St. Jude Medical Announces Layoffs & Reorganization

St. Jude Medical Announces Layoffs & Reorganization

By Sean Patterson August 31, 2012

St. Jude Medical, a company that makes medical devices such as pacemakers and catheters, this week announced that the company will be reorganizing its product divisions into two units. The company also stated that it will “centralize” support functions such …

Yahoo, Local.com Renew Distribution Deal

Sponsored search results on Local.com will continue to come courtesy of Yahoo, according to a renewed agreement between the companies.  And although no specifics were given, the agreement was labeled “multi-year” in nature.

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Yahoo Pulls On The Reorg Boots

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What Yahoo’s Reorganization Means

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Adelphia Amends Reorganization

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New Managers: When To Start Your Reorganization

Dear Louise,
How soon after I start a new position is it acceptable to begin evaluating, reassigning and, if necessary, removing members of a new staff? I just started a new job and feel a number of changes are due, but don’t want to ruin morale or jeopardize my leadership by appearing ruthless.

Louise Garver Answers Career Questions
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