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Tsvetan Vasilev: KTB Employees Have Been Unlawfully Fired

Tsvetan Vasilev: KTB Employees Have Been Unlawfully Fired

Former Chair of the Corporate Commercial Bank, Tsvetan Vasilev has issued a statement to his employees on his official website, thanking them for the hard and dedicated work. he outlines his stance on the cause of the bankruptcy.   ''Dear colleagues and friends, I turn to you in this unberably

How being unprofessional increases employee engagement

How being unprofessional increases employee engagement

David Hassell is Founder & CEO of 15Five. This post originally appeared on the 15Five Blog.  A recent Forbes article asked the question, "Does Crying Kill Your Career?" This sparks an important conversation about the necessity for an authentic human experience in the workplace. Crying is viewed

Shaw-Ford

Mr. and Mrs. Greg and Kathryn Shaw of Manchester are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Danielle Whitney Shaw, to Mr. David Thomas Ford, also of Manchester.

Thinking about the next generation of Savannah's tourists

The Savannah Tourism Futures Study, which was unveiled recently at a meeting at the International Trade and Convention Center, considered Savannah's relationship to 12 tourism trends. As noted in coverage by business reporter Julia Ritchey, the report was produced by Ernst & Young and MMGY Glob

Valve announces year-round Dota 2 Major Championships

Valve announces year-round Dota 2 Major Championships

Valve has taken a more direct role in Dota's eSports calendar by announcing three more officially sponsored championships to join The International. The new tournaments will be held during each season of the year, with the first Dota 2 Major Championship, to take place this Fall after The Int

How to media slap your publishing model into selling audiences not inventory

Words by Jennifer Faull and Seb Joseph If you want social success you need to have scale or be niche (for now) Publishers cannot have their cake and eat when it comes to maintaining scale and niche audiences on social networks. Speaking at The Drum's Media Slap event, The Telegraph's director of d

An L.A. Agency's Grassroots Drought Initiative Has Grown Into a Citywide Campaign

An L.A. Agency's Grassroots Drought Initiative Has Grown Into a Citywide Campaign

As California's drought continues to worsen, the city of Los Angeles has turned to a local ad agency to help change residents' water habits. The "Save the Drop" campaign, produced by Omelet, L.A., officially launched this week in conjunction with Earth Day and urges area re

One day you're hot, next day you run into the Yanks

Leave it to the Yankees, those killjoys in pinstripes, to be Interleague party poopers. They couldn't be satisfied with the merely scheduled engagement against the hottest team in the hemisphere. Nooo, they wanted more.

Ireland, Haynes and Zecca: three creative postures

[...] the Telegraph Hill Gallery brings an unfamiliar selection of Ireland's frameable works, mostly from the 1990s, into public view from the estate of one of the artist's siblings. Critics cite Ireland (1930-2009) as a leading figure in Bay Area conceptual art. Several other pages, layered w

Study finds we think better on our feet, literally

Study finds we think better on our feet, literally

A study from the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health finds students with standing desks are more attentive than their seated counterparts. In fact, preliminary results show 12 percent greater on-task engagement in classrooms with standing desks, which equates to an extra seven mi

Brands: Five Tips to Make Sure Your Apps Are "Watch Worthy," From Urban Airship

PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwired - Apr 24, 2015) - With Apple Watch shipping today, the time has come for brands to ensure that their mobile engagement strategy is Watch Ready. As a new world of actionable glances to the wrist takes hold, expectations will rise around what types of brand engagement are

Online discussion forums good for well-being, study shows

A new study has found that internet discussion forums have positive links to well-being and are even associated with increased community engagement offline, contrary to a common perception of them...

La Ministre Findlay : Le Plan d'action économique de 2015 démontre l'engagement envers l'emploi, la ...

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MEDIA ADVISORY: The Economic Voice Series - Canada's Energy Agenda: Getting it Right - Edmonton Edit...

