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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...

2014-06-05 23:17:19

‘Children of Divorced Parents’ proves that home is a very important aspect in female adolescent’s life. Eastvale, Calif (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 When Dr. Jane Akponye was working as a social service worker with Riverside County in California, she realized that a home is said to be a place operated to generate an atmosphere of togetherness, understanding, sympathy, support, and affection. The home is a very important aspect in female adolescent life. It is also the base line for an...

2014-06-05 23:09:58

New program prepares students for highly competitive professional practice in the field. Costa Mesa, Calif. (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Vanguard University’s renowned School of Graduate and Professional Studies is proud to announce the WASC Senior College and University Commission approval of the Master of Science in organizational psychology program. The program prepares students for highly competitive professional practice in the field, and delivers professional opportunities in industrial...

2014-06-05 23:02:00

Internet Addiction Disorder Facts, An Extensive Guide Released Today by NoBullying - http://nobullying.com/internet-addiction-disorder/ London, UK (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 It is without a doubt that the Internet has become a part of people’s everyday lives, especially for youth. The constant development in the use of technology has become even more tremendous than it already is. This is when abuse comes into the picture, which is now being referred to as Internet Addiction Disorder (IAD)....


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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