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2014-09-17 08:37:39

New data reveals tech industry professionals in California among the most insecure in nation about job skills SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sixty-one percent of Americans believe that today's workforce is plagued by a skills gap, but do not see themselves as part of the problem, according to new data released today. The Udemy Skills Gap Index, an independent survey commissioned by Udemy, the leading global marketplace for learning and teaching online, and conducted by...

2014-09-09 23:14:06

Engaged2Perform is excited to announce a partnership with International Institute of Learning to offer a new program that is dramatically altering the landscape of the modern workplace – for the better!: Grateful Leadership: Using the Power of Acknowledgment to Engage, Motivate, and Keep Your Best People, (by world-renowned author Judith W. Umlas, published in 2013) Kitchener, Ontario (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Engaged2Perform is excited to announce a partnership with International...

2014-08-13 23:07:07

Leadership Confidence and Energy Pulse® Study rings warning bell at http://www.leadershippulse.com. Saline, MI (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 eePulse, Inc. announced results of their Leadership Confidence and Energy Pulse® Study today indicating that confidence in input factors (economy and people) have increased. However, confidence in all the factors that leaders control has declined. The full report is available at http://www.leadershippulse.com. eePulse’s annual Leadership...

2014-08-04 16:24:53

ATLANTA, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Randstad Technologies Employee Confidence Index, a measure of overall confidence among technology workers, declined slightly in the second quarter of 2014 to 58.7 from 60.0 the previous quarter. The quarterly study, conducted online by Harris Poll on behalf of talent and solutions provider Randstad Technologies, showed technology workers have maintained the most consistent levels of employee confidence compared to other professions surveyed by...

2014-07-29 23:14:54

Spark Hire’s recently released whitepaper outlines the different ways employers and staffing professionals can conquer the skills gap problem with video interviews. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Spark Hire (http://www.sparkhire.com), the leading online video interviewing platform, recently launched a whitepaper discussing video interviewing strategies for battling the skills gap. The free to download whitepaper entitled, “5 Ways to Use Video Interviews to Jump the Skills Gap”,...

2014-07-15 12:25:18

New Report Uncovers Lack of Preparedness Among Sales Teams and Key Sources of Tension During the Buying Cycle LARKSPUR, Calif., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Corporate Visions, Inc., the leading marketing and sales messaging, tools and training company, today announced survey results reflecting the responses of more than 700 business-to-business (B2B) marketers and salespeople from around the world regarding their level of confidence when it comes to having key customer conversations. The...

2014-06-27 23:08:16

Today’s great leaders are going to retire and soon taking with them the skills and knowledge they have gained over 30 plus years in the workplace. Russell Associates has developed an improved method to measure and assess leadership. Le Sueur, MN (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Today’s great leaders are going to retire, various studies have indicated that between 25 and 50% of today's leaders will retire in the next five to ten years. The skills and knowledge they have gained over 30 plus...

2014-05-31 23:08:23

New Online Course Highlights the Importance of Managing the Performance of Your Unionized Employees Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 Vubiz is excited to release a new online course to meet today’s workplace issues called “Managing the Performance of Your Unionized Employees”. Vubiz President Jim Rapino says today’s corporate market needs a course to keep the workplace efficient and cohesive. “It is the responsibility of a manager or supervisor in a unionized workplace to...

2014-05-26 23:03:29

During his Budget 2014 Debate Round-up Speech, Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam spoke of the need for companies to raise the human capital in Singapore by investing in the people. Nicholas Goh, Founder and CEO of Verztec Consulting Pte Ltd, takes a look and offers a tipsheet on training employees for the greater good. Singapore, Singapore (PRWEB) May 26, 2014 During his Budget 2014 Debate Round-up Speech, Singapore’s Deputy Prime...

2014-05-17 23:03:30

The Thinking Skills Club website for teachers and homeschoolers has had an overhaul to focus more on its main mission: helping kids think better. Toronto ON (PRWEB) May 17, 2014 All kids learn differently, but they all have to know how to think. The Thinking Skills Club after school computer club has revamped its website to reflect its core mission: to help kids think more efficiently to support them in school. The Thinking Skills Club offers a curriculum of online games that kids can...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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