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Recession Fears May Mean Good News for HRO Providers

February 6, 2008
The Institute for Supply Management says its index of non-manufacturing business activity showed the sharpest decline last month that it had seen in 10 years—an indication that services industries, like hotels and retailers, are shrinking. But bad news for the economy could mean good news for outsourcers.
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Brazil Seeks Outsourcing Dominance

November 30, 2007
No single nation dominates the IT and business process outsourcing industry in the Western Hemisphere, and Brazil is eager to claim the title. It ultimately wants to compete with India, and industry promoters say proximity and cultural similarities to the U.S. make it a better fit than India or other outsourcing nations in Asia.
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Breaking Through the Great Wall

November 28, 2007
Manpower is now meeting with local employers, forging relationships in the market and educating potential clients as it begins shaping Chinese employers’ perception of temporary staffing.
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PEO Gevity Bids CEO Farewell

October 23, 2007
The leadership switch is the latest in a series of changes at the company that have thus far done little to assure investors that Gevity is back on track. The company’s stock traded as high as $30 a share in early 2006. But after lower-than-expected revenue and earnings in June, the stock tumbled to a low of $9.85 in September, and has been trading recently at around $11.
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