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2014-07-21 12:26:50

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The abrupt layoffs of 300 employees of Lamar Construction without notice; and according to various news reports, without their last week of pay is a callous reminder of the disregard some contractors have for their work force. According to Ironworkers North Central States District Council President Colin Millard, "The Ironworkers union is working with solid contractors who have positions immediately available for these laid...

2014-07-21 08:24:38

HOUSTON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Half of hiring managers in the energy industry plan to hire more oil and gas professionals in the next six months as compared to the first half of the year, according to a semi-annual hiring survey from Rigzone, the leading online resource for oil and gas information, data and talent recruitment. That's a slight tick down from the start of 2014 when 53 percent of hiring managers said they planned to increase hiring. While more hiring is on the...

2014-07-17 23:06:35

SkillSurvey session to focus on predictive hiring Wayne, PA (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 SkillSurvey Inc., the leading provider of confidential, science-based reference assessments that help employers make better hiring decisions, will be hosting a session entitled “Predictive Hiring: A New Approach to Finding Candidates Who Will Succeed in Your Organization,” featuring Nationwide Children’s Hospital, at the 2014 HR Star Conference in Cleveland, Ohio on July 24. “HR professionals now...

2014-07-16 23:01:46

New research by WIEGO highlights the important economic contribution of home-based workers, the impact of city infrastructure and services on home-based workers' productivity, and the difficult bargaining position of home-based workers within global value chains. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 New research released today highlights the important economic contribution of home-based workers, challenges the common assumption that home-based work is not linked to the formal economy,...

2014-07-16 08:30:24

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Workers Freedom Coalition has dedicated the past 2 years to helping workers and their families with the issues they have endured while employed at Lamar Construction. Lamar employees have been subjected to wage theft, unsafe working conditions, the lack of safety training, and abuse on the job site. Lamar Construction dealt the final blow to its workforce last Wednesday when they closed their doors with absolutely no...

2014-07-16 08:25:16

Best-selling author Rosalene Glickman, Ph.D. and Fortune 50 CEO Richard Guha optimize corporate valuations by giving every employee $100,000 LOS ANGELES, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International best-selling author of Optimal Thinking, Rosalene Glickman, Ph.D. and former Fortune 50 President, Richard Guha have a new solution for maximizing revenue and value growth by addressing income inequality: giving every employee $100,000 upon the completion of a top-to-bottom optimization....

2014-07-15 23:09:49

Video Job Applications Become the New Norm with World Alliance for Retail Excellence & Standards Platform Powered by JobOn Lanham, MD (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 The World Alliance for Retail Excellence & Standards today announced the launch of TheRetailRecruiter.org - a new online and mobile service that allows retail job applicants to submit a video interview to potential employers demonstrating how their personality and enthusiasm makes them the best fit for a job. Based on a...

2014-07-15 23:09:19

Is it possible to predict success and hire the right candidate for the job the first time? A new survey of Human Resource Managers says yes, but not using traditional methods. (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 When it comes to business, it’s all about people – having the right people in the right place is the difference between success and failure. A good hire will stimulate positive growth, increase productivity, and boost morale. A bad hire can throw the entire organization off track, costing...

2014-07-15 23:04:50

An industry leader in personal chef and private party catering services has launched a new service that makes it possible for anyone to create personalized dining experiences, the same way that award-winning chefs do. London, UK (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 According to a recent study by VoucherCodes.co.uk, when it comes to eating out Londoners spend the most, whereas people in the North East in Newcastle spend more on groceries, and thanks to a new service by At Your Table, people across the UK...

2014-07-15 16:27:03

Employees in this sector indicate high interest in near-future job changes ATLANTA, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Employees in the U.S. biotech and pharma industries express significant interest in accepting or seeking out a new employment offer, according to a new Randstad Pharma Engagement Study released today. The study reveals that within the next six months one-half (51%) of biotech/pharma workers are likely to seek out a job in a different company or organization, as compared to 38...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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