Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein Talks of Peace

Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein Talks of Peace
Twenty years ago, I was exposed to a cruel, pointless, war. I was serving with the United Nations Protection Force in the former Yugoslavia, and learnt then a number of simple lessons. Violence at the extreme is so callous, so sickening and beyond the …
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Upstart English-Testing Services Take Aim at Longtime Market Leaders
The thirst for English-language ability is most intense in developing Asian countries. In Vietnam, the government has set a goal for all primary and secondary-school students to be proficient in English by 2020. In Thailand and Sri Lanka, meanwhile …
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Hay Guide Chart

Applying the Hay methodology to a position results in two profiles sales manager) and acts as a check on the long profile. Typically, Hay

Meet Harvard's Employees: Colin Durrant, Manager of Sustainability Communications, HPACMeet Harvard’s Employees: Colin Durrant, Manager of Sustainability Communications, HPAC
Colin Durrant, Manager of Sustainability Communications in Harvard Public Affairs and Communications discusses his career, benefits and what he enjoys about …

The PIP—Performance Improvement Plan
Business 2 Community, on Thu, 04 Sep 2014 23:45:00 -0700
Each person dreads every meeting, but the manager is carefully documenting things for HR and the lawyers. At the same time, the employee is brushing up their LinkedIn profiles, perusing the job boards, starting to look for new opportunities, hoping to

Pitt's Latin American Studies Center broadens students' worldview

Pitt's Latin American Studies Center broadens students' worldview
Chancellor Edward Litchfield established it in 1964 with a Ford Foundation grant, “with the goal of internationalizing the university,” said director Scott Morgenstern. The center, one of the earliest such programs in the country, has more than 2,000 …
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What's ahead in state government this week
Martha Coakley, the choice of voters to represent the Democratic Party in the race to succeed Gov. Deval Patrick, has repeatedly gone out of her way to distance herself from the dreaded "special interests" and the Beacon Hill crowd with whom her office …
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Commissioners to consider audit funding, handing over Boyd Park
During the meeting, commissioners also will consider a human resources matter to name two current employees as county clerk and deputy clerk. Tentler said that the county's audits in the past couple of years have recommended splitting the previously …
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Policy Design and Implementation Monitoring

Policy Design and Implementation Monitoring
The success of the University of Liege in filling its repository is in large part due to the fact that works not in the repository do not count for annual reviews. Both the NIH and Wellcome … In principle the SHARE notification system could go some …
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Is Cancer Lurking in Your Toothpaste? (And Your Soap? And Your Lipstick?)
Not only is triclosan present in Colgate Total and many household soaps, but it can also be found in coolers, odor-protected shoes and makeup, according to Mae Wu, a lawyer with the Natural Resources Defense Council. She says that triclosan is “all …
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UN Report Faults Humanitarian Vigilance In Response To Nuke Detonations
This perturbing view has been expressed in a study by the UN Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) undertaken in cooperation with OCHA (Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs) and UNDP (UN Development Programme) ahead of the first …
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Meet the Press Transcript – September 7, 2014

Meet the Press Transcript – September 7, 2014
And it's going to require some resources, I suspect, above what we are currently doing in the region–. CHUCK TODD: This is asking Congress for a vote, … But in terms of controlling territory, we're going to have to develop– a moderate Sunni …
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Coffee Genome Reveals Why Your Java Smells So Good
Accordingly, a genome sequence could be a significant step toward improving coffee," said Philippe Lashermes, a researcher at the French Institute of Research for Development, in a statement. … When the coffee plant's caffeine-laden leaves fall to …
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We Could Have Stopped This
The outbreak originated in the tropical rain forest of Guinea in December 2013, but local health authorities did not recognize the new disease in humans in the country until four months later. They can be forgiven a slow reaction, as Ebola has never …
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districts expanding technology, but training is key to success

districts expanding technology, but training is key to success
When Lorri Lewis' English students leave her class and head home from University High School and Preparatory Academy in Southfield this school year, they won't be lugging along a hefty textbook. That's because for the first time in Southfield Public …
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5 Feminist Myths That Will Not Die
More than 15 years ago, Sussex University experts on gender and development Sally Baden and Anne Marie Goetz, repudiated the claim: “The figure was made up by someone working at the UN because it seemed to her to represent the scale of gender-based …
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This Month's Issue
As ISIS has seized large expanses of territory in recent months, it has drawn more foreign men to Syria, requiring more American and European law enforcement resources in the attempt to stop the flow of fighters, senior American officials said. … For …
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Wirtschaftswoche (2002–2014, thirteen times in a row) – based on recommendations of German HR managers. recommendations of German HR managers

Skills required for an HR managerSkills required for an HR manager
Skills for required for an HR manager by http://www.indiancolleges.com/ The feasibility of manpower as a resource in today’s corporate world is termed as hum…

PMO now a strategic HR manager, to analyse officials' skills to fill up top …
Economic Times, on Sun, 24 Aug 2014 15:06:53 -0700
NEW DELHI: Over the past fortnight, two senior bureaucrats, recently empanelled as secretaries to the government of India, were surprised when they got a call from the Prime Minister's Office (PMO). They were asked about their areas of interest and the …

Physician Payment Data Puts Costly Eye Treatments Under The Microscope

Physician Payment Data Puts Costly Eye Treatments Under The Microscope
CMS's user manual for the data includes nearly two pages listing its limitations, including that it does not say anything about the quality of care provided and is not risk-adjusted to account for the differences in severity of patient populations …
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Progressive Voice: Why I Support Arlington's Streetcar
… economic development and real estate professionals. This private development will generate additional demand for the streetcar as well as tax revenue needed to support our schools, parks, libraries, human services programs, and maintenance of basic …
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VA Finally Seeking a Replacement for Its Outdated Scheduling System

VA Finally Seeking a Replacement for Its Outdated Scheduling System
The Department of Veterans Affairs is seeking a “cutting-edge” commercial, off-the-shelf scheduling system to replace the clunky legacy module that helped mire the agency in controversy over long wait times faced by veterans seeking care. By the end of …
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15 Finds Out: A need for help on the riverfront
But 15 Finds Out has discovered leaders trying to balance economic development with human development for the down and out in downtown. Downtown development has been welcomed with … Some of it just takes time and all of it takes resources,” Karcher …
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NeighborImpact marks 50 years of community action
Fifty years ago this month, the Economic Opportunity Act was signed into law, giving birth to community action. There are 1,100 such organizations across the country, including 17 in Oregon. NeighborImpact is Central Oregon's community action agency.
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What Organizations Need Now From Human Resources
The job of Human Resources today is to make people and organizations grow, yet it has only marginally evolved since its inception around the end of the nineteenth century. Starting as “Personnel,” to …. Being able to report 100% completion of …
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Can India Achieve 100% Renewable Energy?
In the coming years, India will face seemingly insurmountable challenges to its economy, environment and energy security. To overcome these challenges India needs to shift to non-polluting sources of energy. As Jeremy Rifkin, an economist and activist …
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