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Page 5 of Employment and HR News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



New book: An Easier Way to Change Jobs

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a job market where CareerBuilder claims to have 125 million resumes posted on their website, Robert Gerberg, author of ‘The Professional Job Changing System’ and dozens of other books on job hunting, has released entirely new guidelines for professionals and executives seeking from $60,000 to $300,000+ in his new book ‘An Easier Way to Change Jobs.’

The Pension Inspector Adds Free Multi Year Employer Filed Form 5500 and Tools to Track Plan Performance

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — National Retirement Programs, Inc., the sponsor of the Atprime Pension Inspector(TM) Suite, announces free 5 year downloads of actual Plan Sponsor Filed Form 5500 plus Yearly Plan Alerts, Plan Provision Descriptions, and Participant Classification Rosters.

’20 New Rules for Job Hunting Success’ – Job Hunting the Old Way Doesn’t Work Any More

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With record numbers of resumes in circulation, Robert Gerberg, author of ‘The Professional Job Changing System’ and dozens of other books on job hunting. has released entirely new guidelines for professionals and executives seeking from $60,000 to $300,000+, in his newly released book: ’20 New Rules for Job Hunting Success.’

EPIC adds Tiffany McClellan in Southern California

IRVINE, Calif., Sept 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Tiffany McClellan has joined the firm as Regional Director Employee Benefits. McClellan brings 16 years of experience in strategic market planning, sales organizational leadership, new product/service development and health and welfare plan consulting to the firm.

U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Awards iFOS $3 Million Contract

COLUMBIA, Md., Sept. 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iFOS today announced it has received award notification to provide Administrative, Budget and Program Support Services for anti-violence programs at the United States Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women (OVW). The contract is a firm fixed price contract with a five-year performance period.

Eagle Transport Corp Announces Driver Pay Increase

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C., Aug. 7, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Eagle Transport, one of the largest and most progressive petroleum and bulk transportation companies in the U.S., is pleased to announce a company-wide driver pay increase, effective August 3, 2014. The overall impact of this increase will be 5.5 percent, with many locations in the Eagle system seeing larger increases based on the specific needs of the operation.

Missouri School Districts Now Offer Employee Benefit Plans and Section 125 Plan Administration from Forrest T. Jones and Company and American Fidelity

KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Forrest T. Jones and Company (FTJ) has recently partnered with American Fidelity Assurance Company (American Fidelity) to expand and enhance Missouri public school districts’ benefit programs and services. Combined, FTJ and American Fidelity currently serve over 275 Missouri Public school districts, providing a clear, complete and compliant employee benefit package with local personalized service.

Ohio Restaurant Recruiters to service Golden Corral and Platinum Corral

CLEVELAND, Ohio, June 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ohio Restaurant Recruiters, a restaurant manager recruiting firm in Ohio and Pennsylvania, announced this week that it has been working with two new restaurant clients – Golden Corral and Platinum Corral.

Groundbreaking Diversity Series and Research Released by Dr. John Fitzgerald Gates, the Nation’s #1 Thought Leader in Strategic Diversity

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 29, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Criticality Management Consulting announces today that it is releasing the groundbreaking Strategic Diversity series from Dr. John Fitzgerald Gates, Ph.D., America’s most insightful and transformational diversity thought-leader. Dr. Gates is blazing new trails in the practice of Diversity and Inclusion. He leads the Strategic Diversity Management Movement, which places diversity in the realm of organizational strategy rather than human resources as a lever to improve business performance.

Cool Works Provides Recommendations for Scoring a Last Minute Summer Job

GARDINER, Mont., May 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cool Works, the premier online board for seasonal jobs in great places, today released a list of recommendations for job seekers hoping to score last-minute summer employment. While most adventure destination employers are currently staffed, Cool Works states there a good number still filling last minute vacancies or increasing staff to meet business demands.

Using Popcorn and a ‘Top-10’ List to Recruit Long-Term Care Insurance Pros

KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At the upcoming Long Term Care Solutions Sales Summit, to be held in Kansas City, Missouri, May 18-20, 2014, ‘you can find us with your eyes closed,’ says Steven Kramer, Senior Vice-President for LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of American’s most experienced national agencies offering long-term care insurance and related solutions.

Lakewood College Selected as One of the Best Employers in Ohio

CLEVELAND, Ohio, March 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lakewood College is proud to announce that it has been selected as one of the Best Employers in Ohio for 2014 by the Best Companies Group (BCG)! BCG is an organization dedicated to establishing ‘Best Places to Work,’ ‘Best Companies’ and ‘Best Employers’ programs in an effort to distinguish companies who demonstrate and are superior in workplace excellence.

Long-Term Care Leader Extends Strategic Partnership Offer to Hundreds of Senior-Market Professionals

KIRKLAND, Wash., March 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) announces a broad expansion of its strategic partnership program. ‘We’re opening our doors to seasoned senior-market professionals who want to expand their service offerings through a turn-key process,’ says Denise Gott, Executive Vice President for LTCFP.

