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2014-09-16 23:02:55

Respected Experts Contributing to ProExam’s Research on Non-Cognitive Assessment NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Professional Examination Service, the most experienced organization in professional licensure and certification services, today announced that Carolyn MacCann, Ph.D., and Prof. Dr. Ralf Schulze have joined the organization’s Center for Innovative Assessments as visiting scholars. They will work with ProExam Vice President and Chief Scientist Rich Roberts, Ph.D., in...

2014-09-11 12:21:03

LONDON, September 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Car Sales & The Art of War is a unique and revolutionary approach to achieving a Corporate Culture capable of exceeding and sustaining all key commercial and social responsibility ambitions. Our research began with an enquiry from an Automotive manufacturer/dealer which gave rise to a range of questions stimulated by prevailing market practises, industry standard benchmarks and pertinent Key Performance Indicators (KPI's)....

2014-09-05 16:20:19

LONDON, September 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Car manufacturers and dealers are on the cusp of reporting the 'best year' since the start of the 2008 banking crisis and the biggest sustained period of growth for a decade; the challenge now is to find and develop new ways to maintain and build on it. As with many things these days, the Tech Industry has a solution; not from their microprocessors and computers, but from their corporate culture. Corporate Culture, at...

2014-09-03 08:39:33

Authority will focus on government, higher education and business customers. BLOOMINGTON, Ill., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaggle announced today that it has created a new division called Authority, which will focus on the company's expansion into new markets. Authority will provide cloud-based products to government, higher education and commercial customers. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140902/142241 "Our experience working with school districts provides us a great...

2014-08-31 23:00:17

FlexJobs, a leading job service to help job-seekers find telecommute, part-time, and flexible employment, has won 2014 When Work Works Award for fostering a healthy workplace environment and work flexibility in its own company. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 FlexJobs has been honored with the 2014 When Work Works Award for its use of effective workplace strategies for creating a work environment dedicated to both increasing business success as well as employee success. When Work...

2014-08-28 23:13:00

PeopleKeys has released the results of a new study showing that employee job satisfaction in the healthcare industry has a direct impact on the quality of care offered to patients. Boardman, OH (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 In the healthcare industry, there is one primary question that hospitals and private practices struggle with: How can the overall quality of patient care be improved? A new multi-year study of the healthcare industry tackles this question, and has collected data that shows...

2014-08-28 08:31:14

LONDON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Achievers, the only true cloud Employee Success Platform(TM), today announced the appointment of Eric Allen as Managing Director, EMEA. Based in London, Allen is responsible for leading the company's business in EMEA and growing market share for Achievers' Employee Success Platform - the industry's most powerful solution for engaging, aligning, and recognizing employees. Allen brings leadership experience in enterprise solutions and has held...

2014-08-28 08:24:48

APA survey links employee recognition to satisfaction, motivation and work effort WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Labor Day is a celebration of American workers and the contributions they have made to the well-being of the country. As we mark Labor Day's 120(th) year as a federal holiday, only about half of the U.S. workforce (51 percent) say they feel valued by their employer, more than a third (36 percent) haven't received any form of recognition in the last year and...

2014-08-21 08:34:02

More than 500 people expected to attend Achiever's fifth annual user conference SAN FRANCISCO and TORONTO, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Achievers, the only true cloud Employee Success Platform(TM), today announced its fifth annual Achievers Customer Experience (ACE) 2014, North America's leading employee engagement conference. More than 500 people are expected to attend ACE and experience inspiring keynotes by industry luminaries including, leadership expert and bestselling author,...

2014-08-12 23:11:39

The latest figures show that incidents of self-harm and self-injury are on the rise. With almost 30 years of experience in clinical psychology, Dr. Joanne Wendt is offering timely coping tips for those who suffer with this disorder. San Diego, California (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 The latest research on incidents of self-harm and self-injury shows that they are on the rise around the world. Experts believe that some people turn to this behavior as a way to deal with depression, stress...


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Ethology
2013-09-30 13:43:45

Ethology, a sub-topic of zoology, is the study of animal behavior that focuses on behavior in natural settings, as opposed to behaviourism, which focuses on the behavior of animals in laboratory settings. The term “ethology” is based off the Greek word ethos, which means character. It was first made popular in 1902 by William Morton Wheeler, an American myrmecologist, but the term was actually suggested by John Stuart Mill in 1843 for use in associationistic psychology. Ethology can also...

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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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