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MBA Focus and Alumwire Inc. Announce Technology Partnership

COLUMBUS, Ohio and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MBA Focus, the leader in top MBA recruiting management systems and Alumwire, the leading provider of interactive talent community solutions announced their technology partnership today. MBA Focus will add Alumwire’s real-time video interviewing technology to its recruiting management systems and Alumwire will strengthen its professional network services by expanding its talent network reach.

Alignment and Relevance: The Products of Effective Training Needs Assessment

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the world’s largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, today announced it has released a brand new research report providing benchmark information about how Learning and Development (L&D) and Human Resources (HR) organizations utilize Training Needs Assessments to improve the development of their employees.

JLA Home to Create 100 New Jobs in Savannah by 2011

SAVANNAH, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Savannah will see 100 new jobs by 2011, due to Dermody Properties’/DP Partners’ sale of a 689,400 square-foot building in its LogistiPort Industrial Park to JLA Home for an East Coast assembly and distribution center, SEDA announced today. The Class A industrial property is being sold for an undisclosed price to JLA, a subsidiary of E&E Company.

JF McCarthy Authors the First Guidebook to Integrate the Benefits of Project Management PMBOK Methodology into Construction Management for Industry Wide Improvement

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pareto announces a new guidebook that integrates the internationally proven PMBOK® project management knowledge areas and process into construction management to bring construction managers’ skills to the next level: ‘Construction Project Management – A Managerial Approach’ (ISBN: 978-0-9799969-1-7) by J.F. McCarthy.

KnowledgeAdvisors Releases Metrics that Matter Autumn 2010 Focusing on Evolving the Functional, User and Informal Learning and Program Measurement Experience

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the world’s largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, today announced it has released the Autumn 2010 version of its proprietary analytics software, Metrics that Matter(R). Metrics that Matter is a talent development reporting and analytic system.

KnowledgeAdvisors Announces Opening of Singapore Office and Extends Reach in Asia-Pacific

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the world’s largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, announces the opening of a brand new office in Singapore in January 2011. Continuing the expansion of its global footprint, its Singapore office will represent its Asian-Pacific hub of business activities.

Huckstep and Associates Named a Sage Million Dollar Club Achiever for 2010

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Huckstep and Associates, a Sage North America business partner specializing in the sales, installation, and support of Sage MIP Fund Accounting, Sage Abra HRMS, and Sage FAS, has been named a Sage North America Million Dollar Club achiever for eclipsing a million dollars in revenues during the 2010 business year.

Georgia State University’s Robinson College of Business Re-Engages Pathbuilders for 2010-11 IT Executive Mentoring Program

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the second year, Pathbuilders will manage the Mentor of Excellence program for GSU’s Executive Master’s of Science, Managing Information Technology program. Through the mentoring overlay component of the MS MIT degree program, students benefit from real-life experiences and professional development through the insights of a mentor.

Six Ways to Build Your Appeal in the Job Market

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Most job seekers take far too narrow a view of themselves and fail to do simple things that would broaden their appeal, said Robert J. Gerberg, Chairman of SET, a personal marketing firm working with professionals and executives seeking $100,000 or more. ‘People could increase their opportunities significantly if they would take a few simple steps,’ he added.

Improve Your Resume: How to Get Your Resume to Work for You

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When you’re looking for a job, your resume is your introduction, your handshake, and your voice – even before you step in the door, says Robert Gerberg, Chairman of ERI. The problem is most people’s resumes aren’t working for them; they’re working against them. For the resume you use to first contact potential employers, there is a seven-point list of what your resume must do developed by ERI, a personal marketing firm perfecting professional and managerial job searches.

Soon Many Employees Will Be Asking, ‘Hey, Boss, Which Long-Term Care Policy Should I Get?’

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new employee benefit is coming for millions of American employees: access to affordable long-term care insurance. So says Dan Cahn, an industry expert. LTCI provides funds for in-home or nursing-home care in case of longer-lasting illnesses or disabilities not covered by regular health insurance. Cahn is Senior Vice President of Business Development for LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP).

Union Ironworkers Prepare for ‘Green’ Jobs with Specialized Wind Turbine Training

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As more and more wind turbines are erected across the open plains, farmlands, and mountain ridges of the United States, the need for ironworkers with specialized construction skills has naturally grown, says the Iron Workers International Union. Ask anyone knowledgeable about wind energy, and you’ll quickly learn that the latest ‘green’ technology is nothing new to union ironworkers.

10 Common Pitfalls to Avoid When Dealing with Unemployment

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the last month’s latest report of unemployment stagnant at 9.6 percent, many are coping with being unemployed. SET, a leader in personal marketing that assists executives and professionals in finding a job, developed a 10-point list of common pitfalls those seeking employment can avoid to stay in the game. ‘When you’re between jobs you have the extra time you need to run a truly aggressive search,’ Robert J. Gerberg Jr., CEO of SET, said.

