Compensation/Incentive Programs

Private Sector Reward Practices Could Work Equally Well in Public Sector

By HR Vendor News | January 28, 2010

January 28, 2010 — Washington, D.C. — Total rewards, a system developed within the private sector in the past five years, is a viable approach in the public sector, despite certain unique programmatic applications, such as variable pay and pay for performance. This was the key finding in a WorldatWork white paper released today titled,…

iCIMS Announces Partnership with Savvis

By HR Vendor News | January 28, 2010

HAZLET, N.J. (January 28, 2010) – iCIMS, the second-largest provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) talent acquisition solutions, today announced that the company has taken the first step towards a long term partnership with Savvis, Inc. (Nasdaq: SVVS), a leading international hosting provider of SAS 70 II certified data centers. This additional data center will strengthen iCIMS’…

Axiom Consulting Partners Opens a New Office in Dublin, Ireland to Capitalize on Growth Opportunities in the European Market

By HR Vendor News | January 26, 2010

Dublin, Ireland, January 26, 2010 — Axiom Consulting Partners LLC announced today the opening of its first European location in Dublin, Ireland. “We are excited about the continued growth and demand for our services in the European market” said Steve Strelsin, President — Axiom Consulting Partners. “Europe represents a significant opportunity for us as we…

Black & Decker shows how to make learning mobile using CERTPOINT technology

By HR Vendor News | January 25, 2010

[Thursday 21st January] 2010, Rob Sharpe, Black & Decker’s Director of Sales Training and Recruiting is to talk on mobile learning at the Learning Technologies Conference, London, UK. During the presentation, Rob will demonstrate how using the company’s integrated learning management system CERTPOINT VLS was central to its success. Taking place on January 28, Rob’s…

WorkSimple Offers 25% Discount On Performance Management and Learning Software for Nonprofits

By HR Vendor News | January 21, 2010

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – January 20, 2010 – WorkSimple today announced a 25 percent discount on its employee performance management, onboarding, and learning Software-as-a-Service for qualified nonprofit organizations. “Many nonprofit organizations struggle to effectively recognize the accomplishments and contributions of their employees, and this has a direct correlation with employee turnover rates, said Robin Bordoli,…

Survey Finds Pay Cuts Not as Prevalent as Pay Freezes in 2009

By HR Vendor News | January 19, 2010

January 19, 2010 — Washington, D.C. — In response to the sluggish economy, many corporations either froze or cut pay in 2009. Even as the economy starts showing signs of life, a majority plan to remain conservative when it comes to pay practices in 2010. The WorldatWork 2009-10 Salary Budget Survey, January 2010 Update (fielded…

MICHAEL C. FINA LAUNCHES NEW RECOGNITION HEROES BLOG

By HR Vendor News | January 5, 2010

January 5, 2010 — New York, NY — Taking a smart, animated approach to everyday workplace issues, Michael C. Fina, a leading provider of global employee recognition solutions, today announced the launch of its new blog, Recognition Heroes (http://www.recognitionheroes.com). With the declaration, “Taking on the world’s recognition problems, one post at a time!” the blog…

Rideau Training Develops Next Generation Recognition

By HR Vendor News | December 22, 2009

Montreal and New York City, December 14th, 2009 – Demonstrating a commitment to leadership in recognition, Rideau Recognition Solutions announces the completion of Certified Recognition Professionals training by 38 of its employees. Today, almost all of Rideau’s executives and day-to-day recognition leaders hold recognition’s most prestigious professional designation. Created by Recognition Professionals International (RPI), the…

MICHAEL C. FINA APPOINTS I.T. VETERAN JOE MAROTTA TO CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER POST

By HR Vendor News | December 21, 2009

New York, NY, December 21, 2009 — With more than 20 years of experience in multiple industries, Information Technology veteran Joe Marotta has been named to the newly created post of Chief Information Officer of Michael C. Fina, the company announced today. Joe was previously Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President for Fortunoff and…

California vies for $700 million in Race to the Top Competition

By HR Vendor News | December 14, 2009

LOS ANGELES – The state of California is seeking to compete for up to $700 million in federal monies targeted for education reform. Earlier this week, the Assembly Education Committee rejected a proposal sponsored by Governor Schwarzenegger and Senator Gloria Romero, D-Los Angeles. This measure would have allowed children in the lowest-performing schools to transfer…