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2014-08-14 16:21:22

OMAHA, Neb., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Pacific Railroad achieved a record low 2.95 reportable rail equipment incident rate for the first half of the year (through June 30, 2014). This is a 4 percent improvement versus the same period in 2013, when the company reported a 3.07 reportable rail equipment incident rate, and surpasses the previous first half-year record of 3.01, set in 2010. A company's rail equipment incident rate is calculated using the number of reportable derailments...

2014-08-14 16:21:17

LENOIR CITY, Tenn., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sterling Global Operations (SGO), which performs stability operations worldwide for the U.S. government, foreign governments friendly to the U.S., and private companies, believes in hiring our nation's heroes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130205/CL54289LOGO-b SGO participates in the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's Hiring Our Heroes events, and the results are bringing additional talent with military training, experience, and...

2014-08-14 12:32:22

CHARLESTON, S.C., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Life Cycle Engineering (LCE) today announced that it has made the list as one of the best places to work in South Carolina. LCE ranked in the top ten among the 24 finalists in the large-company category. LCE ranked as the number one best place to work among large employers in 2012 and has ranked in the top ten for nine years. Fifty other companies were honored at the awards ceremony on August 7, 2014....

2014-08-14 12:27:44

WebInsure State Solution will be Implemented to Provide Optimal Health Insurance Choice to Massachusetts Residents RESTON, Va., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --hCentive, the leader in ACA health insurance exchange technology, announced today the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, with support from the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), decided to use hCentive's WebInsure State solution for their state based health insurance exchange for Fall 2014 Open Enrollment. hCentive...

2014-08-14 12:27:07

Financial advisors Bofford and Flower tell pre-retirees what they need to know about changes to employer-based health insurance plans and retirement savings needs FAIRFIELD, N.J., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Employer-based healthcare plans are in a state of flux as large and small businesses assess a host of requirements and plan options following this year's implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Since health care costs in retirement have long been considered a...

2014-08-14 12:24:59

- Leading SaaS provider offers a research eBook with insight for employers on the positive effects of a new hire onboarding experience focused on career development and mentoring - MATAWAN, N.J., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iCIMS, Inc., a leading provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) talent acquisition software solutions for growing businesses, announces a new research eBook, "Increase Employee Engagement & Retention," focused on how businesses can create an onboarding program...

2014-08-14 08:31:48

NEW YORK, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ANN INC. (NYSE: ANN), the parent Company of Ann Taylor and LOFT, has been named a recipient of the 2014 Gallup Great Workplace Award. This prestigious award recognizes organizations around the world for having the most highly engaged work environments. "We are so proud to receive the Gallup Great Workplace Award as it recognizes our commitment to creating an engaging workplace culture," said Kay Krill, President and CEO of ANN INC. "Developing...

2014-08-14 08:29:08

Assurant Employee Benefits' products will be available nationally to all PlanSource benefits administration customers to offer them choice and simplicity ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PlanSource, a cloud-based provider of benefits administration, exchange, payroll, and HRIS solutions to employers, today announced the inclusion of ancillary and voluntary products offered by Assurant Employee Benefits, on the company's benefits administration and exchange platforms, effective...

2014-08-14 08:25:26

Crakmedia is hiring international talents. QUEBEC CITY, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Crakmedia is hiring talent from across the globe. The growing multimedia company has already hired a considerable number of talent from abroad, making up about 15% of the current employees. A growing number of employees have European (mostly French), US, and South American roots. Talent at Crakmedia knows no geographic bounds. The rising company recognizes all skill-levels. The Human Resources...

2014-08-13 23:12:06

Joe Beck, the Background101.com Director of Corporate Sales, is offering every business, industry or organization in need of background screening services, a complimentary evaluation to ensure that each client is on the most suitable plan based on its current and future needs. Every type of organization can be confident implementing these professionally managed, FCRA certified, background screening / background check programs. Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 U.S Based...


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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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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.