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2014-10-16 23:05:42

Nation’s fastest-growing career transition services provider receives high marks on workplace culture and career development from its employees. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 RiseSmart, the leading provider of contemporary career transition services, has been named a “Great Rated!” company based on a culture audit conducted by the Great Place to Work® Institute. Great Rated! applies the same validated methodology that Great Places to Work uses for their world-renowned...

2014-10-09 12:26:04

Confidence in current employment situation and job market remains unchanged from August ATLANTA, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Confidence levels among workers rebounded slightly this month, however little changed month-over-month for nearly all aspects of the report. The September Randstad U.S. Employee Confidence Index, which tracks U.S. workers' perspectives around jobs and the economy each month, increased to 56.4 from 55.9 in August. The Randstad Macroeconomic Confidence Index, measuring...

2014-10-09 08:25:40

NEW YORK, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Deloitte Consumer Spending Index (Index) increased for the second straight month in September. The Index tracks consumer cash flow as an indicator of future consumer spending[i]. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120803/MM52028LOGO-a "A rise in real wages boosted the Index this month," said Daniel Bachman, Deloitte's senior U.S. economist. "Although unemployment claims remain at the level of the previous month, seeing them continue to...

2014-10-08 08:23:56

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WorkingCouples.com (http://workingcouples.com/) is the only job search portal that caters to couples - husband/wife, partners, parent/child, friends - searching for employers specifically hiring two people to work together as a team. Couples interested in exploring such opportunities are encouraged to subscribe to the site and unlock a host of useful features. With unemployment still relatively high, optimistic claims that a recovery is...

2014-10-06 23:06:44

Careerminds Group, Inc, one of the nation’s fastest-growing outplacement companies has ranked as one of the 2014 fastest-growing businesses in the Philadelphia region by the prestigious Philadelphia 100. Rankings and winners are based on the 3-year revenue growth rate from 2011 to 2013. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 Outplacement services firm Careerminds ranks as one of Philadelphia 100 fastest growing companies by the Philadelphia 100®, the Wharton Small Business...

2014-10-02 23:12:55

Nation’s fastest growing career transition services provider wins big in the Best Overall Company and Most Innovative Company categories. SAN JOSE, Calif. (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 RiseSmart, the leading provider of contemporary career transition services, took home gold in the Best Overall Company category, as well as the bronze in the Most Innovative Company of the Year category at the 2014 Golden Bridge Awards. This is RiseSmart’s first win for Best Overall Company and fourth time...

2014-09-30 23:05:35

Sands Technologies, a leading recruiting software firm, today announced the new Job Search function within the company’s new M-Recruit™ Global Job Board. The M-Recruit Lab, currently in BETA release, offers skills-based tests for programmers at no cost to the public and is helping connect college students and unemployed graduates to over 38 million jobs across the U.S. and the world. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Sands Technologies, experts in statistical data and recruiting...

recession equals less babies
2014-09-30 03:00:56

B. Rose Huber, Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs While it is largely understood that birth rates plummet when unemployment rates soar, the long-term effects have never been clear. Now, new research from Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs shows that women who were in their early 20s during the Great Recession will have fewer children in both the short and long term. This result is driven largely...

2014-09-29 23:12:44

Leading Insurance Career Site, InsuranceJobs.com Shares Employment Trends from the Insurance Industry. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 The insurance industry saw an increase in employment with the addition of 6,200 jobs for the month of August, according to the latest employment numbers from the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics released earlier this month. The insurance carriers and related activities sub-sector grew by 0.25 percent last month and now sits roughly at 2.44 million...

2014-09-29 23:12:42

Leading Employment and Career Site JobsWeb.com Shares Employment Trends Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 The Economic Situation report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics earlier this month revealed a net growth of 142,000 jobs for the month of August, coming in 70,000 jobs short of July’s job numbers. August’s job growth is 33% lower than July’s revised job number of +212,000 jobs, and 46.8% lower than June’s revised number (+267,000). Both the unemployment rate and...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.