Learn more by downloading the whitepaper here.

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You Are What They Think: How APAC-Based Companies Invest and Measure the Impact of Employer Branding

Employer branding plays a major role in the work of HR departments today, and is viewed differently around the world. The role of the employer brand, in APAC specifically, is one focused on attraction, though it’s still largely viewed as more of a wider employee engagement initiative than attraction only.

But with this in mind, are APAC companies making their employer brand a priority in order to stand out amongst competitors in the search for talent?

This HRO Today Flash Report compiles a general consensus from professionals in the region.

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Alexander Mann Solutions: New HR Tech Report Q4 2019

The rate of new technologies being developed and companies providing them continues to grow dramatically.  In order to track the innovation being introduced, Alexander Mann Solutions, a global provider of talent acquisition and management services, has partnered with HRO Today Magazine to produce quarterly reports that summarize activity in HR technology advancements and funding initiatives.

In the fourth quarter of 2019, we saw an increase in the number of announcements and funding for advancing technologies to support human resources. In total, there were 91 major announcements, up from 56 announced in the fourth quarter of 2018.

Further, this report contains an enlightening Q&A discussion with Jane Clark, Head of Emerging Talent Consulting. Alexander Mann Solutions. Topics covered include questions about the biggest challenges in TA, how technology addresses those challenges and what digital options there are to keep the graduate cycle moving as organizations face the impact of COVID-19.

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