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03/23/17Despite Political Uncertainty, Employees More Confident Than Ever In The Global Job Market
Employers Must Double-Down on Retention to Keep Talent in Seat and Engaged, According to CEB ARLINGTON, Va., March 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Employees are feeling better about the economy globally as perceptions about job opportunities and job-seeking activity both increase, according to CEB (NYSE: CEB), a best practice insight and technology company. In fact, confidence in the broader business environment rose three percent in Q4. As workers feel more empowered to seek out new opportunities, ... 
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03/21/17CEB Celebrates Women's Month With Commitment To Inclusion And Gender Equality
Company Honors the Contribution of Women in the Workplace Through Various Events Globally ARLINGTON, Va., March 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of Women's History Month and International Women's Day, CEB (NYSE: CEB), a best practice insight and technology company, is hosting events around the globe to honor the contribution women make in the workplace and to celebrate inclusion and gender equality. "Women unlock even more business value for their ... 
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02/24/17CEB Declares Quarterly Dividend
ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CEB Inc. ("CEB" or "Company") (NYSE: CEB), a best practice insight and technology company, today announced that its Board of Directors approved a cash dividend on its common stock for the first quarter of 2017 of $0.4125 per share. The dividend is payable on March 31, 2017 to stockholders of record at the close of business on March 15, 2017. The Company will fund its dividend payments with cash on hand and cash generated from operations. ... 
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02/10/17CEB Announces Expiration Of "Go-Shop" Period Under The Merger Agreement
ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CEB Inc. (NYSE: CEB), a best practice insight and technology company, today announced the expiration of the 35-day "go-shop" period under the merger agreement between CEB and Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT) that was previously announced on January 5, 2017. During the go-shop period, as permitted by the terms of the merger agreement, CEB and its representatives actively solicited 54 corporate parties and 23 financial spo... 
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01/23/17The 3 Cs for Preventing Productivity Loss During the Administration Transition
ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. government faces significant change during administration transitions, which can lead to a potential loss of nearly $27 million in productive work hours for the average agency over the next nine months, according to CEB (NYSE: CEB), a best practice insight and technology company. Like any large-scale leadership change, a new administration brings a different set of priorities, plans and timelines for the federal workforce to carry out. Agenc... 
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01/10/17Complexity Drives Key Business Risks for 2017
Boards, Audit Committees and Executives Need to Prepare for and Manage the Unintended Consequences of Growth and Global Expansion, According to CEB ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CEB (NYSE: CEB), a best practice insight and technology company, has identified the major risks that boards, Audit Committees and executives need to prepare for this year. The increase in business complexity and the associated, often hidden, implications of it contribute to several risks that Chief Aud... 
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01/05/17Gartner to Acquire CEB for $2.6 Billion in Cash and Stock
Creates the Leading Global Research and Advisory Company for All Major Functions in the EnterpriseGartner's Proven Operational Expertise and Sustained Track Record of Execution Expected to Accelerate Contract Value Growth in CEB's BusinessImmediately Accretive to Gartner's Adjusted EPS and Double-Digit Percentage Accretive to Adjusted EPS in 2018Strategic Combination Broadens Capabilities to Capture Expanded Addressable Market Gartner to Host Conference Call and Webcast at 8:30 a.m. ET Today STA... 
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12/14/16Change-Weary Employees Are Unmotivated, But Are Staying Put
In Uncertain Times, Employers Must Focus on Inclusion and Communications to Keep Staff Engaged and Productive, According to CEB ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- More employees are "quitting in seat" as active job seeking declines after two consecutive quarters of growth, according to CEB (NYSE: CEB), a best practice insight and technology company. Data from CEB's Global Talent Monitor suggests that while employees plan to stay with their current employers, they are not going abov... 
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12/07/16CEB Earns Perfect Score in 2017 Corporate Equality Index
Company Earns 100 percent on Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Fifteenth Annual Scorecard on LGBT Workplace Equality ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CEB (NYSE: CEB), a best practice insight and technology company, announced today that for the second consecutive year it has received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace equality, administere... 
