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2014-07-16 12:32:08

ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The number of IT jobs grew 0.3 percent sequentially last month to 4,664,800, according to TechServe Alliance, the national trade association of the IT & Engineering Staffing and Solutions industry. On a year-over-year basis, IT employment has grown by 3.2% since June 2013 adding 144,200 IT workers. Engineering jobs grew again in June, up 0.3 percent sequentially to 2,506,300. On a year-over-year basis, engineering...

2014-07-15 08:32:36

COUNTRY Survey: Confidence in College as Good Investment Drops 33 Percent Since Recession BLOOMINGTON, Ill., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Colleges and universities continue to have to prove their worth as young adults experience a post-graduate failure to launch, according to the latest COUNTRY Financial Security Index(®) survey. Just 48 percent of Americans say college is still a good financial investment, declining for the sixth consecutive year, from 81 percent in 2008. Perhaps...

2014-07-10 12:34:16

Men Still Make up Majority of Computer Professionals WASHINGTON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau reported today that 74 percent of those who have a bachelor's degree in science, technology, engineering and math -- commonly referred to as STEM -- are not employed in STEM occupations. In addition, men continue to be overrepresented in STEM, especially in computer and engineering occupations. About 86 percent of engineers and 74 percent of computer professionals...

2014-07-10 08:28:09

ARLINGTON, Va., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One of the best steps in recovery from mental illness is a job, but the national unemployment rate for individuals receiving public mental health services is approximately 80 percent, according to a report issued by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100216/NAMILOGO The states with the five highest levels of unemployed persons in the public mental health care system are: -- Maine...

2014-07-07 12:25:16

Index Shows Strong Positive Momentum NEW YORK, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Employment Trends Index(TM) (ETI) increased in June. The index now stands at 119.62, up from 119.03 (an upward revision) in May. This represents a 6.3 percent gain in the ETI compared to a year ago. "The rapid increase in the Employment Trends Index in recent months suggests that strong job growth is likely to continue through the summer," said Gad Levanon, Director of Macroeconomic Research at...

2014-06-26 16:23:56

New Investigation, Video, and Photo Essay from Colorlines "Life Cycles of Inequity" Series NEW YORK, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the second installment of "Life Cycles of Inequity: A Series on Black Men," Colorlines explores the inequities that have helped create dramatic unemployment numbers among young black men. Through an investigative article, video feature, and photo essay, the series looks at the impact that inequity in employment has had on black men and black families...

2014-06-12 23:01:37

AbilityLinks.org is a Program of Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 AbilityLinks.org, Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital’s job-opportunity network, and Project Starfish America, a business skills development program, are announcing a partnership to collaborate their efforts to reduce the high unemployment rate for people with disabilities. Project Starfish is an organization that has built an experiential business training, business engagement and employment platform...

2014-06-12 11:13:10

University of Oxford The recent recession can be linked with over 10,000 suicides across Europe and North America between 2008 and 2010 The recent recession can be linked with over 10,000 suicides across Europe and North America between 2008 and 2010, according to research by the University of Oxford and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. The findings, published in the British Journal of Psychiatry, show that suicide rates rose significantly in the EU, Canada and the...

2014-06-11 23:01:25

Jobs Increase and Unemployment Falls to 6.4 Percent in 2014 from 10. 9 Percent High in 2010 Hagerstown, Md. (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Under the guidance of the Washington County Board of County Commissioners, Washington County’s unemployment rate has fallen to 6.4 percent in April 2014, down from 7.3 percent in March. Despite the challenging economy, the Commissioners are pleased to announce the 4.5 percent drop in unemployment under the current administration. Over the past four years,...

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...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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