Accentuate the Positive

I am always looking for articles to post on our web site that are both informative and helpful to our clients.  What I have found is that while there are plenty of articles, most of them are overwhelmingly negative with titles like, “Consumer confidence declines” or “Jobless claims increase.”  I have decided that I am not going to post any more of these.  I want to put up positive news.  I want to talk about what is going well, not what is...

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Who Wins in the Recovery?

No doubt it has been a rough couple of years.  And, while there are emerging signs of life, business remains much more challenging than we would like it to be.  It seems as though every time we think we can count on some growth, we get hit by a new crisis that threatens to derail our recovery and keeps everyone guessing; restrictive credit policies, rising food and fuel prices, civil unrest all across the Middle East and of course the horrific...

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The Role of Career Transition and Outplacement in Mergers and Acquisitions

In its most simplistic form employment at will, the common language of company handbooks is understood to mean that employees can leave whenever they want to and a company can terminate its employees for just about any reason.  And, while in the broadest legal sense this is accurate, there are consequences that companies engaged in M&A activity need to consider. When Acme Services decides to acquire or merge with Ace Services, staff...

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