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Getting-By Girls Straddle Gap Between Academic Winners And

'Getting-By Girls' Straddle Gap Between Academic Winners And Losers

Yasmin Anwar, Media Relations, UC Berkeley Everyone notices the academic superstars and failures, but what about the tens of millions of American teens straddling these two extremes? A new UC Berkeley study has spotlighted a high school...

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2014-08-22 16:20:34

Minister Leitch congratulates parties on reaching an agreement to end the work stoppage OTTAWA, Aug. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, today congratulated Unifor Local 114 and Cascade Aerospace Inc. on successfully reaching a new collective agreement. This agreement covers approximately 450 employees working at the Abbotsford, British Columbia plant, whose previous collective agreement expired on March...

2014-08-21 23:15:36

This is the third consecutive year Magellan has qualified as one of the fastest-growing staffing firms by SIA and the first year making the Top 10 List. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Today, Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA), a global advisor on contingent work known for its independent and objective understandings, released a list of the 2014 fastest-growing U.S. staffing and talent engagement firms. Magellan Search & Staffing ranked seventh in 2014 with a 54.1 percent...

2014-08-21 23:13:32

Head over to booth #631 for an in-depth look at Spark Hire’s video interviewing platform! Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Title: Spark Hire to Showcase Its Robust Video Interviewing Solutions at the California HR Conference Description: Head over to booth #631 for an in-depth look at Spark Hire’s video interviewing platform! Spark Hire (http://www.sparkhire.com), the world’s fastest growing video interviewing company, will display its cost-effective platform at the California HR...

2014-08-21 23:13:15

HRemploymentScreening.com, a top provider of national background check services recently launched several new pre-employment screening resource pages on its website which include United States demographic information, industrial employment data, health insurance information and employment data. Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 In an effort to continue to improve the quality of its site and its commitment to customer service, HRemploymentScreening.com recently launched four new...

2014-08-21 23:10:16

Gourmet ready-to-eat food distributor on track to save $100,000 while meeting national recruiting and hiring goals. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 SmartRecruiters, the company that empowers the new way of hiring, today announced that its next generation cloud hiring platform is being used by Handmade Real Foods (HRF) to scale its recruiting and hiring efforts across the U.S. The SmartRecruiters platform has allowed the ready-to-eat food distributor to source candidates more...

2014-08-21 23:06:09

TalentCircles offers candidate engagement and recruiting technology to connect recruiters with job seekers anywhere and at any time via their mobile device. (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 TalentCircles© Inc., whose mission is to transform recruiting, has completed yet another major accomplishment: Mobile interaction. Recently recognized by CIO Review among the Top 20 Most Promising HR Technology Solution Providers of 2014, TalentCircles is now a comprehensive interactive talent engagement...

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,...

2014-08-20 23:12:05

Top Echelon Contracting’s latest Contracting Corner edition asks “Is Your Firm at the Mercy of the Economy?” and gives recruiters practical advice on how to take control of their future. This edition of the newsletter was recently published and mailed to over 12,000 recruiters. Canton, Ohio (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 In a notoriously tough industry, the latest Contracting Corner newsletter lays out a map to help recruiters succeed despite the uncertain economy. Published quarterly by...

2014-08-20 23:02:38

New infographic presented by EmLogis shows a graphic look at the effects of 8, 10, or 12 hour shift schedules on law enforcement agencies. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 EmLogis, a leading provider of automated employee scheduling software, today announced the release of a law enforcement shift scheduling infographic. Based on the results of the “The Shift Length Experiment” study conducted by The Police Foundation, the infographic presents an easy-to-read graphic view of the...

2014-08-20 08:23:13

JOHANNESBURG, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Atlatsa Resources Corporation ("Atlatsa" or the "Company") (TSX, NYSE MKT, JSE: ATL) is pleased to announce that Bokoni Platinum Mines (Proprietary) Limited ("Bokoni Mine") has reached a two-year wage agreement with its recognised labour union bodies, the National Union of Mineworkers ("NUM"), Togetherness Amalgamated Workers Union of South Africa ("TAWUSA") and United Association of South Africa ("UASA") in relation to their respective...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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