Monday, September 22, 2008

The Lowe Down on Outsourcing

TALX to Co-Present with Lowe’s at 2008 HR Technology Conference October 16th in Chicago

Media Advisory: TALX to Co-Present with Lowe’s at 2008 HR Technology Conference October 16th in Chicago

ST. Louis, MO (PRWEB)
September 22, 2008 -- Together, Lowe’s and TALX will examine pressing
HR compliance issues and discuss outsourcing as an effective tool to
help manage this critical area. Trends and alternative methods in
achieving compliance will be explored. With over 200,000 employees
servicing customers through 1,575 stores throughout all 50 states,
Lowe’s is assertive in managing all employment challenges. And, as one
of the earliest providers of selective outsourced services, TALX will
provide a unique perspective on leveraging outsourcing for HR

WHO:    Stacey Simpson, president of The Work Number at TALX --
provider of Equifax Workforce Solutions and leader in human resource
and payroll-related services; and Aleda Howard, vice president – HR
systems, Lowe’s Companies, Inc.

The ‘Lowe-down’ on Achieving Improved Compliance through Outsourcing in Today’s Employment Lifecycle.

WHAT:    Session titled: “The ‘Lowe-down’ on Achieving Improved
Compliance through Outsourcing in Today’s Employment Lifecycle.”


WHEN:    Wednesday, October 15 - Friday, October 17, 2008 -

11th Annual HR Technology Conference

Thursday, October 16th – 11:00 a.m. – 12:15 pm

TALX /Lowe’s Session – “Outsourcing Track”

WHERE:     McCormick Place West, Chicago, IL. To obtain more information or to register –

DETAILS: The annual HR Technology Conference has grown to become the
largest and most strategic forum on today’s issues for technology in

Ms. Simpson oversees all aspects of The Work Number at TALX,
including responsibility for the service’s operations, sales, client
relationships and product direction. She joined TALX in 1997 and has
held progressively significant roles over the course of her tenure at

Ms. Howard provides leadership at Lowe’s in the development and
implementation of the strategic plan and operating plan for Human
Resources Systems. This includes clarifying the vision, goals,
strategies, action plans and measures to ensure the most cost-effective
and efficient services and programs. She is also responsible for Lowe’s
payroll and provides direction to the HRIS and HR Shared Services teams
as well.

About Lowe’s:

With fiscal year 2007 sales of $48.3 billion, Lowe’s Companies, Inc. is
a FORTUNE® 50 company that serves approximately 14 million customers a
week at more than 1,575 home improvement stores in the United States
and Canada. Founded in 1946 and based in Mooresville, N.C., Lowe’s is
the second-largest home improvement retailer in the world. For more
information, visit

About TALX:
TALX, provider of Equifax Workforce Solutions and
a leader in human resource and payroll-related services, is based in
St. Louis. TALX holds a leadership position in automated employment and
income verification as well as unemployment tax management. TALX
provides over 9,000 clients, including three-fourths of Fortune 500
companies, with Web-based services focused in three employment-related
areas: hiring, pay reporting and compliance. Hiring services include
assessments and talent acquisition, onboarding, and tax credits and
incentives. Pay reporting services include electronic time tracking,
paperless pay and W-2 management. Compliance services include
employment and income verifications through The Work Number,
unemployment tax management and I-9 management.

Equifax is a global leader in information technology and one of the
largest sources of consumer and commercial data. For more information
about TALX, access the TALX website at, or visit the Equifax website at

Media Contact:

Pam Stevens

TALX, Provider of Equifax Workforce Solutions

Phone: 314.214.7235

E-mail: pstevens @

This press release was distributed through eMediawire by Human Resources Marketer (HR Marketer: on behalf of the company listed above.


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