The 10 Major Mistakes Job Hunters Make, and How You Can Avoid Them

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the highest unemployment in more than 20 years, over 40 million people are now circulating resumes. But many haven’t looked for jobs in some time and are falling victim to 10 common mistakes. According to Bob Gerberg Jr, the CEO of ERI, many talented and marketable people are simply doing the wrong things.

A Simple 7-Step Negotiating System Can Bring Thousands of Dollars to Many Job Hunters

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Less than 3% of executive job seekers are prepared for negotiating, maintains Robert J. Gerberg Jr., CEO of SET, a personal marketing firm working with executives, professionals and managers seeking $100,000 or more.

KnowledgeAdvisors Wins CLO Award for Procter and Gamble Sales Training Measurement Strategy

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the world’s largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, is the proud recipient of the Bronze Award for the CLO Excellence in Customer Service category.

A Trend Continues: Another CLO of the Year Winner is a KnowledgeAdvisors Client

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the world’s largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, today proudly congratulates Tamar Elkeles, Vice President of Qualcomm Learning and Development Center, who was named 2010 CLO of the Year by Chief Learning magazine at the Fall 2010 Chief Learning Symposium.

Can Technology Make a Difference in a Job Hunt? Some Big Breakthroughs Are Now Available

DENVER, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Several companies have been investing in technology that instantly connects people to most available jobs. One of them, a venture capital backed firm named SET, has invested $35 million to pioneer ways for making job hunting easier. Robert J. Gerberg Jr., CEO of SET, points out that there are thousands of Internet posting openings.

MBA Focus Selects Katz Marketing Solutions for Brand Marketing Strategy

COLUMBUS, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MBA Focus, the leading provider of business recruiting tools that help corporations source the world’s top MBA school student and alumni talent announced the selection of Katz Marketing Solutions to provide brand marketing and strategic planning services. The agreement is to provide brand and marketing support to further strengthen MBA Focus’ market position.

Sign of Jobs Turnaround? One Company Seeks to Fill 300 New Positions

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stagnant economy? Jobs hard to come by? If you’re an employer, jobs too risky to create? One company – LTC Financial Partners LLC – isn’t buying in to the doom and gloom. They’re bucking the trend with bullish expansion plans. ‘We need 300 new people now, in all parts of the country,’ says Denise Gott, LTCFP’s Chairman of the Board.

Marinello Schools of Beauty Scholarship Winner is Following Her Dream to Improve the Lives of Abused Women

REDDING, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jessica Wylie, 18, the first-place winner of the second annual Marinello Raw Talent High School Scholarship contest, wants to use her $10,000 scholarship to help abused women feel ‘loved, important and beautiful.’ Her remarkable story has since been published in Redding’s own Record Searchlight.

BCA to Celebrate its 7th Annual Global Food and Wine Experience

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The BCA will celebrate its 7th annual Global Food and Wine Experience. During this event, over 50 chefs, wine merchants, and hundreds of food connoisseurs will join together to create a platform for extraordinary culinary exploration. As part of the event’s unique experience, more than 75 culinary students will be working side-by-side with New York’s premier industry professionals as they prepare and unveil the latest trends in cuisine.

Responsible Employers Know that Retaining Good Latino Workers Means Benefits that Make Sense

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Changing the entire landscape to protect Latino laborers’ payroll is the mission of the new iGlobal Prepaid Visa Card and its initial launch in the Central Valley of California. According to founder, Robert Acosta, whose parents worked the citrus fields of Southern California, ‘The exploitation of Latino workers … is over.’

Pathbuilders to Deliver Four Talent Management Sessions at 20th Annual SHRM-Atlanta HR Conference

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pathbuilders, Inc. is a Silver Sponsor of the 20th Annual SHRM-Atlanta HR Conference on Oct. 18-19 at the Cobb Galleria Centre. On Oct. 19, Pathbuilders will sponsor the Talent Management Track, during which they will host industry-leading speakers as they deliver exciting new insights and strategies for managing talent in the new economy.

Gold Strike! Mining L-and-D Data

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the world’s largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, today announced it has released a brand new research report investigating the current state of talent management analytics and determining how and to what extent organizations are mining their data to extract value.

Long Term Care and The CLASS Act: Upcoming Webcast for Human Resource Managers and Benefits Specialists

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On September 21, HR.com will host a webcast (online seminar) in conjunction with LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) to help companies help their employees plan for long term care following health reform. ‘Millions of Americans will soon be automatically opted in to the new public option for long term care, unless they pro-actively opt out,’ says Mario Sestito, an industry expert who will lead the webcast.

Education Channel PETAP.org Offers Academic Counseling and Career Assessment Services

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PETAP LLC offers information regarding academic counseling and career assessment services through PETAP.org. These services will assist students in planning their career, choosing a school or college, and preparing for their postsecondary education. Information regarding these planning services is available as well as academic and career information.

