Human Resources

Monitoring Your Applications’ Vital Signs—Without All the Pain

Monitoring Your Applications’ Vital Signs—Without All the Pain

You have chest pains during your morning jog. You’re a little out of breath and your stamina’s fading fast. But, when you go to the doctor, no one checks your vital signs or hooks you up to a heart monitor to find out what’s going on. Instead, you’re put into a room with a nurse […]

Outsourcing Talent Gives a Singapore Company a Competitive Advantage in a Market with One Percent Unemployment

Outsourcing Talent Gives a Singapore Company a Competitive Advantage in a Market with One Percent Unemployment

The key to any successful business is its talent. What would you do if you couldn’t find the people you needed in the entire country, even though you were paying above market wages? And you can’t offshore the jobs because of government regulations. That is the current situation in Singapore. Finding and affording the talent […]

RPO Providers Debunk 14 Outsourcing Myths

RPO Providers Debunk 14 Outsourcing Myths

Almost 40 years after Ross Perot launched outsourcing by offering to take over a company’s IT, outsourcing has become an accepted business practice. Yet it’s surprising how much resistance there still is in the market. The Outsourcing Center asked recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) and recruitment technology service providers why they believe companies still refuse to […]

Virtusa — Accelerating Business Outcomes | Service Provider

Virtusa — Accelerating Business Outcomes | Service Provider

Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ: VRTU) is a global IT services company that combines innovation, technology leadership and industry solutions to transform the customer experience. Virtusa provides a broad range of IT consulting, systems implementation and application outsourcing services through an optimized global delivery model. Through our industry leading platforming process, Virtusa focuses on delivering business results […]

The Biggest Hiring Mistakes CIOs Make and How to Avoid Them

The Biggest Hiring Mistakes CIOs Make and How to Avoid Them

In companies large and small, the role of IT has dramatically changed. Instead of a cost center, it has become a business enabler—a problem solver charged with both innovation and keeping the underlying infrastructure running. At the same time, multi-sourcing with a variety of providers is now the norm. In the future, a mid-size company […]

CandE Awards Data Helps Corporations Find the Hard-to-Find Talent

CandE Awards Data Helps Corporations Find the Hard-to-Find Talent

Even though unemployment in the US is stubbornly high, enterprises still moan they have trouble finding the right talent. These people are so much in demand they “are exhausted by all the options and are starting to modify or delete their online profiles so they won’t be inundated with more requests,” reports Elaine Orler, chairman […]

Is a Culture Clash Affecting Your Bottom Line? Find Out, Then Fix It from the Cloud | Article

Is a Culture Clash Affecting Your Bottom Line? Find Out, Then Fix It from the Cloud | Article

This year a hospital administrator at a busy hospital in Henderson, Nevada had emergency room patients transported by ambulance to a less busy hospital nearby so he could put more profitable surgery patients in the available beds. The physicians in the hospital revolted because they felt the practice could harm the patients even though his […]

The New War for Talent—Demand for Cloud, Data Scientists Outstrips Supply | Article

The New War for Talent—Demand for Cloud, Data Scientists Outstrips Supply | Article

Cloud computing has become a paradigm-shifting technology. It frees up acres of real estate otherwise needed to house data centers and it distributes the cost of expensive software so companies only pay for what they use. Cloud’s popularity has created a HR crisis: a shortage of engineers skilled to work in this brave new world. […]

BPaaS: A Boon for Delivering Efficient Public Services | Article

BPaaS: A Boon for Delivering Efficient Public Services | Article

For governments, it is imperative to bring down the costs of administering a growing number of public services. Since the 1800s, governments have funded law enforcement, water, electricity, town planning, health services, public transport and education. Today, governments must also provide their citizens with waste management services, telecommunications, environmental protection, public housing etc. Taxpayer money, […]

Infosys Limited- Building Tomorrow’s Enterprise | Service Provider

Infosys Limited- Building Tomorrow’s Enterprise | Service Provider

Infosys (NASDAQ: INFY) was started in 1981 by seven young, dynamic minds with $250. We pioneered the Global Delivery Model (GDM), based on the principle of taking work to locations where talent is available and that make economic sense with the least acceptable risk. Today, we are a global leader in consulting, technology, and outsourcing, […]

Coopitition is an Rx for Success for Three HR Suppliers in the Healthcare Arena | Article

Coopitition is an Rx for Success for Three HR Suppliers in the Healthcare Arena | Article

Fauquier Health, a 97-bed hospital in Warrenton, Virginia, had a hiring challenge. Yvonne Mitchell, program manager, recruitment, says nurses who did well in interviews sometimes didn’t know the clinical basics, something that was impossible to discern in an interview setting. She needed one tool that could test for behavioral, clinical and situational competence before the […]

Employers Make Better Hiring Decisions Using An Online Reference Checking App That Uses Logic | Article

Employers Make Better Hiring Decisions Using An Online Reference Checking App That Uses Logic | Article

How do employers figure out who is the best candidate for the job? In the old days, you could post a job online and wait for resumes to come trolling in, clogging your inbox. However, today resumes are increasingly less helpful in determining how successful a candidate will be, and the mundane act of resume […]

A Pioneering HR BPO Engagement Succeeds through “The Simplicity of One” | Article

A Pioneering HR BPO Engagement Succeeds through “The Simplicity of One” | Article

16th Annual Outsourcing Excellence Awards—Best BPO: International Paper and Aon Hewitt “Instead of communicating by change requests and contract management, we can sit down and talk. That is what makes us successful.” Scott Lacy, Manager of HR Operations, International Paper It was the 1990s and the paper and packaging industry was dramatically evolving. To keep […]

New Connections App Completed by Outsourcing the Offshoring to the Ukraine | Article

New Connections App Completed by Outsourcing the Offshoring to the Ukraine | Article

Rance Clouser was at lunch and needed to get in touch STAT (that’s a hospital term meaning right away!) with a colleague (one of 35,000) he didn’t know that well. The vice president of IT for Advocate Health Care, the largest healthcare provider in Illinois, didn’t have the associate’s phone number in his cell phone. […]

An RPO Provider Finds Quality Hires and Manages the Brand For an AustralianTelecom | Article

An RPO Provider Finds Quality Hires and Manages the Brand For an AustralianTelecom | Article

16th Annual Outsourcing Excellence Awards – Most Flexible: Telstra and Talent2 “Talk about flexibility. This engagement was all about constant change. Talent2 will do almost anything!” Josephine Thompson, head of resourcing for Telstra Definition: Both parties demonstrated the ability to be flexible, especially when facing challenges. They made decisions that reflected what’s best for the […]

TALX Pre-employment Assessment Slashes Worker’s Comp Claims | Article

TALX Pre-employment Assessment Slashes Worker’s Comp Claims | Article

PDS Technical Services Inc. had a budget line item it was determined to fix: the specialty recruiting firm was paying $3 million a year in workers’ compensation costs. How could it cut that number? PDS, which likes to call itself “a project support company” because the company’s buyers generally hire its technical workers for specific […]