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SAP Refurbishes Its Program With the Help of Its Own Technology

September 8, 2009
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Helping businesses generate profits as well as contributing to SAP's bottom line are its workers—employees and contingents. And it was around five years ago that SAP first discovered that it had little idea of the size or structure of its contingent workforce.
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Misplaced Blame

August 31, 2009
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General Motors CEO Fritz Henderson responds to Workforce Management 's article about the departure of HR head Katherine Barclay, saying that 'to single out Katy Barclay and the GM global human resources team [for the automaker's financial problems] is both unfair and, in many ways, ludicrous—as well as a disservice to your readers.'
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Hacked Data Heists Teach Lessons in Cyber Risk Management

August 25, 2009
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The indictment of an alleged master hacker in massive data thefts underscores the role that risk managers play in information technology security.
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New Regulations Cover Health Care Information Data Breaches

August 25, 2009
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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has issued regulations requiring providers, health plans and other entities covered by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act to notify individuals when their health information is breached.
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Six Reasons Why HR Pros Should Stop Talking and Start Recruiting

August 14, 2009
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Commentary: If you want alignment with the business, there's no better way to get it than to force everyone in HR to recruit for the client group they serve.
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Exxon Mobil Pumps $3 Billion Into Pension Plans

August 6, 2009
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The company contributed $3 billion to its pension plans in the quarter ended June 30 and plans to make an additional $600 million contribution by the end of the year.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Could We Use Employee Probation to Effectively Assess Newcomers

August 4, 2009
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How could we make better use of the probationary/introductory period to better assess and evaluate employees?
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Adjusting for the Downturn

July 9, 2009
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While the conditions for workforce planning remain relatively stable in some industries, other industries are facing significant shifts in labor pools.
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Strategic Workforce Planning in an Uncertain World

July 9, 2009
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The financial crisis has recast the goals for strategic workforce planning, pushing them well beyond forecasting and talent-gap analysis.
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