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Apple releases its first transparency report

Since the initial revelations about surveillance by the National Security Agency came to light earlier this year, there has been an uptick in the number of tech companies voluntarily releasing … Continue reading

November 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

The New Look of Public Relations

Fleishman-Hillard, which was founded in 1946 as Fleishman, Hillard & Associates, will rebrand itself this week as FleishmanHillard, with elements that include a new logo and a new slogan, “The … Continue reading

April 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Wall Street vs. Its Employees’ Privacy

An unlikely alliance of regulators and industry groups is seeking to carve out exemptions in state laws that would allow certain financial firms to sidestep bans on looking at the … Continue reading

April 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Retailers Track Employee Thefts in Vast Databases

The repositories of information, like First Advantage Corporation’s Esteem database, often contain scant details about suspected thefts and routinely do not involve criminal charges. Still, the information can be enough … Continue reading

April 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Harvard Search of E-Mail Stuns Its Faculty Members

Bewildered, and at times angry, faculty members at Harvard criticized the university on Sunday after revelations that administrators secretly searched the e-mail accounts of 16 resident deans in an effort to learn … Continue reading

March 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

How to Build Trust in a Virtual Workplace

Building and maintaining trust in the traditional, physical workplace is difficult enough, but the process is even tougher in a virtual environment, where people often have to work with people … Continue reading

October 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

BYOD Privacy: Are You Being Watched?

Is your employer (a.k.a. Big Brother) tracking your every move through your “Bring Your Own Device” smartphone? Mobile technology makes it possible, and four out of five people believe this … Continue reading

October 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

Five Leadership Lessons From Christopher Nolan’s Batman Trilogy

Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy has been both a critical and commercial success. The entire series is on its way to earning $2 billion, and critics have acclaimed the series of films … Continue reading

July 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Generation X and the Narrowing Career Path

Melissa, a talented Gen X’er, is given a promotion that puts her in direct contention for a key senior spot. Although her Boomer colleagues are offering their congratulations, Melissa finds … Continue reading

May 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

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