Halogen Software Helps Public Sector Organizations Drive Accountability and Strong Leadership with Latest Talent Management Suite

Ottawa ON —May 12, 2010 — Halogen Software today announced a new talent management solution that makes it easy and affordable for public sector organizations to align their workforces and drive a culture of high performance, ongoing development and commitment to quality service. Halogen’s Talent Management Suite for the Public Sector delivers the rich content and flexibility to address the diverse needs of government agencies and organizations.

The public sector has historically struggled with performance management, and faces ongoing pressure to be transparent, efficient and accountable, while dealing with diminished budgets. Talent management processes such as performance reviews are critical for driving goal alignment, high performance and ongoing development; yet many public sector organizations face major challenges when it comes to execution and completion of the process. Halogen’s suite for the public sector helps support a culture of accountability, efficiency and service oriented goals. In the end, the new Suite enables public sector organizations to overcome the most challenging barriers to performance management execution.

“Our workforce is extremely diverse with many different skill sets, roles and needs,” explained Jacquelyn Clarke, Senior Human Resource Generalist with Orange County Clerk of Courts. “Halogen’s talent management suite has proven flexible enough to handle all our requirements and has exceeded our expectations. We are looking forward to using the public sector edition to further support our focus on service oriented goals and put efficiency and accountability at the forefront of our organization.”

Halogen developed the solution based on industry best practices and extensive consultation from its existing base of public sector clients. Halogen eAppraisal Public Sector is built from the ground up to meet the specialized performance management needs of public sector organizations. The suite includes a comprehensive library of public sector specific competencies and appraisal forms, hundreds of built-in coaching and development tips and comment helper text, as well as 10 pre-packaged industry specific e-learning courses from SkillSoft. Halogen’s Talent Management Suite for the Public Sector will be available in July 2010.

“There is a lot of pressure on public sector organizations to improve the quality of their services and to do more with less,” said Donna Ronayne, Vice President of Marketing, Halogen Software. “Our new suite for the public sector makes it easy and affordable to drive collaboration and alignment on top priorities – improving accountability and creating a culture of high performance. Public sector customers now have a powerful tool to help their workforce deliver more while saving tax payer dollars.”

About Halogen Software

Halogen Software is recognized as a market leader by industry analysts and strongly endorsed by the thousands of HR professionals who use their Talent Management solutions. The company offers a complete suite of web-based products that automate, simplify and integrate performance appraisals, 360 degree reviews, compensation management, succession planning and learning management. Halogen’s offering makes HR best-practices accessible to companies of all sizes and its healthcare, financial services and professional services specific suites meet the unique needs of these industries. Halogen is consistently recognized by the industry and its customers for its exceptional implementation and support services, and has w! on multiple awards for its corporate leadership and product innovation, including HR Technology Product of the Year. For more information, visit www.halogensoftware.com.


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