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Editor’s Note: Challenge Accepted

By Debbie Bolla

If you are in the 68 percent of HR leaders that are experiencing talent challenges (according to SHRM research), than this is the issue for you. HRO Today covers strategies to attract, develop, and retain top performers in every issue, but September is essentially your Golden Ticket to talent acquisition and management.

Our issue begins with our long-awaited RPO Baker’s Dozen, covering the top leaders in enterprise, healthcare, and midsize recruitment process outsourcing. This is one of most highly competitive surveys with more than 800 HR leaders participating. So if you took part, we thank you!

Now if your organization is currently in an engagement with an RPO provider and you are wondering what is coming down the pike, look no further than our story on today’s top five trends. Stay ahead of the talent game by keeping your eye on Google for Jobs and SEO analytics, and considering a total workforce solutions approach.

Seeking advice on how to make your organization attractive to the next wave of workers Gen Z? Click here to learn how Varroc Lighting Systems’ SVP of HR and Communications Jackie Chizuk shares how she customizes her approach to include younger worker preferences. She recommends creating an authentic career experience and providing open communication and immediate interaction to get the attention of the next generation of talent.

We also cover what perhaps may be the next big talent channel: boomerang employees. Organizations are seeing the value in welcoming back former workers into the fold who have previously left for another opportunity. According to a Kronos and WorkplaceTrends study, 76 percent of organizations are now more accepting of rehiring employees than in the past. And for good reason: Former execs understand company culture and have newly developed skills to bring to their roles to boot. Find out more here.

Whatever your talent challenge is, we have a solution!


Debbie Bolla
Editorial Director

Tags: Magazine Article, RPO, September-2017, Talent Acquisition

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