Aruspex CAPTure workforce planning software allows users to graphically see the future profile of a company’s workforce, as well as build and compare different scenarios.
While growth rates are less than what was projected a year ago, the talent management market as a whole is growing by about 15 percent and should reach $2.5 billion this year.
With action on comprehensive immigration reform pushed off to next year, the House approves a homeland security funding bill that would renew the government-run electronic employment verification system.
The cash-and-stock deal, valued at $6.4 billion, comes in the wake of news in July that Hewlett-Packard’s ExcellerateHRO division is exiting HR business process outsourcing.
Xerox Corp. plans to acquire Affiliated Computer Services Inc., the parent company of Buck Consultants, which provides HR consulting services addressing employee health and wellness, HR technology, and administration and retirement plans.
While both Zappos and Amazon win praise for their customer service, their approaches to it couldn’t be more different.
The fun-yet-focused culture at online retailer Zappos has done much to create strong loyalty among employees and customers alike. But how that playful attitude will mesh with the culture of acquirer Amazon remains an open question.
Zappos calls its culture its biggest asset, and the firm manages as if it means it. About 50 percent of an employee’s performance review is based on how well he or she embodies the 10 values.
Helping businesses generate profits as well as contributing to SAP’s bottom line are its workers—employees and contingents. And it was around five years ago that SAP first discovered that it had little idea of the size or structure of its contingent workforce.
Federal regulations may soon put a crimp in bloggers’ lack of transparency, though some contend adequate self-policing is already in place. Until then, the flow of information continues from hundreds of bloggers in a mix of sensational headlines, anonymous sources and even some news you can use.