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Know Your Stress Type + How to Balance It

Consider this scenario: Anne, Janeen, and Stuart arrive at the office one morning to find their boss waiting, pink slips in hand. Profits are down, …

How 3 First-Time Founders Turned One-Third Of Their Employees Into Millionaires — And No One Found Out About It

One-third of the company's 70 employees became millionaires. Everyone kept their jobs. And the founders are leading Google's Android enterprise group.<p>But most people have never heard of the company, Divide, or its CEO, Andrew Toy, age 36. The acquisition was reported, but no price was disclosed and …

Homer's Last Theorem

David S. Cohen pictured in the Dwight Morrow High School yearbook of 1984. The running joke was that everyone on the Math Team was co-captain, so …

SoCal Edison to lay off hundreds in effort to streamline management

Southern California Edison Co. plans to lay off hundreds of employees as part of a management streamlining and outsourcing of some functions such as information technology.<p>The number of workers affected by the cuts will be "in the high hundreds," said Sen. Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima), chairman of the …

California Utility Wants $2 Billion From Ratepayers For Shuttered Nuclear Plant

Southern California Edison (SCE) wants at least $2.4 billion from ratepayers over the next seven years to cover the costs of the shuttered San Onofre nuclear plant, according to the Associated Press.<p>The San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) in southern California was initially shut down in …

Official in PG&E judge-shopping case won’t vote on blast penalty

A onetime consumer watchdog turned state regulator, embarrassed when secret e-mails showed he promised to help Pacific Gas and Electric Co. in a major rate-setting case, said Wednesday he won’t vote on whether to penalize the utility for the San Bruno disaster.<p>Mike Florio spent three decades as an …

San Mateo County

Acquisitions, Anniversary Celebrations, Recognitions, and Initial Public Offerings - Analyst Notes on Southern Company, Exelon, Wisconsin Energy, CenterPoint Energy and NextEra Energy

NEW YORK, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- NEW YORK, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --<p>Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes …

Exelon seeking compensation for nuclear plants

Exelon told investors Thursday it expects to be compensated for the environmental and economic benefits that its nuclear plants provide in Illinois.<p>In a conference call after the power company released second-quarter earnings, Exelon officials noted that Illinois lawmakers are currently drafting …

How to Pace Your First Half or Full Marathon

The key is to run by how you feel on race day.<p><i>Sandra asks: I’m running my first marathon in</i> <i>Cleveland</i> <i>this May, and I’m wondering if you have any tips on pacing. How fast should I start? Should I use the Pace Team?</i><p>Excellent choice in races, Sandra, and a great question too! My racing philosophy is a …

Marathons

While Tim Cook Is Gushing About Apple Pay, Here's What's Going On With Google Wallet

Google, which introduced its own NFC-enabled payments system through Google Wallet way back in 2011, was much less blustery on its recent earnings call when asked about Google Wallet.<p>"We are trying to get it right," Google's sales boss Omid Kordestani said in response to one analyst's question …

It Sounds Like Google's Radical Plan To Change How Android Phones Are Sold Isn't Going To Happen

This would mean Android phone makers wouldn't be able to customize the software on their phones as much as they do today, and Google's Android partners don't seem to be on board with that idea.<p>Android Silver has reportedly been "shelved," Re/code's Ina Fried reports, mainly because device makers …

Sitel Named a Top 10 Outsourcing Service Provider by ISG

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sitel, a leading global customer care provider, today announced it has been named a Top 10 Outsourcing Service …

IT

India Retains Status as World’s No. 1 Offshoring Destination, Study Finds

<b>Five Ways Mobile and Cloud are Helping Build Better Bonds with Customers</b><p>According to a report released yesterday, India has retained its coveted …

Central Europe

IT outsourcing: As Romania vies to be the new India, can the country keep up?

Cost effectiveness is replacing the low cost as the chief concern for those looking to outsource IT services - and Romania is hoping to take …

Sitel to Hire 300 positions in Hamilton, Alabama Customer Care Call Center

HAMILTON, Ala., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sitel, a leading global customer care provider, today announced it is actively expanding its customer …

Customer Service

Management Consulting Jobs, Strategy & IT Jobs, News & Career Information - Top

Escalating growth of companies re-shoring in the UK according to JLL<p>The number of companies re-shoring and near-shoring in the UK continues to rise …

What does off-shoring look like for the mid-market economy?

While nearshoring to South America is a big topic of discussion among large businesses, the mid-market economy is also regarding the benefits of …

Good Targets

For your best chance of a successful race, aim for more than one worthy goal.<p>Tell another runner you've got an upcoming race, and chances are he'll respond by asking, "What time are you aiming for?" Runners tend to measure success by the minute. But focusing your sights only on time can set you up …

The Revolutionary New iPad Feature Apple Didn’t Talk About

Apple unveiled a pair of new iPads during a somewhat subdued event Thursday at its Cupertino, Calif., headquarters. At first, it seemed there was …