February, 2006

Most Admired Companies for Managing Talent

Feb 24, 2006 Posted by

Fortune has just released its list of America’s Most Admired Companies.  Not surprisingly, GE, P&G, and Google are ranked as the leaders in managing employee talent among the Fortune 1000.  The worst in "people management" can also be viewed here.    Kudos to talent management vendors such as Taleo who are helping some of these […]

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Meet the Analyst

Feb 20, 2006 Posted by

I have added a new feature on the left sidebar of the blog that highlights some of the upcoming events I will be attending…speaking…presenting…moderating…or simply hiding to avoid the office chaos.  If you are attending one of these events, please send me an email and hopefully we can meet up for a beer…err…coffee.

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Silicon Valley Bullish on Hiring

Feb 17, 2006 Posted by

I was going to title this entry, "Do you know your way to San Jose" but I thought I would save everyone the pain.  Nonetheless, good news out of Silicon Valley that job growth is returning in strong fashion.  According the a recent CEO study… "…chief executives found 14 percent more said their companies added […]

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SumTotal President Resigns

Feb 15, 2006 Posted by

Kevin Oakes, President of SumTotal Systems and early pioneer in the eLearning space, has quietly resigned from his position.  Although he still shows up on their corporate site, recent filings announce his "separation" from the company.  Interestingly, part of his exit package includes domain name rights to topshelf.com (can someone say, Te-qui-la). This is the […]

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Unilever Set to Announce Accenture As Their HRO Provider

Feb 15, 2006 Posted by

Barring any last minute hiccups, Unilever is set to award Accenture with a huge HRO deal in the next few weeks, according to the UK Business Times.  The deal, valued at nearly US$1 billion, would make it the 2nd largest HRO deal of all time, and a close second to the $1.1 billion DuPont-Convergys deal. […]

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