SOURCE: Taleo Corporation

December 22, 2008 10:41 ET

Human Capital Institute Welcomes Taleo as Top Sponsor of Fourth Annual National Human Capital Summit

DUBLIN, CA--(Marketwire - December 22, 2008) - The Human Capital Institute (HCI), a global professional association and think tank that is advancing the science of strategic talent management, and Taleo (NASDAQ: TLEO), a leading provider of on-demand talent management solutions, announced today that Taleo is a top sponsor of HCI's fourth annual National Human Capital Summit, to be held March 8 through March 11, 2009 in Scottsdale, Ariz.

As a Diamond Underwriter and Underwriter of the Summit's Gala Reception, Taleo will co-host the attendee party, have a hospitality suite and have one of its customers, Joseph Cabral of North Shore Health Systems, co-present with Peter Capelli on talent management at the Summit, which is recognized by business professionals as the nation's most important event in talent management and business strategy.

"Taleo is among the world's largest software solutions providers for talent management," said Allan Schweyer, HCI's Executive Director and Senior Vice President, Research. "We are pleased to have an organization as accomplished as Taleo actively involved in this year's Summit."

First held in 2006, HCI's annual National Human Capital Summit unites hundreds of business and talent leaders from high-performing, fast-growing organizations around the globe with forward-thinking executives for discussions of business trends and global business strategy. World-class presenters share their insights on topics including next practices in leadership strategy and talent development; the links between investment in workforce initiatives and measurable results; and capturing and engaging the multi-generational workforce. Leading-edge sponsors, such as Taleo, are drawn to the event due to its alignment with top thought and practice leaders from the world's leading companies and strategic talent management organizations.

In addition to supporting the Summit, Taleo sponsors HCI's Comprehensive On-Boarding talent leadership education and research track.

"HCI provides rich content and perspective through its online education offerings and its National Human Capital Summit," said Al Campa, Chief Marketing Officer, Taleo. "Taleo and HCI both strive to foster a vibrant Talent Management community, focused on delivering higher business productivity through Talent Management solutions."

ABOUT TALEO

Taleo (NASDAQ: TLEO) is the leader in on-demand unified talent management solutions that empower organizations of all sizes to assess, acquire, develop and align their workforces for improved business performance. More than 3,800 organizations use Taleo for talent acquisition and performance management, including 47 of the Fortune 100 and over 3,000 small and medium sized businesses across 200 countries and territories. Known for its strong configurability and usability, Taleo runs on a world-class infrastructure and offers 99.9% availability. Taleo's Talent Grid harnesses the resources of the Taleo community of customers, candidates, and partners to power the talent needs of companies around the world.

ABOUT THE HUMAN CAPITAL INSTITUTE

The Human Capital Institute (HCI) is a catalyst for innovative new thinking in talent acquisition, development, deployment and new economy leadership. Through research and collaboration, our global network of more than 130,000 members develops and promotes creativity, best and next practices, and actionable solutions in strategic talent management. Executives, practitioners, and thought leaders representing organizations of all sizes, across public, charitable and government sectors, utilize HCI communities, education, events and research to foster talent advantages to ensure organizational change for competitive results. In tandem with these initiatives, HCI's Human Capital Strategist professional certifications and designations set the bar for expertise in talent strategy, acquisition, development and measurement. www.humancapitalinstitute.org

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