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Equifax Achieves Milestone in Helping Employers Manage the Affordable Care Act

Award-winning Technology Now Facilitates ACA Compliance for Over 10 Million Employees Equifax Workforce Solutions announced that it has achieved a major milestone in Affordable Care Act (ACA) management for employers. The company’s ACA Management Platform, a software application that automates ACA administrative tasks and helps employers reduce their potential for penalties, is now used to manage compliance for over 10 million ... Read More »

Employment Screening Reveals Rise in ‘Bad’ CVs

Due diligence specialists are reporting that inaccurate job applications are at their highest levels since 2011, with 63% of CVs containing inaccuracies already this year. Over a third were found to have errors regarding employment history, while 30 per cent featured incorrect claims of professional qualifications or memberships.  The findings come from HireRight’s checking of 26,000 European, Middle Eastern and ... Read More »

Employment Screening ‘Critical’ to Success of Small Businesses

A new study shows 64% of small companies in the United States have discovered inaccuracies during employment background checks, while experts warn firms who fail to identify them risk prolonged financial pain. Employee screening mistakes, failure to budget for background checks and not having a suitable due diligence process in place at the hiring stage is becoming ever more costly ... Read More »

Equifax and SharpLending in Partnership

SharperLending Makes Employment and Income Verifications Accessible to Settlement Service Providers With Equifax Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) has announced that SharperLending, LLC is now offering employment and income verifications through The Work Number® for customers using its SharperLending Settlement Services platform.  The Work Number® is a proprietary database of employment and income information owned by Workforce Solutions, a business unit of Equifax ... Read More »

Dun & Bradstreet India Held HR Series Conclave in Pune

As a part of its on-going efforts to provide a platform for exchange of knowledge, Dun & Bradstreet India organized an HR Series Conclave on “Building a strong talent pipeline” in Pune.  Companies across the world face the challenge of retaining the right people. Irrespective of whether markets are doing well or not, retaining right associates is the key to ... Read More »

HR Performance Monitoring System: Evolv

More than half of human resources departments around the world report an increase in the use of data analytics compared with three years ago, according to a recent survey by the Economist Intelligence Unit.   However many employees are still blissfully unaware of how information they may deem private is being analysed by their managers. According to a recent report by the Financial ... Read More »

Equifax Q4 Revenues Up 8% – Full Year 2013 Up 11%

Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) reported revenue from continuing operations of $578.5 million in the fourth quarter of 2013, an 8 percent increase from the fourth quarter of 2012. For the full year 2013, revenue was $2.3 billion, an 11 percent increase from 2012, both on a GAAP and adjusted basis. Diluted EPS from continuing operations attributable to Equifax was $2.69, a 24 percent increase from $2.18 for the full year ... Read More »

LinkedIn Q4 Revenues Up 47% – Full Year Up 57%

LinkedIn Corporation (NYSE:LNKD), the world’s largest professional network on the Internet, with approximately 277 million members, reported quarterly revenue for the fourth quarter was $447.2 million, an increase of 47% compared to $303.6 million in the fourth quarter of 2012.  Net income for the fourth quarter was $3.8 million, compared to net income of $11.5 million for the fourth quarter of ... Read More »

Outsell Inc. Publishes “Information Industry Market Size & Share Rankings” Preliminary 2013 Results

  Outsell Inc. published its Market Size & Share Report, “Information Industry Market Size & Share Rankings: Preliminary 2013 Results”. Outsell estimates show that the industry grew in aggregate by 4.4% in 2013 to $753 billion, compared with growth of 3.5% in 2012. Search, Aggregation & Syndication, CRM and Human Capital Management grew at over 10%; Credit Information, Financial Information, ... Read More »

TransUnion Reports Third Quarter 2013 Results

TransUnion announced total revenue for the third quarter increased 2.7 percent compared to the third quarter of 2012.  Weakening foreign currencies accounted for a decrease in revenue of 1.9 percent, while acquisitions accounted for an increase in revenue of 1.1 percent. Revenue in the Interactive segment increased 10.5 percent compared to the third quarter of 2012, driven by an increase ... Read More »