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12/02/16CEB Adds Industry Leaders To Talent Management Advisory Board
ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CEB (NYSE: CEB), a best practice insight and technology company, today announced the addition of several new executive-level talent management practitioners to its Talent Management Advisory Board. The Board is comprised of senior leaders from the world's top companies who are responsible for advancing business goals through talent planning and analytics, selection and assessment, and learning and development. Representing global organizations across ... 
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11/30/16Top 5 Ways Talent Assessments Enable Better Hiring Outcomes
ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Managers today estimate that one-in-five employees should not have been hired, according to CEB (NYSE: CEB), a best practice insight and technology company. This may be because applicants didn't meet basic requirements (65% won't), the cultural fit with the organization wasn't there or the hiring manager lacked the evidence-based tools to make a good decision. Fortunately, talent assessments can help employers reduce the number of regretted hires and... 
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11/21/16Leading B2B Sales Organizations Challenge, Align & Prescribe To Get Deals Done
Companies Must Simplify the Customer's Buying Process to Win in Tough Sales Environment, According to CEB ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Research from CEB (NYSE: CEB), a best practice insight and technology company and the creators of the Challenger™ Selling model, shows that 51 percent of customers who might be willing to buy from a supplier are not willing to advocate for them and help them get deals over the finish line. This is a direct result of the difficult, internal buy... 
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11/14/16Public Company CFOs Stifling Corporate Growth
Rather than Driving Margin Improvement by Cost Management, Finance Leaders Should Seek Efficient Growth by Encouraging Riskier Investments, According to CEB ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to grow the bottom line by controlling costs and keeping margins in check, CFOs have been limiting their companies' growth potential, according to CEB (NYSE: CEB), a best practice insight and technology company. To achieve sustained long-term revenue growth with simultaneous margi... 
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11/08/16CEB Honors Veterans Throughout The Month Of November
Company Shows Support for #VetsMonthatCEB through Volunteerism, Educational Activities and Physical Fitness Challenges ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of the men and women who serve our country, CEB (NYSE: CEB), a best practice insight and technology company, will be hosting local events throughout the month of November. Geared toward CEB employees and their families, these events are designed to show appreciation for veterans and highlight their experiences an... 
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11/07/16Performance Reviews: Don't Remove the Ratings
Companies Experience a 10 Percent Decline in Performance and Reward Low Performers When Ratings are Removed, According to CEB ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Employee performance suffers when ratings are removed from the performance review process, according to CEB (NYSE: CEB), a best practice insight and technology company. On average, employee performance drops 10 percent when ratings are absent from the review process, largely due to the inability of managers to effectively ma... 
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11/04/16CEB Brings Talent Management Best Practices to Non-profits Worldwide
New Resource Center Enables Social Sector to Unlock Untapped Potential ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CEB (NYSE: CEB), a best practice insight and technology company, today announced the launch of its Non-profit Resource Center to provide social sector organizations with actionable insights for identifying, developing and managing talent.   In today's work environment, the ability to effectively select, develop and manage employees is the difference between organizations th... 
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11/04/16CIOs Chart Information Technology's Role As An Agent Of Digital Change At CEB IT Summit
Industry Leaders Come Together to Transform the Structure, Governance and Skills of Large Companies to Enable Digital Innovation ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CEB (NYSE: CEB), a best practice insight and technology company, held its North American Summit for IT Leaders last week, bringing together more than 300 global CIOs and their leadership teams. Across two days, they discussed the opportunity IT leaders have to be agents of change as their organizations digitize. CEB... 
