Recruit International's September announcement that it would acquire the most visited online job placement company in the world, Indeed, has sent a clear signal to the marketplace.
By Elliot Clark
The recent news that the United States Supreme Court issued its long-awaited decision on the constitutionality of The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“PPACA”) has raised concern. While lawyers, scholars and pundits will spend lots of time debating various aspects of the decision, companies that sponsor health plans, and HR professionals that deal with employees who participate in those plans, have to be more focused on the practical implications. Essentially, the decision tells us that we have to continue to work to comply with the Act, which means we have to know what we should have done and what we need to do next.
By Keith R. McMurdy
Confused by the title? Sell on the rumor, befuddled by the news. Let me help. Allegis and Talent2 did not merge earlier this week. Talent2 is still an independent company; however, Allegis Group took a 50% ownership stake in Talent2. They are two separate entities though they have a strong history of partnership and joint venture relationship so this is an evolution not a revolution for both. Now let me explain the background to the story.
By Elliot Clark
I love politicians. They mean well. There is no systemic problem that cannot be fixed with a stage and, of course, a microphone if you simply identify it, call it out, and have at it. Today we are after the evil nemesis of American prosperity; dare I name that which shall not be spoken: OUTSOURCING. Yesterday President Obama announced the Insourcing American Jobs Forum on “insourcing” and a program to reward companies that bring jobs back to the land of the free and the home of the brave.
Elliot Clark, CEO
A group is trying to launch a survey to compete with the HRO Today RPO Bakers Dozen Customer Satisfaction Survey.
Elliot Clark, CEO
Guest Blogger: Stan Lepeak, Managing Director, Global Research
For too many end-user organizations adopting or expanding commercial enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, the implementation process can look too much the like current oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Guest Blogger: Linda Merritt, Research Director, HRO, NelsonHall
Just last week a NelsonHall client asked me about HRO service providers’ quality programs. A bit surprisingly, my mini-research found a scattershot representation of available information.
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Guest Blogger Henry Howard, Director - CIO Services, TPI
When adding work to an existing "already sourced" portfolio, there are several considerations one should consider each time. While it is often an easy decision to choose a quick solution or the incumbent service provider, something important typically gets overlooked in these scenarios.
Guest Blogger: Zachary Misko, Global Director, Kelly OCG
The Global RPO Report 2010, our third annual report, conducted by Kelly Outsourcing and Consulting Group (KellyOCG) and the Human Resource Outsourcing Association (HROA) is now available.
Guest Blogger: Mollie Lombardi, Aberdeen Group
While typically associated with service and call center organizations, workforce optimization is a discipline that is quickly gaining foothold in a wider range of business environments.