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New, Free Resource – “Performance Management For Dummies” – Delivers Tips for Organizations to Enable High-Performing Workforces

SAN MATEO, Calif. – January 22, 2008 — Revolutionizing the future of work, SuccessFactors, Inc. (Nasdaq: SFSF), the global leader in on-demand performance and talent management solutions, today announced the availability of Performance Management For Dummies. Performance Management – an ongoing process to best motivate, evaluate, retain and reward employees – continues to gain prominence as organizations of all sizes and verticals look to optimize their most treasured asset, its people.

Written by Rob Bernshteyn, SuccessFactors’ vice president of global product marketing and management, and published by Wiley Publishing, this resource aims to help companies create an inspiring pay-for-performance environment to retain star performers, coach average employees for stellar achievements and link routine activity with long- and short-term organizational objectives. In “For Dummies” style and language, SuccessFactors’ guide to effective performance management offers steps, best practices and advice on putting a plan in place to ensure high-levels of employee adoption and participation.

SuccessFactors has made the book available to all interested companies of all sizes. To receive a copy of Performance Management For Dummies, please register here:

SuccessFactors’ Performance and Talent Management Suite, which includes Performance Management, Goal Management, 360 Degree Reviews, Succession Management, Compensation Management, Learning and Development, Recruiting Management, Employee Profile and Analytics and Reporting applications, creates a company-wide network of information related to employee performance, including skill-sets, interests, career aspirations, ability to relocate, experience, languages spoken and more. By providing deep, real-time company-wide visibility into such critical performance data, companies are able to make better, more informed decisions about how to promote, recruit, compensate, reward and manage their entire employee base.

About SuccessFactors, Inc.
SuccessFactors is the leading provider of on-demand employee performance and talent management solutions that enable organizations of every size, across every industry and geography, to realize their employees’ potential and thus drive business results. Its hosted service is organically built from the ground up - providing a fully integrated, modular suite of performance and talent management applications that provide customers with immediate process benefits and tangible return on investment. Fueled by customer success, SuccessFactors currently has more than 1,400 customers across over 60 industries, with more than 2 million end users in over 150 countries using the application in 18 languages. The company currently employs more than 700 people worldwide, all passionately focused on delighting customers through prompt and effective execution and constant improvement driven by customer feedback. SuccessFactors’ customers include Kimberly-Clark Corporation, MasterCard Worldwide, Textron, Sutter Healthcare, Direct Energy, Volkswagen of North America, Lancaster General Hospital, and McDermott International, Inc. Founded in 2001, SuccessFactors has multiple offices worldwide collaborating for strong local support and measurable success of customers.

For more information, please contact:
Kim Squire
Devonshire Marketing
Tel: 0870 7000 166

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