Employment and HR News - Page 14

Page 14 of Employment and HR News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



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.

KnowledgeAdvisors Releases Performance Optimization Framework Using Six Sigma to Measure Human Capital Effectiveness

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the world’s largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, today announced it has released a methodology and toolset to measure human capital effectiveness known as the Performance Optimization Framework. The Performance Optimization Framework is grounded in Six Sigma and is designed to help organizations improve the effectiveness of their talent development process.

KnowledgeAdvisors Announces Metrics that Matter V11.2 with Powerful New Learning and Talent Analytics Impact Capabilities

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the world’s largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, today announced it has released V11.2 of its proprietary analytics software, Metrics that Matter(R). Metrics that Matter 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.

Getting a Job is a Lot Easier, if You Don’t Limit Yourself to One Industry

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — People in healthcare and energy might not be interested in considering other industries, since so many good jobs are being created there. But are they missing something? ‘And for everyone else, why would you want to limit yourself to just one industry,’ asks Robert Gerberg Jr., CEO of ITS. ‘With so many industries in trouble or not hiring, many people searching for a job want or need to find one in a new industry. But even for those who don’t, why not uncover all the opportunities out there for you?’

KnowledgeAdvisors Releases Thought Leading Research on Emerging Informal Learning Measurement Insights and Trends

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the world’s largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, today announced it has released new, constructive, research that provides thought leadership on innovative ways organizations in today’s economy will implement and measure informal learning to increase speed to competency and optimize learning resources.

Interim HealthCare CALIFORNIA Heads for the Hill

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Last week, local business owner Ms. Wendy Olayvar stood up for the over 2,000 patients in San Diego County who on a yearly basis, use Interim HealthCare’s home health care services. Ms. Olayvar, President/CEO of Interim HealthCare of San Diego County, visited Capitol Hill to meet with Senator Dianne Feinstein to demonstrate how home health care helps patients – particularly seniors over the age of 65 – by ensuring they can stay in their homes and still receive highly skilled, professional health care.

Cutting Environmental Training in a Down Economy May Be Costly

LAFAYETTE, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Many employees have been forced to wear more than one hat because of corporate downsizing and restructuring. Sound familiar? As a result of this widespread trend, companies have assigned environmental compliance responsibilities to untrained people who are often overwhelmed and unprepared to handle their additional role. Lion Technology Director of Corporate Training, Scott Dunsmore, an acclaimed expert on environmental regulations, understands the dilemma.

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 35 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 ITS, many talented and marketable people are simply doing the wrong things and could easily adjust their approach to get more interviews and offers.

Millions of People are Looking for Jobs, but Over 4 Million Positions Remain Unfilled

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — We are in the worst recession in over 20 years, but employers still have millions of jobs going unfilled. According to a recent article in the Wall Street Journal, outplacement counseling programs are struggling to assist job hunters get the job done. Bob Gerberg Jr, the CEO of ITS, said that this is partially because many people are doing the wrong things and some counselors are still advising job hunters to use methods from the 1990s.

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

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — There is a lot being written about how to conduct an effective job search in these difficult economic times. Several companies have been investing heavily in technology that instantly connects people to most jobs throughout the country. One of them, a venture capital backed firm named ITS, has invested $30 million to pioneer some new ways for making job hunting easier.

Should You Hire a Job Search Firm? Understanding Capabilities … And Know What to Ask

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Selecting a firm to help your job search is an important decision, say the experts at ITS. The field includes career counselors, outplacement firms, career management firms, resume writers, and career coaches. Most are just advisory services. A new type of service has emerged where the emphasis is on using technology to enable people to get all the job market information they need online – in one place.

M2SYS Biometric Software Solution Selected by GHG Corporation

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — M2SYS Technology, an award-winning biometric technology research and development firm, announced today that GHG Corporation, an innovative time tracking software provider, has chosen to provide their customers with M2SYS’ Bio-SnapON™ biometric software solution.

Interim HealthCare of the Eastern Carolinas Takes Home Three Awards at the 37th Annual Association for Home and Hospice Care Convention

SUNRISE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Interim HealthCare Inc., the nation’s largest provider of home care and supplemental health care staffing services, is pleased to recognize Interim HealthCare of the Eastern Carolinas for their 25 years of service and their three local caregivers who received awards at the 37th Annual Association for Home and Hospice Care convention in Durham, North Carolina: Clayton Rich of Garland; Jennifer Jones of Pink Hill, and Melissa Britt of Orrum.