EPIC adds Director of Account Executives Sean Leonard to its Southeast division, The McCart Group

DULUTH, Ga., Feb. 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it has added Sean Leonard to the employee benefits consulting practice in their Southeast division, The McCart Group. Leonard brings more than 19 years of managerial experience in human resource and benefits, including 12 years spent in benefits consulting, insurance sales and client relationship management.

San Francisco Startup showcases Philippine Tech Talent

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — One Virtual Source (OVS), in collaboration with the Philippine Trade and Investment Center-Silicon Valley (PTIC-SV) presented to a crowd of entrepreneurs, startups and technology managers, discussing best practices in leveraging international software companies as a way to reduce costs and drive business growth.

Adventure Destinations Across the Nation Gear Up for Seasonal Hiring in Partnership with Cool Works

GARDINER, Mont., Jan. 21, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cool Works, the premier online board for seasonal jobs in great places, announced today that hiring for the 2014 summer has officially started. For job seekers interested in a summer adventure, Cool Works offers thousands of job openings in national parks, guest ranches, resorts and other adventure destinations across the nation.

EPIC announces acquisition of Altus Specialty Group’s Program Business

BOSTON, Mass., Jan. 21, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center) a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today it has acquired certain assets of program specialist Altus Specialty Group (ASG), namely the program book of business (ASG Programs). The acquisition of this business comes on the heels of EPIC’s November 2013 announcement of plans to pursue national expansion, backed by capital from The Carlyle Group and Stone Point Capital.

Career and Life Coach Sue Koch and Three Squares Coaching and Consulting deliver 4th annual ‘January Jumpstart: Creating Goals that Matter’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sue Koch, founder of Three Squares Coaching and Consulting, a Los Angeles Career and Life Coaching Company, will lead a complimentary tele-class to introduce callers to her popular six-week goal setting course ‘January Jumpstart: Creating Goals that Matter.’ The call takes place January 14, 2014, at 6 p.m. Pacific time.

EPIC adds North Bay Employee Benefits Professional Sama Hershey Davis

PETALUMA, Calif., Jan. 6, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has added Sama Hershey Davis in their North Bay employee benefits consulting practice. Hershey Davis brings 15 years of experience in healthcare, benefits consulting, human resources, compliance, wellness and client relationship management to EPIC.

‘Best in Class’ Benefits Initiatives Awarded at New England Employee Benefits Council Conference

WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The New England Employee Benefits Council (NEEBC) announced today that it awarded five companies with Best Practices awards at its Best Practices Conference ‘Employers at the Head of the Class.’ The awards were presented to companies that best exhibit innovation and creativity in the planning and delivery of their employee benefit programs.

United Wholesale Mortgage and its Parent Company USFS Receive Multiple Awards for Being the Best Place to Work

TROY, Mich., Dec. 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), one of the largest wholesale mortgage lenders in the nation, and its parent company United Shore Financial Services (USFS), announced it has been recognized for multiple local and national awards having to do with the development of its unique corporate culture.

EPIC awarded ‘2013 Healthiest Company in North Bay’ designation by North Bay Business Journal

PETALUMA, Calif., Dec. 4, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC, a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today the North Bay Business Journal has recognized EPIC as a ‘2013 Healthiest Company in North Bay.’ The North Bay office of EPIC participates in a companywide wellness program, led by a volunteer committee that has garnered impressive results over the last four years.

Retail Expert Doug Fleener’s Tips for Being Nice to Retail Employees This Holiday Season

BOSTON, Mass., Nov. 22, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Although much of the focus around holiday shopping is on door busting deals and Black Friday madness, retail and customer experience expert Doug Fleener, president and managing partner of retail consultancy Dynamic Experiences Group LLC, says it’s important for shoppers to remember the retail employees who make it all happen.

EPIC honored as a ‘Best Place to Work in Insurance’ for the fourth year

SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 22, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC, a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has been recognized for a fourth year as a ‘Best Place to Work in Insurance’ by Business Insurance Magazine and survey co-sponsor Best Companies Group.

New Health Care Reform Consulting Services Company Assists Employers with Tracking Employee Hours Across the U.S.

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., Oct. 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — American Fidelity Administrative Services, LLC (AFAS), the recent addition to the American Fidelity family of companies and established in response to great demand from American Fidelity Assurance Company’s (AFA) customers, now offers a tool to assist employers with the complicated Health Care Reform law that requires employers to track employee hours constantly to determine their eligibility for health care coverage.

MCT Trading Ranked Among One of the Best Places to Work for Second Year in a Row

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a recognized leader in mortgage pipeline hedging and risk management services, announced that is has been chosen as one of the 2013 Best Places to Work in San Diego, California by the San Diego Business Journal (SDBJ).

