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2014-02-19 08:30:46

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New research from Aon Hewitt, the global talent, retirement and health business of Aon plc (NYSE: AON), shows that the majority of employers plan to continue sponsoring health benefits for active employees and retirees, but will change the way those benefits are managed and delivered in the coming years. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100719/AQ37264LOGO) According to Aon Hewitt's soon-to-be-released Health Care Survey of...

2014-02-04 12:33:11

MUMBAI and DALLAS, February 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aegis Limited, a global outsourcing and technology services company announced today that it has been honored with the prestigious 'Best Employer- India 2013' award by Aon Hewitt. Aon Hewitt, the global talent, retirement and health solutions business of Aon plc announced its 2013 India's Best Employers Study results in New Delhi, India, honoring the most progressive employers which have created workplaces of choice....

2013-09-18 23:27:37

Theonera Inc., a full service human resources consulting firm, today announced its new human resources consulting service catering to growing and small businesses that lack a human resources division. Waterloo,Ontario (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Theonera Inc., a full service human resources consulting firm, today announced its new, comprehensive human resources consulting service catering to growing and small businesses that lack a human resources division. Theonera Inc. works with...

2012-04-21 23:01:31

The growing importance HR services to business has helped the industry weather through the recession. Still, the high number of business closures, low corporate profit and high unemployment rates have significantly slowed spending on HR consulting services, which are often nondiscretionary. The industry is forecast to turn around, though, as the economy and business activity pick up. Operators will look to expand to emerging economies for new growth opportunities as competition from other...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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