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Reducing Costs a Sore Subject at HRO Meeting

May 7, 2007
‘‘Cost savings” seem to have become bad words when it comes to discussing the business drivers of HR outsourcing. That at least appeared to be the case at last month’s HRO World, an industry conference held in New York.
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Hewitt Names Head of HRO

April 20, 2007
Observers have been waiting for Hewitt to appoint a new head of HR outsourcing since Bryan Doyle stepped down from the post in August.
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Large-Market Outsourcing Changing the Expectations of HR

April 12, 2007
For some workforce managers, HR outsourcing brings the opportunity to become more involved in the business. For others, it could mean they will be charged with overseeing relationships with HRO providers. But one thing is certain: The corporate culture should guide companies as they prepare these individuals for their new role.
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Who Owns the Temps

April 12, 2007
While human resources remains the dominant player in contingent workforce plans at most companies, procurement officers are becoming much more involved—and in some cases control the process—thanks to increasing pressure for corporate cost control and savings.
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Connecting With Other Companies That Use Contingent Staff

April 12, 2007
The Contingent Workforce Strategies Council’s peer network is a direct response to requests from corporate executives keen on developing best practices in the field of contingent labor. The price for an annual membership is $30,000. So far, four companies have joined: Nationwide, Accenture, Hewlett-Packard and Dell.
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