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Aon Alleges Employee, Client Poaching by Another Firm

June 17, 2011
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In a chancery suit filed June 15 in Cook County Circuit Court in Chicago, Aon Risk Services Cos. Inc. and Aon Risk Insurance Services West Inc. alleged that the former executives violated their employment agreements with Aon.
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Infosys Technologies <i>Optimas Award</i> Winner for Competitive Advantage

December 3, 2010
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For its innovative approach to tackling a daunting hurdle and beating the competition in the race for India's top IT talent, Infosys wins the Optimas Award for Competitive Advantage.
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Study Finds 90 Percent of Marketers Use Social Media for Professional Purposes

November 19, 2010
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Those marketers use such social networking tools as Facebook, LinkedIn, blogs and wikis for professional purposes.
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Chrysler Rushes to Hire as It Refills Product Pipeline

January 13, 2010
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The automaker has already hired 400 engineers in engineering design and an additional 200 in quality, Chrysler executives said. The new hires are a mix of company and contract employees.
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AIG Human Resources Executive Resigns

January 4, 2010
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The company’s vice chairman for legal, HR, corporate affairs and corporate communications leaves because of a TARP-mandated cut in her base salary. Its chief compliance officer also steps down.
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2009 <i>Optimas Award</i> Winners

November 1, 2009
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This year’s Optimas Award winners have faced a variety of business challenges and answered them with creative initiatives that have one thing in common: a belief that the organization with the best practices and best workforce wins. Among the winning entries were talent strategies, training and development efforts and the Navy's inventive online, open-market bidding system for difficult-to-fill assignments.
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Kraft Signs HR Business Process Outsourcing Deal With IBM

January 28, 2009
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The announcement comes at a time when most employers are opting for outsourcing transactional HR processes, such as payroll and workforce administration, rather than jumping into multiprocess HR BPO deals.
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BP Renews HR Business Process Outsourcing Contract With Hewitt

December 10, 2008
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A source familiar with the discussions says the new contract will be scaled down from the original agreement.
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PEO Gevity Bids CEO Farewell

October 23, 2007
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The leadership switch is the latest in a series of changes at the company that have thus far done little to assure investors that Gevity is back on track. The company’s stock traded as high as $30 a share in early 2006. But after lower-than-expected revenue and earnings in June, the stock tumbled to a low of $9.85 in September, and has been trading recently at around $11.
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SuccessFactors Files Initial Public Offering

July 23, 2007
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The company, which was founded in 2001 and competes in the fast-growing arena of talent management software, said its revenue rose from $10.2 million in 2004 to $13 million in 2005 and $32.6 million in 2006.
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