February, 2008

Want to Garner Support for Your Talent Management Strategy?

Feb 29, 2008 Posted by

Make a video!  If you’re so bold…post it on YouTube.  There’s nothing better than to visualize someone’s passion and hear them articulate a well-defined focus around talent management. Kudos to Ceil and Scott from Health Net for sharing their talent management story.   By the way, I think I have an idea who their “good consultant” […]

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Talent Management in a Recessionary Economy – My Final Analysis Before Moving On!

Feb 27, 2008 Posted by

Today, I picked up Workforce Management to read an article titled, “Sales of Talent Management Tools Forecast to Slow in ’08“.  Seems the folks at IHRIM think we are in for a slowdown in HR technology spend. Talent management in a recessionary economy is the topic de jour from enterprises, vendors, financial analysts, hedge funds […]

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GeoLearning Raises $31 Million – We Are In a Recession, Right?

Feb 25, 2008 Posted by

GeoLearning announced a “growth equity investment” in the form of $31 million large from Fidelity Ventures.  Here is what I don’t get… Fidelity Employer Services Co (FESCo), another Fidelity business, has a long standing relationship with Saba as one of their key partners.  Saba is a key competitor to GeoLearning.  Sure, Fidelity Ventures has a […]

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Talent Management & NASCAR

Feb 25, 2008 Posted by

Last week, I had a chance to attend the 50th running of the Daytona 500.  No…I am not a “car guy” nor was I a previous “NASCAR fan”.  I’m just a guy knocking off my list of 101 things all sports fan must experience.  Daytona happened to be on this list this year. I have […]

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The RightThing Acquires AIRS

Feb 19, 2008 Posted by

Yesterday, The RightThing announced the acquisition of AIRS.  For those of you outside of the recruiting world, you may not know either of these vendors.  For those of you that do know both vendors, you will know this is truly a great combination.  The RightThing is a recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) firm with a great […]

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