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Running Away With the Circus

December 11, 2007
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As a senior benefits manager for Cirque du Soleil, Hélène Thibault puts her actuary training to work in ways as creative as the company she works for.
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A Master Act of Coordination

December 11, 2007
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If the logistics of mounting Cirque du Soleil’s signature big tent productions seem daunting, so is the behind-the-scenes maneuvering to keep entertainers and other employees properly insured and protected. That task continues to grow as the privately held Montreal entertainment enterprise adds to its eight touring troupes, five resident shows and related projects.
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Convergys Rising

February 3, 2006
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Last year, Convergys won a $1.1 billion HR outsourcing deal with DuPont in what's been called the biggest HRO contract ever. Following a year of high-profile deals that vaulted Convergys to the No. 2 player in HR outsourcing, the company now steps up to the real test: putting those contracts into action while still serving its existing clients.
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Breakout year for outsourcing predicted

February 3, 2006
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2006 will see the outsourcing of more complex HR functions, more coverage of worldwide workforces in outsourcing deals, and more so-called "multitower" deals that will cover IT and finance, as well as HR.
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Talent Management Systems Make Inroads With Employers

January 6, 2006
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Next-generation software products combine learning, performance and succession-planning functions in an integrated suite.
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Faster Business Pace Gives Rise to Rapid E-learning

January 6, 2006
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Live and on-demand technologies help companies carry out training and distribute important corporate updates on the fly.
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An Outsourcer to be Reckoned With

December 2, 2005
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The company's $1.1 billion deal with DuPont confirms its status as a serious HRO player.
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Saba, SumTotal Lead E-learning Merger Frenzy

November 15, 2005
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The deals are two of the largest to date in an industry awash with mergers and acquisitions. Suppliers are broadening their product offerings to gain clout with clients who want a variety of integrated training and learning management products.
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Sector Report Outsourcing-BPO Bandwagon

November 10, 2005
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Companies of all stripes--from global conglomerates to small and midmarket players--are choosing to farm out back-office personnel processes, fueling bullish business forecasts for HR outsourcers.
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Consolidation Continues; Smaller Clients Being Courted

November 10, 2005
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To distinguish themselves from challengers, vendors also are expanding internationally, offering one-stop outsourcing and reaching out to small and midmarket companies.
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