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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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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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