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2008 Optimas Award 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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Wells Fargo's Diversified Assets

March 1, 2005
Many firms herald their talent as their differentiation, but Wells Fargo & Co. has a record to support its rhetoric. When it posted a profit of $7 billion for fiscal 2004, an increase of 13 percent compared with 2003, CEO Dick Kovacevich rewarded employees with a special contribution in Wells Fargo common stock to their 401(k) plans. And despite a massive merger, the company minimized layoffs by retaining staff.
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GM Goes Fast

March 1, 2004
Driven by changes in human resources, GM is cutting bureaucracy and cultivating a get-it-done culture. The result is innovation, action and millions of dollars in savings for the automaker.
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HR Proves Its Value

June 20, 2002
At SYSCO, subsidiary companies only buy HR programs that achieve results. That means HR has to figure out what they need -- and what will affect the bottom line.
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HR Proves Its Value

June 20, 2002
At SYSCO, subsidiary companies only buy HR programs that achieve results. That means HR has to figure out what they need -- and what will affect the bottom line.
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