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  • "There's always a lump in your throat because you don't know what you're going to get," says Darren Ambler, a managing director at Insight Performance, a Dedham, Massachusetts- based human resources provider. Several medium-sized clients of The Megro Benefits Co., a consulting company, are facing 38 percent increases in their 2017 premium costs.

  • KINSHASA, Sept 7- In a renovated warehouse in Kinshasa, dozens of young Congolese wearing headsets sit in rows of identical orange cubicles, fielding phone calls in six different languages. Congo's first call center gives a glimpse of how the central African country could follow a path already taken by the Philippines and India, which have long hosted low-cost...

  • KINSHASA, Sept 7- In a renovated warehouse in Kinshasa, dozens of young Congolese wearing headsets sit in rows of identical orange cubicles, fielding phone calls in six different languages. Congo's first call center gives a glimpse of how the central African country could follow a path already taken by the Philippines and India, which have long hosted low-cost...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 31- U.S. private employers added 177,000 jobs in August, above economists' expectations, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday. Economists surveyed by Reuters had forecast the ADP National Employment Report would show a gain of 175,000 jobs, with estimates ranging from 135,000 to 225,000. Private payroll gains in July were revised up...

  • Aug 31- Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories Inc, a provider of call center software, said it would buy rival Interactive Intelligence Group Inc for about $1.4 billion. Bank of America Merill Lynch, Citi, Goldman Sachs and RBC Capital Markets were financial advisers to Genesys, while Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver& Jacobson LLP is its legal adviser.

  • Aug 24- Monster Worldwide Inc said shareholder MediaNews Group Inc had made "flawed and uninformed assumptions" in its letter last week opposing the job sites operator's buyout by Dutch staffing company Randstad. MediaNews' letter "attempts to put Randstad all-cash offer at risk without offering superior proposal," Monster Chief Executive Tim Yates said in an...

  • Aug 3- NEW YORK, Aug 3- U.S. private. employers added 179,000 jobs in July, above economists' expectations, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday. The ADP figures come ahead of the U.S. Labor Department's more comprehensive non-farm payrolls report on Friday, which includes both public and private-sector employment.

  • Stocks to Watch: July 15, 2016

    Citigroup, Wells Fargo, Line and Xerox are making headlines this Friday morning to wrap up the trading week.

  • NEW YORK, June 3- Madison Sawyer, 20, was determined to quit the temporary job she took after graduating with honors from Santa Fe College in December and find a permanent position, but so far she is stuck making $10 an hour. Since the Labor Department began tracking temporary help data in 1990, changes in the trajectory of temporary employment have preceded those...

  • NEW YORK, June 2- U.S. private employers added 173,000 jobs in May, below economists' expectations, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Thursday. Economists surveyed by Reuters had forecast the ADP National Employment Report would show a gain of 175,000 jobs, with estimates ranging from 105,000 to 200,000. Private payroll gains for April were revised up to...

  • Back-to-school shopping at Staples.

    But sales fell 3 percent in the quarter, hurt by a strong U.S. dollar and the closure of several stores.

  • Staples edges out earnings estimates for first quarter

    The office supplies retailer releases better than expected quarterly financial results.

  • Judge blocks Staples and Office Depot merger

    The combined company would have claimed nearly 70-percent of the corporate services market.

  • NEW YORK, May 4- U.S. private employers added 156,000 jobs in April, well below economists' expectations and the weakest gain in three years, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday. It was the smallest increase since April 2013. The ADP figures come ahead of the U.S. Labor Department's more comprehensive non-farm payrolls report on Friday, which...

  • 4 ways to burn fat at the office

    No time to exercise? No such thing, here are four easy ways to burn fat during work hours.

  • Multi-million dollar biz to get you fit at work

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports on Cubii, a company getting employees moving while working.

  • 'Deskercise' trends

    CNBC's Diana Olick looks at the new business trends for office fitness and health.

  • NEW YORK, March 30- U.S. private employers added 200,000 jobs in March, above economists' expectations, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday. Economists surveyed by Reuters had forecast the ADP National Employment Report would show a gain of 194,000 jobs, with estimates ranging from 150,000 to 220,000. Private payroll gains in the month earlier...

  • Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Check out the companies making headlines after the bell Tuesday: Chesapeake Energy, Fairchild Semiconductor, Allergan & more.

  • 50% of workers dread the office Xmas party

    Debra Corey, director of Reward Gateway, explains why some employees will do anything to avoid the annual Christmas party.