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The September Chapter Meeting
Topic: Conducting Investigations with Social Media

Thursday, September 18, 2014, 
7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
The Boston Marriott Newton
2345 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton
, MA

 

Chapter Announcements

New Local Job Posting

Risk Manager @ Dept. of Housing & Community Development

New Local Job Posting

Natural Gas Quantitative Analyst @ Sprauge Operating Resources

Risk News

Texas Loses Criminal Background Guidance Suite against EEOC

There continues to be growing firestorm of litigation initiated by the EEOC over hiring checks based on criminal backgrounds. In one of the most high profile cases addressing this issue (that we previously blogged about here and here,) Judge Sam R. Cummings of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas issued a decision in State of [...]

Smaller Boards Mean Bigger Results, Study Finds

According to a new study by GMI Ratings, bigger isn’t always better in the boardroom. In research for the Wall Street Journal, analysts found that large companies with the smallest boards produced substantially better shareholder returns. Based on a study of 400 companies with a market capitalization of at least $10 billion, those with small [...]

Measuring Employee Engagement

Organizations that successfully engage their employees earn loyalty and can see measurable benefits from higher shareholder returns, according to BI Worldwide. Engaged employees translate to increased productivity, higher quality of work, lower accident and injury rates and higher employee retention. BI Worldwide explains that companies can encourage employee engagement by creating a culture where loyalty [...]

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