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2014-02-03 12:25:20

After Seahawks' Rout, Team from Metro Area with Lower Jobless Rate Has Won 21 of Past 26 Super Bowls, an 81 Percent Success Rate EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the 21st time in the past 26 years, the Super Bowl winning team hails from the metropolitan statistical area (MSA) with the lower unemployment rate, according to an analysis by RiseSmart, a leading provider of enterprise career management solutions. Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) shows...

2014-02-03 10:26:45

Comparison of cognitive tests shows SDMT effective in determining employment status in MS Researchers at Kessler Foundation have studied the measurement tools used in multiple sclerosis for their effectiveness in predicting employment status. They compared the Expanded Disability Status Scale (EDSS), the Multiple Sclerosis Functional Composite (MSFC), the Paced Auditory Serial Addition Task (PASAT), and the Symbol Digit Modalities Test (SDMT), and found the SDMT effective in...

2014-01-31 12:21:07

PowerPathway(TM) Graduate and Now PG&E Lineman Introduced President Barack Obama at White House Discussion on Solutions to Long-Term Unemployment WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announced today at the White House its commitment to addressing the challenges faced by the long-term unemployed and veteran populations. This will be done through PowerPathway(TM), PG&E's successful workforce development program. In 2014, PG&E will build...

2014-01-30 12:26:06

RiseSmart analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics MSA data predicts the Seahawks will defeat the Broncos. EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When Super Bowl 48 kicks off here at MetLife Stadium February 2, millions of Americans will be making predictions on the outcome. But a RiseSmart analysis shows that one of the most accurate predictors of Super Bowl success comes from the unlikeliest of sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) unemployment data....

2014-01-24 12:21:58

NEW YORK, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Deloitte Consumer Spending Index (Index) climbed in December. The Index tracks consumer cash flow as an indicator of future consumer spending[i]. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120803/MM52028LOGO-a ) "Economic fundamentals that influence consumer spending moved in a positive direction in the latest Index," said Daniel Bachman, Deloitte's senior U.S. economist. "Median home prices increased, while initial unemployment claims...

2014-01-24 08:23:20

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined by four-tenths of a percentage point in December to 6.9 percent. This was the first time in nearly five years (January 2009) that the rate was below 7 percent, and it was the largest one-month decline since July 1983. The unemployment rate was down by one percentage point from December 2012. Pennsylvania's civilian labor force - the number of people working or...

2014-01-23 23:29:07

Inkler, the only social networking site exclusively for unemployed and underemployed job seekers, announces low cost job listings. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 Inkler, today, has taken a huge step in bringing job opportunities to unemployed and underemployed workers throughout the U.S., Canada and the United Kingdom by offering job listings for just $25 for up to 30 days. “We are extremely excited to announce this unique offering to the market,” said John Ahrens, Inkler Founder...

2014-01-23 04:21:03

Software Developer is No. 1 Best Job WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As an increasing number of people seek career changes in the new year, U.S. News & World Report today released its Best Jobs of 2014, featuring rankings and information on 100 jobs in category-specific lists. For the first time ever, the No. 1 Best Job isn't in the health care sector. Software developer jumped 6 slots from last year to claim the top spot, thanks to a combination of excellent job...

2014-01-23 04:20:55

- One in four have not had enough money for food; one in ten have lost their homes CHICAGO, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While the job market is showing signs of improvement, one segment of the workforce is feeling the sting of a slower-than-expected recovery more so than others: the long-term unemployed. Thirty percent of workers who were previously employed full time and who have been out of work for 12 months or longer said they haven't had a single job interview since they became...

2014-01-21 23:27:19

While partnering with VisitandCare.com gives doctors, hospitals, and clinics the opportunity to reach patients, upscale their infrastructure, and succeed in wide spread change — the medical tourism giant also plays an innovative role in improving the troubling unemployment rates for Tunisia women. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 With a commitment and dedication to education — and an impressive standing of knowledge and expertise in many areas of studies, Tunisian women put...


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toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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