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Talent Software Poised for More Consolidation

January 25, 2010
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The $100 million deal to create Peopleclick Authoria is the latest mash-up in the talent management software field. And experts say more is in store.
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5 Questions for Jennifer Gomez Bullish on Hedge Fund Recruiting

January 5, 2010
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Jennifer Gomez, who recently was named hedge fund practice head at David Barrett Partners, believes things are looking up for executive search firms with a focus on hedge funds, investment banks and the like.
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A Skeptical View of Engagement

December 2, 2009
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Employee engagement is a priority for many HR leaders these days. But some observers warn that fixating on ever-higher engagement survey scores may backfire.
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Commitment IssuesRestoring Employee Engagement

December 2, 2009
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Restoring employee engagement, especially among disenchanted top performers, may require companies to make significant investments in their people despite the sour economy, experts say. Firms that don’t move quickly to bridge the widening gulf between employer and employee do so at their own peril.
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Counting on Engagement at Ernst & Young

December 2, 2009
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Although the audit and consulting company was still compiling the results of a formal employee engagement survey, anecdotal evidence suggests the firm is on the right track with its 144,000 workers, says its director of the people team for the Americas.
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Downturn Tests HCL's Pledge to Employees

December 2, 2009
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HCL pledged not to lay off employees during the downturn. As a result of that and the tech services firm’s broader “Employee First” philosophy, employee engagement has remained high and fueled business success.
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Research Highlights Disengaged Workforce

December 2, 2009
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In a September Workforce Management survey, roughly 45 percent of respondents said engagement had dropped at their companies. But at firms with layoffs, disengagement was much more common.
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