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2014-07-16 23:08:30

B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated exclusively to healthcare providers, has been retained to lead a national chief operating officer search for Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton, Ill. The top executive search firm in the healthcare industry, B. E. Smith has recently placed more than 900 healthcare executives into organizations. LENEXA, Kan. (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated exclusively to...

2014-07-16 23:06:21

Ninety-three percent of students and recent graduates think universities should incorporate more career-oriented curriculum; 79% of employers consider nontraditional credentials (certifications, open courseware, digital badges) when evaluating candidates. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Internships.com, the world’s largest internships marketplace, and General Assembly, the leading educational institution offering instruction and opportunity in technology, business and design,...

2014-07-16 23:05:24

Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association and Psychiatric Rehabilitation Foundation Install 2013-2014 Board of Directors. The full boards for PRA and PRF convened last month at the Recovery Workforce Summit: PRA 2014 Annual Conference in Baltimore, Maryland. McLean, VA (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 The Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (PRA) and Psychiatric Rehabilitation Foundation (PRF) are proud to announce their 2014-2015 Board of Directors. Dori Hutchinson, ScD, CPRP, Director of Services,...

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 23:01:15

HealthSmart’s Growing National Presence Strengthened by Talented Leadership Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 HealthSmart, the largest independent provider of managed care solutions for self‐funded employers across the country, today announced that Thomas (Tom) L. Kelly has been appointed Chief Executive Officer. Kelly, who brings more than 30 years of experience in healthcare administration and finance to HealthSmart, will become CEO effective August 4, 2014. “We are very...

2014-07-16 16:23:36

SOUTHWEST RANCHES, Fla., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bankers Healthcare Group, a leading provider of innovative financing solutions for healthcare professionals, has been named one of the 100 top earning Hispanic-owned companies by HispanicBusiness.com. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100301/NY62435LOGO "The companies on the HispanicBusiness 100 have reached a level that sets them apart from the rest, and deserve to be recognized as such," writes research supervisor, Michael...

2014-07-16 16:21:04

HALIFAX, July 16, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ -The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today addressed participants at the Women in Transportation Roundtable about the integral role that women play in Canada's transportation industry. Minister Raitt spoke to women from transportation-related industries in Atlantic Canada about the benefits of developing a sustainable, skilled workforce in the transportation sector, and the need for more women to be front and centre, at every level...

2014-07-16 12:32:08

ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The number of IT jobs grew 0.3 percent sequentially last month to 4,664,800, according to TechServe Alliance, the national trade association of the IT & Engineering Staffing and Solutions industry. On a year-over-year basis, IT employment has grown by 3.2% since June 2013 adding 144,200 IT workers. Engineering jobs grew again in June, up 0.3 percent sequentially to 2,506,300. On a year-over-year basis, engineering...

2014-07-16 12:29:06

New Three-Year Contract Increases Wages, Benefits For 4,000 Teamsters WASHINGTON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An overwhelming majority of Teamster local unions that represent pipeline construction workers in the United States voted in favor of a new three-year contract, the Teamsters Union announced today. The contract covers about 4,000 Teamsters. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO "Our pipeline workers will benefit from the improved wages, benefits and other...

2014-07-16 12:27:55

ASHLAND, Ore., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent study by an insurance industry trade organization found that a big reason people don't understand insurance is that insurance people don't use "authentic language" in their communications. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140716/127620Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140716/127621 "These study results probably come as no surprise to anyone," says James Whitaker, publisher, Smart's Publishing. "But that's...

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2010-11-17 16:16:49

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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  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
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