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2014-07-23 23:22:36

Case study featuring Metro Health will highlight pathways to success when hiring contingent workers. Wayne, PA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 SkillSurvey Inc., the leading provider of confidential, science-based reference assessments that help employers make better hiring decisions, will be delivering a research presentation focused on how to improve the engagement and retention of contingent workers at the National Association for Health Care Recruitment’s IMAGE 2014 Conference being held in...

2014-07-22 16:29:42

AARP Fraud Watch Network Alerts Consumers to be Cautious of Scams and Frauds CHICAGO, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A recent investigation by the Cook County Sheriff's Department resulted in authorities busting up a fake sports and concert tickets ring that may have defrauded countless individuals in the Chicago area, and highlighted the fact that it's getting easier and easier for scammers to work online, and for consumers to fall prey to scams and frauds and lose their money....

2014-07-21 23:09:08

Anti-Harassment and Sensitivity Trainer Dr. Deena Pargman reveals Five Hot Summer Sexual Harassment Survival Strategies to keep Workplace Summertime Fun from turning into a hot Sexual Harassment mess. After fourteen years of working with people accused of sexual harassment, Dr. Deena Pargman offers practical strategies to survive the hot days of summer. ATLANTA (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Deena Pargman, Ph.D., founder and CEO of DB Pargman Consulting LLC, reveals Five Hot Summer Harassment...

2014-07-21 08:25:05

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Newfield Exploration Company (NYSE: NFX) today released its inaugural corporate responsibility report. The report highlights the Company's commitment to corporate responsibility and sustainable business practices in its areas of operations, governance, safety and environmental stewardship as well as workforce development and community support. A digital version of the report is available at www.newfield.com/CR. Newfield's...

2014-07-21 08:23:36

Company reduces GHG emissions and waste to landfill by nearly one-third and achieves milestones in responsible sourcing and sustainable packaging DENVER, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The WhiteWave Foods Company (NYSE: WWAV), the global consumer packaged food and beverage company that makes Silk®, Horizon®, International Delight®, Earthbound Farm® and Alpro® products, released its first biennial Corporate Social Responsibility report today for 2012-2013 in accordance with Global...

2014-07-15 12:26:32

Divergence between emerging and mature economies as consumers search for tangible, personal benefits in sustainable products and services LONDON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Only a third of consumers regularly consider sustainability in their purchasing decisions, according to a global study by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Havas Media RE:PURPOSE, which reveals the reasons for the disconnect between business and consumer expectations of sustainable products and services. The report, "From...

2014-07-09 12:22:48

Protiviti technology and consulting services enable companies to develop and manage a risk-based, third-party anti-corruption program that helps companies identify and respond to a wide array of corruption and reputational risks MENLO PARK, Calif., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Protiviti (www.protiviti.com), a global consulting firm, has released the Protiviti Governance Portal for Third-Party Anti-Corruption, enabling companies to develop and manage a risk-based, third-party anti-corruption...

2014-07-08 12:32:42

Government speakers to share their experience, expectations, and willingness to work with compliance community MINNEAPOLIS, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Government is descending upon the 2014 Compliance & Ethics Institute, but not for the reasons many would think. Leaders from the SEC, DOJ, FBI, NSA, and NIH won't be there just to lecture the private sector about new laws and regulations. They'll also be there to share their own experiences with compliance programs as...

2014-07-07 08:25:53

Karasek Brings Deep Experience Integrating Social Strategy, Corporate Communications and Public Affairs Programming NEW YORK, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MWW (www.mww.com), one of the top-five global independent public relations firms, today announced that Lauren Karasek has joined MWW as vice president of social media strategy in the firm's New York office. Karasek brings an established record of working with world class brands and in crafting social programs that drive influencer...

2014-07-01 16:32:30

T-Mobile Was Aware For Years that Charges Were Not Authorized by its Customers WASHINGTON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a complaint filed today, the Federal Trade Commission is charging mobile phone service provider T-Mobile USA, Inc., with making hundreds of millions of dollars by placing charges on mobile phone bills for purported "premium" SMS subscriptions that, in many cases, were bogus charges that were never authorized by its customers. The FTC alleges that...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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