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Enhancing HR Performance Through Recruitment Outsourcing

September 18, 2003
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Working closely with key managers in the firm, Spherion's top-level multi-disciplinary team worked to reengineer the employment process to yield greater efficiencies, minimize the cost per hire and reduce cycle time.
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Passing the Bucks

September 2, 2003
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Exult began with a lot of technology know-how and promises of big savings for companies that handed off their messy, expensive human resources operations. Now, with $500 million in annual billings, Exult is spawning imitators who want a piece of the soon-to-be $21 billion outsourcing market.
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The Big Brawl Over Federal Competitive Sourcing

August 29, 2003
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The Office of Management and Budget claims savings of 40 percent can be had if government workers and private contractors bid to see who can do the public's work for less.
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Exult’s CEO, Now Turning a Profit, Transitions to the Next Stage

May 2, 2003
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One of the first companies to see HR outsourcing as more than just handling payroll, Exult was the rainmaker in the industry—signing big-name clients such as BP, Bank of America, and International Paper. Four years after it began, the company is finally profitable.
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HR Is Dead ... Long Live HR

December 23, 2002
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Is HR history? Outsourcing is on the rise, and experts say HR head counts will eventually plummet by 25 percent or more. And yet, HR leaders like Kathleen Barclay of General Motors believe the profession is more important that ever. Could both views be correct? Yes. And here's why.
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Sample Consulting Proposal

August 3, 2001
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Includes a summary of goals, and a four-phase plan.
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The Pros and Cons of Outsourcing

April 1, 2001
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It's often easier for employees to accept the giving away of number crunching and administrative functions as long as the personal functions--like compensation and benefits--are kept in-house.
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B of A and Big-Time Outsourcing

April 1, 2001
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As a deal between Bank of America and Exult shows, HR outsourcing may become a trend, but only if it's introduced with a lot of planning and patience.
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If You Outsource, Remember This...

April 1, 2001
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When outsourcing HR, it's often a good idea to keep employee relations in-house.
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