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Resources for Career Transitioning

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On recent discussions, many of you noted that the most frustrating parts of a career transition is your resume. No matter how big of a career move you're looking to make, your resume has to convince the hiring manager you're up for the challenge. For those of you looking to increase your resume response rate and get more interviews, we are happy to share several exclusive benefits from Ivy Exec, our Career Support Partner.


Added by GlobalRiskCommunity on May 18, 2011 at 1:50pm — No Comments

Profile Technologies Inc files for Bankruptcy

The news on linkstates on May 10, 2011 that Profile Technologies, Inc. (OTC: PRTK) announced that it filed on May 9, 2011 for a voluntary petition for relief under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code ("Bankruptcy Code") in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York ("Bankruptcy Court").

In the following… Continue

Added by modeFinance on May 16, 2011 at 6:46pm — No Comments

When it comes to perspective numbers lie


Added by Martin Davies on May 16, 2011 at 8:46am — No Comments

The Operational Risk Framework Check List

Have you really got your companies operational risk framework in check? …


Added by Martin Davies on May 14, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments

modeFinance Overview April 2011

Starting from today it is possible to download (link) the overview about all ratings evaluated by modeFinance during April 2011.
During this month modeFinance evaluted 403'974 companies in 98 countries.

Added by modeFinance on May 13, 2011 at 11:14am — No Comments

Managing oil prices is all about preserving margins

Managing oil prices is all about preserving margins - which airlines are doing it right?

In volatile commodity markets, a firms ability to profit comes down to one thing; the capability a business has to control the transference of market volatility to margin…

Added by Martin Davies on May 9, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

Interview with Michael Fadil, SVP, Corporate Risk Management at SunTrust Bank

In the wake of the financial crisis, banks are thinking more strategically than ever before about how to maximize value from their risk management programs. Risk Management has emerged as the clear choice for banks that want to gain a more advanced risk view and utilize the benefits of ERM to improve business performance in both the short and long term.

Michael Fadil, SVP, Corporate Risk Management at SunTrust Bank is a speaker at the upcoming Enterprise Risk Management in the… Continue

Added by Michele Westergaard on May 6, 2011 at 5:33pm — 1 Comment


According to Wikipedia, “Best practices can also be defined as the most efficient (least amount of effort) and effective (best results) way of accomplishing a task, based on repeatable procedures that have proven themselves over time for large numbers of people.”

There are best practices for identifying and mitigating reputation risk in different types of companies as well as best practices for managing reputation as an asset. Please note that not every environment or every company is…


Added by Deon Binneman on May 3, 2011 at 4:42pm — No Comments


The word "insulation" means to protect. This article is will be valuable for any Reputation manager, PR professional, Risk manager and Corporate Affairs executive.

Numerous studies including the Corporate Risk Barometer survey conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit a few years ago; have shown that the most significant issues facing business today are; reputation risk (defined as the threat of any event that can damage a company's reputation) and…


Added by Deon Binneman on May 3, 2011 at 4:36pm — 1 Comment

Redesign of my blog - Deon Binneman on Managing Reputation

When you have a moment - please check out my redesigned blog - - Do you like it?



Added by Deon Binneman on May 3, 2011 at 11:41am — No Comments

FSB - Progress on Strengthening Financial Stability

Progress on implementing the G20 Seoul resolve for strengthening global financial stability has recently been reported as being on track.…


Added by Martin Davies on May 3, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

Raser Technologies Files for Bankruptcy

Raser Technologies Inc., based in Provo, is a US - based public company engaged in geothermal power development and technology licensing. According to the news published on April the 29th, the company goes bankrupt (link). Check modeFinance Credit Report (… Continue

Added by modeFinance on May 2, 2011 at 1:09pm — No Comments

How do you audit a risk management program?

With so many risk management standards and government regulations out there that require risk assessments, how should internal audit evaluate the effectiveness of your organization’s risk management program?  How would you apply any one of these frameworks to an audit?  How do you meet the reporting requirements of so many external stakeholders from regulators to investors…


Added by Steven Minsky on April 29, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

5 Reasons to put ERM tools on your GRC shortlist

If you’re considering automating your governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) program there are dozens of choices out there and choosing the one that’s best for your program can be challenging.

While many tools out there can document controls and test compliance, managing enterprise-wide governance, risk, and compliance is about much more.  It’s about adding…


Added by Steven Minsky on April 25, 2011 at 3:30pm — 4 Comments

Nassim Taleb & Richard Herring - The Black Swan Debate

Black swans or to be precise, living with them is an interesting discussion that Nassim Taleb and Richard Herring have captured and published on the internet.
There are some valid and fascinating points from this chit-chat that I believe are worthy of…

Added by Martin Davies on April 23, 2011 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

The 98th copy of POWERLINES, my Stakeholder Reputation Management Tips E-zine is now available

It contains articles:

1 - Leading Article: Your name is a Precious Commodity

2 - Thinking Quickly - A Quick Reframe

3 - Some Q & A

4 - Selected Articles of Interest & Concern

5 - Stakeholder Reputation Group on Linkedin

6 - Understanding Reputation Risk

7 - Stakeholder Engagement Social Media Style

8 - Upcoming Training & Speaking events

Access it online: -…


Added by Deon Binneman on April 22, 2011 at 9:16am — No Comments

Satelites Mexicanos bankruptcy protection

According to the news released by Reuters (link) on Wednesday, April 6, 2011; Satelites Mexicanos S.A. de C.V. (Satmex) filed for bankruptcy protection in a Delaware court. Reuters stated that in court papers, Satmex said it will raise about $325 million in new financing by issuing high yield debt. It will also raise $96.2 million of new equity through a rights issue.

Thanks to the MORE… Continue

Added by modeFinance on April 15, 2011 at 6:02pm — No Comments

How Basel III impacts counterparty risk

The purpose of the presentation is to look at some of the key hurdles for Basel III but from a counterparty risk perspective.

Key areas which have been covered include some of the following:

» Understand how new requirements of Basel III…


Added by Martin Davies on April 13, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

5 Ways to put Risk Appetite into action

An organization-wide risk appetite can be a powerful statement that gives your risk or compliance program direction.  However, like any policy, risk appetite without accompanying action is nothing more than an idea.

So how do you give your risk appetite teeth?  How do you make it an actionable guide for your…


Added by Steven Minsky on April 12, 2011 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

A presentation on how Counterparty Risk systems work

A presentation has been released by Causal Capital on how to calculate counterparty risk exposure in a bank.

The approach taken in this presentation is to look at how each department contributes to the overall framework for dimensioning Counterparty Risk measures at both a contractual and…


Added by Martin Davies on April 9, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments

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