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2009-06-11 06:00:00

Acquisition Provides Attractive Entry into Online Healthcare Recruiting Services NEW YORK, June 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dice Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: DHX), a leading provider of specialized career websites for professional communities, today announced it has completed the purchase of substantially all of the assets of AllHealthcareJobs.com, a leading online career site dedicated to matching healthcare professionals with available career opportunities. "Today, Dice gains a successful...

2009-06-02 07:00:00

Three in four companies have scaled back hiring plans for the next six months NEW YORK, June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The country's gatekeepers to new job creation are standing pat on making hires for the remainder of 2009, finds Dice Holdings' mid-year survey of hiring managers and recruiters. In fact, Dice Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: DHX), a leading provider of specialized career websites for professional communities, finds that 74 percent of recruiters and hiring managers have scaled back...

2009-05-25 13:11:13

A New Jersey woman broke the world record for shooting dice by throwing the bones 154 times before she sevened out, casino officials said. The Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City said Pat DeMauro, of Morris County, bought into the craps game for $100 Saturday and held the dice for four hours and 18 minutes, besting the the three-hour, six-minute world record that has stood unchallenged since May 28, 1989, The Press of Atlantic City reported Monday. DeMauro said the record-breaking...

2009-05-11 15:20:42

A Connecticut college is offering a non-credit course for students interested in becoming experts on the complicated dice game craps. Nino Nistri, 68, who is teaching the course at Manchester Community College, said he has been gambling since the age of 11 and has been instructing people on the rules and language of craps since 2000, the Hartford (Conn.) Courant reported Monday. Nistri said the game can be daunting for an observing novice. People are winning on '7,' losing on '7,' chips are...

2009-04-07 15:00:00

NEW YORK, April 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dice Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: DHX) today announced it will host a conference call to discuss first quarter 2009 financial results on Thursday, April 23, 2009 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. Hosting the call will be Scot W. Melland, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Michael P. Durney, Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer. A press release with first quarter 2009 financial results will be issued prior to the...

2009-01-21 07:00:00

IT Workers Say Updating Skills is Top Priority for 2009   NEW YORK, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Technology professionals are seeing a spike in salary increases despite a recessionary economy, according to the 2008-09 Annual Salary Survey from Dice, the leading career site for technology and engineering professionals. Gathering the responses of more than 19,000 technology workers between August and November 2008, Dice tracked a 4.6 percent increase in average pay from the previous year to...

2008-12-03 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Two-thirds of U.S. employers and recruiters plan to scale back hiring plans over the next six months, according to a new survey. One-third of companies believe that layoffs are likely. Those are some of the results of a survey from Dice Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: DHX) of hiring companies and recruiters. The more-than 1,000 respondents, drawn from a wide variety of industries, paint a picture of a job market for professionals that has deteriorated...

2008-06-16 21:00:24

By Carl E. Feather, Star Beacon, Ashtabula, Ohio Jun. 16--The picture of the pediatric cancer patient moved Cindy Rennick to action. Rennick, bartender at Degees II, 2055 Lake Ave., said she felt compelled to raise money for Gianna Matrisciano and her family, Tyler and Jennifer, after seeing the little girl's photo. "I don't know her at all," Rennick says of Gianna. "But she is absolutely beautiful and I felt this is something I needed to do." Rennick says the picture and Gianna's...


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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'