Employment and HR News

Employment and HR News – including career moves, management changes, human resources, human capital, employee benefits, and related employer and workforce news from the Send2Press Newswire service.


TAG CXO Names Shane Jones to Lead its Fractional Project Management Office (PMO) Services

PHOENIX, Ariz., Jan. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TAG CXO, a provider of fractional IT executives, appointed Shane Jones to lead its new Project Management Office practice area located in Phoenix, Arizona. In this role, Jones will expand TAG CXOs PMO services, develop new clients, and lead fractional PMO services across TAG CXOs expanding national network of fractional executives.

Pandemic Safety Training from Academy for Hospitality Arts Helps Make Hospitality Safer Than Ever Before

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Jan. 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Academy for Hospitality Arts (AHA) has launched COVID-19 safety training courses to help hospitality workers prepare for re-openings. Foodservice professionals can now ensure hotels and restaurants reopen and remain open safely. Even while vaccine distribution is underway, COVID-19 remains an issue for dining establishments.

TAG CXO Expands Fractional CIO Services

PHOENIX, Ariz., Jan. 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TAG CXO, a provider of fractional IT executives, announced today that it has expanded its practice areas to include PMO leadership (project management office), IT Operations, and Business Intelligence. The move leverages a growing trend amongst mid-sized companies to hire fractional executives.

Tapcheck Helps Employers Unlock New Financial Options for Employees with Easy-to-Integrate Earned Wage Access Application

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tapcheck, a simple and easy-to-integrate financial wellness benefit that allows employers to give employees the ability to access their earned wages before payday, has experienced strong growth since first launching. In 2020 alone, Tapcheck saw 863% growth, with exponential adoption in the in-home care and quick-service restaurant (QSR) industries.

Frozen Food Express Increasing Linehaul Driver Pay Significantly

DALLAS, Texas, Dec. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Frozen Food Express (FFE), the largest nationwide, asset-based temperature-controlled LTL carrier in the United States, is poised to pass along a substantial linehaul company driver pay increase in early January.

Pam Jeffords Joins Sapient Insights Group as Senior Partner to Lead Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Advisory Services

ATLANTA, Ga., Dec. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pam Jeffords has joined Sapient Insights Group as Senior Partner and will lead the firm’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion consulting practice. In this role, Jeffords will develop and expand the firm’s advisory offerings with a primary focus on data-driven optimization of best practices for diversity, equity, and inclusion for clients.

Trends for Creative Services Industries from Voices.com’s 2021 Annual Trends Report

LONDON, Ontario, Dec. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Voices.com has released their tenth annual trends report that looks at creative services industries – including advertising, education, media, entertainment, technology, and more – and provides insights into trends that impacted them in 2020 and makes predictions for trends in 2021.

Tapcheck Joins the isolved Integration Marketplace as an Earned Wage Access Partner

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tapcheck, a simple and easy-to-integrate financial wellness benefit that allows employers to give employees the ability to access their earned wages before payday, announces today that it is now a partner on the isolved Integration Marketplace.

KLLM Transport Services Rolling Out One of the Largest Driver Pay Increases in Company History

JACKSON, Miss., Dec. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KLLM Transport Services (KLLM), one of the leading temperature-controlled, truckload carriers in North America, is set to roll out one of the largest driver pay increases in company history over the coming weeks.

International Paper Company – Richmond Container in Richmond, VA Receives Their Sixth ‘Star’ Designation Under the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry’s Voluntary Protection Program

RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Commissioner C. Ray Davenport announced today that the International Paper Company – Richmond Container in Richmond, Virginia, has been re-approved as a STAR Worksite under Virginia’s Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Voluntary Protection Program (VPP), the program’s highest level of recognition.

Utah Business Magazine Names SimpleNexus Among Utah’s Best Companies to Work For

LEHI, Utah, Dec. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents, has been recognized as a 2020 Best Company to Work For by Utah Business magazine. SimpleNexus earned recognition as one of the top employers in the state on the basis of employee evaluations.

Hireshield Debuts New Rapid-Process System for Background Checks

DALLAS, Texas, Nov. 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the past four years Hireshield, a Dallas firm serving small to medium companies undertake background checks that assure the quality of new hires, has been responsible for undertaking more than 750,000 candidate checks. As of 2021, that number is projected to climb.

Chris Lorino Returns to Strategic Benefits Advisors as Defined Benefit Administration Team Leader

ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors, Inc. (SBA) today welcomed retirement plan consultant Chris Lorino as leader of the firm’s defined benefit (DB) administration team. Lorino possesses 30 years’ experience providing benefits consulting, trust administration and relationship management services to DB and defined contribution (DC) plan providers.

