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Starbucks On The Path To Hire 10,000 Veterans and Military Spouses
10/30/2014 9:36:30 AM
On a rainy Friday, a man in a business suit looked out the 56th floor window of Seattle high-rise. The phone call he was on - an interview for a job in New York - couldn’t hold his attention. “All I wanted to do was race downstairs and get to the Starbucks store I was staring at,” said Jason Wing. “I wanted to be a part of something great again.” Wing had over 20 years of …
Renesas Electronics Announces Early Retirement Program
10/29/2014 11:53:18 AM
Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723, “Renesas Electronics”), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced an early retirement incentive program for its employees in Japan. 1. Reasons and background to the early retirement plan Though Renesas Electronics Group’s consolidated net sales and operating income are improving, it still sees the …
Levi Strauss & Co. & San Francisco 49ers team up with Gooddwill to turn Jeans into Jobs
10/29/2014 9:37:46 AM
With  a  call  to  action  that  is  uniquely  their  own,  Levi  Strauss  &  Co.(LS&Co.) and  the  San  Francisco  49ers are asking Bay  Area  fans  to  join  them  in  a  Field  of  Jeans™ donation  drive in  the  lead  up  to  the  49ers  game on Sunday,  Nov.  2.  All  denim  collected  from  the  drive  will  be  used  to  create  a  one of a kind  Field  of …
Nicole Greeson Elected Chair of
American Board of Industrial Hygiene®
Nicole Greeson Elected Chair of American Board of Industrial Hygiene®
10/27/2014 11:28:48 AM
Nicole Greeson, CIH, has been elected Chair of the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH®).  Ms. Greeson has served on the Board since 2011.  She is a Safety & Health Specialist at Duke University and has an MS in Environmental Sciences/Industrial Hygiene from the University of Texas-Houston, and holds a BSPH in Environmental Science from the University of North …
Health Concerns Continue in City that Housed PCB Manufacturing Plant
Health Concerns Continue in City that Housed PCB Manufacturing Plant
10/24/2014 10:04:19 AM
Last month, FoxNews.com published a report about the ongoing challenges faced by Anniston, Alabama in the city’s battle to cleanup polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) contamination.  The Anniston PCB site consists of the entire area in and around the city where the chemicals can be found. Up until 1999, when the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) shut down Fort McClellan Army …
CareerBuilder Releases This Year’s Most Unbelievable Excuses for Calling in Sick
10/23/2014 11:16:13 AM
From claiming they need the day to fix some botched plastic surgery to saying they accidentally got on a plane, America’s workers have either had some sitcom-worthy misadventures this year, or they’ve simply gotten more creative with their sick day excuses. A new CareerBuilder survey looks at how many workers have faked being sick this year, as well as some of the strangest …
Chris Christie and Republicans Should Read this Minimum Wage Book
Chris Christie and Republicans Should Read this Minimum Wage Book
10/22/2014 6:05:51 PM
“I’m tired of hearing about the minimum wage,” Gov. Chris Christie (R-N.J.) said during an event at the Chamber of Commerce.   “I really am. I don’t think there’s a mother or a father sitting around the kitchen table tonight in America saying, ’You know, honey, if our son or daughter could just make a higher minimum wage, my God, all of our dreams would be realized.’ Is that …
Aeroflot Extends Collective Agreement With Employees
10/22/2014 1:54:14 PM
JSC Aeroflot management and airline employee trade unions have successfully concluded negotiations that extend the collective bargaining agreement currently in place for the period 2014 through 2017. The collective agreement calls for a wide range of benefits for employees, irrespective of union membership. Despite the challenging economic environment in Russia, the parties …
Boston area executives in transition finding new jobs fastest in four years
10/22/2014 11:46:32 AM
Boston area managers and executives are finding new jobs in the shortest amount of time in four years, according to ClearRock Inc . , a leadership development, executive coaching and outplacement firm headquartered in Boston.   Through the first 9 months of 2014, January through September, Greater Boston area managers and executives in a career transition found new jobs …
Repair Work Uncovers Mold Problem that Temporarily Closes California School
Repair Work Uncovers Mold Problem that Temporarily Closes California School
10/20/2014 5:20:06 PM
Earlier this month, KCRA published a story about the discovery of mold at an elementary school in Lincoln, California.  According to the report, the problem was discovered when workers repairing drips from the school’s air conditioning system came across mold growth.  As a safety precaution, the school was then closed for several days to prevent exposing children and faculty …
Social Media is becoming a leading platform for recruitment states TUjobs
10/20/2014 10:42:16 AM
