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HCM Vendor Scene Heats Up

January 11, 2012
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Industry watchers predict a year of HR tech vendor deals in the wake of SAP's SuccessFactors acquisition.
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Face It: Parting Is Such Tweet Sorrow

December 31, 2011
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We've been waiting for a case like this: a lawsuit in the U.S. over who owns a Twitter account, and over the related question of how much a social media “follower” is worth. The results of the case between mobile phone news site PhoneDog and a former worker could help clarify tricky issues around social media portability.
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Retiring Minds Want to Know: Technology Helps Assess Retirement Benefits

December 28, 2011
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Interactive online tools such as videos, chats and blogs designed to encourage employees to invest more than the default minimum in their 401(k) plans have become increasingly common.
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Survey: Crowd Sourcing a Second Job for Many

December 22, 2011
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Crowd sourcing can involve breaking up a large task such as validating data or translation into many small tasks and farming them out to numerous workers online instead of hiring a single worker or small number of workers to do the single large task.
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Six Facebook Recruiting Apps

December 9, 2011
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Use these tools to advertise job openings and mine the social network for prospects.
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Wealth After an IPO Can Cause Employees to Go

December 7, 2011
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On an individual level, employees who have suddenly gone from Joe Blow to King Midas may have serious problems coping with the change. Experts call it ‘sudden wealth syndrome.'
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Is ‘Giganomics' the Future of Your Online Workforce?

November 15, 2011
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Gigwalk is the latest entry in the slowly growing field of online labor exchanges. Services like this only may work well for certain kinds of jobs and tasks, but if the fit is right, it offers an opportunity for predictable and high-quality work.
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Employee Facebook Complaints Protected by NLRA

November 3, 2011
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The NLRB has received an increasing number of charges related to social media in the past year, but this is the first case involving Facebook that resulted in an administrative law judge's decision after a hearing.
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ADP Acquisition of RightThing Bolsters Position in HR Software

October 11, 2011
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Recent deals, rollout of new suite of products helping to bring the company out its traditional back-office operations.
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ADP Bets Big on HR Software by Adding Suite of Services

October 6, 2011
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The traditional back-office service provider joins the likes of Oracle, SAP and SuccessFactors in a crowded HR management software field with the unveiling of Vantage HCM.
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