Month: June 2011

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20,000 Students Without a Job After Leaving University

20,000 Students Without a Job After Leaving University

Almost one-in-10 students failed to find a job after leaving university last year amid a continuing squeeze on graduate positions, figures show. Some 20,000 former students were unemployed six months after finishing courses – 50 per cent up on ...
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Workplace Accidents Are Worse After Lunch, Spanish Study Shows

Workplace Accidents Are Worse After Lunch, Spanish Study Shows

Researchers from the University of Burgos have for the first time established the existence of the 'lunch effect' in Spain, according to which workplace accidents are more serious and more likely to be fatal between 1pm and 5pm. These hours close ...
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The Extent of UK’s Long Working Hours Revealed

The Extent of UK’s Long Working Hours Revealed

Fresh evidence of the UK's long hours culture has emerged with research showing almost two-thirds of workers regularly do not take a lunch break. A survey of 1,800 people by online recruitment staffbay.com found that one in five never took a brea...
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Rosetta Stone Now Offers On-the-Go Coursework Capabilities on the iPad

Rosetta Stone Now Offers On-the-Go Coursework Capabilities on the iPad

New Mobile Platform Maximizes Organizations' Language-Learning Investments Rosetta Stone, a leading provider of technology-based language-learning solutions, today announced that its latest innovation, Rosetta Stone TOTALe Companion HD, an app...
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Firms Ignore the Foreign Language Internet at Their Peril

Firms Ignore the Foreign Language Internet at Their Peril

When Pepsi launched in China, so the story goes, the translation of the slogan, 'Come alive with the Pepsi generation', promised consumers something a little different. Could Pepsi really bring their ancestors back from the dead? The result was ap...
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