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2014-03-05 08:28:16

Three Honored for Best Practices WASHINGTON, March, 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Psychological Association will recognize seven employers for their efforts to promote employee well-being and organizational performance at its ninth annual Psychologically Healthy Workplace Awards in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, March 8. The four employers who will receive APA's Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award (PHWA) are Tasty Catering (Illinois), Certified Angus Beef...

2014-03-05 08:26:27

Family of 13-year-old Jahi McMath to be honored for their fight against overwhelming odds PHILADELPHIA, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Since 2007, Terri Schiavo's family has marked the anniversary of her death on March 31, 2005 by celebrating Terri's Day. Through the Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network (Narberth, PA), they have channeled the national controversy that erupted over the court-ordered decision that ended Terri's life by removing her feeding tube into a positive effort...

2014-03-05 08:25:28

Acquisition will build on employee recognition services with new leadership in BIG LIFT division MINNEAPOLIS, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Minneapolis-based, nationally recognized expert in branding and employee engagement, Business Impact Group (BIG) has acquired Anderson Performance Improvement Company (APIC). BIG is a national leader in brand product development, athletic uniforms, kitting and fulfillment, printing services, development of e-stores and enterprise recognition...

2014-03-04 23:01:22

Prairie Village Senior Living Community Tops Industry Benchmarks in National Assessment Prairie Village, Kansas (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Claridge Court senior living community scores well above industry benchmarks for colleague satisfaction in a recent survey by Holleran, a national leader in senior living research and assessment. Claridge Court ranked in the top 4 percent of the 309 senior living communities surveyed in 36 states of the U.S., with 45 of 57 factors scoring in the 90th...

2014-03-04 13:07:46

In academic circles at least, women tend to cooperate with same-sex individuals of higher or lower rank less often than men do. So say researchers who report evidence on March 3 in the Cell Press journal Current Biology. The findings are based on a study of the publication records of professors working at 50 North American universities. "People are often upset to hear evidence of sex differences in behavior," says Joyce Benenson of Harvard University. "But the more we know, the more easily...

2014-03-03 23:27:40

In celebration of International Women’s Day on March 3, we are excited to announce the launch of a campaign to raise awareness for POWADA, the Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act, and to raise funds for the legal fees of a former NASA employee who has filed an age discrimination complaint (Agency Docket No. NCN-12-ARC-0014) against the agency. POWADA also expands the definition of retaliation under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. San Jose, California (PRWEB)...

2014-03-03 23:26:45

Individuals and organizations can now compare performance on a global level using the Emotional Quotient Inventory (EQ-i 2.0®). Toronto, ON (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Multi-Health Systems Inc. (MHS Inc.) has announced the release of the EQ-i 2.0® Global Norms. The last ten years have brought an increase of interest in emotional intelligence around the world. Organizations and consultants alike are using the EQ-i 2.0® assessment to develop their leaders and teams. Providing the...

2014-03-03 04:23:50

BANGALORE, India and ISELIN, New Jersey, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Award Recognizes iGATE for its Path-breaking Employee Engagement Initiatives iGATE Corporation (NASDAQ:IGTE), the integrated Technology and Operations (iTOPS) solutions provider, today announced that it has been conferred with the prestigious 3rd FUN@WORK - HR Award 2014. The award ceremony was held on February 15, 2014, at Taj Lands End, Mumbai. (Photo:...

2014-02-28 23:33:09

Study will explore how guided interaction with horses can develop emotional intelligence in humans. The study is a collaboration between the University of Kentucky and The Horse Institute (http://www.thehorseinstitute.com). Ancramdale, NY (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 The Horse Institute has committed to match individual donations, dollar for dollar up to a total of $2,500, to assist the University of Kentucky’s (UK) fundraising efforts. Proceeds will directly support research on the...

2014-02-28 12:28:03

CHICAGO, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Henderson, Nevada Mayor Andy Hafen proclaimed February 13, 2014 "Fathers and Families Coalition of America Day" and presented renowned Chicago family law attorney Jeffery Leving with an original signed proclamation at an empowering ceremony with the city clerk. Leving, a pioneer in fathers' rights, has dedicated over thirty years to strengthening healthy families and improving outcomes for children impacted by the absence of their fathers...