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2013-08-30 23:21:15

Includes Best Practices and Insider Tips on Creating and Managing Effective Mentoring Programs Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Chronus Corporation, a mentoring and talent development software provider, will host its series of free webinars starting in September to teach best practices in designing and managing corporate mentoring programs. Chronus webinars are designed for enterprise-scale organizations interested in starting, managing, or improving employee mentoring programs. The...

2013-07-23 23:18:04

The University of Western States (UWS) launches mentor network to facilitate communication between UWS students, alumni and health care professionals to promote continual learning and professional development. Portland, OR (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 The University of Western States (UWS), a leader in the education of health care professionals, has introduced a mentor network designed to facilitate communication between UWS students, alumni and health care professionals to promote continual...

2013-07-22 23:20:24

The Boys’ Club of New York’s Superhero-Themed Literacy Program Trains Teens to Mentor Younger Members New York, NY (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 After piloting the program in 2012, BCNY’s literacy mentoring program Summer Superheroes, has been implemented at all three clubhouses. The program, developed last year by BCNY’s education staff, combines literacy skill-building with teen-child mentorship using superhero-themed activities. Summer Superheroes was developed to help prevent summer...

2013-07-22 23:17:21

Canada plant partners with EMC to expand employee knowledge. Hamilton, ON (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 Earlier this month, Karen Dunn, Human Resource Manager at our Canada plant, was interviewed by Jean Paul Giroux, blogger for Canadian Manufacturer’s Network. Here he discussed their membership to the Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium (EMC), which gives all employees at the Canada plant access to Harvard online courses. In the interview, Dunn explains how in 2012, they started a mentoring...

2013-07-15 23:17:59

SNAPPIN' MINISTRIES is recruiting parents of children with special needs to be mentored by other parents who have walked a mile in their shoes. Oconomowoc, WI (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 Imagine what you would do if you found yourself raising a child with special needs and had no one who could offer you support on a regular basis. Without family or friends to comfort, encourage and advise on this often-bumpy journey, it is not unusual for parents to feel isolated, discouraged, and...

2013-06-28 23:18:09

Includes Best Practices and Insider Tips on Creating and Managing Effective Mentoring Programs Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 Chronus Corporation, a mentoring and talent development software provider, will host a series of free webinars this summer to teach best practices in designing and managing corporate mentoring programs. Chronus webinars are designed for enterprise-scale organizations interested in starting, managing, or improving employee mentoring programs. The webinars will...

2013-06-27 23:46:46

MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership and youth social network Rocket21, the only social networking platform designed to safely connect kids and teens with communities of professionals and experts representing leading institutions and brands around the world, today announced the launch of a new tool to assist mentoring professionals and mentors in supporting youth. (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership and youth social network Rocket21, the only social...


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.'