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Axium Rode In on Outsourcing, and Out on Scandal

February 7, 2008
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The company began as a Hollywood payroll services firm, but grew quickly by acquisition. Its fall comes with accusations of squandered money and a black eye for the vendor management system industry.
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Recession Fears May Mean Good News for HRO Providers

February 6, 2008
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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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Tales of Backshoring

December 20, 2007
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When sending work abroad doesn’t work, companies sometimes bring it home.
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EEOC Hires Temporary Workers to Staff Phones During Transition

December 17, 2007
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The complex transition to an in-house capability has divided the EEOC board and raised concerns about customer-service quality at a time when the commission is already under fire in a Supreme Court case.
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Brazil Seeks Outsourcing Dominance

November 30, 2007
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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
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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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The Philippines Vying To Become The Next India

November 25, 2007
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Philippines officials want to compete for a share of India's outsourcing market, but what's driving business to the archipelago nation is precisely that it is not India.
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Convergys Wants to Help Employers Relate

November 13, 2007
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The company’s new method applies consulting services, analytic tools and technology to generate more value from the interactions clients have with customers and employees.
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Employment-Related Screening Providers

November 8, 2007
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Listed in alphabetical order Published November 5, 2007
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PEO Gevity Bids CEO Farewell

October 23, 2007
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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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