Program Aids Women’s Return to Work

Program Aids Women’s Return to Work

This October, Dartmouth's Tuck School of Business will begin a pilot of "Back in Business," a program designed to reintegrate professionals - primarily women - into the business…

Preparing for Layoffs – Just in Case

Preparing for Layoffs – Just in Case

Fall is traditionally the time companies reduce their staffs as business pressures mount. Given that a number of observers are predicting a slowdown on Wall Street, this is…

Hewitt does U-turn on bonuses

Hewitt does U-turn on bonuses

Investment consultancy Hewitt has reversed its controversial plan to pay staff bonuses based on company-wide performance rather than on individual units after several high-profile departures. The plan, int

Hedge Funds Spur IT Demand

Hedge Funds Spur IT Demand

Renewed investment in hedge fund technology spells both more permanent and contract hiring in IT. In a new report, data provider Datamonitor predicts hedge funds will spend $3.3…

Do Your Homework on Prospective Employers

Do Your Homework on Prospective Employers

Specifically, 47 percent said candidates showed little or now knowledge of their firm. The next most-common response, being unprepared to discuss skills and experience, was cited by 17…

Position Yourself for a New Job – Discreetly

Position Yourself for a New Job – Discreetly

Shane Hill, a Raleigh, N.C., recruiter for the Hudson Highland Group, encourages job seekers to attend industry conferences. These events can help establish relationships that will give you…

PE Groups Lure Public Company Executives

PE Groups Lure Public Company Executives

Private equity groups are working hard to recruit senior executives away from public companies, offering more money and a chance to leave behind the short-term pressures that are…

Trading Fees Seen Hitting Records in 2006

Trading Fees Seen Hitting Records in 2006

Strong trading volumes will likely offset lower fees that U.S. broker-dealers charge their customers and result in a record year in terms of commissions, according to the Securities…

Deutsche Bank Accused of Gender Discrimination

Deutsche Bank Accused of Gender Discrimination

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has censured Deutsche Bank, saying it has found evidence the bank discriminated against a former female saleswoman and other female employees. In a…

Ratings Agencies in Hedge-Funds Push

Ratings Agencies in Hedge-Funds Push

Ratings agencies have a new target in their sights to evaluate for credit worthiness: hedge funds. Will hiring to grow the business follow? A spokesperson for Moody's says…

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