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.


EPIC adds New Benefits Consulting Team in Houston TX

HOUSTON, Texas and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the hiring of Principal Ed Oravetz, Principal Keith McNeely, Principal David Potts, Client Executive Elisha Johnson and Client Manager Marilu Alejandre.

Edupoint Educational Systems Makes ‘Top Companies to Work for in Arizona’ List for the Fourth Year

MESA, Ariz., June 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint Educational Systems, an industry leader in K-12 student information and learning management, has once again earned a spot among the 2019 azcentral.com(R) Top Companies to Work for In Arizona. The 2019 list marks the fourth time Edupoint has been recognized.

ACI employment data shows at least 23,000 Illinois college alumni working for top companies

CHICAGO, Ill., June 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At least 23,000 alumni of Illinois independent colleges and universities are working for 145 top employers throughout the state, according to findings from a three-month research project conducted by Associated Colleges of Illinois (ACI). ACI is a Chicago-based nonprofit that serves 27 independent higher education institutions.

Best Friends Pet Hotel Announces ESOP Acquisition Led by Mosaic Capital Partners, Becoming the Largest Employee-Owned Pet Care Company

NORWALK, Conn., June 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Best Friends Pet Hotel, a national operator of pet hotels with 30 locations throughout the United States offering boarding, grooming, doggy day camp, training and retail services at each of its locations, announced today its Employee Stock Ownership Plan, or ESOP, acquisition led by Mosaic Capital Partners.

Strategic Benefits Advisors Taps Leslie Olds as Senior Benefits Consultant

ATLANTA, Ga., May 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors, Inc. (SBA) has hired veteran retirement plans leader Leslie Olds for the role of senior benefits consultant. A retirement benefits consultant of 28 years, Olds will advise SBA’s plan sponsor clients on managing all aspects of their broad-based and executive retirement programs, including financing, design, implementation, administration and compliance.

Robert Golan, PC Wins Appeal to Get Workers Compensation Coverage for Independent Contractor

PLAINVIEW, N.Y., May 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lately, some businesses in the state of New York have been hiring workers as independent contractors, not as employees in order to avoid providing benefits for these workers, including workers compensation benefits. Robert Golan, PC, a worker’s compensation lawyer, represented a massage therapist who worked for a local hospital doing therapeutic massages for patients.

Energy Jobs Will Be Easier to Find for Virginians After Enactment of HB2008/SB1348

RICHMOND, Va., May 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Energy sector jobs will be easier to find following Governor Northam’s approval of HB2008 / SB1348 earlier this year. The legislation creates a 17th Energy Career Cluster in the state’s education system, says the Virginia Energy Workforce Consortium. An Energy Career Cluster will introduce students to career opportunities in energy and focus their education on the jobs needed to meet the industry’s growing workforce needs.

EPIC to Exhibit at 2019 Gulf Coast Symposium on HR Issues

HOUSTON, Texas, May 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it will exhibit at the Gulf Coast Symposium on May 15-17, 2019 at the NRG Center in Houston, Texas.

The Sun Sentinel Names Spodak Dental Group a Winner of The South Florida Top Workplaces 2019 Award

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., April 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2019 honor by The Sun Sentinel for the fifth year in a row. The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by Energage, LLC, a leading provider of technology-based employee engagement tools. The anonymous survey measures several aspects of workplace culture, including alignment, execution, and connection, just to name a few.

Galileo Ranked #1 on Bay Area Best Place to Work List

OAKLAND, Calif., April 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Galileo Camps (Galileo Learning, LLC), one of the most renowned summer day camp providers in the country, announced today that it has been ranked #1 in its category of the 2019 Bay Area Best Places To Work, an awards program presented by the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal.

Growing Work Opportunities for Artists in North Carolina – Creative Aging Symposium

GREENSBORO, N.C., April 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Creative Aging Network-NC (CAN-NC) is excited to announce its 2019 Creative Aging Symposium: Building Creative Communities Across Generations on April 30 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Bell Campus in Greensboro. Artists in and around North Carolina have a unique opportunity to learn about the growing field of intergenerational arts at the fun and highly interactive event.

New Bill Targets Employer-Sponsored Retirement Plans

ATLANTA, Ga., April 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors (SBA) issued a statement today informing employers that bipartisan legislation currently pending could significantly revise the rules for employer-sponsored retirement plans.

EPIC’s Tiffany McClellan to Present on Designing Benefits Plans at HRE Health and Benefits Leadership Conference

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Regional Director of Employee Benefits Tiffany McClellan, CEBS, will present at the Human Resource Executive (HRE) Health & Benefits Leadership Conference on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. at the Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.

