Biggest Ever Study Shows No Link Between Mobile Phone Use and Tumors
In what is described as the largest study on the subject to date, Danish researchers found no evidence that the risk of brain tumours was raised among 358,403 mobile phone subscribers over an 18-year period.
The number of people using mobile phones is constantly rising with more than five billion subscriptions worldwide in 2010. This has led to concerns about potential adverse health effects, particularly tumours of the central nervous system.
Short Term Recruiting Options: Contingent Staffing
The employer/employee relationship is evolving at a rapid pace. Temporary and contract workers are expected to make up an increasing percentage of the average employer's staff in coming years.
Senior Account Executive, Lab Support
Jocelyn joined Lab Support in October 2001 and is currently a Senior Account Executive at our Pleasanton, California branch office, supporting the Bay Area. Before moving to California and taking a position with Lab Support, Jocelyn worked as a QA chemist for Cargill in Iowa. Her scientific background also includes a bachelor's degree in biology with a chemistry minor.
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The heat is on
The following Industries expect to have an increase in projects that may result in additional contract staff* within the time frames below:
Food and Beverage
Flavor and Fragrance
Coatings and Polymers
Contract Testing Labs
*This insight is based on our comprehensive September 2011 survey of contract staffing buyers. The full report is titled, "Lab Support Index." The above results are from the report and are related to buyers' strategies for managing staffing resources.
In February of this year, On Assignment expanded its service offerings and global footprint with the acquisition of Valesta, a provider of clinical research staffing in Western Europe. Valesta is primarily focused on positions in the pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device industries as well as at CRO's (contract research organizations).
Retained Executive Search
In July 2010, On Assignment acquired Sharpstream Life Sciences, an international retained search company focused on securing executive and middle management candidates for work in discovery, clinical development, manufacturing, medical, and commercial.
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