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Creative Activities Outside Of Work Can Improve Job

Creative Activities Outside Of Work Can Improve Job Performance

San Francisco State University Out-of-office pursuits can boost areas such as problem solving, helping others, study finds Employees who pursue creative activities outside of work may find that these activities boost their performance on the...

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2014-04-17 12:26:35

LUTZ, Fla., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Employers looking to evaluate reasoning ability and problem-solving skills in job candidates have a new tool when making hiring decisions--the Test of General Reasoning Ability(TM) (TOGRA(TM)). Written by respected author Cecil R. Reynolds, PhD, the TOGRA is ideal for use in human resources and selection environments as it can be administered in a group setting, saving precious evaluation and decision-making time. Requiring just 16 minutes...

2014-04-17 12:26:02

New Workopolis report reveals greater employee turnover, multiple career paths, and tips for breaking through the 11-second resume scan TORONTO, April 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Canadians are spending less and less time in their jobs, with only 30 per cent staying at any one job for more than four years, compared to 60 per cent in 2002, according to the latest THINKOPOLIS report from Workopolis. In addition to shorter tenure times we're also changing jobs more frequently; 48 per cent of...

2014-04-17 08:33:16

WASHINGTON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Creating IT Futures Foundation and Per Scholas are expanding their collaboration to bring free technology education and job placement opportunities to more unemployed and underemployed adults in the National Capital Region. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/75669 The two non-profit organizations have brought their IT-Ready program to a new location in Silver Spring, Md., providing local residents with opportunities...

2014-04-17 08:32:05

Social and Mobile Recruitment Provider to Use Funding to Fuel Continued Global Expansion SAN FRANCISCO, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Work4, the global leader in social and mobile recruiting, has raised $7 million in Series B funding, bringing total funds raised to $18 million. Lead investor Serena Capital joins Matrix Partners in backing Work4, with Managing Partner Xavier Lorphelin joining the Board of Directors. This new funding will be used to fuel Work4's continued expansion in the...

2014-04-17 08:28:16

BOCA RATON, Fla., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical Staffing Network Healthcare, LLC (MSN), has released its 2014 Pharmacy Career Resolutions Infographic, a visual display of the New Year's resolutions pharmacy professionals have made regarding their career. The infographic, which consists of data collected from more than 200 pharmacy professionals, also uncovers the top factors that would motivate a pharmacist to make a job transition in 2014....

2014-04-17 08:27:56

Rapidly growing primary care leader expanding to new markets, fueled by employer demand for an affordable care delivery solution SAN FRANCISCO, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One Medical Group, the fastest-growing primary care system in the country, today announced that it has raised $40 million of growth capital to expand to new markets and meet the critical needs of employers for an affordable care delivery solution. The round was led by Redmile Group, with participation from...

2014-04-17 08:26:42

Findings Provide Insights for Employers Seeking to Hire and Retain Top Millennial Talent BOSTON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ConnectEDU, a technology company helping guide student transitions from school to career, today released the results of its annual 25 Best Places to Work for Recent Grads survey. This comprehensive list is made up of employers from across the country that have demonstrated excellence in recruiting, training, and retaining young professionals....

2014-04-17 08:26:12

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Four out of five companies can testify that onboarding new hires leads to such positives as higher job satisfaction, better job performance, greater commitment to the organization, and stress reduction. According to the author of a new book on business trends, many companies are now doing the same for existing employees, a process called inboarding. "Inboarding is really just an extension of the idea of onboarding. There is no reason to...

2014-04-17 08:25:32

Positive Role Models Are Helping Youth in High-risk Situations Across America ROCKVILLE, Md., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodwill is enhancing its successful national youth mentoring program in an effort to assist more youth in high-risk situations to make better life choices. At this critical moment, with high youth unemployment discouraging many teens, young people need positive role models who show them that they can indeed succeed....

2014-04-16 23:13:56

In response to a significant backlog of secured contract work on both the site contracting and materials segments of their business platform, Haines & Kibblehouse, Inc. (H&K) and The H&K Group Family of Companies held an extremely successful, multi-divisional Job Fair on Saturday, March 8, 2014. Skippack, PA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 In response to a significant backlog of secured contract work on both the site contracting and materials segments of their business platform, Haines...


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Captain Kathryn Hire is a NASA astronaut who has flown aboard two Space Shuttle missions. She was born Kathryn Patricia Hire on August 26, 1959 in Mobile, Alabama. She graduated from Murphy High School in 1977, and went on to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering and Management from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1981. After earning her Naval Flight Officer wings in October 1982, Hire she carried out worldwide airborne oceanographic research missions with Oceanographic Development...

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