Blockit Joins the Heroes to Healthcare Mission to Support Rapid Organizational Growth

MCKINNEY, Texas, April 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ImPowerQ Associates announced today that Blockit, a leading innovator in applying advanced technology to today’s complex healthcare challenges, are joining the Heroes to Healthcare mission, a U.S. Department of Labor and VA approved national apprenticeship program focusing on addressing the high unemployment and underemployment rates among enlisted level veterans with healthcare occupational experience while in uniform.

EPIC to Sponsor 2019 International Association of Interviewers Elite Training Day

FORT MYERS, Fla. and HOUSTON, Texas, April 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it will sponsor the International Association of Interviewers (IAI) Elite Training Day on Wednesday, April 3 and Thursday, April 4, 2019 at Chico’s Headquarters in Fort Myers, Fla.

Risk and Insurance Honors Eight EPIC Brokers Consultants as 2019 Power Brokers

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Alexander Brown (Environmental), DeAnna Buck (Captives), Alexandra Forcucci (Real Estate), Maron Impagliazzo (Transportation), Matt Sears (Employee Benefits), and Neil Slattery (Retail) have been recognized as 2019 Power Brokers(R) by Risk & Insurance(R) magazine. Lawrence Kirshner (Employee Benefits) and Laura Tesoriero (Retail) were named as finalists.

National Mortgage Professional Magazine Names United Fidelity Funding Corp. a 2019 Top Mortgage Employer

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Fidelity Funding Corp. (UFF), a rapidly growing national mortgage banker, announced that it was designated a Top Mortgage Employer for 2019 by National Mortgage Professional (NMP) magazine.

FormFree Honored as Top Mortgage Workplace by Mortgage Professional America Magazine

ATHENS, Ga., Feb. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree has been named to Mortgage Professional America’s (MPA) list of Top Mortgage Workplaces. MPA’s inaugural awards program recognized 32 of the best employers in the mortgage industry, which included a mix of lenders, brokers, appraisal management companies and technology vendors.

LBA Ware’s Outstanding Corporate Culture Garners the Firm Multiple Honors as a Top Mortgage Workplace

MACON, Ga., Feb. 21, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware, provider of the leading automated compensation and sales performance management platform for mortgage lenders, today announced that the company has been named a top mortgage workplace by two industry trade publications.

Simplifile Named a Top Mortgage Workplace by Mortgage Professional America

PROVO, Utah, Feb. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents and counties, today announced that it has garnered a spot on the inaugural Top Mortgage Workplace list, sponsored by industry trade publication Mortgage Professional America (MPA).

Mary Shah Named Principal at Strategic Benefits Advisors, Inc.

ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors, Inc. (SBA) today announced the appointment of retirement plan consultant Mary Shah as its newest principal. Shah’s promotion recognizes a track record of outstanding client service delivery and business development contributions since joining SBA.

Halo Staffing Group Wins ClearlyRated 2019 Best Of Staffing Client Award

CHINO HILLS, Calif., Feb. 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Halo Staffing Group, a leading staffing agency in the healthcare and clinical lab industries, announced today that they have won ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing Client Award for providing superior service to their clients. Presented in partnership with CareerBuilder, ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing Client winners have proven to be industry leaders in service quality based entirely on ratings provided by their clients.

ARMCO Named a ‘Top 100 Mortgage Employer’ by National Mortgage Professional Magazine for Third Consecutive Year

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Feb. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise financial risk management solutions, announced that it was named among National Mortgage Professional (NMP) magazine’s annual Top 100 Mortgage Employers list for 2019. This is the third consecutive year the company has been recognized with this distinction.

National Mortgage Professional Magazine Designates OpenClose a Top Mortgage Employer for the Third Consecutive Year

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Jan. 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenClose, an industry-leading multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and digital mortgage fintech provider, announced that it was selected as a 2019 Top Mortgage Employer by National Mortgage Professional (NMP) magazine for the third straight year.

EPIC to Sponsor Generations Family Business Conference in Sacramento

SAN FRANCISCO and SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today it will sponsor the Generations Family Business Conference on Feb. 11-12 at the Sacramento Convention Center in Sacramento, Calif.

Strategic Benefits Advisors Promotes Three Consultants to Director Level

ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors (SBA) today announced the advancement of retirement plan consultants Kim Shumate, David Runsick and Harry Souder to the role of director. Shumate, Runsick and Souder were promoted in recognition of their sustained contributions to SBA, including their proven success leading complex projects to high-value outcomes and fostering strong client relationships.

