SMB Employment Trends for 2006

Wednesday, May 3, 2006
Posted by Brawlin Melgar

HRAmerica releases “Top HR Trends in 2006” Report

Survey-based research provides best practices, competitive information on HR outsourcing.

Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) May 3, 2006 -— to provide HR professionals with essential information on outsourced services providers management and trends.

are vital ammunition for HR professionals,” said Stephen Boyd, a member of HRAmerica’s executive board. “Arming the HR community with timely, high quality data is powerful and often differentiates top HR managers from their competition. We see providing these reports as an important link to our clients and a way for
In the
, HRAmerica offers information for HR professionals interested in capturing the value of outsourced services provider. The report also offers competitive information on the following :

•    The primary services outsourced are background screening and
•    Cost is not the primary criteria when HR professionals choose a service provider
•    The most common goal for 2006 is improving the overall quality of HR functions

Nearly 75 percent of all HR professionals outsource one or more HR and administrative services; however, few are completely satisfied with their chosen solution. To take advantage of the outsourced process, HR professionals must know what they are looking for and be cognizant of their needs and expectations before even entering the evaluation period in order to realize the potential benefits of outsourced service providers.

“Too often people select HR providers considering only product functionality,” Boyd said. “Other variables can help predict overall success with an HR partner. For example, what is the HR provider’s strategy for new services in the future? What is their culture? How do they provide internal HR services? What are their support escalation procedures?”

To read more about HR industry trends and recommendations for maximizing the gain from outsourced HR services, read
To learn more about">HRAmerica is an HR outsourcing firm offering comprehensive employee administration solutions such as payroll and benef