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Halogen's User Conference Enables Human Resource Professionals to Strengthen Their Strategic Voice
Sep 27, 2007 (08:09 AM EDT)


OTTAWA, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ - Halogen Software Inc., the leading provider of award-winning Web-based employee performance and talent management software today announced that its second annual User Conference was an overwhelming success with nearly 200 customers in attendance, double the attendance of its 2006 event. The Conference offered nearly twenty dynamic educational sessions featuring keynote speaker Mel Kleiman, an internationally recognized authority on attracting, selecting, and retaining employees.

The Conference sessions offered great value to all attendees from new to seasoned users, providing insight and practical how-to knowledge that will be taken back and used to immediately enhance the way organizations use Halogen's software. Sessions ranged from how to increase HR's strategic voice and gain greater credibility with executives, to adapting Halogen software to an organization's changing needs.

"This has been a remarkable experience-unequaled by anything else I've attended in my 10-year career," said one Conference attendee. "I appreciate Halogen's attention to detail and their efforts putting together such a well-rounded, practical and motivational conference."

The Halogen Software User Conference provided a forum for clients to share their perspectives on the challenges that face the HR community and how using Halogen solutions enables them to effectively address these challenges. As well, the Conference gave customers insight into Halogen's product development road map for the immediate and longer term future.

"I can't wait to be part of next year's conference. As part of the client advisory board, I am impressed with how Halogen sincerely listens to its clients and actively integrates their suggestions into future versions of the software," said Tony Elliott, Ecology Manager with McStain Neighborhoods. "My input is valued by Halogen and being here at the Conference has allowed me to learn how to maximize the enterprise-class features that are part of the Halogen solution."

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 eAppraisal(TM) helps drive bottom-line success by making it quick and simple to deliver professional employee appraisals that align with organization goals. Halogen eCompensation(TM) automates the entire compensation adjustment process including budget distribution and approval. Halogen eSuccession(TM) makes it simple and affordable to get a best practices succession planning program underway - right away. And Halogen e360(TM) automates and simplifies formal 360-degree feedback procedures and offers sophisticated performance reporting.

Industry specific suites are provided for Healthcare, Financial and Professional Services. Halogen eAppraisal Healthcare(TM), 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(R), OSHA, ACHA, and others. Halogen eAppraisal for Financial Services(TM) enables financial services organizations reduce the risk of non-compliance and ships with a comprehensive library of industry specific competencies and authoring aids. Halogen eAppraisal for Professional Services(TM) automates the entire employee review and engagement evaluation process, this solution makes it possible for evaluators to easily gather, compile and analyze employee and project data all with effortless, point-and-click ease.

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CONTACT: Donna Ronayne VP, Marketing & Business Development Halogen dronayne@halogensoftware.comSoftware, (613) 270-1011 x 320,