Job postings on FairfieldCountyJobs.com up 6% in November

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FairfieldCountyJobs.com has released their monthly report on the Fairfield County job market, as tracked by the activity on the regional job board. Job postings for November were up 6 percent over October, the report indicated. Positions in accountancy, health services and administration were the most posted titles, while accounting, health care and financial services made […] [Read More]
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Exxon Mobile, the country's largest company, performed poorly on the LGBT equality index. But 13 of the country's 20 biggest companies earned perfect scores. Source: Human Rights Campaign Foundation

Ten Connecticut companies top LGBT equal rights list

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Ten Connecticut-based companies earned perfect scores for sexual-orientation equality in the Human Rights Campaign’s annual Corporate Equality Index. The CEI report is part of the HRC Foundation’s educational outreach to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality for employees. The top-scoring Connecticut-based companies were Hartford’s Aetna, Ridgefield’s Boehringer Ingelheim, Bloomfield’s Cigna, Norwalk’s Diageo, Fairfield’s General Electric, […] [Read More]
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RXR leases Stamford space to TIAA-CREF

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RXR Realty, a real estate operating and investment company serving the tri-state area, signed a new lease agreement with TIAA-CREF at its Class A office campus at 225 High Ridge, in Stamford. A TIAA-CREF wealth management division will occupy 6,096 square feet of office space in the property’s East Building and is expected to move […] [Read More]
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Russia expert Remnick joins NBC Olympics coverage

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Pulitzer Prize-winner David Remnick, editor of The New Yorker magazine, will join NBCUniversal’s coverage of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. Remnick, the former Moscow bureau chief for The Washington Post, will contribute to NBC’s coverage of the opening ceremony and will offer commentary for NBC News in Sochi. “David is a distinguished […] [Read More]
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Photronics sees rise in quarterly net income

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Photronics, Brookfield-based global supplier of imaging technology for the global electronics industry, reported net income of $4.8 million or 8 cents per diluted share, for the fourth quarter ended Nov. 3, compared with $3.8 million or 6 cents per diluted share for the fourth quarter of 2012. Fourth quarter revenues were adversely impacted by reduced […] [Read More]
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GE Capital slapped with $34 million penalty

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Stamford-based GE Capital Retail Bank and its subsidiary must refund up to $34.1 million to more than a million consumers who federal officials say were victims of deceptive credit card enrollment tactics. People who signed up for CareCredit medical credit cards at doctors’ and dentists’ office since early 2009 were frequently led to believe the […] [Read More]
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Anna Song awarding Angela Zurowski, International Institute of CT, the 2013 Harvard Strategic Perspectives in Nonprofit Management scholarship.

Harvard offers scholarship to nonprofit executives

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The Harvard Business School Club of Connecticut Community Partners is currently accepting nominations for its 11th annual scholarship in nonprofit management. This program will allow the CEO of a CT-based nonprofit to attend Strategic Perspectives in Nonprofit Management, held at the Harvard Business School from July 13-19. Executive directors interested in participating in the program […] [Read More]
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Holiday gift wrapping offered at Old Greenwich CVS

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Stressed out by holiday shopping? CVS, Walgreens and the makers of Excedrin are pitching in to help. From now until Dec. 22, the Excedrin gift wrapping truck will be stopping by local Walmarts, Walgreens, and CVS in the area, offering free gift wrapping services. The truck will visit the CVS at 225 Sound Beach Ave., […] [Read More]
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