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New Regulations Cover Health Care Information Data Breaches

August 25, 2009
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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has issued regulations requiring providers, health plans and other entities covered by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act to notify individuals when their health information is breached.
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Internal Memo Reveals ExcellerateHRO Is Leaving HR Business Process Outsourcing

July 27, 2009
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In the July 13 memo, new CEO Sanjiv Anand says the decision to exit the business ‘does not affect other fit-for-purpose HR outsourcing or payroll services currently provided by EDS, an HP company, or customers of these services.’
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Getting the Wellness Message Right

July 26, 2009
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Whether you're launching a wellness initiative or kick-starting an existing program, you've got to get the message right. Here's what experts say about effectively communicating your efforts.
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HR Software Sales Trudge Through Recession

July 23, 2009
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Despite the economic hardships, investments are being made in HR software vendors and technologies that could lead to new capabilities when the economy eventually recovers.
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Technology Job Picture Fuzzy

July 16, 2009
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Like other mixed news about the economy, the outlook for information technology jobs is cloudy. Surveys report contradictory findings.
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From Dot-Com Bust to SaaS Strength

July 2, 2009
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After losing $45 million in the dot-com bust, Ultimate Software raised tens of millions in additional financing. And beginning in 2000, it bit the bullet of switching to software as a service.
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Ultimate Software Puts Employees First

July 2, 2009
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Above-and-beyond customer service—which contributes to a nearly 100 percent customer retention rate—is one of the priorities at Weston, Florida-based Ultimate.
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Ultimate Software Is All in the Family

July 2, 2009
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Beyond the company’s blood ties, CEO Scott Scherr has sought to cultivate a close-knit community at his Weston, Florida-based firm.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Do We Persuade Management to Spend Money on Data Integrity for Recruiting, Hiring

June 30, 2009
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How do we get management to financially support an initiative aimed at improving our hiring data? The data is used to report on key performance indicators such as headcount, overtime, turnover, etc. Although we have not encountered problems from inaccurate data, our company consists of several divisions, each with an individual staffing plan. Our thought in HR is that it makes sense to analyze our hiring data in order to ensure better forecasting, trend analysis and ultimately better business decisions.
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Leading Senator Intends to Scrap E-Verify Employment Verification System

June 25, 2009
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Democrat Charles Schumer, who is poised to lead the immigration reform debate on Capitol Hill, wants to scrap a government-run electronic employment verification system and replace it with one that incorporates biometric identification.
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