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2014-06-11 23:09:54

Financial services technology experts from SIGNiX, Pershing LLC and CEB TowerGroup say electronic signatures are essential for advisors who want to impress clients with their onboarding process. Chattanooga, Tenn. (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 On June 5, technology experts from SIGNiX, Pershing LLC and CEB TowerGroup presented a panel discussion called “Making First Impressions Last—Optimizing the Client Onboarding and Account Opening Experience” at Pershing’s INSITE 2014. The session...

2014-06-10 23:18:00

President and CEO of leading career management company discusses the benefits of adding technology to a company’s HR strategy. San Jose, Calif. (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Innovations in technology are disrupting the way HR processes are handled. However, many companies still fear fully integrating technology into their offerings. Understanding the benefits of technology can help organizations take advantage of newly available offerings and gain a competitive edge. Sanjay Sathe, president...

2014-06-10 12:25:43

SAN FRANCISCO, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Examining thousands of open-text comments about good leaders and great leaders, a new study identifies key themes of exceptional leadership; at the core is a relationship that engages and supports team members. Lead author, Joshua Freedman, explains: "In business, 'empathy' is often seen as 'soft,' but the research makes it clear that exceptional leaders are highly empathic - as well as hard-headed. This blend of head+heart is key to...

2014-06-10 08:39:52

New VoiceCover platform allows job applicants to personalize cover letters with audio recordings that better address their qualifications and experience MONTREAL, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VoiceCover.com has become one of the first companies to introduce audio into the online job application process with its new VoiceCover platform. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140609/116140 ) Now recruiters can audition job applicants and job seekers can further help themselves...

2014-06-10 08:39:00

Report from Harvard Business Review Analytic Services and Halogen Software Reveals Frontline Managers Aren't Given the Leadership Tools to Succeed OTTAWA, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - A new report released by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services (HBR Analytic Services) and Halogen Software reveals low executive confidence in frontline managers' ability to succeed, despite their critical importance to organizational results. "Frontline Managers: Are They Given the Leadership...

2014-06-10 08:36:35

Free webinar offered by cloud-based time and attendance provider, nettime solutions SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Registration is now open for a free webinar, "Boosting Employee Engagement through Automated Time and Attendance," presented by nettime solutions. This 30-minute webinar will be conducted on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 1pm Eastern, and all registrants will receive a recording of the webinar. Photo -...

2014-06-10 08:36:01

Linxus, the student development software INDIANAPOLIS, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobius Learning announced that next month it will launch Linxus, a software suite designed to help students succeed in middle school. One of the most intriguing and relevant topics Linxus covers is bullying. Bullying is a complex issue that affects nearly half of all children in some way. According to a 2013 study by The Urban Institute, 41% of students reported being victims of physical bullying,...

2014-06-09 23:01:59

Peer Pressure on Teens, A Parent’s Alert released today by NoBullying - http://nobullying.com/dealing-with-peer-pressure/ London, UK (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Peer Pressure is defined as an influence exerted by a group or an individual to encourage others to change their attitudes, values, or behaviors to conform the group norms. This can have both positive and negative consequences depending on the type of peers influencing the children. NoBullying releases today the ultimate guide to...

2014-06-06 23:09:40

Tina Gilbertson's Constructive Wallowing (Viva Editions 2014) was recommended as a strategy for fighting depression. (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Tina Gilbertson's Constructive Wallowing: How to Beat Bad Feelings by Letting Yourself Have Them was featured on Everyday Health as one of five surprising ways to fight depression. As the article explains, "Simply avoiding your negative emotions can actually lead to feelings of depression." Tina advises that instead of burying...

2014-06-06 23:04:32

Tampa based leadership training firm outlines strategy for executives. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Leaders feeling the need to make behavioral changes aren’t only found in U.S. companies. People in leadership positions around the world grapple with this issue, and that’s reflected in a recent announcement of new leadership development courses from Phoenix, a UK-based firm that supports clients’ attempts to change, develop and grow. Denise Federer, Ph.D., founder of FPMG, a...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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