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The Five Sweetest Jobs in HR and Talent Management

July 30, 2008
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Kris Dunn says his list of the best HR jobs includes roles in talent management. If you’re a performer in HR, you’ll increasingly find strategic opportunities for growth in roles with talent management in the title.
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An HR Software Revolution

July 24, 2008
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SuccessFactors chief executive Lars Dalgaard leads one of the fastest-growing firms in one of the fastest-growing corners of the software industry—talent management. But to Dalgaard, SuccessFactors is about more than a product; it’s nothing short of a revolution.
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Talx Accelerates Growth at Equifax

June 13, 2008
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Snapping up Talx not only gave credit reporting specialist Equifax an entrance into the red-hot HR software arena, it immediately fired up Equifax’s financial results.
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Data Giant Equifax Takes Aim at Talent Management

June 13, 2008
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Consumer data specialist Equifax has quietly entered the world of HR software and sees itself as a player in the burgeoning field of talent management. Last year Equifax acquired software and service provider Talx in a deal worth $1.4 billion.
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Having a Well-Coordinated HR Strategy Pays Off in More Ways Than One

June 3, 2008
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A joint APQC, IBM and Workforce Management data collection initiative with more than 350 participants shows the multiple benefits of having a well-coordinated overall HR strategy.
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The Hot List: 2008 Human Resource Consultants

May 29, 2008
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Listed in alphabetical order Published March 3, 2008
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For Big Companies, Pension Funding Is Shrinking—Fast

April 18, 2008
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From overfunded to underfunded in the blink of an eye: $62 billion in pension fund value was wiped out in the first quarter of 2008.
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HR a Key to Warding Off Class-Action Suits After Layoffs

April 4, 2008
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Mass layoffs offer fertile ground for large-scale lawsuits because they involve significant numbers of people who often are confused and upset.
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The Skills to Pay the Bills Hiring HR Pros Who Will Fight

March 28, 2008
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Getting to the table is one thing. Staying at the table requires sharp elbows and the willingness to compete. Here are five behavioral questions to determine whether your candidate has the ability to mix it up and thrive in the sometimes rough-and-tumble business environment.
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Starbucks Terminates HRO Contract With Convergys

March 19, 2008
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Starbucks signed the multiyear HRO agreement with Convergys in July. The HRO provider was to handle HR administration and payroll for all Starbucks employees in Canada and the U.S. and benefits in Canada.
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