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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...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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