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					       Volume 7, Issue 13
                                    The EmpACT Connection
       Monthly Newsletter
                                    Connecting people around the world to the latest news and events in staffing
           April 2006




                                      S p r i n g U s e r G r o u p – G r ow w i t h e Em p A C T !
Upcoming events:

• New User Training Sessions          Join other users in networking and learning the best practices of eEmpACT
  April 10-14: Atlanta                                Spring is officially here! As the snow melts and the flowers are planted, now is
  April 24–28: Minneapolis                            the perfect time to grow with eEmpACT. Spring into summer by joining us for the
  E-mail Jen for more info at:
                                                      free Inaugural Spring User Group! This three-day workshop is a great opportunity
  jenniferp@eempact.com
                                                      to network with other eEmpACT users and learn more about the useful tools our
• eEmpACT University Classes                         software offers. Take home tips for improving efficiency, see our new products
  April 5-7: Minneapolis              and services and learn how our featured Preferred Partner can benefit and grow your staffing
  April 19-21: Atlanta                business! Hear first-hand from eEmpACT executives about the
                                      company’s vision and future developments. Don’t forget to            Date: May 17-19, 2006
• Rendezvous (Staff Digest)
                                      bring your creative side during our product development
  April 2-4: Las Vegas
                                      Create-a-Feature Workshop. Go in-depth during break-out              Location: Bloomington, MN
• TAPC April 6-8: Houston             sessions focusing on specific front and back office functions
                                      that directly impact your staffing business. Come join the
• Recruiting & Staffing Solutions
                                                                                                           Please RSVP: April 14, 2006
                                      attendees from all across the U.S. that have already signed
  April 23-25: Las Vegas              up! And don’t forget about the four additional training classes
•   eEmpACT Spring User Group
                                      that will be held at the same time- bring a co-worker to the free training while you enjoy the
    May 17-19: Minneapolis            free workshop! Hurry– each training class is limited to 12 and they are filling up quickly. The
                                      workshop is conveniently located next door to the eEmpACT Headquarters, and you’ll have
                                                                                opportunities to stop by and meet the folks who work
                                      Contact Account Management behind the scenes. Love shopping? Enjoy the Spring
                                      for more info: 800-456-5660               weather (we promise it won’t be too cold), by walking
Inside this issue:                    or accountmgmt@eempact.com across the street to the Mall of America. For more info,
                                                                                visit: www.eempact.com/news_usergroup.html.

CEO Remarks               2
                                      Suppor t Tips and Reminders
Bond Year-End Results     2           Reports– Add them to your favorites
                                      Do you have reports you run frequently? Add them to you favorites and you can make your own
Atlanta Office Moves      3           personal list. To do this just right-click on the report and a Favorite Folder will appear at the top of
                                      the report list with your report inside. Then, just simply right-click on any report you want to add.
Front Office Online
Training
                          3
                                      Version 13– Email your invoices as PDFs
Recent Customer
Highlights
                          3           Have you always wanted to be able to email your invoices? Now you can! Reports in Version 13
                                      can be exported as a PDF format. When you see the print preview of an invoice you would like to
                                      send, click on the export tool,   . Choose the PDF format and click ok.
New Employees             4
                                      Next you will see an Export Options box. Choose ‘All’ or the range you want to export and click ok.
                                      Finally, you will be asked where you want to save the file. If you choose ‘All’ they will all be saved
                                      in one document. Make sure you select the correct invoice to be saved.
                                                                                                     Volume 7, Issue 13


Upcoming Informational Webinar April 5
Webinar designed to help those           eEmpACT, followed by a brief
in the evaluation process                demonstration targeting main
                                         aspects of our staffing software
Are you in the market for staffing       solution. The webinar will
software, but not quite ready for a      conclude with Q & A time and any
full one-on-one demo? Then this          additional follow-up. Register
webinar is for you! Join us April 5 @    today to learn more about
10 a.m. CDT for “How To Grow Your        eEmpACT! There is no charge to
Business Through Automation.” This       attend this webinar.
short, 45-minute presentation            www.eempact.com/news_webinars.html
provides a general overview of


