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Human Resources Management Systems (HRMS/HRIS)

Special Report on HR Technology Tracking the Contingents

April 4, 2010
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With the use of temps and other contingent workers on the rise, more companies are adopting software to control labor costs and better manage this segment of their workforces.
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VMS Lights the Way at Nationwide

April 4, 2010
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For companies with a large contingent workforce, a vendor management system 'really is the only way to manage,' says a Nationwide Mutual Insurance executive.
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Contingent Confusion in Tallying Workforce

April 4, 2010
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Large companies struggle to get a handle on the fundamental question of how many people make up their total workforce, says the CEO of Provade, which makes software to track contingent workers.
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Grassley Requests Review of Health Care Information Technology Safety Oversight

March 1, 2010
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Senators asks HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to review the Food and Drug Administration oversight of health information technology safety.
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SuccessFactors Buying Inform

February 4, 2010
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In another move to stay ahead of the talent management software pack, SuccessFactors is buying workforce planning specialist Inform Business Impact.
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Talent Software Poised for More Consolidation

January 25, 2010
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The $100 million deal to create Peopleclick Authoria is the latest mash-up in the talent management software field. And experts say more is in store.
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Government Announces $80 Million in Grants to Develop Health Care Information Technology Workforce

November 25, 2009
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The grants will go to five consortia comprising 70 community colleges nationwide and will create six-month nondegree programs to train 10,000 workers a year to help set up and maintain electronic health record systems.
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Nobel Prize Winners Provide Insight on Outsourcing, Contract Work

November 24, 2009
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The Nobel Prize in economics seldom has practical applications for workforce management. Yet this year’s prize, awarded in October to Oliver Williamson and Elinor Ostrom, recognizes research that provides insights into such workforce issues as employee contracts, bonuses and outsourcing.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Can Our HR Department Elicit Useful Feedback on Its Performance

November 17, 2009
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We want to survey our employees and get their feedback on our human resources services. What are some ideal questions to get them thinking and providing constructive feedback?
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Short-Term Workforce Planning

October 28, 2009
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HumanConcepts is one company offering short-term or operational workforce planning software. In the scenario shown here using HumanConcepts’ OrgPlus Enterprise software, fictitious senior vice president Glen Finley needs to reduce his workforce cost from $5.4 million to $5 million.
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