Avis Budget Group Selects Halogen Software

Employee performance and talent management solution to support high performance workforce, prepare for future growth with succession planning.

Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) September 20, 2007 -- Halogen Software Inc., the leading provider of Web-based employee performance and talent management software, today announced that Avis Budget Group has selected Halogen eAppraisal and eSuccession. The international provider of vehicle rental services is focused on supporting its high performance workforce and preparing for future growth using talent pool driven succession planning.

Avis Budget Group will be moving to the Web-based system, replacing the existing paper-based system over the next few months. Halogen was selected following a review of available solutions, with Avis Budget Group opting for a hosted deployment model. "Security is a key issue for us, and we are satisfied that Halogen can meet all of our requirements for purchasing a hosted solution. With this new system we will have the power to drive talent management to a strategic level and position our organization for growth, all without placing a strain on IT. Halogen was very flexible in meeting our specific needs," explained Anna Cosentino, Senior Manager Organizational Development & Loyalty, Avis Budget Group.

The Halogen solution will be used primarily by Avis Budget Group office staff and managers to execute employee appraisals and talent-pool based succession planning. Avis Budget Group is a leading provider of vehicle rental services, with operations in more than 70 countries. Through its Avis and Budget brands, the Company is the largest general-use vehicle rental operator in each of North America, Australia, New Zealand and certain other regions. Avis Budget Group is headquartered in Parsippany, N.J., and has more than 30,000 employees.

About Halogen Software

With nearly 1000 customers worldwide, Halogen Software Inc. has established itself as the leading provider of employee performance and talent management solutions. Halogen offers powerful, easy-to-use, and affordable Web-based software that dramatically improves HR and line-manager productivity.

The company's award winning suite provides organizations with everything they need to develop and retain a high performance workforce: Halogen eAppraisalâ„¢ helps drive bottom-line success by making it quick and simple to deliver professional employee appraisals that align with organization goals. Halogen eCompensationâ„¢ automates the entire compensation adjustment process including budget distribution and approval. Halogen eSuccessionâ„¢ makes it simple and affordable to get a best practices succession planning program underway -- right away. And Halogen e360â„¢ automates and simplifies formal 360-degree feedback procedures and offers sophisticated performance reporting.

Industry specific suites are provided for Healthcare and Financial Services. Halogen eAppraisal Healthcare™, exclusively endorsed by the American Hospital Association, helps healthcare organizations produce meaningful appraisals on time and allows them to always be in a "ready state" for accreditation surveyors from JCAHO®, OSHA, ACHA, and others. Halogen eAppraisal for Financial Services™ helps financial services organizations reduce the risk of non-compliance and ships with a comprehensive library of industry specific competencies and authoring aids.

Visit us online today: http://www.halogensoftware.com

Media contacts:

Donna Ronayne

VP, Marketing & Business Development

Halogen Software

T: 613-270-1011 x 320

E: [email protected]

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