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Gov. Pat Quinn Plans for State Government 2.0

David Ormsby | Posted 04.30.2014 | Chicago
David Ormsby

Governor Pat Quinn's administration is poised to launch a vast and expensive modernization of state government's financial wiring and work processes that will revolutionize operations and likely displace ossified workers, upend encrusted work habits, and mothball-rusted file cabinets.

Could the U.S. Be Facing a Brain Drain?

Alexia Parks | Posted 05.27.2013 | Denver
Alexia Parks

With only 21 percent of women in senior management in the U.S., is America at risk of a "brain drain?" The answer is probably "Yes," as corporate executives shop the world for talent to manage their fast-growing businesses.

The Truth About The Seven-Year Itch

Jennifer Nagy | Posted 03.29.2013 | Divorce
Jennifer Nagy

We've all heard of the seven-year itch. Since a popular movie by the same name was released in 1955, the concept of the seven-year itch has been a widely accepted phenomenon.

SEC Makes Some Good Moves

Ted Kaufman | Posted 12.15.2012 | Business
Ted Kaufman

Finally, the SEC has begun to take some action. It's made a lot of progress in just a month, but a lot more needs to be done, as a series of reports written by David Weild for the accounting firm of Grant Thornton makes clear.

Undergrads Rank Top 10 Ethical Employers

Posted 07.05.2012 | Impact

Which employers are the pinnacle of good business, according to undergraduate students? Universum, an organization that focuses on employer brandin...

Spotters for Starter Uppers: Helping CEO's Make the Pitch

Angela Haines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Angela Haines

On one of the last sweltering days of summer in New York, a group of 21 eager entrepreneurs gathered for an all day boot camp on how to position their fledgling companies to attract investors.

GM/Chrysler merger: 200,000 unemployed, most Chrysler vehicles gone

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Yesterday we posted our analysis of the much-hyped GM/Chrysler merger, quoting sources which said as many as 70,000 Americans would be thrown out of w...