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2009 <i>Optimas Award</i> Winners

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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2008 <i>Optimas Award</i> Winners Announced

September 3, 2008
Ten organizations, including a not-for-profit HMO, a global IT firm and the world’s largest steel maker, are the winners of the 2008 Optimas Awards , given by Workforce Management in recognition of workforce management initiatives that directly affect business results.
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HR Executive Dies in New York Steam Blast

July 20, 2007
Pfizer human resources executive Lois Baumerich died of a heart attack she suffered when a steam pipe exploded in Midtown Manhattan on Wednesday, July 18. Baumerich helped found the National Industry Liaison Group, an organization promoting workplace equality.
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