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September 28, 2010 08:00 ET

Aruspex Joins Taleo's Talent Grid to Enable Taleo Customers to Forecast, Source, and Develop Critical Talent

Companies' Solutions Showcased at HR Technology Conference & Expo Sept. 29-30 in Chicago

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - September 28, 2010) -  Aruspex, the leader in Strategic Workforce Planning, Modeling, and Analytics, today announced its participation on Taleo's Talent Grid™, the world's most comprehensive cloud community for Talent Management. Aruspex has joined the community's Solution Exchange, making it easy for Taleo customers to explore, evaluate, and learn about Aruspex's workforce planning and decision support capabilities.

Through Aruspex's integrated solution with Taleo's Talent Management suite, companies can:

  • Use their strategic business plans and employee talent profile data to forecast supply and demand for critical talent, by location and scenario.
  • Determine the optimal mix of internal and external talent to facilitate operational excellence.
  • Design and implement programs to develop internal talent.
  • Inform their staffing departments about future workforce plans so that they meet this demand in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Measure, monitor and track progress of workforce initiatives over time through a unified interface.
  • Leverage human capital insights to drive business growth and continuity.

"We have worked with Aruspex on our Strategic Workforce Planning Certification and related coursework," said LeRoy Robbins, Chief Development Officer of Human Capital Institute (www.hci.org). "The Aruspex subject matter expertise and product offerings available on the Taleo Talent Grid will have a significant impact on the HCM market."

"Taleo's Solution Exchange will significantly extend our market and product leadership positions," said Howard Koenig, CEO of Aruspex, Inc. "The partnership with Taleo helps ensure that joint customers can effectively leverage their HCM investments and talent leadership positions. Talent insight and knowledge is critical to cost management and improved operational execution."

The first and only cloud-based community of its kind, the Talent Grid harnesses the power of online communities and mass participation in the cloud to provide Taleo customers with superior Talent Intelligence. By pairing social networking with Talent Management, Taleo's Talent Grid is bringing together thousands, and potentially millions, to share knowledge, link job seekers with open positions, and solve Talent Management problems.

"We are focused on providing better insight for companies across all stages of the talent lifecycle," said Michael Boese, Taleo's Senior Vice President, SMB and Talent Grid Field Operations. "Aruspex's Workforce Planning solution delivered in the cloud helps us extend our breadth of Talent Intelligence -- all within the industry's premier cloud community experience."

To learn more about Aruspex's solution available for Taleo customers, visit Solution Exchange at http://www.solutionexchange.com/sx/partner/99/Aruspex-Workforce-Planning.

At the HR Technology Conference & Expo in Chicago on Sept. 29-30, visit Aruspex at booth 836 and Taleo at booths 300 and 308 to learn more.

About Aruspex
Aruspex is the only company solely focused on Strategic Workforce Planning (SWP), Modeling, and Analytics solutions. Our award winning solutions are offered as Software as a Service (SaaS) to enable organizations to design and attain their future workforce. Aruspex goes beyond simple reporting and analytics; it analyzes internal and external demographic trends, qualitative, and quantitative inputs. The Aruspex SWP methodology and software identifies future workforce gaps and guides executives and HR professionals to achieve their desired business outcomes. Aruspex counts Aetna, Starbucks, WellPoint, Blue Cross/Shield, Toyota, ExxonMobil, as well as government agencies and non-profits among its rapidly expanding client base.

About Taleo
Taleo's (NASDAQ: TLEO) cloud-based Talent Management platform unites products and an ecosystem to drive business performance through Talent Intelligence. More than 4,700 customers use Taleo for talent acquisition, performance and compensation management, including 48 of the Fortune 100. Further, Taleo's Talent Grid cloud community harnesses the expertise of Taleo customers and more than 200 million candidates, 100 partners and industry experts.

About The Taleo Talent Grid
The Talent Grid provides the world's most comprehensive cloud community for Taleo customers, partners and job seekers to share best and "next" practices, select and deploy innovative solutions and interact to match jobs with the best talent. The Talent Grid includes: Knowledge Exchange, an online customer forum; Solution Exchange, an online partner application and solution marketplace; and Talent Exchange, an online talent marketplace for companies to share candidates and for job seekers to find the right companies. These communities run in the cloud and are built on a collaborative Web 2.0 framework. The Talent Grid is seamlessly accessible through Taleo's on-demand Talent Management solutions, available for companies of all sizes.

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