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The IBM-Kenexa Deal Further Shows Talent Management Is Dead

August 27, 2012
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Big Blue doesn't see talent management as big. Or at least not as big as data mining and social networking. And I'd say IBM is right.
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How Oracle Built up Its Human Capital Management Arsenal With Taleo Deal

July 20, 2012
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Almost six months after acquiring Taleo, Oracle is following through on plans to dominate the software-as-a-service industry.
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IT Onboarding Crucial to Productivity: Survey

July 13, 2012
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Despite their agreement on the importance of onboarding programs, 57 percent of IT leaders say they have a formal, strategic onboarding plan less than 20 percent of the time, while just 18 percent of IT professionals say sufficient attention is given to developing a strong onboarding program.
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The New HR Software Landscape

May 23, 2012
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How recent acquisitions are changing the field of HR software, and the decisions customers need to make about the future.
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Salesforce.com Buys Its Way Into HR Software

May 23, 2012
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SAP, Oracle and other HR software vendors have a surprising new competitor thanks to the acquisition of Rypple by Salesforce.com.
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Big Promise, Big Peril in Big People Data

May 18, 2012
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Firms can use analytics in Machiavellian ways that might boost the bottom line in the short run but bruise workers and harm reputations over the long haul.
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Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Make Me a Mentor Match

May 16, 2012
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Covance Inc. is among the companies using software to help employees and mentors connect. The program Mentor Scout enables pairings based on mutual professional interests.
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It's About Time—and Money

May 3, 2012
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Workforce management technology has come a long way from time clocks. Today's tools can save—or cost—companies millions. And thanks to a new group, the once-frumpy field is coming into fashion.
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Automated Reference Checking: Better Intel in a Fraction of the Time

March 15, 2012
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Armed with this software, not only can companies obtain better feedback from references, but also they can obtain more of it per candidate.
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A Look in at LinkedIn's Recommendations Features

March 15, 2012
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Unlike reference checking tools such as Pre-Hire 360, there's nothing anonymous about the LinkedIn recommendation process.
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