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Do Women Need To ‘Man Up’ For Male-dominated Fields?
2014-08-11 03:20:54

Michigan State University Women applying for a job in male-dominated fields should consider playing up their masculine qualities, indicates new research by Michigan State University scholars that’s part of a series of studies on bias in the hiring process. In a laboratory experiment, women who described themselves using masculine-like traits (assertive, independent, achievement oriented) were evaluated as more fitting for the job than those who emphasized female-like traits (warmth,...

2014-07-15 23:01:55

101 Mobility North Georgia co-owner Garol Orr is ready to help seniors age in place as a Certified Aging in Place Specialist. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 101 Mobility North Georgia celebrates a new distinction for co-owner Garol Orr as a Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS). The CAPS designation further identifies Garol as an expert in the field of aging-in-place, specifically in regards to modifying and remodeling homes to fit the needs of the aging and disabled. Aging in...

2014-07-03 23:01:26

Chalfant Eckert Publishing Company's new book release is the only book that exposes the sheer magnitude of who is murdering people age 60 and older in America, how they are getting away with it, and how to stop the epidemic. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 AGEISM ACTIVISM: Deadly Secrets Revealed That Could Save Your Life, is a critical guide, an eyeopener that arms every baby boomer and senior citizen, over 100 million of them, with the essential facts to keep themselves safe from...

2014-05-01 23:15:26

Industry’s most widely used web-based long-term care platform will manage older Americans Act Requirements Statewide. Reston, VA (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Harmony Information Systems, Inc., the industry’s leading provider of cloud-based long-term care software, announced today that the Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS) has selected Harmony to deliver a National Aging Program Information System (NAPIS) tracking system for the Division of Aging and Adult Services (DAAS). MDHS...

2014-01-22 23:30:09

Digital health, caregiving tools, portals and wearables are good news for seniors, caregivers and their families. Aging in Place Technology Watch, led by founder and industry veteran Laurie M. Orlov, delivers its 2014 update to its landmark research, the Market Overview of Technology for Aging in Place. Port St Lucie, FL (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Baby boomers have changed every other market they touch – and they are propelling the market of technology for boomers and seniors, families...

2014-01-07 23:29:17

The book Parent Power: The Key to America's Prosperity reveals that the hidden prejudice and discrimination of ageism are destructive forces in abusive families and in our society. The consequences for young citizens and taxpayers are far more egregious than for ageism experienced by the elderly. Madison, Wisconsin (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 Prejudice and discrimination based on age-ageism-is generally regarded as directed against vulnerable elderly persons. In his book Parent Power:...

2013-12-18 23:27:14

Career Confidential’s timely webinar for older job seekers facing age bias in their job searches is being held tomorrow. Apply the tips and workarounds to be more effective in job searches. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Career Confidential’s complimentary webinar being aired tomorrow will help older job seekers beat ageism in the job market— Five Tips to Beating Ageism for Job Searchers. With a struggling economy and too many experienced job searchers in need of new careers,...

2013-12-14 23:02:27

Middle-aged and older job seekers having trouble navigating the sometimes harsh job market need to attend Career Confidential’s complimentary webinar. This webinar will help with confidence building and specific ways to beat ageism; will be presented December 19th. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) December 14, 2013 Career Confidential is hosting a complimentary webinar on December 19th called 5 Simple Tips to Beating Ageism For Job Searchers. Peggy McKee, Career Confidential’s own career coach...


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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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