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International Jet Maker Navigates Turbulent Skies of Recruiting

July 22, 2008
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In 2000, Textron could fill only 6 percent of the openings in its top 180 positions from within. Today, the internal promotion rate for those jobs is 74 percent and moving toward the company’s goal of 90 percent.
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RPOs Growth Continues Despite Shaky History

July 18, 2008
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The growth of recruitment process outsourcing has been and is projected to be on a growth track for the next several years; however, there are ongoing concerns with the quality of some companies.
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Talx Accelerates Growth at Equifax

June 13, 2008
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Snapping up Talx not only gave credit reporting specialist Equifax an entrance into the red-hot HR software arena, it immediately fired up Equifax’s financial results.
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USIS Announces Plan to Merge With HireRight

June 10, 2008
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The announcement comes a few months after word of another potential deal in the background checking arena. In February, publishing and information firm Reed Elsevier said it planned to acquire data broker ChoicePoint for $4.1 billion.
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Ford in Talks for New Labor Pact in Mexico

June 9, 2008
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Hourly workers’ wages and benefits in the automaker’s Cuautitlan plant are 23 percent higher than those of their peers at rival automaker assembly plants in Mexico.
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Unemployment Jump May Not Solve Talent Crunches

June 6, 2008
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Jim Walker, an author and speaker on workforce issues, says the increase in the jobless rate from 5 percent in April to 5.5 percent in May primarily reflects workers with less-desirable skills.
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SAPPHIRE 2008 Orlando

May 8, 2008
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May 4-7, 2008 Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida
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Event Calendar April - June, 2008

April 29, 2008
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Event Calendar April - June, 2008
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Vurv Revolution 2008

April 10, 2008
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Vurv Revolution 2008 (annual user conference), April 6-9 at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort, Lake Buena Vista, Florida
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