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Explaining Executives' Dim View of HR

June 22, 2007
Jeff Schwartz recently served as co-director of "Aligned at the Top," a study conducted by Deloitte and The Economist Intelligence Unit that looked at how people issues are seen by 531 business executives and HR leaders from companies across the globe.
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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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