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2014-03-03 08:38:05

WELLESLEY, Mass., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Although spring is near, winter storms continue to make news and disrupt travel. Whatever the weather, the reasons why companies should embrace remote work policies will keep coming anytime there is a situation that affects people's commutes. Adopting a remote workforce strategy now will only benefit companies when they might otherwise lose productivity due to unplanned telecommuting. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131030/MM07482LOGO...

2014-02-24 23:26:32

The leading site for finding professional employment that offers work/life balance options has teamed with PayScale to break down the most lucrative at-home opportunities. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 FlexJobs has teamed with PayScale, the leader in cloud compensation data and software for businesses and individuals, to determine the highest paying work from home jobs. The list was determined by comparing job titles from real job listings available both currently and in the past...

2014-02-24 08:29:38

Approximately $8 million investment allows world's largest nonwovens company to use high-end, nanofiber technology for filtration business CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Polymer Group Inc. (PGI), the world's largest nonwovens manufacturer, announced today that it will make a strategic investment of approximately $8 million to upgrade machinery and expand its manufacturing plant in Waynesboro, Va. PGI will also hire up to 20 new employees, continuing its ongoing...

2014-02-14 04:23:10

SYDNEY, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 25,000 people have signed up to take part in the Freelancer.com Online Scavenger Hunt, hoping to take home over US$30,000 in prizes. Have you ever wanted to find a piece of the Chelyabinsk Meteor, hold a concert for charity, take part in a real life musical or reinvent the memes of 2013? At 12:00am EST (New York) Freelancer.com released 150 cryptic questions and challenges, which will spur thousands of teams from around the world to...

2014-02-13 12:33:07

Lockton report offers risk management guidance on work-from-home arrangements KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Teleworking--allowing employees to work from home--can be a simple solution to many employee needs, including long commutes, caring for a sick family member, or providing a quiet space to concentrate on a special project without distraction. Improvements in technology make it easier than ever to get certain essential job functions done from the comfort of one's home....

2014-02-10 23:22:34

The leading employment site specializing in telecommuting, freelance, part time, and other flexible job opportunities releases the locations with the most at home positions. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Jobs data from 2013 has identified which states had the highest number of open telecommuting positions, according to FlexJobs. These 10 states are home to companies that hire the most locally-based work from home staff. The results show a mix of states large and small, located...

2014-02-10 20:23:02

2013 consistent with 2010-2011, but down sharply from standout 2012; BANGALORE, India, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Information Services Group (ISG) (NASDAQ: III), a leading technology insights, market intelligence and advisory services company, said today the number of outsourcing contracts awarded in the Asia Pacific region rose in the second half of 2013, but annual contract value remained flat with the first half, suggesting a trend toward smaller deals, a pattern consistent...

2014-02-07 16:23:43

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China is expected to generate 27 percent of the world's pharmaceutical growth from 2011 to 2015. The world's largest country by population, China is also the key to the economic engine that's popularly referred to as emerging markets. Like other industries, the pharmaceutical sector has seen emerging markets become a growing percentage of its annual sales. One top five pharmaceutical company recently reported emerging markets made up a third of...

2014-02-06 12:20:28

SAN LEANDRO, California, February 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Average commute time for small business employees nationwide is 28.7 minutes TriNet [http://www.trinet.com/?utm_source=PR&utm_medium=PressRelease&utm_campaign=TBD ], a leading cloud-based provider of HR services [http://www.trinet.com/solutions/core_services/default.htm?utm_source=PR&utm_medium=PressRelease&utm_campaign=TBD ] , today announced the findings of the January issue of its TriNet...

2014-02-03 20:22:26

Starting 2014 on a high after a stellar finish to 2013, Freelancer.com smashes through 10 million members SYDNEY, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Freelancer Limited, owner of online freelancing marketplace Freelancer.com, received global attention after completing one of the most successful IPOs on the Australian Securities Exchange in 2013. Freelancer Limited's share price rallied to as much as 420% to A$2.60 on its debut in November. At its peak the company reached a market...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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