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2 hrs ago | BioSpace

Novartis AG Layoffs Announced: More Cuts May Be Looming

July 14, 2014 By Linda R. Bernstein, Pharm.D. , Exclusive Story "It was like a slaughter," one long time Novartis employee commented.


Related Topix: Startups,, Suffern, NY

6 hrs ago | Reuters

UPDATE 1-Quindell says first-half revenue more than doubles

Quindell Plc, a British IT outsourcing and consultancy services provider, said first-half revenue more than doubled, driven by a jump in sales at both its services and solutions businesses.


Sun Jul 13, 2014


SandorD There are some really witty entries which I can't really...

There are some really witty entries which I can't really compete with but I remember hearing an anecdote which fits in with the theme, so I thought I'd share it.


Brandon Sun

Contract talks at Bombardier's Thunder Bay plant 'stuck in the mud': Union

Workers at Bombardier's light rail plant in Thunder Bay, Ont. are threatening to strike Monday as their union says contract talks are mired in difficulty.


Related Topix: Canada,

Express India

India should focus on innovation, not outsourcing: V K Singh

India should focus more on innovation to make it a centre of industrial activities instead of just becoming a mere destination of outsourcing, DONER Minister Gen Vijay Kumar Singh said today.


The Motley Fool

U.S. Jobs Are at the Heart of Immigration Reform

The subject of immigration has once again been thrust into the limelight, as the Obama administration faces off against a divided congress over thousands of undocumented children entering the U.S. from Central America.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Startups, Facebook, Microsoft, Harley Davidson, Automakers

The Motley Fool

Want Affordable Health Care? In Order to Get It You May Need to Leave the Country

For decades the outsourcing of American jobs has been a major concern of workers and labor unions.


Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Medicare, South Carolina

National Geographic

Q&A: Explaining the Decline of American Seafood

Why did Americans stop eating seafood from their own waters? How are seafood economics and ecology connected? What do T-shirts and Thai shrimp have in common? And why does a proposed copper mine in Alaska threaten the world's most prolific sockeye salmon run? Award-winning author Paul Greenberg set off with a fishing rod, a notebook, and scuba gear ... (more)


Related Topix: Life, Food, Seafood, Science, Ecology, US Governors, Sarah Palin, US News

The News Tribune

Consider possible hazards, as well as optimistic future, in Tacoma strategic plans

Prognostication is a tough business, even when dealing with a limited set of potential outcomes, such as in politics or sports .


Related Topix: Tacoma, WA

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Daily Kos

Wisconsin media covers up Walker giving taxpayer handouts to outsourcers

A bombshell of a story broke this week involving the increasingly sketchy Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation .


Related Topix: Wisconsin, Madison, WI, Manufacturing, Plexus, Electronics, Industrial Machines, Eaton, Scott Walker, US Governors


How the public library looks these days

I completed an annual ritual this week - the renewal of my public library card! I almost exclusively use the library for ebook borrowing these days, but my local library system still insists on that antiquated ritual of the card renewal.


Related Topix: Libraries

Nurses charged almost A 200 a month just to park their cars at work

NHS trusts are raking in up to A 3.9million a year in parking fees from their own staff, outpatients and visitors NHS trusts are raking in up to A 3.9million a year in parking fees from their own staff as well as A outpatients and visiting relatives, a Sunday Mirror investigation reveals.


Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine

Contractors Unique Paperwork Frustrations Removed

Hiring a bookkeeper service is easy; hiring the right bookkeeping service for your company is hard.


Customer Interaction Solutions

"IT Outsourcing Market in Belarus 2014-2018" is now available at Fast ...

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) [ClickPress, Fri Jul 11 2014] Belarus is often considered as the final frontier of Europe.


In-Plant Graphics

A Healthy Transformation at OhioHealth

While she prided herself on her ability to meet the needs of OhioHealth's internal clients, defending her in-plant meant she would have to quantify many of the intangibles of service that her five-employee in-plant offered.


Related Topix: Printers

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Cedar Springs seeking residents' input on police outsourcing

Cedar Springs is considering a proposal that is estimated to save $120,000 or more a year on city policing costs.


Related Topix: Cedar Springs, MI, Kent County, MI

Duncan Banner

A federal court is about to answer the question: Whom do you actually work for?

One of the most fundamental obstacles the American labor movement faces could get torn down in the coming days -- and it's terrifying management, in industries from fast-food to manufacturing.


Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance

Alabama Live

Outsourcing companies to benefit from Affordable Care Act, investing blog reports

The Affordable Care Act will be a boon for outsourcing companies, especially those that handle payroll for small and medium-sized businesses, reports on Forbes magazine's website .


Related Topix: Financial Services, Automatic Data Processing, Paychex, Human Resources


Court Case Offers Peek at How H-1B-Fueled Discrimination Works

The passage of the Affordable Care Act brought with it a burst of IT spending and hiring.


Related Topix: Peek, Washington DC, Science, Computer Science, WebMD

Finextra Research news

Economies of Intelligence - The New Motive for Outsourcing

Over the past ten years the role of outsourcing has changed dramatically. While outsourcing was once only an option for low-skilled or process-oriented roles, organisations are now beginning to understand the benefits of knowledge-intensive outsourcing to specialists.



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