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2014-07-17 16:26:05

Cost containment, talent acquisition two biggest challenges cited by respondents ITASCA, Ill., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.'s 2(nd) annual Benefits Strategy & Benchmarking Survey reveals that employers continue to see rising benefit costs in 2014. In excess of 1,800 U.S.-based organizations participated in the survey spanning a wide range of industries, geographic regions, and employer sizes and types. The majority of participants (61 percent) have more than...

2014-07-17 12:29:52

PITTSBURGH, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Highmark Foundation, in collaboration with the Center for Safe Schools, has developed new bullying prevention resources for parents, teachers, school administrators and volunteers who work with youth and families. In 2013, the Highmark Foundation and the Center for Safe Schools introduced the Pennsylvania Bullying Prevention Toolkit, which covers 16 topics including the role of bystanders, why kids bully, strategies for kids,...

2014-07-17 12:29:46

Firm Chosen to Help Region's Award Winning Pediatric Hospital Expand Services PARK CITY, Utah, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Supplemental Health Care announced today that Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital in Hollywood, Fla., has selected it to meet hospital expansion healthcare staffing needs through its industry-leading and innovative Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) services. Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital provides treatment to children with medical problems ranging from asthma to...

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2014-07-17 07:56:10

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Throughout the years, we have all had to deal with the unfair notion that women talk more than men. Women deal with the stereotype that not only do they talk more, but that their talk also tends to be gossip, while chatty men have to deal with name calling and unfair stigmas. In fact, because of the stereotype that women talk more than men, we all have to deal with unfair stigmas. But is there any truth to this idea of the more...

2014-07-16 23:01:59

NoBullying releases the guide to parents who bully their children today - http://nobullying.com/parents-who-bully-their-children/. London, UK (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 In today’s society, bullying is quickly taking over as one of the biggest concerns when it comes to adolescent development. But no one would have ever guessed the modern world is facing the problem of having parents who bully their children. NoBullying discusses this new wave in an article released today. For experts, peer...

2014-07-16 08:24:35

Stewart creates kids' series featuring a special protagonist, who is disabled MAITLAND, Fla., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Vicky Stewart's new book, HEIDE LEARNS ABOUT BULLYING ($17.99, paperback, 9781498401739; $8.99, e-book, 9781498401746) teaches children what to do when a bully targets them. Heide is a twenty-eight year old, intellectually disabled, young lady, who is a victim of bullying. She learns to tell someone in authority, and to pray for the person who is...

2014-07-15 23:09:49

Video Job Applications Become the New Norm with World Alliance for Retail Excellence & Standards Platform Powered by JobOn Lanham, MD (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 The World Alliance for Retail Excellence & Standards today announced the launch of TheRetailRecruiter.org - a new online and mobile service that allows retail job applicants to submit a video interview to potential employers demonstrating how their personality and enthusiasm makes them the best fit for a job. Based on a...

2014-07-15 23:01:40

NoBullying releases the guide to direct bullying today. http://nobullying.com/direct-bullying/ (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Direct bullying is the most obvious form of bullying, but does not lessen the effects of indirect or cyber-bullying. Direct Bullying is pure unadulterated aggression towards individuals of all ages and all walks of life. Learn more on direct bullying with NoBullying’s article released today. This bullying type is the most obvious of all types of bullying, it is defined...

2014-07-15 16:21:45

TERRACE, BC, July 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Hawkair is pleased to announce the selection of Taryn Acheson into the Women in Leadership Executive Development Program. "Taryn has been the architect of our safety system and has shown great resolve through its tremendous progress over the years" said Jay Dilley President of Hawkair. "We're very excited to have Taryn broaden her horizons and embrace her unique leadership style by sharing her knowledge and insights" The Women in Leadership...

Young Women Who Post Sexy Social Media Photos Are Seen As Less Competent
2014-07-15 03:21:51

Oregon State University Girls and young women who post sexy or revealing photos on social media sites such as Facebook are viewed by their female peers as less physically and socially attractive and less competent to perform tasks, a new study from Oregon State University indicates. “This is a clear indictment of sexy social media photos,” said researcher Elizabeth Daniels, an assistant professor of psychology who studies the effect of media on girls’ body image. Daniels’...


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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
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