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Facebook A Better Tool For Predicting Best Job Candidates
2012-02-22 14:15:40

Researchers from the Northern Illinois University's College of Business found that Facebook was a better tool for predicting the success of job candidates than more conventional methods. The team found that a five- to 10-minute browse on a job candidate's Facebook page was a stronger predictor of a candidate's likelihood to excel in a job than a personality survey. The study did not take into account potential legalities regarding a Facebook evaluation, but it is the first to study the...

2012-02-10 08:00:00

Beginning with the February issue, Significance, a magazine about statistics and data in the real world, will publish six issues a year. The February issue of the not-for-statisiticians-only magazine hits newsstands today and features articles on topics ranging from the evolving climate to the devastation of Wall Street. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) February 10, 2012 Beginning with the February issue, Significance, a magazine about statistics and data in the real world, will publish six issues a...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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