The Newman Group Reports: More Companies Globalizing Their Recruiting Processes and Technology

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Talent acquisition and management consulting firm to highlight global implementation strategies of Fortune 500 Companies at HR Technology Conference and Exposition.

Companies are looking for ways to adapt to local and cultural needs while maintaining a consistent enterprise process. It’s exciting to see that they are overcoming challenges to implement global talent acquisition systems that meet those demands.

A growing number of global companies are acting on their vision of a global enterprise recruiting capability. What are they doing to turn that vision into reality, and how are they overcoming the obstacles along the way? The Newman Group, a Futurestep company and a leading provider of talent acquisition and management consulting services, will release a report on recruiting technology implementations by global enterprises as part of their presentation at the HR Technology Conference and Exposition in Chicago on October 11.

Companies cited in the report include a variety of industry leaders such as Accenture, Cisco, Clorox, General Motors, and Hilton Hotels Corporation. "Companies need to apply a high level of discipline to acquiring and managing talent, regardless of where their operations are," says Ed Newman, president of The Newman Group and developer of the report. "Companies are looking for ways to adapt to local and cultural needs while maintaining a consistent enterprise process. It’s exciting to see that they are overcoming challenges to implement global talent acquisition systems that meet those demands."

The presentation and report will explore three major types of approaches for large, complex implementations. First among them is the phased approach--a strategy that allows for rollout in one department, organization, or region at a time. The second approach is the "big bang" strategy, characterized by intensive planning and change management followed by simultaneous rollout of systems and processes across the enterprise. Finally, the report will explore the hybrid approach, a practical strategy that combines elements of the phased and big bang strategies.

"The report and presentation explore the challenges and best practices of global implementation through the experience of those who’ve been through the process," says Newman. "This is a great learning opportunity for anyone seeking realistic, practical insight on global talent acquisition."

The presentation, The Challenges of Implementing Recruiting Around the World, will be held on October 11, 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM at the HR Technology Conference and Exposition in Chicago. Conference information is available at http://www.hrtechconference.com. Representatives from companies cited in the report will be available for a question and answer session following the presentation. The report, Talent Acquisition–Best Practices for Global Implementation Success, will be provided to attendees at the presentation, and will also be available for download at http://www.tngconsulting.com/publications.

About The Newman Group
The Newman Group, a Futurestep company, provides talent acquisition and management consulting services for today's Fortune 500 global enterprises, including one out of three Fortune 100 companies. Services from The Newman Group address all facets of the talent management lifecycle, including strategic analysis and planning; process review and optimization; technology and services evaluation, selection, and implementation; and workforce planning. In addition, The Newman Group provides recruiting operations support services, including end-user and candidate support as well as reporting services for talent acquisition systems. To learn more, visit http://www.tng.futurestep.com.

About Futurestep
Founded in 1998, Futurestep serves as Korn/Ferry International’s outsourced recruiting subsidiary, focusing on the creation of successful recruitment solutions based on clients’ individual workforce needs. Futurestep has locations in 17 countries across North America, Asia Pacific and Europe. In addition to recruitment process outsourcing, the company’s portfolio of services includes project-based recruitment, interim solutions and mid-level recruitment. For more information, visit http://www.futurestep.com.

This press release was distributed through eMediawire by Human Resources Marketer (HR Marketer: http://www.HRmarketer.com) on behalf of the company listed above.

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