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Survey: The Show Must Go On
As Holidays Fall Mid-Week

December 20, 2013

Christmas and New Year’s fall on Wednesdays in 2013-14, prompting some employers to offer less generous holiday schedules than in 2012-13, according to Bloomberg BNA’s latest annual survey of employers’ year-end holiday plans. Still, more than half of the responding employers have scheduled at least three paid days off for … MORE

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A Time To Give Back

December 20, 2013

The “Best of Bloomberg” volunteer program began in 1997 as a way for employees to be good corporate citizens and give their time and talents to the community. In the wake of the September 11, 2001, attacks in New York and Washington, D.C., Bloomberg launched the “Best of Bloomberg” Holiday … MORE

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41 Stories We Wish
We Had Written

December 20, 2013

Bloomberg Businessweek has just posted its First Annual Jealousy List, a compilation of great pieces of journalism from other news outlets published in 2013 that left the magazine staff “sick with resentment.” Forty-three writers and editors picked their 41 favorite stories, and one book, of the past year from 25 … MORE

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Our new Chief Risk & Compliance Officer

December 19, 2013

In an age of heightened concern over cybersecurity and privacy, companies have never faced a more complex set of challenges around risk, compliance and information management. The companies that succeed in understanding and responding to these challenges will be those that constantly take a forward-looking approach and strive to set … MORE

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Economic Development, Trade and Employment, at the Bloomberg Enterprise
Technology Summit in London.

Bloomberg Enterprise Technology Summit

December 18, 2013

The Bloomberg Enterprise Technology Summit was held on Dec. 10 at Level 39 in London’s Canary Wharf. The London event, now in its third year, didn’t focus on which pipes and platforms will win the heart of the enterprise business. Instead, conversation reflected the more strategic role that many CIOs … MORE

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Compliance Made Easy: Introducing the Bloomberg Compliance Center, CMPC

December 17, 2013

Bloomberg pioneered one of the first private messaging systems in the early 1990s. Today, Bloomberg subscribers send between 15 and 20 million instant messages – and 200 million emails – every day. Recently, there has been discussion around the use of chat rooms, and our clients have expressed interest in … MORE

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Bloomberg Tops Movember Leaderboard

December 16, 2013

Last month, Bloomberg’s global network of employees were invited to “Mo”bilize for Men’s Health and join the firm’s first companywide campaign to support Movember, a month-long fundraising and awareness-building effort to combat prostate and testicular cancer. Unique events and fundraising opportunities included pop-up barbershops and photo stations across Bloomberg offices … MORE