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - April 23, 2015) - The Economic Club of Canada, in partnership with Senator Doug Black, is pleased to bring The Economic Voice Series cross-Canada tour to Edmonton. Promoting energy literacy in Canada, the tour's Alberta edition will focus again on is

Brittney Griner & Fiancee -- WE'RE NOT BREAKING UP ... After Domestic Violence Arrests

WNBA superstar Brittney Griner says her engagement to Glory Johnson is STILL ON ... despite their domestic violence arrests this morning ... TMZ Sports has learned.  Griner's attorney Michael Cantor tells us ... "The last few months have been…

Microsoft Reports $21.7B Revenue In Third Quarter, Xbox Sales Shrink

Microsoft Reports $21.7B Revenue In Third Quarter, Xbox Sales Shrink

Microsoft has revealed its third quarter earnings today. The company announced $21.7 billion as revenue for the three-month tenure, which ended on March 31, 2015, with net total income of $4.99 billion. When compared to the same quarter last year, the revenue seems to have gone up, but the net incom

Hardly a bad habit: Online forums could improve well-being

Hardly a bad habit: Online forums could improve well-being

Whether you’re hashing it out or just shooting the breeze, Internet discussion forums have been linked to increased well-being and are associated with greater community engagement offline. “Our findings paint a more optimistic picture of old-style online discussion forums,” says le

New Report Urges Overhaul of US Govt. International Broadcasting

New Report Urges Overhaul of US Govt. International Broadcasting

A new study in the United States says the government should overhaul its international broadcasting operations so that they support U.S. foreign policy objectives and strategic American interests. The report released Wednesday was written mostly by former officials of the government's Broadca

La Ministre Findlay : Le Plan d'action économique de 2015 démontre l'engagement envers l'emploi, la ...

DELTA, COLOMBIE-BRITANNIQUE--(Marketwired - 22 avril 2015) - L'honorable Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay, C.P., c.r., députée, ministre du Revenu national, applaudit le Plan d'action économique de 2015 du gouvernement Harper. Il va soutenir l'emploi et la croissance à Delta et en Colombie-Bri

Better social media techniques increase fan interest, engagement

Mizzou researchers found that the more MLB teams released original content from their Twitter accounts, such as score updates or player profiles, the more followers they gained and engagement they initiated. The researchers say their findings could provide guidance for many businesses struggling wit

Boston Mayor's Chief Of Staff Planned The Sweetest, Sweatiest Marathon Proposal

Boston Mayor's Chief Of Staff Planned The Sweetest, Sweatiest Marathon Proposal

After nine months of planning, a breathless Daniel Koh, chief of staff to Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, proposed to girlfriend Amy Sennett at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday. To make the proposal more personal, Koh asked the couple's friends to hold up signs along the last mile or s

How Does Bow Wow Handle Rumors About His Engagement to Erica Mena?

How Does Bow Wow Handle Rumors About His Engagement to Erica Mena?

Ever since Love & Hip Hopstar Erica Mena dropped the news that she was engaged to rapper/actor Shad "Bow Wow" Moss, the interwebs have been buzzing about their relationship. From rumors of Erica cheating on Bow Wow with her ex, Cyn Santana, to whispers that their engagement was all a sham, th

Inspired by the Success of Serial, iHeartMedia Will Unveil Its First Podcasts

Inspired by the Success of Serial, iHeartMedia Will Unveil Its First Podcasts

Podcasting and audio-only programming doesn't quite fit the criteria for next week's video-focused Digital Content NewFronts show in New York, so iHeartMedia is holding a "SoundFront" event on Wednesday evening. Buoyed by the 80 million downloads of the wildly successful po

Better social media techniques increase fan interest, engagement

Due to the ever-increasing number of people using social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter, businesses and organizations, such as professional sports teams, are expanding their marketing and communication efforts to engage people with their brands through those sites. Now, Nicholas Watanabe,

Adecco moves to up engagement with temps via loyalty scheme

Scheme offers discounts on products at select retail outlets to those who stick with Adecco for six months or more

Innovator of Mobile Engagement Platform Launches Digital Content Strategies Guide for Medical Device...

