March 31, 2010 17:47 ET Launches Webinar Series, Featuring Talent Management and Compensation Best Practices

More Than a Dozen Sessions Just Added, All Sessions Complimentary

NEEDHAM, MA--(Marketwire - March 31, 2010) -, Inc. (NASDAQ: SLRY), a leading provider of on-demand talent management, payroll and compensation solutions, today announced the launch of the Webinar Series, featuring the best practices of talent management and compensation professionals. Webinars deliver best practice advice for talent management and compensation from leading industry experts. Webinars are led by knowledge leaders across several HR disciplines, including featured guest speakers from business partners,'s own team of Certified Compensation Professionals® and experts in talent management, competencies, and HR practices.

New sessions are added each week. Among more than a dozen sessions on the schedule are:

-- Forrester Research Vice President and Principal Analyst Paul D. Hamerman will detail findings from recent studies on HR Application Trends and Strategies on April 6.

-- Also on April 6, Mercer and will reveal Trends and Results from the Mercer National Healthcare Survey, and share strategies that some employers implemented to slow health benefit cost growth in 2009.

-- HR professionals have a chance to learn how well-defined job models and competencies specific to their profession can help their department support their organization in more ways. Competencies and Job Descriptions for HR Professionals is scheduled for April 7.

--'s compensation experts will review results of's 2010 Economic Downturn Survey on April 20. The survey focused on the ways in which HR practitioners are changing programs and practices in response to economic uncertainty.

Participants in past webinars offered high ratings for engaging, effective presentation and relevance of content. One participant said webinars were "far superior to some other webinars in which I have participated." Another commented, "I appreciate the opportunity to learn. Webinars are effective, efficient, and convenient for me."

"We're proud to be a source of best practice HR advice and trends," said Brent Kleiman, SVP, marketing & strategy at "Our webinars are designed to enable HR professionals to learn lessons from industry experts, including their some of their peers, right from their desk, typically in an hour or less. We deliver information that's easily transferred into practice, and engage participants in highly interactive Q&A sessions with our presenters. With a schedule as diverse as ours, there's sure to be something for every HR professional."

Many other dates and topics are scheduled through April and May for the Webinar Series. The most up-to-date schedule is always available at, where people may come to read session overviews and register to attend. There is never a charge for attending a Webinar.

About, Inc. is a leading provider of on-demand talent management, payroll, and compensation solutions helping businesses and individuals manage pay and performance.'s highly configurable software applications, proprietary data and consulting services help HR and compensation professionals automate, streamline and optimize critical talent management processes including: payroll, benefits, HR administration, market pricing, compensation planning, performance management, competency management, learning and development, and succession planning. Built with compensation and competency data at the core, solutions provide businesses of all sizes with the most productive and cost-effective way to manage and inspire their most important asset -- their people. For more information, visit

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