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Creative or Crazy? New CareerBuilder Survey Reveals the Strangest Stunts Job Seekers Have Pulled to Get Hiring Managers’ Attention
Creative or Crazy? New CareerBuilder Survey Reveals the Strangest Stunts Job Seekers Have Pulled to Get Hiring Managers’ Attention
7/31/2015 12:36:04 PM
Jerry Seinfeld famously said, “Sometimes the road less traveled is less traveled for a reason." When it comes to the job search, that sentiment may be true. For its latest survey, CareerBuilder asked more than 2,000 hiring managers to name the most unusual ways job seekers have succeeded in getting their attention – but not necessarily the job. The national online survey …
Expansive Industry Survey Shows Higher Salaries Are Often the Result for those with the CIH® Credential
Expansive Industry Survey Shows Higher Salaries Are Often the Result for those with the CIH® Credential
7/30/2015 5:16:01 PM
The American Board of Industrial Hygiene® (ABIH®) announces the release of results of an expansive 2015 safety, health, and environmental (SH&E) industry salary survey that was conducted in collaboration with the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP), the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA), the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), the Alliance …
Isocyanate Exposure Risks & Occupational Asthma Hazards Identified by EMSL
7/29/2015 4:54:24 PM
Isocyanates are powerful irritants to the mucous membranes of the eyes and gastrointestinal and respiratory tracts. Workers in a number of industries can be exposed to this family of chemicals because isocyanates are the raw materials that make up polyurethane products. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) reports, “They are widely used in the …
Texas Environmental Professionals Help to Prevent Occupational Asthma with Air Testing and Monitoring
Texas Environmental Professionals Help to Prevent Occupational Asthma with Air Testing and Monitoring
7/28/2015 1:57:22 PM
More than 2 million Texans have been diagnosed with asthma. A significant number of these people are in the workforce and suffer from occupational asthma.  Also referred to as work-related asthma, occupational asthma is the most common occupational lung disease in the United States.    Nationwide, OSHA estimates that 11 million workers in a wide range of industries and …
Industrial Hygienists Share Stories of How the CIH® Credential Changed their Lives
Industrial Hygienists Share Stories of How the CIH® Credential Changed their Lives
7/28/2015 1:08:11 PM
The CIH® credential has been recognized as the premier standard in the industrial hygiene profession for over a half a century.  Many industry professionals have plans for becoming a CIH® in the future, but others are unsure of how the credential could impact their careers.    To help answer this important question, ABIH® began asking CIHs to share their personal stories …
Career Ideas and Career Suggestions: What to Study When Today’s Jobs May Not Be Around in 10 Year’s Time
7/28/2015 8:16:18 AM
With the rise of technology, robotics and intelligence systems, many high school students contemplating university are worried that their studies will be worthless in years to come. Career planning expert Bob Bredemeyer, said the recent report by the Committee for the Economic Development of Australia* (CEDA) found that around 40% of current jobs will disappear in the next …
Free Enterprise Mobility Webinar: Four Keys to Successful Mobile App Rollouts and Proving Value
7/28/2015 8:00:00 AM
Aternity Inc., the industry’s leader in providing End User Experience Management (EUEM) solutions for any application running on physical, virtual and mobile devices, will host a webinar on August 5 at 2 p.m. ET titled, “Enterprise Mobile App Rollouts | Four Keys to Success & Proving Value.” This free, 30-minute webinar will be led by Marty Resnick, a mobility strategist, …
Nation’s Leading Public Adjusters Offer Tips to Prevent Water Damage due to Leaking Water Heaters
Nation’s Leading Public Adjusters Offer Tips to Prevent Water Damage due to Leaking Water Heaters
7/27/2015 9:25:31 AM
Earlier this month, it was reported that a leak from a water heater released approximately 2,000 gallons of water at a County Government Center in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.  The water leak impacted about 12,000 square feet of the building and the cost to repair the damage has been estimated at approximately $100,000.   All of this damage was caused by a leaking 30-gallon …
Are We Becoming 24-Hour Workers? CareerBuilder Survey Explores the Demise of 9 to 5 
Are We Becoming 24-Hour Workers? CareerBuilder Survey Explores the Demise of 9 to 5 
7/24/2015 12:00:35 PM
A new CareerBuilder survey indicates that, much like flip phones and fax machines, the traditional eight-hour work day may be on its way out. More than 1,000 full-time workers in information technology, financial services, sales, and professional and business services – industries that historically have more traditional work hours – participated in the nationwide study, …
Golden Rule - Call to Action
Golden Rule - Call to Action
7/23/2015 5:21:32 PM
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. The  Golden Rule  is one of the first “rules to live by” we learn as children. This clear and guiding principle is at the heart of nearly every religious and humanitarian doctrine in the world. Its simple message resounds with all of us—to treat others with the same consideration and respect with which we would like to …
