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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...

2014-06-04 12:25:08

- The Supply/Demand rate for April fell below 2 (fewer than 2 unemployed for every vacancy) for the first time in over six years NEW YORK, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Online advertised vacancies were down 18,900 to 4,904,100 in May, according to The Conference Board Help Wanted OnLine® (HWOL) Data Series, released today. The April Supply/Demand rate stands at 1.98 unemployed for each vacancy with a total of 4.8 million more unemployed workers than the number of advertised...

2014-05-27 23:10:32

“KROWSPACE” was featured on NewsWatch as part of its popular segment, Biz Report, that takes a look at small, medium, and large businesses around the world that are making waves in their industry. NewsWatch host, Susan Bridges, conducted the report and shared with viewers how KROWSPACE is a unique job connection tool for job seekers and providers. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 “KROWSPACE” was featured on NewsWatch as part of its popular segment, Biz Report, that takes a...

2014-05-20 23:07:45

The Goodwill Spring Career Fair, in partnership with more than 20 of the largest Bay Area employers, directly connects work ready job seekers with employers currently hiring for multiple positions in variety of industries. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 WHO:     Goodwill of San Francisco, San Mateo and Marin Counties (SF Goodwill), Bauer’s Transportation, Flagship, Inc., Homejoy, L.E.N. Institute, Mi Pueblo, Minuteman Parking, MV Transportation, Solar City,...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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