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FRIDAY, DEC. 7 RochesterTraining.com—“How to Coach Your Staff to Achieve Optimal Work Performance – Day In and Day Out”—Presenter: Michael A. Knaus & Associates—$395—9 a.m. – 4 p.m.—Location TBA—Call Claire Kenney, program manager, at 263-3656 to register. The IMC Training ...

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PTI rolls out new telephony product

Performance Technologies Inc. has launched a new networking and telecommunications product. The PCI384 telecom adapter provides wide area networking and telecommunications connectivity for developers of telecom and IP telephony applications.

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Layoff anxiety, job satisfaction rise

Workers’ fears of being laid off or fired have doubled since 1999, a new Harris Interactive Inc. survey shows. The number of workers who say it is “very likely” they will lose their job has doubled from 4 percent in ...

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Federal grant to assist manufacturers

Rochester Institute of Technology’s Center for Integrated Manufacturing Studies has received a $170,000 federal grant to help small and midsize manufacturers become more competitive. CIMS will use the funds, from the U.S. Department of Commerce, to offer services at reduced ...

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Mulcahy to become Xerox chairman

Xerox Corp. president and CEO Anne Mulcahy has been elected chairman of the company. The appointment takes effect with the retirement of Chairman Paul Allaire on Jan. 1. At that time, Xerox will eliminate, at least temporarily, the president’s position, ...

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Mulcahy to become Xerox chairman

Xerox Corp. president and CEO Anne Mulcahy has been elected chairman of the document company. The board’s appointment takes effect with the retirement of Chairman Paul Allaire on Jan. 1. At that time, Xerox will eliminate, at least temporarily, the ...

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Federal grant to assist manufacturers

Rochester Institute of Technology’s Center for Integrated Manufacturing Studies has received a $170,000 federal grant to help regional manufacturers become more competitive. CIMS will use the funds, from the U.S. Department of Commerce, to offer services at reduced cost to ...

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Layoff anxiety, job satisfaction rise

Workers’ fears of being laid off or fired have doubled since 1999, a new Harris Interactive Inc. survey shows. The “Mood of the American Workforce” survey–taken in the weeks following the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks–also found U.S. workers to be ...

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PTI rolls out new telephony product

Performance Technologies Inc. has launched a new networking and telecommunications product. The PCI384 telecom adapter provides wide area networking and telecommunications connectivity for developers of telecom and IP telephony applications. The new product is suited for both public switched telephone ...

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Manufacturing declines, but pace slows

Manufacturing activity declined for the 16th straight month in November but at a slower pace than in October, a National Association of Purchasing Management report showed.

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Ad industry rebound expected in 2002

The hard-hit advertising industry is expected to see the first signs of a recovery next year, two industry forecasters predicted today. The ad industry suffered one of its worst years in 2001.

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Consumers set record pace for spending

U.S. consumers boosted their shopping at a record pace in October despite incomes being flat for a second straight month, the Commerce Department said today. Discounting and zero-percent financing by domestic carmakers spurred more spending. Consumption spending shot ahead by ...

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Israeli missiles hit Arafat’s compound

Israeli missiles slammed into Palestinian President Yasser Arafat’s helicopter compound near his headquarters in the Gaza Strip today in response to the most devastating wave of Palestinian suicide attacks in years, Reuters reported. Witnesses said the helicopter missile strike wrecked ...

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