Bilingual Construction Project Managers in High Demand Nationwide
Bilingual Construction Project Managers in High Demand Nationwide
7/23/2015 5:18:39 PM
The demand for bilingual construction project managers has never been higher, and that demand grows stronger every day according to Bilingual Construction Staffing™ , the nation’s first bilingual construction staffing firm. “With the economy getting stronger and all types of construction leading the way, the demand for bilingual project managers gets stronger each and …
Are We Becoming 24-Hour Workers? CareerBuilder Survey Explores the Demise of 9 to 5
7/23/2015 3:49:49 PM
A new CareerBuilder survey indicates that, much like flip phones and fax machines, the traditional eight-hour work day may be on its way out. More than 1,000 full-time workers in information technology, financial services, sales, and professional and business services – industries that historically have more traditional work hours – participated in the nationwide study, …
The Gillespie Group Completes Large nora® Rubber Flooring Installation at College Campus in Under Two Weeks
The Gillespie Group Completes Large nora® Rubber Flooring Installation at College Campus in Under Two Weeks
7/22/2015 11:48:47 AM
(July 2015) The Lincroft, NJ campus of Brookdale Community College, the county college of Monmouth, faced a serious flooring problem. The carpet in its Counseling, Admission and Registration Building, in which all students register for classes, meet with individual faculty members, and perform daily administrative activities, was severely worn, and in dire need of …
Section 83(b) election simplified
Section 83(b) election simplified
7/21/2015 1:02:06 PM
The IRS issued proposed regulations that can be relied on for tax returns for 2015 eliminating the requirement to attach a copy of a Section 83(b) election to the taxpayer’s income tax return for the year of the election. The Section 83(b) election allows a taxpayer to disregard restrictions such as vesting for determining when a transfer of property is taxable.  It is an …
CareerBuilder Joins Forces with Textkernel to Deliver Powerful, Multilingual Semantic Search and Matching Technologies to Recruiters
7/21/2015 9:33:07 AM
CareerBuilder announced today that it has acquired a majority stake in Textkernel , a leading-edge software company providing semantic recruitment technology to the global market. The acquisition further supports CareerBuilder’s evolution into an HR software as a service provider and enables Textkernel to accelerate its global growth. Based in Amsterdam, Textkernel is …
Commercial Property Damage Claims & Common Indoor Environmental Issues in Texas
Commercial Property Damage Claims & Common Indoor Environmental Issues in Texas
7/20/2015 5:46:20 PM
Each year, billions of dollars are paid to settle insured commercial property damage claims. Many of these claims are due to water damage, fire damage, and wind and storm damage. While damage from any one of these events is often quite visible, they can also create potential indoor environmental hazards that many business owners and property managers may not immediately …
Occupational Noise and Hearing Loss Prevention Efforts Can Protect Millions of Workers
Occupational Noise and Hearing Loss Prevention Efforts Can Protect Millions of Workers
7/20/2015 12:29:15 PM
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has stated that occupational hearing loss is one of the most common work-related illnesses in the United States. The agency reports that approximately 22 million U.S. workers are exposed to hazardous noise levels at work and an additional 9 million are exposed to chemicals that are toxic to the ear. The Occupational Safety …
The Importance of Indoor Air Quality in Puerto Rico’s Commercial Properties
The Importance of Indoor Air Quality in Puerto Rico’s Commercial Properties
7/20/2015 11:52:12 AM
While the thought of polluted air in the work environment may bring to mind faded images of coal miners covered in dust or factory workers surrounded by smoke and fumes from decades ago, the reality is many people who work in modern office environments are also being exposed to air quality pollutants.   The quality of the air that employees breathe is a critical component of …
BMO New Canadians Study: More Than Half of Immigrant Parents Believe Their Children Will Be Better Off in Canada
BMO New Canadians Study: More Than Half of Immigrant Parents Believe Their Children Will Be Better Off in Canada
7/17/2015 12:19:08 PM
BMO Wealth Management today released the results of a study on how New Canadians feel about their children’s future in Canada, as well as their approaches to estate planning. The study is the second in a series, Making the Financial Transition, which examines a variety of financial issues related to New Canadians (those who have moved to Canada fewer than 10 years …
Increase in Bacterial Infections in Texas Likely Associated with Flooded Properties
Increase in Bacterial Infections in Texas Likely Associated with Flooded Properties
7/14/2015 12:46:53 PM
The last few months have brought flooding to many parts of Texas and there are now reports of increasing infection rates due to microbial pathogens commonly associated with feces.  Just this month, KRGV broadcast a report about a dramatic increase in the number of cases of campylobacteriosis across the state.    In Hidalgo County alone, the Texas Department of State Health …