M2SYS Technology to Offer Desktop Biometric Technology to Kronos Customers

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — M2SYS Technology, an award-winning biometric technology research and development firm, announced today that Kronos Incorporated, the global leader in workforce management solutions, has chosen M2SYS to provide its customers with a desktop biometrics solution that seamlessly interfaces with Kronos time and attendance applications. M2SYS’ Bio-SnapON™ biometric software supports fingerprint and finger vein identification, enabling Kronos customers to record employee time data with a single finger scan.

Organization Offers ‘Diversity Training in a Box’ for Tough Economic Times

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Should companies still undertake diversity training in tough economic times? According to Robin Parker, Executive Director of the Beyond Diversity Resource Center, the answer is ‘Yes, and more so.’ Parker says that layoffs and company downsizing create job stress and greater cultural conflicts. ‘Diversity training is especially critical in tough economic times,’ said Parker.

CareerPerfect Launches Redesigned Resume Writing and Career Management Web Site

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On June 1st CareerPerfect rolled out its new Web site as part of an ongoing commitment to providing best-of-class and highly accessible resume writing services, job search guidance, and quality career advice. For more than eight months, the company’s product, development, and operations teams collaborated on design, content, and technical changes, which have improved the user experience.

New Innovative Service to Recruit Healthcare Talent to Meet President Obama’s National Healthcare Initiatives

HOUSTON, Texas, May 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Intelli-Source, LLC, announces key additions to strengthen and elevate level of services provided to the U.S. Healthcare market. During this time of extreme economic uncertainty and sky rocketing unemployment, the old guard of Human Resource Consultants and Executive Search Firms have elected to pare down and wait until the market unveils itself that it is safe to come back out and do business as usual.

New Sales Personality Report Uses a Form of Body Language to Help Sales Teams Close More Business

TEMECULA, Calif., Feb. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Written Inc. today released Salesperson Insight, a new type of sales personality report that teaches salespeople how their traits are impacting their sales, what they’re communicating to their prospect through their body language and what they can do specifically to change and improve.

Ironworkers Union Focused on Building Long-Term Profitability for Workers – and for Construction Industry Employers Who Hire Them

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the advent of IMPACT – the Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust – the Iron Workers Union launched a robust and far-reaching campaign designed to benefit both business and labor. IMPACT’s innovative initiative aims at building a strategic, modern-day alliance between union workers and their employers while dissolving employers’ historic objections to hiring union. (VIDEO – VNR)

Casconi Group Launches Retirement Plan Hotline for Kentucky Employers

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Dec. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Casconi Group, one of Kentucky’s leading experts in the design, implementation and management of Retirement Plans, today launched a toll-free retirement plan hotline for employers and retirement plan fiduciaries.

Retail Expert Doug Fleener Tells Retail Employees How to Overcome Holiday Challenges

BOSTON, Mass., Nov. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This holiday shopping season is going to be a challenging one for the almost 1 in 10 Americans employed in the retail sector. In his annual holiday letter to specialty retail employees, retail and customer experience expert Doug Fleener discusses these challenges and opportunities and shares five tips that will enable stores to succeed in current economic conditions.

Interim HealthCare Recognizes Outstanding Franchisees at National Clinical Symposium

SUNRISE, Fla., Nov. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Interim HealthCare, the nation’s largest provider of home care and health care staffing services, announced the recipients of the ‘National Quality Awards’ for 2008 at their annual National Clinical Symposium meeting in Savannah, Georgia. The awards recognize Interim home care offices for patient satisfaction, and Medicare-certified offices for performance on CMS public measures of quality.

Sales Talent Inc. Named a Fastest-Growing Private Company by Puget Sound Business Journal

SEATTLE, Wash., Nov. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sales Talent Inc. was named a Fastest-Growing Private Company by the Puget Sound Business Journal at an invitation-only event which drew more than 500 people to Qwest Field on Oct. 23. At the awards event, all 100 companies that made the list were honored and the rankings were announced. The 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies are listed, with select companies profiled, in a special publication of the Business Journal on Oct. 24.

Interim HealthCare Recognized at National Association of Home Care and Hospice Annual Meeting

SUNRISE, Fla., Oct. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Interim HealthCare, the nation’s leading provider of home care, hospice and health care staffing, was recognized at the National Association of Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) Annual Meeting by opening keynote speaker, Author, Broadcast Journalist with CNN, Inside Politics, NBC, CBS and Humanitarian Judy Woodruff.

STC International San Antonio Details the Best Types of Career Marketing Materials for Today’s Economy

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Oct. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — During these uncertain times, your career marketing materials are important components of your job search, says STC International, a leading career management and marketing firm headquartered in San Antonio, Texas. These materials fulfill different purposes for jobseekers and employers. In order to develop effective documents, it is necessary to understand their purpose from several perspectives.