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HRO Providers Slow Their Pursuit of New Clients

November 15, 2006
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Outsourcing providers, including those in HRO, are seeing a slowdown in the number of deals they anticipate closing in coming months. But this pause isn’t due to lack of demand from buyers, a new survey finds.
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Hewitt Struggles in Quarterly, Annual Figures

November 13, 2006
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Hewitt Associates’ woes continued Friday as the massive HR services company reported its disappointing financial results and more trouble in its outsourcing operations.
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HRO World Europe Training Retained HR Staff After Outsourcing Poses Challenge

November 8, 2006
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Companies that have outsourced HR processes are struggling with training their remaining HR staff for the post-HRO environment, say attendees at the HRO World Europe Conference.
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HRO Buyers Lament That Tables Have Turned

November 6, 2006
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It was just a year ago that HRO providers were tripping over themselves for buyers’ business. But today they are being much pickier about whom they do business with. At least that’s the viewpoint of some attendees at HRO World Europe 2006.
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On-Site Work a Growing Trend in Offshoring

October 17, 2006
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A number of companies have recognized the value of having workers from their outsourcer providers in house.
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Hewitt Shifts Course After Recent Missteps

October 12, 2006
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Despite its troubles, Hewitt Associates is prospecting for new business, but now it's a bit older and wiser.
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Smoothing Business-Cycle Surges With RPO

September 26, 2006
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Providers can leverage their scale and expertise to revamp the recruiting process for businesses like pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline that need to deal with sudden hiring surges and workforce deployment changes.
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Avaya to Partner With Recruitment Process Outsourcer

September 20, 2006
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Avaya is planning to send out a request for proposals for a recruitment process outsourcer in the next few months to help it continue to expand globally.
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Johnson & Johnson on the Verge of Signing HRO Contract

September 7, 2006
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The company is planning to outsource a number of its global HR processes and is down to choosing between three providers.
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Running the Global Recruiting Machine

August 9, 2006
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Nonstop recruiting on five continents requires sophisticated labor market analyses and a constant feedback loop to reinforce best practices.
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