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Global Playmakers

Our CHRO of the Year Awards makes its way to our European Forum to recognize international leadership. Meet our finalists here.

By The Editors

Global HR leaders understand the value that today’s top talent brings to an organization—ideas, risk-taking, and innovation. It is HR’s job to strategically attract and retain those employees while harnessing their talent to drive bottom- line results. And our CHRO of the Year awards recognizes the individuals that are achieving success in such efforts.

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Cielo Adds Presence in Budapest – 10/13

New recruitment center opening in Hungary

Cielo, global provider of recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) solutions is adding to its European growth. Today the investment in its latest office opening in central Budapest, Hungary was announced today.

This new European Recruitment Centre extends the firm’s network of existing EMEA offices, supporting the region’s significant business growth. From the Budapest office, dedicated recruitment teams will attract, source and hire quality talent for clients, through the use of Cielo’s exclusive SkyRecruit technology platform. The new site will also house Cielo’s European Sourcing Centre of Excellence, with an expected 150 new employees joining the organization in 2016.

Adding Up – 9/25

Randstad acquires career transition solution services provider, RiseSmart

Randstad Holding nv is adding to its expertise with the recent announcement of acquiring a 100 percent stake in RiseSmart, San Jose, California, provider of contemporary career transition services.

RiseSmart’s transitioning services assist companies who have undergone a change, such as restructuring, downsizing, or mergers, where their employees are impacted. RiseSmart offers a more innovative product than their traditional competitors by utilizing a proprietary, smart technology-driven approach that accelerates the time to place transitioning candidates 60 percent faster than the national average, adding to Randstad’s already prominent portfolio of human resource services.

Picking Up The Pace

Essential approaches that speed up HR technology adoption.

By Amber Hyatt

The explosion of cutting-edge HR technology has
placed tremendous responsibility in the hands of talent management professionals. With the range of software technology options available and demand to manage
the increasingly complex world of talent management, pressure is on HR leaders to select systems that deliver
the biggest business value for their organizations. But for HR decision makers, implementing HR technology takes time. A thorough approach enables organizations to adapt at each step of the process, ensuring optimal results upon integration. Some good news: Implementation is underway for one third of HR professionals, according
to SilkRoad’s State of HR Technology Report. This group reports that their organizations are making steady progress toward business goals with “evolution, not revolution,” the primary pace when it comes to HR technology adoption.

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The Power of Information

Transform your talent acquisition process with these marketing-inspired strategies.

By Debbie Bolla

Over the last few years, the job-seeking behaviors
 of candidates have changed drastically, driven by an increased availability of information on potential employers through online networks and social media channels. CareerBuilder’s 2015 Candidate Behavior report finds that today’s job seekers leverage 17 different resources during their job search, including company websites, personal networks, job boards, social media networks like LinkedIn, and employer review sites like Glassdoor. With the power of information in the hands of candidates, organizations need to get out in front of top talent and perhaps rethink their recruiting strategy. In fact, according to 42 percent of respondents to a LinkedIn Talent Solutions survey, the second most significant trend shaping the recruiting industry is recruiting becoming more like marketing.

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Coming Together – 9/15

AMN Healthcare services acquires The First String Healthcare

AMN Healthcare Services, Inc., provider of healthcare workforce solutions and staffing services, is adding to their team with the recent acquisition of The First String Healthcare. The First String Healthcare provides interim staffing and permanent placement of nurse leaders and executives, adding additional staffing and recruitment capabilities to AMN Healthcare’s already existing services.

The Best Global HR Pros and Best HR Ideas

A quick look inside the HRO Today Forum Europe 2015

By the Editors

Look to network with your peers, hear from industry experts, get the latest on HR technology and analytics, and offer your own take on critical HR issues facing global companies? If so, consider our HRO Today Forum Europe 2015. It’s scheduled for 10-12 November 2015 at Mövenpick Hotel Amsterdam City Centre, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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