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Marsh & McLennan Rebrands Consulting Units

May 11, 2007
The Mercer Oliver Wyman, Mercer Management Consulting and Mercer Delta units will be renamed the Oliver Wyman Group and will have combined revenue of $1.3 billion and 2,500 employees in 40 cities.
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Rumors Swirl Around HotJobs, Monster Deals

May 4, 2007
Reports emerged Friday, May 4, that Microsoft has asked Yahoo—parent company of HotJobs—to consider a buyout worth up to $50 billion. Meanwhile, buzz about Monster Worldwide’s potential buyout intensifies.
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Companies Unprepared for CFO Exodus

April 19, 2007
Somewhat alarming to one CEO was the fact that three-quarters of the executives surveyed said their companies did not have established succession plans for the key post.
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Chrysler Bidders Wooing Union

April 10, 2007
Far more crucial to DaimlerChrysler than the few dollars separating the offers are two key questions: Who will preserve workers’ benefits? And who will ensure Chrysler’s long-term health?
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CareerBuilder Nabs Two European Job Boards

March 28, 2007
Jobbguiden.se, a Swedish job board, and JobbingMall.nl, a longtime fixture in the Netherlands’ online job-search industry, become part of CareerBuilder’s international expansion strategy.
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Are The Kids Alright

March 16, 2007
They’re called the “little emperors,” but their burden is big. China’s 20-somethings are given that imperial nickname because so many of them are single children—the result of the country’s population control policies. Seen as spoiled at times, young Chinese nevertheless have big responsibilities both in their family lives and when it comes to the country’s future leadership ranks.
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