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H-1B Charges, Social Unrest Test India-Based Outsourcers

June 11, 2007
One day it was a political bombshell; the next day, it was a bomb. The fallout over H-1B visas and a terrorist bombing and subsequent riot here in Hyderabad, India, were unrelated, but they illustrate the disruptive potential such incidents can impose on this booming city of 8 million people that leans so heavily on companies outsourcing their work.
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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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