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2014-10-22 16:27:56

Union says members seeking guidance on protective equipment, containment policies WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees is calling on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to issue guidelines to protect public safety and law enforcement workers who are most likely to come in contact with people infected with Ebola. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131120/MM21150LOGO "CDC's guidelines for the use of personal...

2014-10-22 16:26:48

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time since July 2008, the nation's unemployment rate dropped below 6 percent. While this is welcome news for many jobseekers, Californians with disabilities continue to encounter barriers to employment. Topping the list are employer bias and unreliable or non-existent transportation. California Independent Living Centers (ILCs), such as Resources for Independence Central Valley (RICV) and Disability Resource Agency for...

2014-10-22 16:25:55

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New employee turnover can run as high as 70%.* 80% of new employee performance objectives fail to be achieved. * The result of this unwanted turnover and unrealized performance is estimated to be in the billions of dollars. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141022/153746 Skyline Group International has created Coaching for On-boarding (C4O) a new and powerful system to increase new employee retention and productivity....

2014-10-22 16:22:33

BAKERSFIELD, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mt. Poso Cogeneration Company and its partners DTE Energy Services (NYSE:DTE) and Macpherson Energy Corporation hosted an open house and media tour Wednesday for Kern County workforce development organizations and students to showcase skilled job opportunities in the energy field. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140924/148236 The event was in recognition of the second annual National Bioenergy Day, an effort by renewable...

2014-10-22 12:36:07

First in Industry to Bring Together Intelligence, Automation and Collaboration in a Single Platform to Help Companies Hire Faster Than Competitors SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gild, which powers the way companies find, engage and evaluate tech talent with data and intelligence, today launched The Gild Platform, the first end-to-end intelligent hiring platform designed to help companies across all functions and industries hire faster than their competitors. The new...

2014-10-22 12:25:28

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast California's Regional Senior Vice President, Hank Fore, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141021/153567 Fore oversees all of Comcast's operations in Northern and Central California, serving more than 2.2 million customers and managing more than 5,500 employees. Under his leadership, Comcast California was named as one of the "Best Places to...

2014-10-22 12:23:59

$20,000 Grants Provided to 10 Nonprofits and Government Organizations Throughout Northern and Central California SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its long-standing commitment to support the economic vitality of the communities it serves and increase opportunities for local job creation, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced that it would provide $20,000 grants to support the work of 10 organizations in Northern and Central...

2014-10-22 08:40:59

HORSHAM, Pa., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Astea International Inc. (NASDAQ: ATEA), the leader in service management and mobile workforce solutions announces today that an IT Services Company, in North America, has signed a cloud software-as-a-service (SaaS) contract for the Astea Alliance service management and mobile workforce platform to replace their existing service management solution, and provide additional automation capabilities that will further streamline and advance their...

2014-10-22 08:40:27

SAN LEANDRO, California, October 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Complete hiring and recruiting solution for small and medium-sized businesses - Handles the entire hiring process: creating and posting job descriptions, referrals, sourcing, scheduling interviews and compiling interview feedback TriNet [http://www.trinet.com/?utm_source=PR&utm_medium=PressRelease&utm_campaign=TBD ], a leading cloud-based provider of HR services...

2014-10-22 08:37:13

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced today FieldMaster Technician, a downloadable mobile application that empowers mobile workers in the field with advanced collaboration tools and the ability to access and update information in real-time for improved effectiveness. FieldMaster Technician allows service organizations to optimize workflows and improve service delivery by getting technicians to the right place at the right time with the information...


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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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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin