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  • March 24- Accenture Plc reported quarterly revenue and profit above analysts' expectations, led by strong growth in its consulting business, especially in North America. Revenue in the company's consulting division rose to $4.29 billion, an increase of 12 percent in U.S. dollars and 18 percent in local currency in the second quarter ended Feb. 29.

  • March 24- Accenture Plc reported a 6 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by strong growth in its consulting business, especially in North America. Net revenue, or revenue before reimbursements, rose to $7.95 billion in the second quarter ended Feb. 29 from $7.49 billion. Net income attributable to Accenture rose to $1.33 billion, or $2.08 per share, from...

  • NEW YORK, March 15- A former human resources consultant from Atlanta who admitted to participating in a $1.1 million insider trading scheme with a film producer avoided prison on Tuesday, as a federal judge rejected prosecutors' request for him to be incarcerated. Federal prosecutors in Manhattan had argued that a sentence of 37 to 46 months was reasonable for...

  • "They want $50 oil, this is going to become the new anchor for global oil prices," said Ross, one of the industry's most respected forecasters for his bold price predictions and decades-long history of consulting with OPEC members. After years of signaling satisfaction with prices hovering at around $100 a barrel, top exporter Saudi Arabia in late 2014 led OPEC in...

  • BARCELONA/ TORONTO, Feb 24- BlackBerry said on Wednesday that it has acquired U.K.- based cyber security consultancy Encription, moving the company deeper into the services business as it continues to morph into a more software-focused entity amid its ongoing turnaround. The smartphone industry pioneer, which is pivoting to focus more on security software and...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 3- Switching the disposal of weapons-grade plutonium to New Mexico from an existing South Carolina site could cost the U.S. government more than $20 billion and raise safety concerns, according to a new study commissioned by the firms building the current site. High Bridge, a consultant to the nuclear industry, in its report said disposal of...

  • LONDON, Feb 1- Financial services salaries are set to rise by 4.3 percent in both Asia and Latin America this year, almost double the average increase forecast for North America and Europe, research published on Monday showed. A survey by consulting firm Mercer found wage growth in the emerging market regions would outpace the 2.4 percent and 2.3 percent...

  • Global IT spending to drop in 2015, but rise in 2016: Gartner SVP

    Peter Sondegaard, senior vice-president and global head of research at Gartner, says the currency appreciation in the dollar has caused IT investment to drop this year.

  • Students at Royce Hall on the UCLA campus in Los Angeles.

    Hey, college freshmen—your job search starts now! Here five job-search tips from Accenture's David Smith to get employed right out of college.

  • Accenture reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings and revenue, helped by strong demand in North America.

  • Republican presidential candidates (L-R) Ben Carson, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Donald Trump participate in the presidential debate hosted by FOX News and Facebook at the Quicken Loans Arena August 6, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio.

    Presidential candidates draft experts to help them learn about complex issues. CEOs can do the same, says Alexander Saint-Amand.

  • This consulting company's commitment to firm culture, training, compensation and work-life balance were crucial factors.

  • The growing trend for freelance consultants

    Daniel Callaghan, founder and CEO of MBA & Co, explains how his company connects businesses with consultants on demand.

  • This start-up wants to disrupt the consulting space

    Bridget Loudon, CEO of Expert360, introduces the Sydney-based start-up which helps to connect top-level consultants to clients around the world.

  • Accenture raised its revenue forecast for fiscal 2015 after contract wins helped it post better-than-expected first-quarter earnings and revenue.

  • Indian retailers are struggling to keep up online as e-commerce garner large investments.

  • On the best jobs list, STEM careers dominate—High-five, math and science guys!—and the worst can be summed up in one word: Timber!

  • Eight out of 10 US workers are stressed out. Can you guess why: Don't make enough money? Annoying co-workers? All of the above?

  • PwC strikes deal to buy Booz

    Bob Moritz, PricewaterhouseCoopers chairman and senior partner, discusses the company's plan to boost its consulting business by extending its global reach.

  • Vikram Pandit

    Vikram Pandit, the former Citigroup chief executive who was ousted in 2012, is launching a new consulting firm called TGG, WSJ reported.