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Outsource magazine: thought-leadership and outsourcing strategy | December 18, 2014

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Futurestep predicts top five talent acquisition trends for 2015

December 17, 2014 |

 

Los Angeles, 17 December, 2014 – Futurestep, a Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY) company specialising in high-impact recruitment solutions, has revealed its predictions for the talent management industry in 2015. Based on insights from 12 global experts, the list reflects … Read More

The outsourcing conundrum: why does success still appear so elusive? (Part 2)

December 17, 2014 |

To read Part 1 of this article, click here.

What to make of all this? We could be forgiven for suggesting that a different approach is necessary not only in the consideration of what to make vs buy but also … Read More

The new-age Learning & Development professional

December 16, 2014 |

The Learning & Development (L&D) function in an organisation typically sits with the HR function or in business and, in some cases, is stand-alone. L&D has focussed on Leadership Development, training methodologies, soft skills training, technical training and the like. … Read More

UC EXPO 2015 launches with leading exhibitor and speaker line up

December 15, 2014 |

 

Everything a business needs for effective unified communication & collaboration

Imago Techmedia today announced that UC EXPO 2015, Europe’s largest unified communication & collaboration event, is now open for registration. The two day event encompasses the full … Read More

The Future of RPO: what’s next?

December 15, 2014 |

In the fourth and final installment of our video roundtable series ‘The Future of RPO 2015‘, our panellists get out their crystal balls for a look at what lies ahead for the recruitment process outsourcing space – and the collective … Read More

The outsourcing conundrum: why does success still appear so elusive? (Part 1)

December 10, 2014 |

I met a consultant friend recently and our conversation got around to considering why successful sourcing still appears to be so elusive. Not to suggest that it isn’t achievable; just that it doesn’t seem to be the norm. We discussed … Read More

Kinetic BPO Wins Gold Award for Quality at International Quality Crown Convention in London

December 8, 2014 |

 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Kinetic BPO, the leading Company for Customer Experience and Business Process Outsourcing projects in the GCC, headquartered in Dubai, was awarded the prestigious Gold Award for Quality at the International Quality Crown (IQC) Convention … Read More

Innovation, sport and the need for speed

December 8, 2014 |

I attended the recent Aecus (formerly Alsbridge) Innovation Showcase co-hosted by Outsource. Listening to the speakers, I was struck by how ephemeral a concept innovation is. We have all had the experience of a supplier presenting their “great innovation” with … Read More

Partnership or good working relationship?

December 5, 2014 | 2

One of the things I find encouraging in the development of outsourcing is the increasing lead that clients are taking in the management of the outsourcing relationship. The acceptance of win-win as a reality, rather than a soundbite, and the … Read More

OPINION: Getting beyond the doom and gloom – the talent challenge in UK local government

December 3, 2014 |

We have for many years in local government been struggling to retain in the profession talented and experienced children’s social workers. This is challenging work. Thankfully, cases such as Baby P are a rarity, but nonetheless, these staff face daily … Read More