Tag Archives: september-2015

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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Ettling’s Insights

A Q&A from SAP’s conference, SuccessConnect, dives deep into how HR will navigate and succeed in the cloud.

By Debbie Bolla

“In the next three years, HR will definitely be in the cloud,” predicted Mike Ettling, president, HR line of business, for SAP, at the annual confab SuccessConnect. As the on-premise provider has moved the majority of its business to the cloud through acquisitions and technology investments, it has also seen impressive growth, with Ettling responsible for 40 percent of cloud revenue.

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2015 Baker’s Dozen Customer Satisfaction Ratings: Recruitment Process Outsourcing

We rank the top providers based on customer satisfaction surveys.

By The Editors

HRO Today’s Baker’s Dozen rankings are based solely on feedback from buyers of the rated services; the ratings are not based on the opinion of the HRO Today staff. We collect feedback annually through an online survey, which we distribute both directly to buyers through our own mailing lists and indirectly by sending service providers the link to send to their clients.

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Learning from Social Media

2015 iTalent winner Universum’s Iris decodes what content is most important for organizations to engage talent.

By Audrey Roth

“Does social matter?” asked David Brudenell, global
vice president of product and head of digital for the Americas, for the 2015 iTalent competition winner Universum, at the HRO Today Forum in May. With 380 million members on LinkedIn, 1.49 billion active Facebook users spending an average of 20 minutes on the site per day (accounting for nearly 20 percent of all time online), and 500 million tweets being sent per day, it’s hard not to agree with Brudenell’s answer: “Hell yes, it absolutely matters.”

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Socially Unacceptable

Five ways to avoid the potential risk caused by employee misuse of social media.

By Emily Snell

Every employee has done it: a quick post on Facebook during lunch or uploading a snap onto Instagram using the company computer. Yet that keystroke or mouse click is a hacker’s gateway to a treasure trove of personnel files, confidential information, and other sensitive materials.

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Seeking Specialized Skills

MSPs offer new strategies to land top performers that are choosing to be temporary

By Debbie Bolla

Joe Lentz, vice president of HR for Duke Energy, understands the value of a managed service program (MSP). From business analysts to engineers, the sustainable electric and gas company places more than 3,000 workers annually. Lentz’s vendor neutral program helps the organization find high quality candidates at a competitive price. It also eases staffing through the means of a sole source, resulting in a simplified billing process as well. But much of the value that contingent labor brings to the organization is due to the nature of work: project based.

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Exactly What Does Quality Mean in the RPO Space?

Nine take-home findings from a WilsonHCG and HRO Today Magazine study

Ask a person on the street what quality means, you’ll get a variety of answers. Craftsmanship. Performance. Reliability. Good answers, but they beg for follow up.

Ask an HR exec what RPO quality means, and you’re likely to hear about service — how well their provider meets their recruiting needs. But that still leaves a lot of questions unasked.

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