According to an article posted on TUjobs.com, social media sites such as LinkedIn are becoming the leading platforms for the recruitment market, states Adecco. 17,000 job applicants and 1500 hiring managers from 24 countries worldwide participated in the new study Adecco developed together with the Catholic University of Milan.  The survey states that around 50 …
Asbestos Discovery Temporarily Closes Humboldt State University’s Health Center
Asbestos Discovery Temporarily Closes Humboldt State University’s Health Center
10/20/2014 10:26:39 AM
Last month, The Lumberjack published an article that reported that asbestos had been found during a remodeling project of the Student Health Center at Humboldt State University.  The article stated that facility staff identified some construction debris that included tiles and upon further investigation the mastic glue used on the tiles was confirmed to contain …
Allergies or a Common Cold – Indoor Allergen Testing May Provide the Answer
Allergies or a Common Cold – Indoor Allergen Testing May Provide the Answer
10/20/2014 9:58:11 AM
Most years, the cold and flu season starts in late fall and runs through mid-spring.  Although a person can catch a common at any time of the year, the winter months are when medical professionals generally see the peak in the number of people coming down with a cold.   However, that runny nose, sneezing and congestion could also be due to allergies instead of the common …
One Month Left for Speakers to Submit Proposals to Present at the 2015 Northeast IAQ & Energy Conference
One Month Left for Speakers to Submit Proposals to Present at the 2015 Northeast IAQ & Energy Conference
10/20/2014 9:15:10 AM
The 2015 Northeast Indoor Air Quality & Energy Conference, taking place April 15th and 16th in Portland, Maine, promises to be one of next year’s premier events for IAQ and building energy professionals.  The annual conference, formerly known as the Maine Indoor Air Quality Conference, attracts attendees from across North America and has provided a venue for industry …
ABIH Travels to China to Promote the Certified Industrial Hygienist® Program
ABIH Travels to China to Promote the Certified Industrial Hygienist® Program
10/20/2014 8:56:15 AM
Last month, representatives from the American Board of Industrial Hygiene traveled to China to discuss the Certified Industrial Hygienist program with practitioners, educators, and government officials.  Representing ABIH in China were Ulric Chung, MCS, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer at ABIH; Nicole Greeson, CIH, ABIH Vice Chair; and Dave Roskelley, CIH, CSP, ABIH Director. …
Chico Fire Station Begins Repairs to Prevent Mold from Returning
Chico Fire Station Begins Repairs to Prevent Mold from Returning
10/15/2014 5:42:19 PM
Last month, the Chico Enterprise-Record published an updated report about Fire Station 5 that had come under scrutiny late last year.  According to the article, repairs and demolition work are finally taking place to prevent future water intrusion and mold problems. It was last December when the news outlet first reported that the fire station was about to undergo several …
Navera Announces 2014 Fall Release of 
Benefits Engagement Software
Navera Announces 2014 Fall Release of Benefits Engagement Software
10/15/2014 2:56:38 PM
Navera today announced its latest release of Benefits Engagement software, a cloud-based service that enables employees and consumers to select the healthcare and voluntary benefits that most closely match their needs.  The 2014 Fall Release includes major enhancements to the consumer experience and to profile-driven and context-sensitive plan recommendations.  It also offers …
Mondo is Named to the Crain’s New York Business 2014 Fast 50 List
10/14/2014 9:43:17 AM
Mondo, a leading IT and Digital Marketing resourcing firm, today announced that it was named No. 41 on the Crain’s New York Business Fast 50 list, which recognizes the 50 fastest-growing companies in New York. The Crain’s Fast 50 list feature serves as an annual spotlight on New York’s most successful and innovative companies that seek out new markets and devise growth …
TalentObjects by Lumesse Joins New Salesforce Analytics Cloud Ecosystem to Transform Workforce Planning
10/13/2014 11:39:37 AM
Wave, the Salesforce Analytics Cloud, is the first cloud analytics platform designed for every business user, making it easier than ever for anyone to explore data, uncover new insights and take action instantly from any device TalentObjects harness the power of Salesforce Analytics Cloud, helping every business user to instantly identify, recruit, engage and retain top …
New CIHs Offered Helpful Tips & Guidance for Earning Certification Maintenance Credits
New CIHs Offered Helpful Tips & Guidance for Earning Certification Maintenance Credits
10/13/2014 10:32:44 AM
Earlier this month, the Fall Exam window opened for Applicants working towards earning their CIH certification.  Administered by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene, the current exam window runs through the last day of November. Within the industrial hygiene profession, successfully passing the Certified Industrial Hygienist examination and all of the other requirements …