iWorkforce Managementi March 26, 2007

By Staff Report

Mar. 27, 2007

Building Success
By Building People

by Workforce Management editors
Now in their 17th year, the Optimas Awards recognize workforce management initiatives that directly improve business results. This year’s winners, led by Goldmans Sachs, exemplify the skill and ingenuity it takes to succeed in the 21st century. Each one faced a different business challenge and each developed a solution reflecting the organization’s culture, mission and, most of all, its people

Large-market outsourcing:
Changing the Expectations of HR
by Workforce Management editors
On average, HR staff is reduced by half when an organization commits to HR outsourcing. For some, the deals bring the opportunity to become more involved in the business. For others, it could mean they will be charged with overseeing relationships with HRO providers. But many HR managers have never had to think strategically about how their role contributes to the bottom line, and so are not prepared for the shift. Some companies are making a concerted effort to assess the skills of their retained HR staff and train them so they can be relevant and a strategic asset to the organization.

The Last Word
HR’s dinosaurs
Dr. John Sullivan
  In the Mail
Boeing responds
From our readers

Help Wanted in Second Life
Recruiters are seeking real-world employees in the popular virtual world. A New Too for Checking ID: Employers using Basic Pilot program can cut fraud by accessing photos.  5 Questions: Clark Handy of Convergys. Legal Briefings: Tribal casinos; work computersEvent Calendar: Key conferences and forums. The Hot List: Large-market HR outsourcers. Data Bank: Living with private equity. And more.

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