Johns Manville in Richmond, Virginia Receives its Second ‘Star’ Designation Under the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry’s Voluntary Protection Program

RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Commissioner C. Ray Davenport announced today that Johns Manville in Richmond, Virginia has been approved as a STAR Worksite under Virginia’s Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Voluntary Protection Program (VPP), the program’s highest level of recognition. The facility was honored with their first Certificate of Recognition issued on January 21, 2015.

GoodSeeker’s Inaugural Top Story-Rich Employers of Nashville Announced

NASHVILLE, Tenn. and MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — GoodSeeker today announced its inaugural Top 20 Story-Rich Employers of Nashville list. After reviewing over 300+ companies headquartered in Music City, the start-up conducted extensive research to find companies that put employees at the forefront – honoring their talents, uplifting their voices, and showing thanks to their contribution.

Strategic Benefits Advisors Urges 401(k) Plan Sponsors to Review Payroll Procedures Before Year’s End to Ensure SECURE Act Readiness

ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors, Inc. (SBA) today issued guidance urging 401(k) plan sponsors to review their payroll systems and procedures in advance of January 1, 2021, to ensure compliance with the federal Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act.

Velocity Credit Union Provides Employees Paid Time Off to Vote Early

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Velocity Credit Union understands the importance of voting. To remind its employees that their vote is their voice and to encourage them to use it, the financial institution has announced a company-wide perk: paid time off to vote.

Strategic Benefits Advisors Makes List of Atlanta’s Top Employee Benefits and Compensation Companies for Second Year

ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For a second consecutive year, independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors, Inc. (SBA) has been named to the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s list of the top 20 employee benefits and compensation companies in Atlanta.

CDL of AL, a Top CDL School in Summerdale, AL, Announces All-Time High Application Rate Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

SUMMERDALE, Ala., Sept. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CDL of AL, Alabama’s premier CDL (commercial driver’s license) school, has announced an all-time high application rate. With the far-reaching effects of the COVID-19 pandemic being felt worldwide, commercial truck driving offers a reliable career path, as well as job security.

MCC Fall Scholarship – Developing the Next Generation of IT Professionals

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LeadingIT, an all-inclusive, fast, and friendly technology and cybersecurity support company operating in the Chicagoland area cares about developing the next generation of IT professionals. Employment in computing, information systems, and information technology (IT) is growing at a rapid pace.

Innovative New Company Helps International Artists Come to the U.S. with Less Red Tape

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Artistpass presents a new way for the exceptionally talented abroad to gain their artist or tour visas to the United States – efficiently and cost-effectively.

‘Work to live, not live to work’ reveals new HomeWorkingClub survey

NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HomeWorkingClub, a global home working portal, has revealed insights into remote working and freelancing through a new survey. The company reveals that home life and health are now more important than career progression, development and even money.

HomeWork Solutions Sees Huge Demand in Nanny-Share and Education PODS during COVID Epidemic

STERLING, Va., Aug. 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HomeWork Solutions (HWS), industry experts in household payroll and employment taxes, have announced a major effort to support working families interested in Nanny Share and Educator PODs. This action is in direct response to families struggling to find in-home caregivers for their children and continuing their educational learning.

Tapcheck Partners with Independent Organization of Little Caesar Franchisees

TARZANA, Calif., Aug. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Employee retention and satisfaction remain vital for U.S. businesses-and franchisees of pizza conglomerate Little Caesars Enterprises are no exception. Enter the financial solutions platform Tapcheck, which has entered a partnership with the Independent Organization of Little Caesars Franchisees (IOLCF).

Xpand Staffing Announces Relocation to Larger Facility in Sunrise, Florida

SUNRISE, Fla., July 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Xpand Staffing, South Florida’s leading staffing company is proud to announce that they have recently moved their headquarters to a new location in Sunrise, Florida. The Inc. 5000 Company has several locations across United States, including Miami, Arkansas, Orlando, and Puerto Rico and their recently opened all-new branch in Tennessee.

Coach Jaliel Thompson Helps Nursing Aide Go from Minimum Wage to Six Figures in 90 Days

BALTIMORE, Md., July 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jaliel Thompson, founder and CEO, Thompson J. Enterprises, LLC (DBA Jaliel Thompson Coaching), had so much success with his coaching business that he recently relaunched the brand to meet evolving client needs. As a result, his company is now able to take on larger clients and help them to get faster results.

