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Benefits Of Telecommuting Are Greater For Some Workers Study

Benefits Of Telecommuting Are Greater For Some Workers, Study Finds

Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor, University of Illinois Even in a hyperconnected world where laptops, phones, tablets and now even wristwatches are tethered to the Internet 24/7, employers are still wary about the performance and social...

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2014-09-30 08:42:04

New solution, which will be presented in one of the most important events in the world for CIOs, facilitates the process of Purchases of companies SAO PAULO, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercado Eletronico, a leading Latin American provider of technology solutions and services in the areas of Purchasing and Supply, will be present at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2014, taking place between October 5(th) and 9(th), in Orlando, Florida. The event, one of the most important for CIOs,...

2014-09-30 08:38:19

SUNNYVALE, California and AHMEDABAD, India, September 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- eInfochips on the Deloitte Technology Fast500 Asia Rankings eInfochips, a leading Product Engineering Services Company has been ranked on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific. In its twelfth successful year i.e. 2013, the Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific program ranked the 500 fastest-growing technology firms in the region. The Fast 500 ranking process takes into consideration the...

2014-09-30 08:35:25

Transactions Further Enhance Vulcan's Industry-Leading Aggregates Operations Concentrated in Attractive, High Growth Markets BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC), the nation's largest producer of construction aggregates, today reported that it has completed six acquisitions during the third quarter that further expand the Company's footprint and reserve positions in the best markets in America. The most recent acquisitions include five...

2014-09-30 08:34:08

Growth in Healthcare Industry Creates Hundreds of Local Positions; Job Fairs to Be Held Oct. 1 and 2 DENVER, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeleTech Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEC), a leading global provider of analytics-driven, technology-enabled customer engagement solutions, today will host a Grand Opening of its new customer experience center in Jonesboro, Arkansas The ribbon-cutting event, in conjunction with the opening of TeleTech's first Arkansas center in Sherwood in July,...

2014-09-30 08:31:03

Super-insulating Shippers Transmit Payload Location and Critical Status Information to Enable Cloud-based Cold Chain Management BOTHELL, Wash., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioLife Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLFS), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of proprietary clinical grade hypothermic storage and cryopreservation freeze media and precision thermal shipping products for cells and tissues ("BioLife" or the "Company"), today announced the formation of a joint venture...

2014-09-29 23:08:32

Two service industry leaders join forces to improve, streamline customer care, and operations WACO, Texas (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Mr. Rooter® Plumbing, a leader in plumbing and drain cleaning, and ServiceTitan, a premier service management software company, have announced a strategic partnership to create technologically advanced solutions for both the franchisee and the end user. “We have been working with ServiceTitan for some time to ensure all of our franchisee needs, and...

2014-09-29 23:05:37

New video explains how EmLogis’ online employee scheduling software provides companies with insight into overtime costs and offers solutions to help reduce and control overtime expenses Houston, TX (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 EmLogis, a leading provider of automated employee scheduling software, today announced the release of a new video that explains how EmLogis can help companies gain more insight and control over their overtime spending… in other words, how companies can “tame...

2014-09-29 23:04:52

Free trial-based suite of advanced fulfillment solutions helps enterprise retailers accelerate the adoption of world-class order management to increase sales, turn inventory, and deliver a superior customer experience. San Luis Obispo, CA (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Shopatron, the world’s leading provider of cloud-based distributed order management solutions, today announced the availability of a groundbreaking pricing model based on a fixed monthly fee with unlimited order volumes, and...

2014-09-29 23:03:49

EtQ, a leading provider of FDA Compliance, Quality Management and EHS Management software, today announced it will be presenting a live webinar hosted by Pharmaceutical Technology titled, “The Global Quality Workflow: Making the Transition from Manual to Automated Compliance Processes.” Farmingdale, N.Y. (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 EtQ, a leading provider of FDA Compliance, Quality Management and EHS Management software, today announced it will be presenting a live webinar hosted by...

2014-09-29 23:00:38

Acoustic Technology, Inc. (ATI Systems), the world leader in Mass Notification Systems and intelligible voice systems, has provided a system to the National Emergency Office of Antofagasta, Chile, to warn residents of tsunamis, earthquakes, floods, and other natural disasters. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Acoustic Technology, Inc. (ATI Systems), the world leader in Mass Notification Systems and intelligible voice systems, has provided a system to the National Emergency Office...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'