N etwo rk ing Opportunities: Know Your Fellow U sers
                 We can all      you would attend a trade-        business might utilize EnTAKE      “The robust capabilities
                 relate to the   show, but it also goes much      or UltraMATCH features could
                 average         deeper. Take, for example,       help a fellow eEmpACT user         of eEmpACT can really
                 industry        two eEmpACT users from           improve productivity or alter an
                 tradeshow       opposite ends of the U.S. They   existing process. The robust        be shown when users
                 routine–        both use the same product,       capabilities of eEmpACT can
                 meeting,        have about the same number       really be shown when users              from all across the
                 greeting,       of users and provide staffing    from all across the U.S. meet
 Tim Giehll, CEO networking      for the same industries. How     and share insight on their best      U.S. meet and share
with potential partners. Such    could these two users benefit    system practices. Also,
events really do provide an      from each other? Simply          providing feedback to the             insight on their best
unique opportunity getting to    learning best practices can      eEmpACT team tremendously
know others in your industry     prove priceless. Often times a   benefits system potential               system practices.”
face-to-face. But what about     process or procedure that        moving forward. Attend the
user groups? Why should          works well for one company       Spring User Group this May and           -Tim Giehll, CEO
anyone attend those? Well,       might also be successful for     experience for yourself the
for many of the same reasons     another. One way a staffing      power of networking.

2 0 0 5 F i n a l Ye a r - E n d Re s u l t s Fo r B o n d
Since merging with UK-           stronger well-known              a very successful year in
based Bond International         presence in the U.S.             2005, and 2006 already looks
Software in February of          Unarguably, eEmpACT’s            extremely promising,” said
2005, eEmpACT                    merge with Bond has proven       Bond CEO Steve Russell. “With
experienced many positive        extremely beneficial for both    the group’s cash position and
changes throughout the           parties. Financially speaking,   recurring revenue growing
year. The financials             eEmpACT is more secure           steadily, the future looks very
achieved in 2005                 than ever. Just last year,       encouraging for 2006 and
complement the hard work         eEmpACT sold 123 new             beyond.” As part of a team
of a strong and growing          systems, adding 1,350 new        with over 200 employees
global software company.         users and finishing the year     worldwide, eEmpACT will
“The merger has gone             with over $5.2 M in revenue.     continue to exceed the
great,” said eEmpACT CEO         Add that to the Bond bucket,     competition while helping to
Tim Giehll. “Bond’s              and as a whole, the              strengthen an organization
executives have followed         corporation’s revenues were      that already dominates the
through on every promise         up 45 percent to $28 M.          staffing & recruiting industry.
they’ve made.” eEmpACT           Operating profit was up by       Small, mid or enterprise-sized
fills a mid-sized market gap     52 percent while continuing      companies, Bond has a
in the Bond structure that       operations were up by 37         software solution for every
none of its current products     percent; all good news for a     size; partnering with eEmpACT            Page 2
or services addressed, and       publicly traded company in       makes that possible.
as a result has given Bond a     the UK. “The group has had
                                                                                                        Volume 7, Issue 13


Online Training a Great Tool For Front Office Users
New online training                visually descriptive demos
targets key front office           allow for easy learning.
functions for fast and             Quickly brush up on certain
easy learning                      areas of be prepared when
                                   you use it yourself the first
More convenient than ever,         time! Target specific
new front office online            modules for more or less
training will keep your office     training, depending on your
staff up-to-date. With a user-     front office knowledge level.
friendly interface, complete
training takes approximately       Master your Front
four hours and includes            Office system!
management reporting               • Employee
capabilities to measure                                            View a short demo online to
                                   • Customer
comprehensive learning and                                         see for yourself!
                                   • Division
understanding. A valuable
tool for all front office users!   • Planner                       www.eempacttraining.com/demo.
The self-paced training            • Temp Order                    Contact Acct. Management:
provides step-by-step              • Temp Order UltraMATCH         800-456-5660, or email:
explanations of important          • Career Order                  accountmgmt@eempact.com.
front office functions, while      • Career Order UltraMATCH


