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2014-09-29 23:13:12

Training at The National Resume Writers' Association Annual Career Conference Provides Valuable Insight into New Techniques to Ensure Job Search Success Somersworth, NH (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Michelle Dumas, founder of Distinctive Career Services LLC (http://www.distinctiveweb.com), career and resume consultants for professionals and executives for nearly 20 years, has expanded her resume development skills at The National Resume Writers’ Association Annual Conference held in...

2014-09-29 23:12:42

Leading Employment and Career Site JobsWeb.com Shares Employment Trends Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 The Economic Situation report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics earlier this month revealed a net growth of 142,000 jobs for the month of August, coming in 70,000 jobs short of July’s job numbers. August’s job growth is 33% lower than July’s revised job number of +212,000 jobs, and 46.8% lower than June’s revised number (+267,000). Both the unemployment rate and...

2014-09-29 23:05:37

New video explains how EmLogis’ online employee scheduling software provides companies with insight into overtime costs and offers solutions to help reduce and control overtime expenses Houston, TX (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 EmLogis, a leading provider of automated employee scheduling software, today announced the release of a new video that explains how EmLogis can help companies gain more insight and control over their overtime spending… in other words, how companies can “tame...

2014-09-28 20:20:45

SYDNEY, Sept. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Freelancer.com has announced the biggest change yet to its mobile offering with the release of Freelancer for Android version 2.0, bringing freelancers and employers new features and tools to work anywhere, anytime and with anyone. The latest version of the Freelancer Android App allows freelancers to not only explore the thousands of new jobs posted daily, but also to communicate with their employers, bid on and accept available jobs. Employers...

2014-09-26 23:08:28

Barada Associates, Indiana’s premier provider of background screening and reference checking services, today announced the availability of Key Hire Research, a new screening methodology designed to help the leaders of today’s companies thoroughly vet candidates for their most high profile positions. (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 Barada Associates, Indiana’s premier provider of background screening and reference checking services, today announced the availability of Key Hire Research, a...

2014-09-26 12:28:04

HireVue's Digital Interview Volume Triples, Reaching Thousands Per Day, as Companies Seek Improved Candidate Experience, Recruiter Productivity and Candidate Job Fit SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HireVue, the leading digital recruiting and interaction platform provider, today revealed that thousands of interviews are being completed each day on their platform -- according to growth statistics from its fiscal first half 2014. The company found top brands across industries -...

2014-09-24 23:14:02

The nationally networked executive recruiting firm has hired a new recruiter to focus on IT placements. The firm places IT and other professionals in direct hire positions and also places contractors through the contract staffing back-office services of Top Echelon Contracting, Inc. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 The Frey Consulting Group has returned to information technology (IT) recruiting, adding a new recruiter to focus 100% on IT placements. Established in 2000, the...

2014-09-24 23:13:53

Newton launches online Bootcamps for corporate recruiters and HR Professionals. The Newton Bootcamp Program is an online educational series designed to help corporate recruiters achieve maximum results with Newton’s corporate applicant tracking system and to share innovative ways to improve recruiting processes in general with experts from the industry. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Newton, the leading provider of applicant tracking systems and hiring software for small...

2014-09-24 23:07:27

PSAs and website offer resources, tools and information to encourage businessesto consider non-traditional, qualified young adults Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Yesterday at the 10th Annual Meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) in New York City, Year Up in partnership with the Ad Council, the Employment Pathways Project, ConPRmetidos, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership, New Options Project, and Opportunity Nation launched a national campaign to help employers...

2014-09-24 23:06:59

Freelance Marketplace Speedlancer Guarantees Four Hour Tasks With Quality Results. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Australian based startup Speedlancer is introducing the first freelance and online task marketplace where time is money. Speedlancer promises that every project will be finished within four hours, taking a creative approach to a competitive space. At present, there are nearly 100 active "Speedlancers" in a range of time zones. The startup not only...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • 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.'