Editor’s Letter: The Right People in the Right Place

By Bill Hatton
Editorial Director

Global HR continues to grow — and so this issue focuses on getting the right people in the right place, puts a spotlight on a growing European market, and digs deeper into the Asia-Pacific region. Among the highlights:

  • Global mobility and relocation: We offer up our annual Baker’s Dozen on Relocation, demonstrating which vendors are doing the best jobs at delivering the best value for their customers, according to their customers. Accompanying the ranking is a series of features detailing what’s working in global mobility.
  • Spotlight on Benelux: Margriet Koldijk, Managing Director of Global Client Solutions at Randstad Sourceright, leads us through the HR market in the Benelux countries – explaining that companies are testing the outsourcing waters there, and preparing for the economy to pick up.
  • Regional report on APAC: We have a pair of experts weighing in on the Asia Pacific region. Futurestep’s Sue Campbell discusses some ways the high competition for talent is impacting recruiting. And Alexander Mann Solutions’ Caleb Baker offers his take on the emerging trends in the market.
  • Technology: We spoke with Chequed.com, the HRO Today European Forum iTalent winner. Chequed’s executives explain their thoughts on how automation combined with behavioral science can improve the pre-employment screening process.

Also coming up this spring: We have the HRO Today Asia Pacific Forum 16-17 June and the theme is “HR Leadership and Great Culture is the Ultimate Competitive Advantage.” We hope to see you there in Singapore, and we’ll have a wrap-up in our next issue.

Onward and upward!

Tags: global-spring-2015, HRO Today Global

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