Anniversaries                       Recent Customer Highlights
eEmpACT employees                  Welcome Workforce               that promote it. President
recognized                         Solutions Group!                Pamela Jung, along with
             Jason Riffenburg–                                     COO Colleen Jones have
                                   While 10-15 new customers       significant industry
             Consulting
                                   with various staffing back-     experience and have set
             April 4               grounds are implemented         themselves apart from the
             8 years               on eEmpACT each month,          competition by working
                                   every staffing company has      closely with customers’
Tim Schram–                        certain industry focuses.       human resource teams. And
Implementation                     Based in Mission Viejo, CA      with help from eEmpACT,
Consultant                         Workforce Solutions Group,      Workforce Solutions will
April 4                            Inc. has been in operation      have continued success as
                                   for four years and currently    the staffing industry gets
               Ned Boddie–         has 15 employees.               increasingly competitive.
               Technology VP       Workforce Solutions Group       Just finishing up New User
               April 17            offers staffing for             Training last month, both
               11 years            recruitment process             Jones and Jung look forward
                                   out-sourcing, healthcare,       to better organization using       Colleen Jones (Left) and Pamela Jung,
                                   accounting, IT project          eEmpACT, as well as                are Co-Founders of Workforce
Julie Seifert–
                                   management to contract          increasing efficiency with         Solutions Group.
Implementation
                                   staffing, executive search      placement and time to fill.
Consultant
                                   and HR consulting.
April 18                                                           Learn more about Workforce
                                   A women-owned minority          Solutions by visiting their
                                   business enterprise staffing    website:
              Gary Meyers–
                                   firm, Workforce Solutions is    www.workforcesolutionsgroup.com/               Page 3
              Product Dev.
                                   committed to diversity and
              April 26             markets to organizations
              1 year
eEmpACT Software, Inc.
Minneapolis, MN             Atlanta, GA                           Grounded with more than 15 years of experience in the staffing
2051 Killebrew Drive        1355 Terrell Mill Road                industry, the team at eEmpACT has developed a solid understanding
Suite 520                   Building 1466, Suite 100              of the needs of recruiters, consultants and staffing professionals.
Bloomington, MN 55425       Marietta, GA 30067
                                                                  Founded by staffing firm owners in 1990, these recruiting experts
                                                                  formed eEmpACT Software, currently the industry’s largest staffing
            Phone: 800-456-5660                                   software company. The software was specifically designed to
        Email: salesinfo@eempact.com
                                                                  empower recruiters in making it easier for people to find the right
                                                                  jobs and companies to find the right people!

                                                                  A complete front and back office solution, eEmpACT offers
                                                                  comprehensive support. It is the crucial interaction with our
                                                                  respected customers that ensure the software we develop is
                                                                  precisely targeted to fit your needs.

                                                                  Integrated with Microsoft technology such as SQL, Outlook and
     The Staffing and                                             Office, eEmpACT provides a complete order-placement and resume
                                                                  search system along with powerful accounting and business
    Recruiting Software                                           management technology and can be used in a variety of networking
       Professionals                                              environments.




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        www.eEmpACT.com
                                                                                          April
We l c o m e A b o a r d N e w E m p l oy e e s !
                      Aimee                                In March                           Shedrick                          Craig is
                      recently                             Tanya                              also                              the
                      joined                               came on                            started                           newest
                      the eEm-                             board at                           at                                addition
                      pACT                                 eEmpACT                            eEmpACT                           to
                      develop-                             with the                           in March.                         eEmpACT,
                      ment                                 consult-                           Originally                        and will
                      Team in                              ing                                from                              join the
                      February                             services                           Denver,                           develop-
  Aimee Joualo                            Tanya Rieger                    Shedrick Garrett                   Craig Bartow
                   at the                                 team as an                        CO, he has                        ment team
Minneapolis office. She is             Implementation Consultant.       lived in Atlanta for the past      as a SQL Developer. Prior to
originally from Sacremento,            She graduated from               three years. Shedrick              eEmpACT, he worked for
CA, but has lived in the Twin          Metropolitan State               attended Norfolk State             UPS for the past 14 years.
Cities for the past 10 years.          University with a degree in      University, earning a degree       Craig is originally from
Aimee attended Macalester              communications. Tanya            in Mass Communication. He          Minneapolis and has lived in
College and received a                 grew up in Minneapolis and       will join the Consulting           the area for the past 17
degree in Computer Science.            has lived here for 30 years.     Services Dept. as an               years. He attended the
Prior to starting at eEmpACT           She previously worked in the     Implementation Consultant.         University of St. Mary’s and
as an Application Developer,           hospitality industry for eight   Before joining the eEmpACT         graduated with a degree in
Aimee worked for SHPS                  years before starting at         team, he was previously            Information Technology.
Health Care Management                 eEmpACT. In her spare time       employed at Equifax for one        Craig’s hobbies include
for two years. In her spare            Tanya enjoys fast-pitch          and a half years. Shedrick         construction & remodeling,
time, she enjoys                       softball, reading, music and     enjoys basketball, music and       computers and disc golf.
rollerblading, playing guitar,         spending time with family        working out. He is also a
cooking and soccer.                    and friends.                     professional comedian.

				
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