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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.

USMotivation Announces Tina Weede as President

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chris Cummings and Eric Webb, with General Yellow Pages Consultants (GYPC), owners of Marquette Group and USMotivation (USM), announced Tuesday that Tina Weede will be President of USMotivation.

Pathbuilders Engages 15 New Clients in the 2010 ACHIEVA Program for High-Potential Women

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pathbuilders Inc. kicked-off its 2010 Achieva program on May 21 at Cobb Galleria with 70 high-potential women from 39 companies. Fifteen of the companies are new to the Pathbuilders client roster: AFC Enterprises, Inc, Atlanta Education Fund, Bard Medical, Carter’s, Cbeyond, EarthLink, Inc., Equifax, Georgia Institute of Technology, Habif, Arogeti & Wynne, LLP, Imerys North America Performance Minerals, Manhattan Associates, Moore Colson, OFS, The Coca-Cola Company, and Troutman Sanders LLP.

The Savannah Economic Development Authority Board of Directors Announces Search for Next President and CEO

SAVANNAH, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Succession Planning Committee of the Savannah Economic Development Authority (SEDA) Board of Directors announced on Monday the selection of Heidrick and Struggles to lead the search for SEDA’s next president and CEO. The process will begin immediately and is expected to take 90 to 120 days to name the selected candidate.

KnowledgeAdvisors Releases Metrics that Matter v12.0 Focusing on Usability, Engagement and Effectiveness

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the world’s largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, today announced it has released V12.0 of its proprietary analytics software, Metrics that Matter(R) Metrics that Matter(R) is an on-demand, SaaS (Software as a Service) Human Capital Analytics system that allows you to cost-effectively measure and increase the impact of your human capital processes from recruiting to leadership development.

Interim HealthCare Honors Moms with Unique Mother’s Day E-cards

SUNRISE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This Mother’s Day, Interim HealthCare Inc., the nation’s largest and oldest franchise healthcare company, is recognizing moms across the country with unique Mother’s Day e-cards. The e-cards allow users to share their favorite stories about their mothers and create a customized flower in her honor.

Pathbuilders Launches New Mentoring Program for the U.S. Army’s TRADOC SLD Program

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) Senior Leader Development Program (SLD) selected Pathbuilders, Inc. to develop and deliver a structured and formal mentoring program for its civilian leaders. In addition to one-on-one mentoring, the program includes content-driven discussion guides and interactive webinars and seminars targeted at developing this next generation of Army civilian leadership.

KnowledgeAdvisors Named Finalist by U.S. Chamber of Commerce for 2010 Blue Ribbon DREAM BIG Small Business Award

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the world’s largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, today announced it has been named a finalist for the 2010 Blue Ribbon DREAM BIG Small Business Award as named by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

Largest Class to Date Graduates from Pathbuilders’ Percepta Program

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Seventy-two women graduated on March 2 from Pathbuilders’ 2009-10 Percepta class. Percepta is a six-month program that prepares women for leadership positions in their companies by providing group mentoring and educational seminars combined with program-wide network building. Junior-executive high-potential women were paired with executive-level mentors who helped guide their development and position them to have greater impact on their companies. The graduation took place Atlanta.

Long Term Care Insurance Leader Seeks 320 New Agents in 2010, Following Strong 2009 Growth

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In an economy that seems stuck on stagnate, business is booming, thank you, for LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance agencies. In fact, 2009’s growth was so strong and the future so promising, the firm seeks to expand its army of agents by 300 this year, an increase of about 60 percent over last year.

The Business Case for Paid Internships

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Intern Bridge, the nation’s leading college recruiting research and consulting firm, began releasing data today from its national internship survey completed by over 25,000 students from 250 universities. In the 2010 Internship Salary Report, the firm details the business case for offering paid internships based on this firsthand data.

FlexShift: An Innovative Web-Based Employee Scheduling and Staffing Management Solution

STACY, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FlexShift Software, Inc., an innovator in Web-based staffing solutions, today announced the launch of FlexShift, a comprehensive solution to help companies strategically manage a wide array of staffing issues. And, companies do not need to purchase any software or hardware. It’s a secured staffing solution that’s accessible via the Web. Additionally, there are no accompanying contracts or IT expenses. All that’s needed is a computer, a browser and Internet connection.

KnowledgeAdvisors Research Provides Revealing Glimpse into Employee Competency Strengths and Weaknesses

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the world’s largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, today announced it has released a new benchmark research report analyzing employee competency rating patterns. The research utilized KnowledgeAdvisors Metrics that Matter analytics tool and its Talent and Performance Measurement Multi-Rater capability to easily create the rater network, distribute the competency instruments, and report the data.

KnowledgeAdvisors Announces 8th Annual Symposium: Optimizing the Performance of People

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the world’s largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, today announced the 8th Annual Symposium with the theme Optimizing the Performance of People. The Symposium will be the premier event in 2010 bringing together organizations striving to develop world-class workforces through effective measurement and industry leaders in learning and talent measurement.

Interim HealthCare Celebrates National Home Care Month in November

SUNRISE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In honor of the nation’s home care professionals and volunteers, Interim HealthCare will join home care providers throughout the United States in kicking off the November celebration of National Home Care Month. The month-long celebration pays tribute to the dedicated home care professionals and volunteers who enable elderly, disabled, and chronically ill individuals to live their lives where they want to most-in their own homes.

Physical Therapists from Tucson and Omaha Named 2009 Therapists of the Year by Interim HealthCare

SUNRISE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Physical therapists Ed Onofrio of Tucson, Ariz., and Nina Van Beaumont of Omaha, Neb., have been named the 2009 Interim HealthCare Therapists of the Year. Interim is the nation’s largest combined home health care and medical staffing provider, employing more than 75,000 health care workers who serve more than 50,000 people each day. Runners-up for this year’s award were Martha Sandven of St. Paul, Minn., and Rainna Nolan of Atlanta.