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Senior-Level Employees More Likely to Shop Online During Work Hours Than Other Employees, Finds Annual CareerBuilder Survey
12/1/2014 1:16:09 PM
Companies attempting to limit the online-shopping productivity drain this holiday season may need to start in the corner office, according to CareerBuilder’s annual Cyber Monday survey. Senior-level employees* are more likely to use work hours to shop online than entry-level or professional staff members by a 7 percentage point margin – 53 percent to 46 percent respectively. …
Data Proves Link Between HR Performance and the Financial Performance of a Company, a New Study Reveals
12/1/2014 1:11:05 PM
High-performing human resources (HR) departments help to drive the financial performance of companies, according to a new report being released today by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and the World Federation of People Management Associations (WFPMA). The results of an in-depth study are detailed in the report, titled How to Set Up Great HR Functions: Connect, …
Greater income inequality linked to more deaths for black Americans
Greater income inequality linked to more deaths for black Americans
12/1/2014 1:07:43 PM
Greater income inequality is linked to more deaths among African Americans, but the effect is reversed among white Americans, who experienced fewer deaths, according to a new study by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley. The study , published in the fall 2014 issue of the International Journal of Health Services , highlights stark racial differences in …
Using Social Media For Large Behavioral Studies Is Fast and Cheap, But Fraught With Biases and Distortion
12/1/2014 12:58:06 PM
The rise of social media has seemed like a bonanza for behavioral scientists, who have eagerly tapped the social nets to quickly and cheaply gather huge amounts of data about what people are thinking and doing. But computer scientists at Carnegie Mellon University and McGill University warn that those massive datasets may be misleading. In a commentary published in the Nov. …
Bing shares the top searches of 2014
12/1/2014 9:39:31 AM
2014 was a year full of celebrity stargazing, sports spectating and high-end designers according to Bing search data. As we look back at the billions of searches conducted on Bing this year, we get a unique, behind-the-scenes look at the people, moments and events captivating people’s attention in 2014. The complete list of Bing Search Trends is available at …
Nearly 55 percent of U.S. infants sleep with potentially unsafe bedding
12/1/2014 9:25:16 AM
Nearly 55 percent of U.S. infants are placed to sleep with bedding that increases the risk of sudden infant death syndrome, or SIDS, despite recommendations against the practice, report researchers at the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and other institutions. Soft objects and loose bedding — such as thick blankets, quilts, and …
Justin Simmons Announces Amazon.com Free Book Promotion
Justin Simmons Announces Amazon.com Free Book Promotion
12/1/2014 9:17:30 AM
Fitness expert Justin Simmons, author of ’Rapid Mass Building: How To Build Mass Muscle In Record Time!’ has just released a new book, ’Time Out!: The Fitness Guide for Busy People (Fit and Strong Book 1)’ and is announcing that the book is being offered for free on Amazon.com for a limited time introduction promotion from November 30 thru December 4, 2014. The book takes …
Best Selling Book, “Choosing a Caregiver: Expect the Best and Know How to Ask for It” is now Free on Amazon through Friday
12/1/2014 6:00:00 AM
Haley Lynn Gray is announcing her newest Best Selling Book, Choosing a Caregiver: Expect the Best and Know How to Ask for It .  It will be offered for free on Amazon this week (12/01/2014– 12/05/2014) and should be downloaded by all with aging parents .   Caring for your parents can be difficult and emotionally draining. Getting appropriate, safe care, can be difficult. …
“Best Selling Book, A Beautiful Life with No Excuses” is now Free on Amazon through Friday
12/1/2014 6:00:00 AM
Maria Mantovano’s, A Beautiful Life with No Excuses is so compelling, so unbelievable and so heart wrenching that you as the reader will be astonished as tears fill your eyes when you see the Power of this one Human Being. Raymond’s story was written to benefit the lives of hundreds and thousands people who have felt loss. It’s a story for any parent who has lost a child …
“Choosing a Caregiver: Expect the Best and Know How to Ask for It” – Free tomorrow on Amazon for five days only
11/30/2014 6:00:00 AM
Haley Lynn Gray is announcing her newest Best Selling Book, Choosing a Caregiver: Expect the Best and Know How to Ask for It .  It will be offered for free on Amazon this week (12/01/2014– 12/05/2014) and should be downloaded by all with aging parents .   Caring for your parents can be difficult and emotionally draining. Getting appropriate, safe care, can be difficult. …
“A Beautiful Life with No Excuses: The Power of One Human Being” – Free tomorrow on Amazon for five days only
