|October 6, 2011|
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WeHireWomen.com is a job-search engine designed to help women find jobs in the workforce, as well as access advice from other women already holding positions in different careers. The site lists available jobs in specific areas of the county and many varying job fields to provide an inclusive selection of jobs for those seeking employment.
SilkRoad technology, inc., a leading global provider of cloud-based talent management solutions , together with The Employee Engagement Group, a leading talent management consulting firm, have entered into a collaborative partnership, combining The Employee Engagement Group's world class learning content with SilkRoad's innovative Internet-based content management and technology solution, Eprise.
Dillistone Systems, the global leader in the supply and support of recruitment software to the executive search market, announced that Penna Plc has recently selected FileFinder Executive Search Software for its offices in the UK, Ireland, Spain and Sweden. Dillistone Systems, the executive search software subsidiary of the Dillistone Group Plc, is pleased to announce a new contract win with human resource consultancy firm, Penna Plc.
Ultimate Software, a leading provider of unified human capital management SaaS solutions for global businesses, states that P.F. Chang's China Bistro, Inc., is experiencing improved visibility into the company's information, accelerated collaboration among its distributed locations, and stronger accountability through streamlined automation with the UltiPro(R) solution.
Boyden Executive Outlook Finds Strategic Hiring Continues Despite US and European Economic Uncertainty
– Top global executive search firm reveals recruitment related to Energy/Mining, Technology, Life Sciences and most sectors in the developing markets lead hiring trends –
Executive hiring in industries connected to energy/mining, technology and nearly all sectors in the major emerging markets remain active and competitive, even with tougher overall global economic conditions, according to the quarterly Boyden Executive Outlook, released today by Boyden Global Executive Search.
“In India, there is a huge untapped growth potential for Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) as the per capita consumption in this sector is amongst the lowest in the world”
“Strategic hiring of senior executives continues at a steady pace, despite the economic uncertainty in the US and Europe,” said Trina Gordon, President and CEO of Boyden World Corporation. “Hiring of C-level and management in key emerging markets continues to be the most prolific, compared to the more mature markets. Even in challenging environments, companies must have the right talent to maximize current revenue and develop longer-term strategy.” (read more)
Kenexa, a global provider of business solutions for human resources, and SkillSoft, a leading SaaS provider of e-learning content, technology and services, announced a strategic alliance to integrate and market Kenexa's Global Talent Management solutions with SkillSoft's learning content and platform technology. This collaboration uses SkillSoft's Open Learning Services Architecture (OLSA), which utilizes web services technology, to provide richer content and user experiences for the enterprise market.
Comings & Goings
Steve Jobs died on Wednesday, October 5, 2011. He was 56.
Survey Says . . .
Rapid Corporate Adoption Curve Proclaims ‘Cloud Is Now;’ Technology Spend To Leap Next Year, Says KPMG Report
The vast majority of senior executives say their organizations have already moved at least some business activities to the Cloud and expect 2012 investment to skyrocket, with some companies planning to spend more than a fifth of their IT budget on Cloud next year, according to a report by KPMG International.
“Clearly, these findings proclaim, ‘the Cloud is now,’” said Lynne Doughtie, U.S. vice chair - Advisory at KPMG LLP. “As Cloud adoption begins to accelerate among organizations around the world, clearly Cloud is transcending IT and widely impacting business operations, as a full third of survey respondents said it would fundamentally change their business, which is significant considering many organizations are still developing their Cloud strategies. (read more)
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