e-HR news in brief

first_imge-HR news in briefWho’s installing what… Mercer pilots scheme to capitalise on travel downtimeMercer Human Resource Consulting has completed a successfulpilot of Microsoft-based mobile technology, which allows its workers to betteruse traditional travel downtime. Fifty consultants were issued withWindows-based pocket PCs, which provide access to e-mail and allow them torecord timesheets wherever they are.  www.microsoft.comWBB Minerals opts for Intellect’s Workforce HR solutionCheshire-based WBB Minerals, part of the Belgian multinationalSibelco Group, is implementing Intellect’s Workforce HR and PersonnelManagement software as part of a national strategic initiative to improveproductivity. The system has been installed at the company’s headquarters andwill be deployed throughout regions during 2004.  www.workforcehr.comNew products and services…Round-the-clock summary servicesintroduced by Books24x7ExecSummaries is a new service from Books24x7 (part ofSkillsoft), that offers 140 summaries of the best business books released overthe past four years. Produced by Soundview Executive Book Summaries, thesummaries are accessible online or in downloadable PDF or MP3 file formats, andare paid for via subscription based on the number of users and duration ofcontact.  www.books24x7.com Previous Article Next Article Comments are closed. Related posts:No related photos. e-HR news in briefOn 1 Jun 2004 in Personnel Todaylast_img read more

All-Star Chris Cornell Tribute Adds Fiona Apple, Josh Homme, Chris Stapleton, Miley Cyrus, Brandi Carlile, More

first_imgOn January 16th, 2019, an all-star cast of musicians will honor the memory of the late Chris Cornell with a special tribute performance at The Forum in Los Angeles, CA.Event organizers have added Fiona Apple, Josh Homme (Queens of the Stone Age), Chris Stapleton, Miley Cyrus, Miguel, and Brandi Carlile have been added to the impressive lineup.Billed as “I Am The Highway: A Tribute To Chris Cornell,” the tribute show will also feature members of Cornell’s three most notable bands—Soundgarden, Audioslave, and Temple of the Dog—several of whom are now best known as members of other groups like Pearl Jam and Rage Against The Machine.In addition, the special tribute show will feature Foo Fighters, Metallica, and Ryan Adams. “I Am The Highway: A Tribute To Chris Cornell” will be hosted by late-night TV host and comedian Jimmy Kimmel. Proceeds from the show will benefit the Epidermolysis Bullosa Medical Research Foundation (EBMRF).Watch Chris Cornell And Eddie Vedder’s Final “Hunger Strike” Duet From Bridge School Benefit ’14Though the show comes almost two years after Cornell’s shocking suicide, the music world still feels the pains of his untimely death. In addition to countless live tributes by a bevy of artists, the Museum of Pop Culture in Chris Cornell’s native Seattle, WA recently unveiled a life-sized bronze statue of the grunge hero. Cornell’s estate also recently announced a new posthumous LP and retrospective box set simply titled Chris Cornell, which will be released on November 16th—the same day tickets to “I Am The Highway” go on sale.Tickets for “I Am The Highway: A Tribute To Chris Cornell” at The Forum are on sale now. For more information, or to grab your tickets when they go on sale, head here.last_img read more