Associated Colleges of Illinois Initiates Career Mentoring Program for College Seniors

CHICAGO, Ill., July 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This fall, Associated Colleges of Illinois (ACI) is expanding its College-to-Career offerings to include a Career Mentoring Program which matches college seniors with business mentors who will help guide the students as they launch careers.

Black Underrepresentation Worsens in Management, STEM Jobs

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., July 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With Black Lives Matter and other protests against racial discrimination, discussions have broadened to include underrepresentation of blacks in management positions in the workplace. The latest job index data shows black underrepresentation in management occupations has worsened over the past three years, Dr. Nathan Hardy finds.

New ‘Back to Work’ Packs Ease Transition – Feature Items Exclusively Sourced from Michigan Companies

DETROIT, Mich., June 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Special D Events announces “Back to Work Packs,” curated care packages designed to help employees feel safe and be productive when they return to their workspaces, are now available.

3flightsHR CEO Sheryl Simmons Selected to Speak at Financial Health Network EMERGE Conference and HRSouthwest Conference for Second Consecutive Year

DETROIT, Mich., June 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 3flightsHR, a leading HR consulting company, is pleased to announce that once again Chief Executive Officer Sheryl Simmons has been selected by Dallas HR to present at the Annual HR Southwest Conference, and by the Financial Health Network to present at the Annual EMERGE Conference.

RevelOne Vaults into the Top 50 Search Firms in the US for 2020

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RevelOne, the largest marketing-specialized search firm in the U.S., was recognized by Hunt Scanlon as a Top 50 Search Firm by revenue according to their recently released annual industry rankings. RevelOne’s revenues grew 66% year over year, which puts it in the Top 3 fastest growing search firms in the U.S.

New SBA Service Fills Plan Sponsors’ Need for Pandemic-Friendly, Cost-Effective Sourcing of Third-Party Benefit Service Providers

ATLANTA, Ga., June 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors, Inc. (SBA) today announced the launch of Arm’s-Length Vendor Search, a service designed to help organizations make informed decisions about hiring and retaining benefit plan administrators, recordkeepers and other third-party service providers when travel restrictions or budgetary constraints preclude in-person assessment of prospective vendors.

altumAI futureWork Supports the Restaurant and Service Industry Return to Work

CHICAGO, Ill., June 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — altumAI announced today that futureWork, the leading worker health and safety software and apps platform have extended the solution to restaurants and service industries commitment to keeping their workers healthy and safe.

New Version of Artify HCM Released

LONDON, U.K., June 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MBA Fakhro Group has released the latest version of its Artify HCM software to address the needs of US businesses in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. The new Human Capital Management product includes a number of AI upgrades that make the product unique.

TKG Implements A.I. Platform to Efficiently Connect Talent With Opportunity

GRANITE BAY, Calif., May 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Kleinbach Group (TKG), a boutique recruiting firm specializing in clinical diagnostics, is rolling out Humanly’s AI-based conversational recruiting platform to help streamline the team’s ability to connect exceptional talent with their Fortune 500 healthcare clients.

Tapcheck and HealthCare Synergy Partner to Better Serve Home Health Community Workers

TARZANA, Calif., May 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Employee recruitment and retention continue to be top-of-mind human resource concerns for businesses around the country. That’s why financial solutions company such as Tapcheck are partnering with companies to provide flexible solutions for employees.

Fentress Incorporated Announces Teleworking Consulting Services

SYKESVILLE, Md., May 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fentress Incorporated, a workspace solutions company, announced that it has released a new line of services focused on helping organizations develop strategies to telework effectively.

EnergyCAP, Inc. Receives Inc. Magazine ‘Best Workplaces’ Award

STATE COLLEGE, Pa., May 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EnergyCAP, Inc. (ECI) has been named to Inc. Magazine’s annual list of the Best Workplaces for 2020 that will hit newsstands May 12, and is the result of a wide-ranging and comprehensive measurement of private American companies that have created exceptional workplaces through vibrant cultures, deep employee engagement, and stellar benefits.

TherapyTopia Launches COVID-19 Thrive Campaign to Support Laid Off Americans

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TherapyTopia is a social enterprise that offers “Workplace Mental Wellness Solutions.” To address the needs of so many out-of-work Americans, the organization pivoted its business model to partner with companies and individuals to help provide free virtual mental health and career coaching services.

College Students Connect with Older Adults in Miami During Coronavirus Pandemic

MIAMI, Fla., April 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Papa Inc, a Miami-based company that brings college students and older adults together, is providing wellbeing checks for isolated members, in partnership with AvMed.