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AIG Human Resources Executive Resigns

January 4, 2010
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
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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PEO Gevity Bids CEO Farewell

October 23, 2007
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
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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