All of Us Know What It’s Like to Get Screwed in Business by Not Being Prepared or Aware

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘The Artist’s Guide to Success in the Music Business’ (ISBN: 978-1-935359-33-3) is now available from author Loren Weisman. The book is a detailed analysis of the subjects that all musicians should understand and apply in order to pursue a successful and sustainable career in music. Full of ideas and practical advice, this book provides comprehensive details on how to optimize success and achieve sustainability and self-empowerment in today’s music business.

Pathbuilders Grows Consulting Team to Support Customized Client Engagements

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pathbuilders, Inc. has expanded its leadership team with the addition of Pam Tipton, who will serve as executive director of consulting. Tipton joins the team with more than 22 years of diverse career experience in Fortune 100 corporations and non-profits. She will be responsible for strategic direction and execution of program expansion for customized client engagements.

Personal Business Advisors Works to Cure Executive Unemployment in Alabama

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Personal (Business) Advisors, LLC, a San Antonio based organization dedicated to moving the underutilized talents of highly skilled senior corporate executives to small business, has opened a Master Office in Hoover, Alabama. The company helps senior executives who have become underemployed or unemployed in the recession to find six figure income opportunities in six types of entrepreneurial businesses. And PBA does so at NO CHARGE to the executive.

KnowledgeAdvisors Adds Two Prestigious Members to Its Advisory Board

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, Inc. announced today that David Vance and Frank Anderson will be joining their renowned Advisory Board. Vance and Anderson will ensure KnowledgeAdvisors remains focused on executive level talent development reporting and analytics in the public and private sector.

KnowledgeAdvisors Investigates Importance of Informal Learning in Organizations

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the world’s largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, has announced it has released a brand new whitepaper focusing on informal learning measurement. The research conducted by KnowledgeAdvisors was based upon substantial data collected across diverse industries in an effort to gain a comprehensive representation of the present condition of informal learning.

Learning Measurement Seminar Hosted by KnowledgeAdvisors and Bersin and Associates

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the largest provider of talent measurement solutions, and Bersin and Associates, the only research and advisory firm focusing on enterprise learning and talent management, will host a complimentary breakfast briefing, Innovation in Learning Measurement: High-Impact Measurement Framework, on August 10, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., at the Hamilton Crowne Plaza Hotel in Washington, D.C.

Six-Part Training Is Key to Long Term Care Insurance Leader’s Rapid Growth

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Companies tend to do well when they hire good people, but even the best people can do better when given good training. That’s the philosophy of LTC Financial Partners LLC, one of the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance agencies. It must work, judging from the company’s rapid expansion in a down economy. For three years in a row LTCFP has been named one of America’s 5,000 fastest-growing companies by Inc. Magazine.

Community Bridges Exhibits at the 20th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

CONCORD, N.H. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Community Bridges is pleased to announce that they will be exhibiting at the 20th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The event will be hosted by the Governor’s Council on Disability on July 23, 2010 at the Department of Transportation at 7 Hazen Drive in Concord, New Hampshire from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Meet Annual Hazardous Waste Training Mandates at Two Day Workshop

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lion Technology Inc., a nationally recognized regulatory compliance training firm, will present its two-day Hazardous/Toxic Waste Management workshop series during the month of July and August. The course is designed for compliance professionals who must be trained annually under the RCRA hazardous waste regulations. Workshops will be held in Little Rock, AR on August 9-10; Tulsa, OK on August 12-13; Houston, TX on August 18-19; and Dallas, TX on August 23-24, 2010.

Beyond Diversity Holds Press Conference on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Programs

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Media Advisory: The need for domestic violence and sexual assault programs to provide more culturally competent services has been recognized as a national concern. During the past two years, more than 25 New Jersey organizations that address domestic violence and sexual assault have participated in the Cultural Competency Technical Assistance Project to improve services to clients from marginalized and underserved populations.

A Revision of ‘Long Term Care Insurance at the Worksite’ Published; Includes 2010 Healthcare Reform Update

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Many companies seem conflicted by a key part of the recent Health Reform legislation, the CLASS Act, which will offer a form of long term care insurance for working people who may become disabled. ‘CLASS’ stands for Community Living Assistance Services and Supports; and the program, a legacy of the late Senator Edward Kennedy, is intended to offer new choice and security for millions now at risk.

KnowledgeAdvisors Study of Manager Engagement Reveals Intriguing Insights Relevant to Development of Successful Employees

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the world’s largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, today announced it has released a brand new research report analyzing the effect of managers upon the development of their talent pool. The research conducted by KnowledgeAdvisors was based upon substantial data collected across diverse industries in an effort to gain a comprehensive representation of the present condition of manager engagement.

Cochran, Cochran and Yale Designated a SDVOSB and GSA Preferred Supplier

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cochran, Cochran and Yale, LLC (CCY), who has been offering comprehensive Executive Search services nationwide since 1979, has been designated a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) and awarded a GSA Preferred Supplier Contract valued at $1M.