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2013-06-13 23:27:07

i-Sight Software has announced that it is offering a free training webinar on professional ethics in the workplace. The one-hour webinar will address practical strategies for recognizing and reducing ethical risks in your organization and will be presented on Thursday, June 20th, at 2pm EST, by ethics expert, author and psychologist, Christopher Bauer, PhD. Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 “In many organizations, ethics and values training is just a review and sign-off, conducted in...

2013-06-13 23:00:42

Gary Douglas, the creator of Access Consciousness®, recently announced his views on how companies can capitalize on conscious capitalism. He reveals three ways businesses can introduce this concept to enhance their operations. SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Access Consciousness® Founder Gary Douglas recently shared his perspective on how businesses can leverage conscious capitalism. According to John Mackey, Harvard Business Review, 18 out of 28 companies adopting...

2013-06-11 23:00:13

Berkshire expert to present on the unique diversity and AA obligations of federal contractors. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 On June 17, 2013, Nicole Butts, SPHR, a leading compliance expert at Berkshire Associates Inc.–a human resources consulting and technology firm that assists companies in building the ideal, balanced workforce–will give attendees a clear understanding of the relationship between diversity and affirmative action (AA), and the obligations to which...

Science Belief Is Stronger When People Face Stress, Anxiety
2013-06-06 06:34:44

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A study from Oxford University psychologists suggests that a faith in the explanatory and revealing power of science increases in the face of stress or anxiety. Non-religious people may be helped by a “belief in science” that offers comfort and reassurance in times of adversity, much like religious belief helps others. “We found that being in a more stressful or anxiety-inducing situation increased participants'...

2013-06-04 23:24:11

eGifter, the social gifting company, today released an expansion of its social group gifting platform that enables retailers to add social and group gifting to the product catalog on their web sites. The system is also designed to work in conjunction with existing wish list and gift registry systems. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 eGifter, the social gifting company, has expanded its social group gifting platform to support social group gifts for any product on an eCommerce web site. The...

2013-06-04 23:00:56

Hylton-Potts Legal Consultants is a London-based legal firm that specialises in offering benefit fraud services. With more than 14 years of experience in the field, it is one of the leading law firms in London. London (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 Hylton-Potts Legal Consultants is one of the leading London-based law firms that specialises in family law and benefit fraud. More recently, it has introduced a new pricing structure for its benefit fraud services. Hylton-Potts Legal Consultants (HLCC) is...

2013-05-30 23:15:23

Report provides new data and insights into a long standing economic, societal and workplace issue. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 PayScale, Inc. today announced Women at Work: PayScale Redefines the Gender Wage Gap. Based on an analysis of PayScale's 40 million career profiles, the report assesses the following themes and issues:     Overall summary of PayScale´s gender data, showing that the wage gap isn´t as significant as Bureau of Labor...

2013-05-29 09:31:00

Given the chance, women are more likely than men to opt out of a request to give a charitable donation, a group of economists have found. The issue of which gender is more generous has been debated for years. A new field experiment conducted by scholars at the University of Chicago and University of California, Berkeley shows that when it´s easy to avoid making a donation, such as not responding to a door-to-door solicitor, women are less likely than men to give. The results of the...


Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.