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Baker's Dozen

Thirteen, as opposed to a "normal" dozen, which is 12. The term may have originated as a practice among medieval bakers to avoid false charges of cheating their customers.
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The complete Enterprise FAO Bakers Dozen listing can be found in the January/February 2008 issue of FAO Today magazine, or online at http://www.
RISING TO THE OCCASION Bakers Dozen workers Sarah Griffiths and Michelle Clarke are going to the Echo Christmas party.
The RPO Bakers Dozen ranking is published annually by HRO Today magazine.
Each year, the magazine compiles three lists - Enterprise Bakers Dozen, Global Leaders and Leading Project/On Demand Providers - based on surveys completed by human resources executives currently utilizing RPO services.
While previously appearing on the Global Leaders list, this is the first time CDI has been named to the coveted Bakers Dozen which is considered by HRO Today to be the "flagship product of the survey" singling out the "top providers in RPO".
This is their first year on the Enterprise Bakers Dozen but we expect to see them consistently in the future.