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Looks Personality Affect Colleague Treatment
2013-08-02 11:30:04

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Responsible parents may teach their kids "don't judge a book by its cover" or "real beauty is on the inside," but those same parents may not be following their own advice when it comes to relationships in the workplace. According to a new study in the journal Human Performance, less attractive and less agreeable people tend to be the target of counterproductive work behavior (CWB), or "behavior intended to hurt the organization or...

Aggressive TV Is Making Children Mean, Anti-Social
2013-02-18 12:12:16

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online It´s safe to say television has not always been seen as an appropriate companion for children. For many years, health officials and child development experts have warned parents about the dangers of placing their children in front of the television for several hours a day. Now, new evidence has shown the question is shifting from “how much” to “which programs.” According to new studies from the...

2013-02-15 23:01:47

New article explains challenges and misconceptions of unhealthy work behavior and opportunities of Human Capital Risk Management New York, NY (PRWEB) February 15, 2013 Employers lose $50-200 billion annually thanks to employee theft, fraud, embezzlement, and vandalism. Workplace bullying is becoming a major public health concern with an estimated 71.5 million workers affected. The business costs of harmful workplace behaviors can be devastating, yet many leaders and HR professionals fail...

2012-12-20 18:57:16

Many high school students work in addition to going to school, and some argue that employment is good for at-risk youths. But a new study has found that placing juvenile offenders in jobs without ensuring that they attend school may make them more antisocial. The study, by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh, Temple University, and the University of California, Irvine, appears in the journal Child Development. While evidence suggests that working long hours during the school...

2012-09-18 23:02:54

In the Know, Inc. presents the first comprehensive turnkey solution for civility training designed exclusively for the healthcare industry. Durham, NC (PRWEB) September 18, 2012 The healthcare industry is hiding a dirty little secret and it´s making everyone sick. A pervasive culture of incivility among healthcare employees is causing dangerous medical errors, poor patient satisfaction, higher employee turnover and higher healthcare costs for everyone. In the Know, Inc. now offers the...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'