Prolifiq's New E-Book Offers Insights That Will Engage Healthcare Professionals and Grow the Sales Channel Through Digital Content

Le budget fédéral réjouit les dépanneurs du Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - 22 avril 2015) - L'Association canadienne des dépanneurs en alimentation et les 25 000 et plus dépanneurs indépendants qu'elle représente louent le gouvernement fédéral des mesures incluses dans le Budget 2015 qui aideront les propriétaires de petites

Exponential Launches Proprietary Video Formats to Provide Single Brand Experience Across Multiple Sc...

Exponential Unveils 'VDX', a First Look at Scalable Video Formats Producing Ad Experiences Aimed to Drive Deeper, Authentic Audience Engagement

Steve Kent: Access to information changes on track for June 1

New legislation wiping out the controversial Bill 29 will be tabled in the House of Assembly this week.

Online Learning Is No Substitute for Campus Community Engagement

"Within 5 years the world's best education will be available online and it will be free," said George Mason University professor Tyler Cowen in a September 2013 interview. "Arguably that's already the case." When I heard the claim last summer, I took notice. I was and continue to be an undergraduat

The Chamber Of Commerce Is Fighting Fiercely To Stop The Scourge Of Corporate Transparency

WASHINGTON -- This spring, shareholders in more than 100 companies will introduce resolutions calling for greater disclosure of corporations' political and lobbying activity. Six major companies -- Dean Foods, Eastman Chemical, H&R Block, Marathon Oil, U.S. Steel and Valero Energy -- have already re

Michael Eric Dyson Deems His Public Critique Of Cornel West 'Vital And Necessary'

Michael Eric Dyson joined HuffPost Live on Tuesday and explained why his public takedown of Cornel West, published this week in The New Republic, was "necessary," despite the "sense of hurt" that came with his break with the Princeton professor. Although the academics have been friends for years

GAME acquires stake in AR developer Ads Reality

High Street retailer GAME has purchased a minority stake in UK-based augmented reality company Ads Reality. GAME had been working with the AR firm on its Scan It tech for its mobile app. Scan It allows users to scan titles and gives them a personalised price based on the Reward card bala

OSCE Reports Intensified Fighting Around Donetsk Airport

The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine reported intensified fighting around Donetsk airport and Shyrokyne as well as military movements on both sides of the contact line. This was stated in the latest report of the SMM, which monitors the implementation of the Minsk agreements. The r

Volvo's XC90 Does Away With Front Passenger Seat In Favor Of Legroom

Over in China, it seems that there is a rise in the wealthy which means that employing a chauffeur to drive you to your office and home, or driving your kids around is becoming more common. However unless you have a limousine, stretching out your legs at the back can be rather tricky, which is where

The Key To Making Philanthropy Really Work

Philanthropic investment firms succeed by empowering organizations that will really make a positive difference in the lives of others. Selecting the ones to invest in can be quite a difficult task -- but one worth taking on. Sal Giambanco, a partner at the Omidyar Network, is hoping his firm can

Yemen Conflict Highlights Inadequacy of US Dealings With Iran - Congressman

House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry claims that US involvement in the naval blockade in Yemen to prevent Iranian weapons shipments to Houthi forces shows the inadequacy of current US engagement with Iran.

Nativo and Moat Partner to Bring Certified, 100% Viewability to Native Advertising

Leading Partnership on 100% Viewability and Advanced Engagement Metrics Provides Brand Advertisers With Unmatched Native Ad Verification and Consumer Insights

Stanford Live season focuses on art, social change

Stanford Live will explore themes of social change and artistic engagement in its 2015-16 season, including a retrospective of the work of theater artist Anna Deavere Smith, a new work on the subject of the My Lai Massacre written for the Kronos Quartet by Stanford composer Jonathan Berger, and a ne

US Expresses Support for Bulgarian Constitution Amendments

The US will be standing next to Bulgaria in tough times. The statement was made by Deputy Assistant Secretary of the US Hoyt Yee following his meeting with Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borisov. ''Bulgaria is a friend and an alley in both good and bad times on an international and regional level,'

Mirror blends gaming and social media with 'Tweetometer' general election engagement leagu...

