The U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy announced a series of new products through the Campaign for Disability Employment that are designed to promote the hiring, retention and advancement of people with disabilities, and dispel negative stereotypes about disability and employment.
The Campaign for Disability Employment is a collaborative of leading disability and business organizations funded by ODEP. It recently unveiled seven educational posters and two discussion guides to accompany the campaign's flagship "I Can" public service announcement. (read more)
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PayScale, Inc., the world's largest real-time salary data provider, entered a partnership with LinkedIn, the world's largest professional network, that allows LinkedIn users to tap PayScale.com's 23 million+ dataset of salary intelligence.
The Human Capital Institute (HCI), the global association for strategic talent management, and the Management Innovation eXchange (MIX) announced the launch of the Human Capital M-Prize. The contest is open to members of organizations of any size who want to submit a story or idea about how to enable communities of passion in the workplace. Human Capital M-Prize submissions can be entered at http://www.managementexchange.com/m-prize/hci-human-capital-m-prize.
KellyOCG, the Outsourcing and Consulting Group of Kelly Services, announced it has signed a Letter of Intent to enter into a major services procurement outsourcing contract with leading international mining group Rio Tinto (RIO) in Australia.
Bond International Software releases VCG pointwing XML share functionality enabling Recruiting and Staffing Firms to use QuickBooks for Payroll and Billing.
Human resource technology is much more than just software to house employee information and benefits; it is now the fuel that helps to keep all cylinders of an organization running.
The Second Annual Human Resource Executive Forum,
March 14-16, 2011,
Grand Hyatt New York
is the place for high-level professionals to find strategies to re-fuel their HR systems. The event, produced by Human Resource Executive magazine, features open and insightful discussions on HR Technology, HR Leadership, Talent Management, Recruiting and Benefits.
Comings & Goings
Bernard Hodes Group, a leading provider of integrated talent solutions, is pleased to announce the addition of Jay Scheinberg as senior vice president and leader of the agency's national new business efforts.
Futurestep, a Korn/Ferry company announced that Kevin Copithorne has joined the organization as its Consulting Services Practice Manager in Canada. The addition of dedicated consulting services leadership in Canada reflects the growing presence of Futurestep and its Newman Group division as providers of talent management consulting services in the region.
Bersin & Associates, a world-class research and consulting firm that empowers HR organizations to drive bottom-line impact, announced that it predicts a shift toward a global, borderless workplace will demand new people strategies for business performance in 2011. These new strategies include the use of social networking for recruiting, the adoption of informal learning and coaching models, a refocus on specialization and deep skills development, and a change in leadership models to promote innovation and collaboration.
Bersin & Associates delivers the predictions in its new report, Enterprise Learning and Talent Management 2011: Predictions for the Coming Year -- Building the Borderless Workplace. The report provides an annual review of the key business, training and talent management trends, best practices and factors for learning and HR organizations to consider in strategic planning and budgeting for the year ahead.
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