11/30/2014 6:00:00 AM
Maria Mantovano’s, A Beautiful Life with No Excuses is so compelling, so unbelievable and so heart wrenching that you as the reader will be astonished as tears fill your eyes when you see the Power of this one Human Being. Raymond’s story was written to benefit the lives of hundreds and thousands people who have felt loss. It’s a story for any parent who has lost a child …
How a Solar Power Geelong Company is Increasing Solar Panel Efficiency Through Australian Micro Inverters
11/28/2014 7:05:22 PM
GEELONG, Australia November 2014 – Installing solar panels is an affordable and environmentally friendly option to power residential and commercial buildings. However if any part of the solar installation is in shade or part shade, the overall productivity decreases to what the lowest working panel is producing. This is where micro inverters can help. Australian micro …
Community Approach to Tackle Biggest Health Threat in Asia-Pacific
11/28/2014 4:07:19 PM
Community groups in the Asia-Pacific are taking the lead on prevention initiatives for cancer, diabetes, heart disease and other non-communicable diseases which cause 36 million deaths globally. This APEC project helps counter the rise of these diseases by conducting outreach and education on the risk factors and preventive lifestyle changes at the local community level. …
Spread holiday cheer with Wine Club by Whole Foods Market® “Cyber Monday” offer
11/28/2014 8:56:46 AM
All Wine Club orders placed on “Cyber Monday” will include a $25 Whole Foods Market gift card. Whole Foods Market’s Wine Club is a new way for wine lovers to discover extraordinary, limited production wines from around the world. The offer is valid on orders placed Monday, December 1, between 12:01 AM – 11:59 PM PDT and includes both ongoing subscriptions and one-time gift …
Give Thanks and Give Back to Your Body: Three Tips for a Healthy, Happy Holiday Season
11/28/2014 8:53:53 AM
The holidays are a great time to celebrate the season with friends and family and to give back where we can. While giving back is what the season is all about, it’s also important to stay healthy. Making one healthy choice a day is a great way to maintain personal wellness and stay balanced in between Thanksgiving leftovers and holiday parties. Evolution Fresh offers these …
Target Shoppers Nationwide Score Doorbusters as Black Friday Gets Underway
Target Shoppers Nationwide Score Doorbusters as Black Friday Gets Underway
11/28/2014 8:48:40 AM
Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) kicked off the holiday season with a strong early start to Black Friday weekend, as guests across the U.S. shopped early deals and turned out for the 6 p.m. store openings. In addition, the company’s free shipping offer on Target.com continues to drive record breaking online sales. “Guests nationwide turned out online and in stores to take …
Canadian-educated doctors more likely to screen for cancer
Canadian-educated doctors more likely to screen for cancer
11/27/2014 1:51:24 PM
Physicians who attended medical schools in certain parts of the world, specifically the Caribbean, Latin America, the Middle East, North Africa, South Asia and Western Europe were less likely to screen their patients for cervical, breast and colorectal cancer than Canadian graduates, according to new research. Researchers at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences …
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Chooses Queensland’S Gold Coast As Location For Third Australian Showroom
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Chooses Queensland’S Gold Coast As Location For Third Australian Showroom
11/27/2014 11:18:58 AM
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars’ third showroom in Australia, based in Gold Coast, Queensland, was inaugurated by the marque’s CEO Torsten Müller-Ötvös, who is in the region for a week-long visit. He was joined at an exclusive evening event to open Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Queensland’s new showroom by Paul Warren, Chief Executive Officer of The Peter Warren Group, the company’s dealer …
The Million Dollar Holiday
11/27/2014 11:05:15 AM
Chances are, if you are on holidays, you are by the coast. When you’re relaxed it’s very easy to get caught up in the romance of owning your own piece of paradise. Tread carefully! The reality is that you will spend some, if not most, of your precious holiday time maintaining your holiday home, so your holiday can quickly become all about someone else’s holiday. You may …
Mobile ‘Man Cave’, the ultimate blokes toy
Mobile ‘Man Cave’, the ultimate blokes toy
11/27/2014 11:05:06 AM
Whilst any man cave is most guys’ ultimate dream, the Elite Man Cave is that one-upmanship any bloke would be proud to have. Elite Caravans owner Adrian Cappola said: “The Elite Man Cave will provide the owner ultimate bragging rights. There hasn’t been a bloke (or even woman for that matter) step through the door and not be overly impressed with the luxury interior fit …