News tagged with workforce

Deals firm Living Social says no plans for IPO

Living Social, the number two US online deals firm, indicated Wednesday it had no immediate plans for an initial public offering, saying it had sufficient funds to expand its operations.

Jun 20, 2012
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Reports: HP poised to eliminate up to 30,000 jobs

(AP) -- Published reports say Hewlett-Packard is poised to eliminate up to 30,000 jobs to help offset dwindling demand for personal computers as more people connect to the Internet on smartphones and tablets.

May 17, 2012
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Middle class woe

the American middle class has been battered by the loss of well-paying jobs for the 70 percent of the workforce without a college degree and failed by would-be protectors in government and private institutions, said panelists ...

May 01, 2012
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Email language tips off work hierarchy

Members of the modern workforce might be surprised to learn that if they use the word "weekend" in a workplace email, chances are they're sending the message up the org chart. The same is true for the words "voicemail," "driving," ...

Feb 14, 2012
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India outsourcers see export growth slowing

India's flagship information technology and business services sector forecast on Wednesday that export growth would slow in the next financial year amid global "economic uncertainties."

Feb 08, 2012
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States reduce funding for research universities

States reduced per-student funding for major public research universities by a fifth during the past decade, while foreign competitors invested heavily to challenge the United States' once dominant global position in science, ...

Jan 18, 2012
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Women backed by women: taking risks

(PhysOrg.com) -- New research from The Australian National University has shown that women are more likely to make risky choices when they are surrounded by other women. The findings could help to reduce gender inequality ...

Nov 29, 2011
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India outsourcers predict 18% growth

India's flagship outsourcing sector is still expected to post 16 to 18 percent export revenue growth, despite fears of a fresh slump in its key US and European markets, an industry body said.

Aug 23, 2011
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