Long-Term Care Leader Seeks Alliances with 1,000 Insurance and Financial Advisers, a Move Prompted by the Surge of Aging Baby Boomers

KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 23, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) offers alliance opportunities to 1,000 independent advisers who wish to help longer-living Americans prepare for upcoming long-term care (LTC) needs. The aim is to handle an expected glut of clients by leveraging, through the advisers, LTCFP’s expertise, solution set, and outreach tools.

VLP Law Group LLP Receives Healthy Mothers Workplace Coalition Award for Excellence in Maternal Health and Equity

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 10, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group is pleased to announce that it has received an Award for Excellence in Maternal Health and Equity from the Healthy Mothers Workplace Coalition. VLP was honored at the September 9, 2013 awards ceremony in San Francisco for promoting a mother-friendly workplace.

Workforce Investment Board Delivers Skilled Workforce to S & S Trucking

ONTARIO, Calif., Aug. 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When S & S Trucking expanded its warehouse operation to Ontario, it needed to hire skilled employees to open the new location. The expert recruiters at the County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board (WIB) referred two qualified candidates to S & S Trucking as well as provided On-the-Job training funds. These two candidates were hired and have since been promoted. Today they oversee the entire operation as assistant managers.

EPIC’s third video in healthcare series promotes wellness behaviors for positive health outcomes

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC, a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultancy, announced today their release of the third in a series of Healthcare Engagement Videos, ‘Wellness Behaviors.’ The video provides a simple, practical, easily understood view of the importance of nutrition, activity and rest in promoting overall health and happiness.

EPIC announces acquisition of SafeHarbor Risk Management

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today it has acquired SafeHarbor Risk Management.

Workforce Investment Board Executive Director Elected California Workforce Association Chair

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., July 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board announced today that executive director, Sandy Harmsen, was elected Chair of the California Workforce Association’s Executive Committee. Harmsen will be serving her second term in this role.

EPIC adds Principal Chuck Cushner in San Mateo – California’s Fastest Growing Brokerage Continues to Add Top Professionals

SAN MATEO, Calif., July 24, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Charles M. ‘Chuck’ Cushner as a principal and property and casualty insurance producer. Respected and well-connected in the San Francisco Bay Area business community, Cushner brings decades of experience to EPIC in risk management with a focus on construction, consumer services, transportation and manufacturing.

Workforce Investment Board recruiting 503 youth for training and employment assistance program

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., July 22, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board announced today that it is accepting applications for its youth training and employment assistance program. The program has 503 openings for youth ages 17 to 21.

County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board helps dialysis center expand staff through no-cost programs

VICTORVILLE, Calif., June 28, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Recently, Desert Cities Dialysis needed to hire new employees; however all of its applicants were recent graduates who required extensive training. Manager Zabelle Cosson recognized that the County of San Bernardino’s recruitment services and On-The-Job Training program could offset costs of finding and training the right people. The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board (WIB) screened all applicants and referred the most qualified to Desert City Dialysis.

For the 2nd Straight Year Sales Talent Inc. Named to Seattle Business Magazine’s ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ List

SEATTLE, Wash., June 24, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sales Talent Inc., a sales recruiting firm located in Mercer Island, Washington, was honored as one of Washington State’s ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ June 20th by Seattle Business Magazine at an awards dinner at the Westin Seattle. This is the 2nd year in a row Sales Talent Inc. has won the award.

EPIC’s second video in healthcare series offers a clear, concise overview of the Affordable Care Act

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 17, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC, a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultancy, announced today their release of the second in a series of Healthcare Engagement Videos, ‘Understanding Healthcare Reform.’ The video provides a clear overview of the Affordable Care Act, simplifying its many elements into a straightforward, easily understood review.

Workforce Investment Board Provides On-The-Job Training to Promote Local Business Growth

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif., June 10, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Corporate Advocate, once a construction and real estate accounting firm, faced a challenging economy and shrinking business prospects. In 2008, its owners decided to reinvent The Corporate Advocate to a business processing outsourcing company. Chief Operating Officer Ray Blom relied on the County of San Bernardino’s Workforce Investment Board (WIB) to find and train the right employees for the new business platform.

Banks Will Become Prime Places to Learn About Long-Term Care Insurance, Predicts LTC Partners and Insurance Services

KIRKLAND, Wash., May 20, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Following a recent announcement, LTC Partners and Insurance Services, LLC, will be providing long-term care education to member banks of the California Bankers Association (CBA), one of America’s largest state banking trade organizations.

Workforce Investment Board’s On-the-Job Training allows MedRevenu, Inc. to double in size in 2012

UPLAND, Calif., May 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In 2012, MedRevenu Inc. founder John Alvarez faced increasing demand for his company’s services. This challenged MedRevenu’s capacity; Alvarez had to turn business away. When the County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board contacted Alvarez about its no-cost On-The-Job training program, he recognized that the program would be a valuable resource for expansion.