Financial services firm outsources temp recruitment

first_img Previous Article Next Article Related posts:No related photos. Financial services firm outsources temp recruitmentOn 11 Nov 2003 in Personnel Today Prudentialfinancial services has outsourced all its temporary recruitment, claiming thatoutsourcing HR functions has brought greater control, assurance and savings tothe company. SpringGroup Plc has taken over all temporary staffing at Prudential, a move thatfollows the outsourcing of all permanent staffing to AMG.Accordingto Prudential, outsourcing has contributed to a 33 per cent drop in the costbase of HR, and the fall in the number of HR officers from 405 in 2001, to 220in 2003.RussellMartin, HR director at Prudential, said that while part of the HR function hadbeen outsourced, it remained deeply woven into the fabric of the company, withconsultants attending regular briefings and enjoying a very comfortablerelationship with the rest of HR.”Thisis an evolutionary process. We have looked at the whole HR model to create HRbusiness partnerships and HR specialisation,” he said. “Now we can besure we will get staff with the right kind of experience for the right kind ofroles.”Prudentialalready operates an HR system where line managers trained in employee relationsskills are responsible for the well-being of their staff. Comments are closed. last_img read more


Sabers working to get in game shape ahead of the season

first_imgCONKLIN (WBNG) – The Susquehanna Valley girls basketball team is beginning to prepare for a season that is expected to begin January 4. “As long as we are still able to play its worth it,” said Hogan. For sophomore Brynn Hogan and junior Kaelyn Roloson, they are excited to be back on the court in any way possible. On the court it’s a whole new ballgame having to wear a mask for the entirety of practice. “For us it’s awesome, it’s been a really long seven months without basketball,” said head coach Chad Freije. “To finally be back playing basketball it’s a great feeling. Something we all needed and missed a little bit.” Today, state officials gave low and moderate risk sports the green light to begin. High-risk sports, including basketball have not been cleared by the state. For coach Freije, his first goal for offseason workouts is about getting his team back in shape. “I like it even though it’s a lot at once but it’s good to get back,” said Roloson. “They have them on different days so it’s been pretty easy to juggle them all,” said Hogan. Both girls are three sport athletes which presents a new challenge this school year. They are adjusting to a new schedule, with practice for all three sports during the week. With games hopefully right around the corner, the Sabers are doing whatever they have to do. “We’re trying to ease them back in for some of the drills and conditioning to get them where they need to be come January 4th,” said Freije. “We’re adapting to it, we are just glad we can be here,” said Roloson. last_img read more


Is the Russian billionaire selling the old Belvedere Hotel?

first_imgAfter failing to make a new investment on the site of the war-torn Belvedere Hotel for eight years, it seems that Russian billionaire Viktor Vekselberg is a little tired and that he could sell Belvedere to a new investor, writes These days, investors from the USA visited Mayor Mato Franković because they are interested in opening a five-star hotel in Dubrovnik, ie renovating the old Belvedere, a complex for which Vekselberg had plans to demolish in order to build a new but more luxurious hotel in its place. of the architectural office of 3LHD. As Jutarnja has learned from unofficial sources, potential American investors have reportedly not started negotiations with the owner of Belvedere, Viktor Vekselberg, and they find out that, apart from the Americans, French and domestic investors are also interested in the project. Their source claims that the American delegation wants to get acquainted with the complete spatial-planning situation of the project, ie to get information from the city administration about the types of interventions that could be done in the area of ​​that hotel. “They arrived with visuals of reconstruction and studies, but first they wanted to see how the project stands spatially – planned, that is, to check what can be done within the area. They are interested in the reconstruction of the existing project, in the existing dimensions, and the advantage is that there are construction and use permits for the project, while investors should obtain a permit for reconstruction.”, Said Franković, who believes that the reconstruction of Belvedere is realistic. As Mayor Mato Franković told Jutarnji list, he was visited on Thursday by a delegation from a renowned American hotel chain, which is interested in renovating the Belvedere.last_img read more