Read that cloud computing contract again. Trust us, it’s not as simple as it looks. Here are four legal traps to look out for before signing on the dotted line for a cloud-based service. 1. Intellectual Property Exposure “When moving trade secrets to the cloud, the customer must ensure the cloud provider has adequate protections […]
Video interviewing providers waxed poetic about the advantages of this new disruptive technology in our first two installments. But how does it really work in the real world? Here are two case studies that demonstrate the good, the bad and the ugly. How an enterprise is using video interviewing: Cigna Cigna, a global health service […]
Even as the economy has improved worldwide, the unemployment figures are still stubbornly high. But talking to HR and recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) executives, they are working overtime to fill certain jobs. Sometimes the skill set is too much in demand or just rare. In other cases, it is near impossible to reach the right […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Elliot Clark discusses the increased interest in global solutions and the bundling of permanent and contingent labor.
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
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 […]