The Mirror is helping its readers keep track of the best engaged politicians on Twitter in the run-up to the general election with the launch of its Tweetometer. The gamified social analysis tool has been designed to let users track thousands of tweets sent by prospective parliamentary candidates a

Clarks opts for Moki Total Control to improve its in-store customer engagement

Clarks is using new technology to improve the digital customer experience in its stores. The footwear company is using Moki Total Control as it looks to engage customers with relevant online experiences as they shop in its 566 stores in the UK and Republic of Ireland (ROI). "In an increasingly (more

Streamline Real-Time Knowledge, Learning and Innovation With Cisco Collaborative Knowledge

Cisco Collaborative Knowledge Improves Employee Engagement and Workforce Productivity by Building Smarter, More Agile Workforces

Online discussion forums good for well-being, study shows

A new study has found that internet discussion forums have positive links to well-being and are even associated with increased community engagement offline, contrary to a common perception of them being outdated and prone to trolling.

Two Koreas Engage Through Taekwondo Event in Russia

The Taekwondo organizations of North and South Korea will have a rare engagement in Russia next month. North Korea will send a demonstration team to an international Taekwondo competition organized by the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF), a South Korea-based international body of the Korean mar

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard touch down in Australia hand in hand amid claims of marital woes as they...

Both Johnny, 51, and Amber, 28, were wearing their wedding bands, although missing from Amber's ring finger was the huge sparkler Johnny gave her on their engagement.

Behind Yemen's chaos

American warships were headed to waters off Yemen's coast Monday to block weapons shipments from Iran to its Houthi allies there, raising concerns of a possible engagement. Yet President Obama...

This Startup Delivers Athletic Entertainers That Millennials Love

Brian Selander got his start in politics, helping run Bill Bradley's 2000 bid for president and then serving as strategy chief for Delaware Governor Jack Markell. A New Jersey native with a love for New York's pro sports teams and an appetite for business and technology, he couldn't re

Andi Dorfman Talks Getting Back With Josh Murray: "Never Say Never"

If you're having a hard time getting over Andi Dorfman's breakup with Josh Murray, don't worry — you're not alone. We were shocked when the Bachelorette couple decided to end their engagement in January, mostly because they seemed so happy. It'd be awesome if they decided to get back together, bu

Brandy on Ending Her Engagement: "This Last Heartbreak Was Really Hard"

We're totally psyched for our girl Brandy, who is about to take Broadway by storm as the newest incarnation of Roxie Hart in the hit show Chicago. And while Brandy may be playing a callous man-eater, the Grammy Award-singer is finally coming clean about her long-term relationship with Ryan Press,

The show that created a rift between CNBC and a top hedge funder premiered — here's what Wall Street...

The reboot of 'Wall Street Week' (WSW) — a weekly show that ran on PBS from 1970 to 2005 — premiered Sunday on Fox affiliate stations in major cities across the country, and given the circumstances surrounding its creation, it's no surprise that Wall Street was talking about it on Mon

Alan Cumming to headline ACT gala

After a yearlong run in the white-faced grin of his award-winning "Cabaret" Emcee, Alan Cumming has decided to take it easy. In the last year, in addition to this Broadway gig, Cumming also published his second book, the best-selling memoir "Not My Father's Son" last fall, contributed a regular c

Princess Diana’s Will Made Available Online

Thanks to advancing technology and increased public interest in historic documents, the will of Princess Diana is now available online. Nearly 18 years after Princess Diana's death, her will is is now available online. It’s easy accessibility is the result of a partnership among

Microsoft's open source ambitions pick up speed

Microsoft's level of trust in the open source community is continuing to build after it moved to absorb its MS Open Technologies subsidiary back into the company.The move, which brings the "startup subsidiary" back under Microsoft control, came after MS Open Tech reached its key goals and it