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11/03/16Digitization Causing Growing Volatility in Corporate IT Budgets
Despite Flat Budget Outlooks at Industry Level, IT Departments are Changing Radically as Organizations Pursue Digital Strategies, According to CEB ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CEB (NYSE: CEB), a best practice insight and technology company, today released findings from its 2017 IT budget and benchmark survey showing that 90 percent of organizations expect changes in their IT budgets for 2017. While IT budgets on average are expected to remain flat, there is more volatility exp... 
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11/03/16CEB Declares Quarterly Dividend
ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CEB Inc. ("CEB" or "Company") (NYSE: CEB), a best practice insight and technology company, today announced that its Board of Directors approved a cash dividend on its common stock for the fourth quarter of 2016 of $0.4125 per share. The dividend is payable on December 30, 2016 to stockholders of record at the close of business on December 15, 2016. The Company will fund its dividend payments with cash on hand and cash generated from operations. A... 
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11/01/16More Than 90 Percent Of Employees Violate Policies Designed To Prevent Data Breaches
Employee Behavior Accounts for the Majority of Breaches; Companies Need to Reduce Compliance Effort to Manage Risks and Minimize Costs, According to CEB ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Companies are increasing technology investments to protect against external data breaches, but employees pose a bigger threat than hackers according to CEB (NYSE: CEB), a best practice insight and technology company. To mitigate the rising costs of breaches, organizations need to reduce the burden ... 
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10/25/16CEB Reports Third Quarter Results and Updates 2016 Guidance
ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 25, 2016-- CEB Inc. (“CEB” or “Company”) (NYSE: CEB), a best practice insight and technology company, today announced financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2016. HIGHLIGHTS – THIRD QUARTER 2016 vs 2015 Revenue of $229.8 million (a decrease of 0.9%); Adjusted revenue of $230.9 million (a decrease of 0.6%) Net income of $7.5 million (a decrease ... 
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10/11/16CEB Sets Date For 2016 Third Quarter Conference Call And Webcast
ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CEB (NYSE: CEB), a best practice insight and technology company, today announced that it will provide an online Web simulcast of its conference call to discuss its news release regarding financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2016, which will be issued after the market closes on Tuesday, October 25, 2016. The quarterly conference call is scheduled to begin at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, October 26, 2016. A live broa... 
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09/15/16CEB Enriches Its Effortless Experience™ Dashboard with Real-Time Customer Insights from Tethr
Enables Enterprises to Unlock Business Value from Phone Conversations using Artificial Intelligence ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CEB (NYSE: CEB), a best practice insight and technology company, announced today it is embedding Tethr, a cloud-based communications intelligence platform that surfaces actionable insights within phone conversations, into its Effortless Experience™ Dashboard to improve companies' ability to reduce customer effort using artificial intelligence. Dash... 
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09/15/16Employees Seek Greener Pastures as Global Labor Market Warms
Employers Must Increase Transparency Around Internal Opportunities and Better Communicate Benefits to Retain Top Talent, According to CEB ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The global labor market is warming up and active job seeking is on the rise, according to CEB (NYSE: CEB), a best practice insight and technology company. Employees have long believed that the job opportunities they were seeking did not exist in the labor market. However as companies increasingly turn to mass m... 
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09/08/16CEB Upends Recruiting Process With CEB Precise Fit; Improves Applicant Quality As Much As 20%
Employers Benefit from New Efficiencies While Candidates Enjoy a Better Brand Experience with Mobile Assessment Platform ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CEB (NYSE: CEB), a best practice insight and technology company, today announced the launch of CEB Precise Fit. This new high-volume recruiting solution combines a candidate-friendly mobile experience with industry-leading predictive analytics to deliver more than 20 percent improvement on applicant quality. CEB Precise Fit is t... 
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08/31/16CEB Announces Leadership Transition
Tom Monahan to Step Down as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of CEB (NYSE: CEB), a best practice insight and technology company, announced today that Tom Monahan has notified the Board of his intention to step down as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. The Board has retained Heidrick & Struggles to help identify the successor, and Mr. Monahan will maintain his current responsibilities until a new CE... 
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