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Workforce Management May 5, 2008

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Big Paydays Beg the Question: ‘Where the Hell is HR?’
Special Report: Executive Compensation
by Fay Hansen
At leading organizations such as Capital One, workforce planning looks far ahead at business goals and predicts talent supply and demand to ensure that staffing needs are met. Sophisticated, highly analytical approaches to workforce planning that account for a range of business scenarios enable organizations to predict their long-term needs to almost the very last employee. Workforce planning at Capital One predicts not only the headcount to meet future business needs, but also the staffing and skills mix, including any changes required to move the business ahead.

 
It’s the Dawn of a New Workday 
by Ed Frauenheim
California-based business software maker Workday, which was launched three years ago by former PeopleSoft founder and industry legend Dave Duffield, has entered the large-employer market by signing deals with such firms as Chiquita and Life Time Fitness. But there are some observers who contend that Workday has a long way to go if it wants to snatch clients away from industry giants Oracle and SAP.

The Last Word
Searching for a cure
John Hollon
 In the Mail
Misplaced blame
From our readers

 Wellness: Bad Side Effects
Suspensions at Whirlpool related to a nonsmoker insurance discount illustrate how wellness programs can give employers new headaches. Fidelity Aims for the Middle: A revamped strategy is targeting the midmarket HR BPO business. Gun Law's OK Not a Done Deal: Attorneys urge their employer clients to stay calm after Florida vote. 401(k) Bill 86'D: House's fee disclosure measure is unlikely to get congressional OK in 2008. Event Calendar: Key conferences and forums. The Hot List: Relocation providers. Data Bank: Held back by health care.
 
 
 



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