Study: Housing Workforce Shortage Is Barrier to Affordability

OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to California’s Housing and Community Development Department (HCD), the golden state must dramatically increase the productive capacity of its residential construction sector in order to create enough new housing to improve affordability. However, new research released today by Smart Cities Prevail shows the industry has failed to make the investments necessary to compete for the more than 200,000 new workers necessary to meet this ambitious goal.

EPIC Insurance Brokers and HR Hotlink Partner for the Benefit of California New Car Dealers

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today a marketing and distribution agreement with HR Hotlink. Both firms are longtime valued partners of the California New Car Dealers Association (CNCDA).

Former Houzz and Drip leader joins Cloudvirga as vice president of talent

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga, a leading provider of digital mortgage software, today announced the appointment of Ashley Lundquist as vice president of talent. Lundquist will oversee the firm’s initiatives to attract, develop and retain top technology talent as Cloudvirga rapidly expands its team.

Robert Golan, PC Overturns Judge’s Ruling and Restores Benefits to Injured Worker

PLAINVIEW, N.Y., Nov. 28, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Robert Golan, PC, a worker’s compensation lawyer serving the areas of Long Island, Nassau County, Queens and Suffolk County, recently settled a $250,000 case for a union carpenter who hurt his back at work in 2016. A misunderstanding over the definition of “work” caused the Judge to suspend the $800 per week monetary benefits to that worker and his family.

Large Number of Medical Residency Applicants Receive Rejections

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This year marked the 16th consecutive increase in the number of medical residency positions offered and Residents Medical, an educational and residency placement organization, is taking notice.

Digital insurance agency Matic named a Central Ohio ‘Best Place to Work’ by Columbus Business First

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Matic, a digital insurance agency whose technology enables borrowers to purchase homeowner’s insurance during the mortgage transaction, has been named one of Central Ohio’s top employers by Columbus Business First.

Danielle Reed of EPIC Appointed to the Board of Directors of the Texas Payroll Conference

HOUSTON, Texas, Nov. 8, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that HR Solutions Associate Consultant Danielle Reed has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Texas Payroll Conference (TPC).

Suzannah Gill of EPIC Achieves Elite Health Benefits Certification

ATLANTA, Ga. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 7, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Benefits Strategy Consultant Suzannah Gill has been accepted to join the rigorous Health Rosetta Certified Benefit Advisor program.

MReport Names LBA Ware Among Mortgage Industry’s Top 25 Employers

MACON, Ga., Nov. 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware, the leading provider of automated compensation software and systems integration solutions for mortgage lenders, announced today that it has been named to MReport’s inaugural list of the Top 25 Companies to Work For in mortgage and housing.

Advanced Mediation Solutions Sees Rise in Business and Workplace Mediations

HADDONFIELD, N.J., Oct. 30, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Advanced Mediation Solutions (AMS) provides a wide range of mediation services. Some of their specialties include divorce and family mediation, high net-worth divorce mediation, business partnership mediation, and workplace mediation. Recently, they have seen a sharp rise in requests for business and workplace mediation services.

EPIC Insurance Brokers Recognized as a 2018 Best Place to Work in Pittsburgh PA

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and PITTSBURGH, Pa., Oct. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has been recognized by their team members in Pittsburgh as one of the city’s 2018 Best Places to Work in a survey conducted annually by the Pittsburgh Business Times.

LBA Ware’s Lori Brewer to Moderate Panel on Data-Driven Best Practices for Mortgage Lender Staffing at MBA Annual 2018

MACON, Ga., Oct. 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware, the leading provider of automated compensation software and systems integration solutions for mortgage lenders, today announced that company Founder and CEO Lori Brewer will moderate a panel on the science of staffing a mortgage business at the 2018 Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Annual Convention and Expo, which takes place October 14-17 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

EPIC Insurance’s Sean Conrad to Moderate Wellness Panel at IMPACT18

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Principal Sean Conrad will moderate a wellness panel at IMPACT18 on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018 at 8 p.m. at the Aria Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nev.

‘Easy as a handshake’ deal closing-platform, heymate, launches testable alpha version, Sept. 5, 2018

ZUG, Switzerland, Sept. 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Heymate, a deal-closing platform which will allow micro-entrepreneurs to easily create, close and administer secure professional contracts within 20 seconds, launched their testable product on Sept. 5, 2018, available via invitation on Android and iOS smartphones. The heymate app is the first product of the heymate platform, which is operated by Blockchain Applications AG.