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How the Advantages of Video Interviewing Are Improving Enterprises

How the Advantages of Video Interviewing Are Improving Enterprises

With the insane popularity of selfies, people clearly like being in front of the camera. And that includes using video from their smart phones. Video interviewing is actually more than cool and fun. Its usage is improving the profitability of the enterprises that use it in nine ways: from hiring better candidates faster to actually […]

Video Interviewing Is Changing How People Get Hired in 2014

Video Interviewing Is Changing How People Get Hired in 2014

Ubiquitous consumer technology is slowly invading the corporate enterprise. Nowhere is this more prevalent than the rise of video interviewing, where employers and recruiters interview job candidates using dedicated technology. Video interviewing, of course, has been around for years. Today, however, video interviewing for job recruiting, both live and recorded, has moved “from the margins […]

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 […]

RPOs Help Companies, Retirees in the New World of Work | Article

RPOs Help Companies, Retirees in the New World of Work | Article

Eight trends are changing the way people are retiring, according to Neal Bruce, vice president, product management for Peoplefluent, a workforce talent management company. The demographics may even affect the future performance of some companies, especially those in the energy and nuclear power fields. “Some companies may fall off the knowledge cliff when their retirees […]

The Top 10 Hardest To Fill Jobs Globally and the Reasons for the Disconnect in Times of High Unemployment | Article

The Top 10 Hardest To Fill Jobs Globally and the Reasons for the Disconnect in Times of High Unemployment | Article

Listen to the political rhetoric in the current U.S. presidential campaign and you would think offshoring is the key reason for the high American unemployment rate. Nowhere should this be more apparent than in manufacturing. However, a recent study by the Manpower Group, a provider of workforce solutions, explains the situation is far more nuanced. […]

Part 4: Hints for Selecting an MSP for both Mature and Beginning Buyers | Article

Part 4: Hints for Selecting an MSP for both Mature and Beginning Buyers | Article

Fifteen years ago outsourcing buyers wanted to pool their contingent labor needs so they could clearly see their spend, recalls Lisa Fitzgerald, senior director within the contingent workforce practice of Kelly OCG. “We put them on standard rate cards and cut their expenses 20 percent on average the first year,” she recalls. “Moving to a […]

MSPs Part 2: Why Some Workers Don’t Want Full-Time Jobs at Any One Company | Article

MSPs Part 2: Why Some Workers Don’t Want Full-Time Jobs at Any One Company | Article

Today, there’s a bifurcation in the marketplace between people who want full-time jobs at any one company and those who eschew them, according to Kip Wright, the executive who manages TAPFIN, the global MSP offering of ManpowerGroup Solutions. The growth of this new kind of worker is changing the way companies outsource their recruiting. Now, […]

Hiring Conundrum: High Unemployment and Longer Time-to-Fill | Video

Hiring Conundrum: High Unemployment and Longer Time-to-Fill | Video

You’d think with today’s record unemployment it would be easy to fill jobs. Not so for jobs in sales or those requiring tech skills. Today it’s taking longer to fill them and employers have to make more offers to get a taker. Jim McCoy explains why.

Global Solutions in RPO | Video

Global Solutions in RPO | Video

Elliot Clark discusses the increased interest in global solutions and the bundling of permanent and contingent labor.

2011 RPO Trends | Video

2011 RPO Trends | Video

Tim Geisert of Kenexa discuss what mature outsourcing buyers are looking for in today’s RPO.

RPO Providers Forming Strategic Partnerships to Give Buyers Global Services with Local Expertise | Article

RPO Providers Forming Strategic Partnerships to Give Buyers Global Services with Local Expertise | Article

The universal complaint about human resources outsourcing in general and RPO (recruitment process outsourcing) in particular has been that few if any service providers have both a local and global reach. It has been difficult to provide best-of-breed services in every location on the globe an outsourcing buyer may need. “RPO buyers have searched for […]

Lawyer Lists Five Ways RPO Can Minimize Risk and Liability | Article

Lawyer Lists Five Ways RPO Can Minimize Risk and Liability | Article

For most companies, the desire to reduce costs or improve efficiencies (or more likely, both) drives the decision to explore Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) options. However, cost and efficacy issues aside, risk management is one of the most important (and perhaps least understood) value-adds of the RPO arrangement, especially when the definition of risk includes […]

Decision-Making Insights for Companies Outsourcing HR Functions | Article

Decision-Making Insights for Companies Outsourcing HR Functions | Article

HR outsourcing went through a shake-out over the past two years due to the continual issues around scope and other challenges that buyers and service providers encountered over the past decade. The dust has settled from the revamping efforts, but there are new challenges on the horizon. Here’s what your company needs to know for […]

RPOs, Service Providers Add Social Media to Find Talent for Buyers | Article

RPOs, Service Providers Add Social Media to Find Talent for Buyers | Article

Recruitment process outsourcers (RPO) have one job: to find the best talent for their clients. The rise of social media is the newest tool in their toolbox. “Social media is not just all the rage. It is a powerful platform,” says Sue Marks, CEO of Pinstripe, an RPO. “RPOs are embracing the new wave,” adds […]

Wipro – Enhancing Value over the Entire Relationship Life Cycle | Service Provider

Wipro – Enhancing Value over the Entire Relationship Life Cycle | Service Provider

Wipro Limited is the world’s first PCCM Level 5 and SEI CMM Level 5 certified IT services company. Today, it is a diversified global business conglomerate with a profitable presence in niche market segments of IT solutions and services, consumer products, lighting, furniture, ecology and energy management, water treatment, and hydraulics.  Major group companies include […]

Social Media and Its New Role in Business | Article

Social Media and Its New Role in Business | Article

Wipro Voice: A Conversation with Rahul Koul, Manager, Strategic Marketing, and Kathik Nagendra, Manager, Wipro Council for Industry Research It’s cheaper. It’s more effective. Its reach is virtually boundless. And it’s all in one place. “Social networking and new media are powerful tools to help companies, whether small or large, get their message across, reach […]