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Articles by Fay Hansen

New SEC Rules Put Spotlight on Selection of Compensation Peer Groups

May 18, 2007
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New proxy statements will include a list of the companies selected for peer group benchmarking, and HR executives must be prepared to field questions about the selection process.
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Executive Compensation New Proxy Disclosure Rules Enhance the Pay Role of HR

May 18, 2007
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As human resources executives take the lead in the proxy disclosure process under the SEC's new executive compensation rules, they are entering a new era of responsibility and engagement with the board of directors.
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Recruiting in the Tight IT Talent Market

April 24, 2007
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The IT labor market is one of those hard-to-reach spots that demands additional recruiting resources.
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Ramping Up, Ramping Down

April 12, 2007
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In Europe and Japan, higher levels of contingent work initially emerged as a response to rigid labor laws, but are now part of a broader corporate strategy to become more responsive to market changes.
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A Permanent Strategy for Temporary Hires

April 12, 2007
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As contingent workers become an essential part of the total workforce, more companies are adopting an integrated supply chain approach that cuts costs and boosts flexibility.
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The Growing Influence of Procurement

April 12, 2007
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Supply chain management techniques honed during the past decade and supported by increasingly sophisticated systems can bring discipline and cost savings to staffing practices. At companies where human resources does not step up to manage the contingent workforce, procurement will.
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Overhauling the Recruiting Process at CDW Corp

April 11, 2007
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HR executives at leading companies are reshaping the recruiting process to fill new positions and retain new hires through the first critical months. CDW restructures it’s approach to sourcing, assessment, onboarding, training and retention as means of helping to meet hiring goals in the face or rapid growth.
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Rethinking Temp-to-Perm

March 20, 2007
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New labor market conditions may undercut the temp-to-perm approach for employers who need skilled workers. The temp-to-perm strategy is still effective for some positions, but increasingly counterproductive for skilled positions in candidate-driven markets.
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Recruiting on Asian Job Boards

March 7, 2007
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With Internet access spreading across Asia, employers can tap a growing array of online sites for sourcing candidates.
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Midsize Employers in Sweet Spot for End-to-End HR Outsourcing

March 6, 2007
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Midmarket companies willing to embrace comprehensive outsourcing and standardization can cut costs and offer process improvements. Large-market providers are reaching down to serve the midmarket with a wider range of offerings, while small-market providers are reaching up.
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