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Watson Wyatt, Towers Perrin to Merge in $3.5 billion Deal

June 29, 2009
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Consulting firms Towers, Perrin, Forster & Crosby and Watson Wyatt Worldwide will merge in a deal worth an estimated $3.5 billion. The deal “change the landscape of our industry,” the companies said in a news release.
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SuccessFactors Gets Social With HRIS Offering

June 25, 2009
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SuccessFactors continued its expansion in HR software with a product that aims to blend employee data management with social networking.
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Electronic Records Management File This Under 'More Work Needed'

May 27, 2009
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Thanks to the ubiquity of e-mail and software for seemingly every aspect of work, more business records are digital. But experts say most companies don't have adequate systems for managing them.
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TOOL Electronic Records Training 101

May 27, 2009
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If you are helping to develop a system or are training employees on one, here’s what experts say you need to know.
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Vista Ups Its Bid Again for HR Software Firm SumTotal Systems

May 14, 2009
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SumTotal sells learning management systems and other talent management tools. Such products have been among the fastest-selling business software applications. But the recession has slowed sales.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> Which Interview Questions Will Help Us Understand the Emotional Intelligence of Applicants?

May 5, 2009
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Our manufacturing company is gearing up to do significant hiring of line workers. During interviews, we want to ask questions that give a glimpse into the emotional intelligence of applicants. Which particular types of tests would prove useful in this regard?
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Pandemic Alert Raised Background Information

April 30, 2009
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The 2009 human swine flu outbreak continues to grow in the U.S. and internationally. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports additional cases of confirmed swine influenza and a number of hospitalizations of swine flu patients.
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Group Offers Swine Flu Preparation Steps for Businesses

April 29, 2009
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The Institute for Business & Home Safety is urging organizations to review their preparedness for an influenza pandemic.
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TOOL Swine Flu Resources for Workforce Managers

April 29, 2009
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Here are tools, resources and background information on swine flu and on past influenza-related issues to help you prepare you business and workforce for a possible widespread outbreak of the disease.
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California Comp Board to Revisit Controversial Decisions

April 9, 2009
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California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said it is ‘absolutely right’ for the California Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board to reconsider two controversial case decisions.
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