Engaged Workforce

Agile and social models are changing performance management, rewards, coaching, goal-setting and development. How you engage with your workforce will directly correlate with how to maximize the productivity of employees whilst giving the best possible opportunities for development.

Newkirk Introduces Comprehensive Roth 401(k) Communications Services To Educate Providers Administrative Staff, Sponsors, and Pa

ALBANY, NY, August 29, 2005 – Newkirk, a nationally known provider of communications for defined contribution plan providers, today announced a number of educational services designed to increase knowledge about, and facilitate decision-making with respect to, the new Roth 401(k) plan option.

Roth presents a communication issue at many levels, said Peter Newkirk, president of Newkirk. Providers want to make sure their administrative people know whats going on, and they want to be able to communicate with plan sponsors about the new option

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Buck Consultants to Provide Total Rewards Assessment for Commonwealth of Virginia

ACS Signs Significant New Business in Commonwealth of Virginia With Buck Subsidiary 

DALLAS, Aug 30, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ — Buck Consultants, an ACS company and one of the world’s leading human resource and benefits consulting firms, announced today that it has been selected by the State Corporation Commission (SCC) of the Commonwealth of Virginia to provide a total rewards assessment. Total rewards include cash compensation, employee benefits, and work/life balance programs

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Utix and PMG Launch ‘Promotainment’

Promotional Programs Will Feature Movie Studio Content, Fun Movie Graphic Collectibles and Utix Movie Tickets

BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Utix Group, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: UTXG – News), the leader in prepaid gift ticket experiences, today announced in collaboration with PMG that the companies have developed an innovative, in-theatre cross-promotional campaign designed to drive consumer brand awareness to new heights for their Fortune 500 clients

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Hewitt Associates to Provide HR BPO Services to Wachovia Corporation; Companies Expand Long-Standing Benefits Outsourcing Relati

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 4, 2005–Hewitt Associates (NYSE:HEW), a global human resources services firm, announced today it will provide HR business process outsourcing (BPO) services to Wachovia Corporation (NYSE:WB), one of the nation’s largest financial services providers. The deal is an expansion of the companies’ long-standing HR partnership, as Hewitt has provided benefits outsourcing and HR consulting services to Wachovia since the late 1990s.

Under the new seven-year agreement, Hewitt will provide HR BPO services, including contact center, payroll, learning and benefits outsourcing to more than 90,000 Wachovia employees

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Regions Sells Strategic Outsourcing Inc. to Clarion Capital Partners

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 3, 2005–Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE: RF) has sold a majority stake in Strategic Outsourcing Inc., a leading professional employer organization, to Clarion Capital Partners, LLC, a New York-based private equity firm, and to Strategic Outsourcing’s management team for approximately $70 million.

Clarion, a middle market private equity firm focused on growth-oriented businesses, funded the acquisition through a combination of equity and senior debt

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ALPHASTAFF AND TAMARAC ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES, LLC FORM HUMAN RESOURCE OUTSOURCING PARTNERSHIP

AlphaStaff to provide human resource services for more than 5,000 employees

Boca Raton, FL August 3, 2005 — AlphaStaff Group, Inc., a market leader in Human Resource Outsourcing (HRO), and Tamarac Administrative Services, LLC, a leader in the senior housing industry, today announced their HR Outsourcing and Co-Employment partnership. AlphaStaff will provide high-end safety, human resource (HR) and tax services, along with worker’s compensation coverage, for over 5,000 Tamarac employees in 27 locations throughout Florida and Georgia

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Six U.S. Federal Government Agencies Renew E-Learning Contracts with GeoLearning

Leading provider of Managed Learning Services expands its dominance within the U.S. federal government.


WEST DES MOINES, IOWA, August 2, 2005 — GeoLearning, Inc., the leading provider of Managed Learning Services and hosted learning technology, expanded its dominance within the U.S. federal government today with the announcement of one-year renewals and/or expansions of contracts with six federal agencies for its GeoMaestro learning management suite:

U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC)
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Danka Outsources HR and Payroll to Gevity; New Cost Effective Program Will Boost Productivity and Help Achieve Vision 21 Goals

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 1, 2005–Danka Business Systems PLC (Nasdaq: DANKY) today announced an agreement with Gevity HR, Inc. (Nasdaq: GVHR) under which Danka will outsource to Gevity all Human Resources and health, welfare and benefits programsOperations for the company’s approximately 3100 current US employees. Gevity also will manage Danka’s US health, welfare and benefits programs, and provide additional cost effective HR programs and capabilities

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ACS Wins BPO Contract for Health Plan Administration Services With Celtic Insurance Company

ACS Wins BPO Contract for Health Plan Administration Services With Celtic Insurance Company

DALLAS, July 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Affiliated Computer Services, Inc., (NYSE: ACS), a premier provider of business process and information technology outsourcing solutions, announced today that it has been awarded a business process outsourcing (BPO) contract with Celtic Insurance Company, a provider of individual health insurance plans

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U.S. Department of Homeland Security Selects GeoLearning’s Hosted LMS Suite

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA, July 18, 2005 — GeoLearning, Inc., the leading provider of Managed Learning Services and hosted learning technology, announced today that the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has selected the GeoMaestro learning management suite to deliver training content and manage enterprise-wide human capital performance for 14,000 of its employees.

GeoMaestro is an Internet-hosted learning management platform that enables organizations to capture, create, manage and share knowledge to improve workforce productivity, accelerate critical business processes, and drive organizational performance

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