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Businesses Can Suffer When Social Security Numbers Get Loose

We saw this in the New York Times. U.S. Database Exposes Social Security Numbers By RON NIXON WASHINGTON — The Social Security numbers of tens of thousands of people who received loans or other financial assistance from two Agriculture Department programs were disclosed for years in a publicly available database, raising concerns about identity theft […]

Virtual Sales Teams May Need Extra Checking

We found this on And One Way to Do Without This international sales team is deskless and happy. By: Stephanie Clifford International offices demand pricey upkeep. Ambitious salespeople resent wasting time in offices. So why have offices at all? Christopher Ahlberg couldn’t see the logic. But neither was he enamored of relying solely on […]

Major Layoffs Can Benefit Your Own Recruiting Efforts

We saw this article on Citigroup to Cut 17,000 Jobs Wednesday April 11, 1:00 pm ET By Eileen Alt Powell, AP Business Writer Citigroup to Eliminate 17,000 Jobs As Part of Cost-Saving Restructuring NEW YORK (AP) — Citigroup Inc., the nation’s largest financial institution, said Wednesday it will eliminate about 17,000 jobs as part […]

Are You Your Own Best CIO?

We saw this insightful article on What’s Next: Do It Yourself Searching for a new chief information officer? Take a look in the mirror. By: David H. Freedman Ten years ago, Southwestern Services, a Fort Worth company that remodels large retail stores, had no dedicated information technology employees. After all, the bulk of the […]