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Manpower Poised to Further Extend Its Broad Global Reach

August 1, 2006
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Manpower differs from other global staffing firms in how it has integrated itself into key employment markets. While other major staffing firms have grown through consolidation, Manpower has extended its global reach through organic growth and startups.
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Outsourcing Of Recruitment On Rise At Big Firms

July 21, 2006
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Forty-one percent of large companies with HRO contracts are outsourcing some of their recruiting, according to a recent study by Towers Perrin.
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Accenture May Make Move Into Global Benefits

June 30, 2006
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What surprised experts about the size and scope of Accenture's outsourcing deal with Unilever was that it didn't include benefits administration.
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As Midmarket HR BPO Business Heats Up, Providers Could Be in for Surprises

June 9, 2006
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Piecemeal adoption favored by midsized firms, as well as the wide disparity of their outsourcing needs, means a one-size-fits-all approach may not work for vendors.
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Five Questions for Ernest Lareau

May 30, 2006
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Following his speech at HRO World in New York in April, Ernest Lareau, DuPont HR director, portfolio and program management, spoke to Workforce Management staff writer Jessica Marquez.
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Mergers Transforming Outsourced Training

May 22, 2006
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Large corporate marriages fuel demand for vendors to help manage global networks, provide more sophisticated services.
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Outsourcing Get Over It

March 10, 2006
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We can continue to complain about the jobs being lost to lower-cost workers overseas, or we can focus on getting our workforce prepared for the jobs that will be left in the U.S.
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Indian Firms Tap Benefits, Brand in Talent Battle

March 9, 2006
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As Indian outsourcing expands, workers are in hot demand with benefits and pay one the rise. For Indian workers, perks are sometimes as important as a raise.
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Honeymoon Is Over for Some HRO Buyers

February 7, 2006
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A Towers Perrin study finds that although 92 percnet of companies were very satisfied with their HRO providers upon signing the deals, only 56 percent felt that way after one year, and only 45 percent did after two.
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Five Questions for Mark Azzarello

February 7, 2006
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The chair of the HR BPO Buyers Board discusses the group, its goals and the major challenges facing HRO buyers today.
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