Halogen Software Expands into Europe to Meet Global Demand for Its Talent Management Solution

New London Based European Office Boosts Talent Management Leader’s Reach and Commitment to Deliver World Class Customer Experience

London, England – September 15, 2011 – Talent management leaderHalogen Software announced today the company has opened a UK office to meet increased global demand for its talent management solution, which has more than doubled in the past year. The expansion of its global operations with a London office will allow Halogen to more easily market and sell its award winning talent management solutions internationally, while maintaining its commitment to deliver a world class customer experience.

According to a recent study by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), over 50% of organisations believe the competition for talent has increased. As a result, more organisations are looking for sustainable ways to manage talent1.

"Today’s leaders understand that the only sustainable competitive advantage an organisation has is its workforce," said Paul Loucks, President and CEO, Halogen Software. "As a result, talent management has become a strategic imperative, which has fueled demand for our solution across the globe. This expansion into Europe will enable us to address this demand."

Halogen also expects the expansion of company offices into the UK to further solidify and build on its relationships with international partners. "We’re privileged to partner with leading international human capital consulting partners and resellers," continued Loucks. “Putting in-field resources in the UK will help us better support them."

With Halogen Software’s Talent Management Suite organisations help establish their talent as a lasting competitive advantage, and achieve better business results through a high performing, aligned and engaged workforce.

Halogen Software’s relentless commitment to meeting customer needs is echoed by new and long-standing customers alike. Dale Alexander, Managing Director at Wilsonart, explains why the UK-based company recently selected Halogen Software to support its talent management needs.

"We evaluated several vendor solutions and the ease of use and flexibility of Halogen eAppraisal™ made it a front runner," said Alexander. “We really like that additional modules for other talent management functions, like succession planning, can be added when we’re ready. The solution is designed to grow with us and clearly fits our future requirements."

Alexander also notes how impressed Wilsonart is with the excellent level of customer service he received before and after becoming a Halogen client. "Halogen’s support team is very responsive. It’s good to know that their team is with you every step of the way. We were challenging in our requirements. We would definitely recommend Halogen."

About Halogen Software

Halogen Software is recognized as a market leader by industry analysts and is 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 feedback, compensation management, succession planning, job descriptions, learning management and recruiting. Halogen's offering makes HR best-practices accessible to companies of all sizes and its healthcare, education, manufacturing, public sector, hospitality, financial services and professional services specific suites meet the unique needs of these industries. Halogen is consistently recognized by the industry and its customers as the market leader in customer satisfaction, and has won multiple awards for its corporate leadership and product innovation, including HR Technology Product of the Year. For more information, visit http://www.halogensoftware.com. Subscribe to Halogen Software's Employee Performance and Talent Management blog: http://www.halogensoftware.com/blog/ or follow Halogen Software on Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/HalogenSoftware.

1 Annual Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) Resourcing and Talent Planning Survey, 2011

Media contact

Melany Gallant
PR Program Manager, Halogen Software
(613) 270-1011 x 4338
mgallant@halogensoftware.com