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Page 8 of Employment and HR News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Allen Amos of EPIC named one of 2012’s ‘Power Brokers’

SAN RAMON, Calif., Feb. 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today that Allen Amos has been recognized by Risk and Insurance Magazine as one of 2012’s property and casualty insurance ‘Power Brokers.’ This is the second consecutive year Amos has been so recognized.

San Bernardino County Youth Take a Roadtrip to Discover Their Career Interests

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Feb. 24, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Continuing its support of young people facing obstacles to employment, the Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County partnered with the Roadtrip Nation Experience to provide an intensive curriculum to the Year-round Workforce Investment Act youth program.

Grant Expanded to Fund Job Training for Laid-Off Census Workers

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Feb. 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board announced that a $1.5 million Workforce Investment Act, Multi-Sector Partnership National Emergency Grant has been expanded to include laid-off census workers. This grant has nearly 200 spaces available to fill by the close of June 30, 2012. Census workers who were laid off between September 21, 2010, and September 27, 2011 are eligible to apply at one of San Bernardino County’s Employment Resource Centers.

San Bernardino County Youth Training Program to Be Used as Best Practice for Industry

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Feb. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The U.S. Department of Labor Employment Training Administration selected the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board Summer Youth Employment Program to participate in a study of youth training innovators. Findings of this study will be used to inform workforce investment boards nationwide of best practices.

Veterans Make Valuable Contributions in San Bernardino County

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Feb. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dalton Trucking, a transportation company based out of Fontana, is now shipping modular building units that will become the temporary facility for St. John’s Regional Medical Care Center in Joplin, MO. The transportation company couldn’t have taken on such a project without On-the-Job Training incentives and employee referral support through the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board.

MedAmerica and LTC Financial Partners Announce a Broad Suite of Long-Term Care Insurance Products for the Workplace

KIRKLAND, Wash., Feb. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today MedAmerica Insurance Company (MedAmerica) and LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) announce a distribution agreement to make a broad suite of long-term care insurance products available at reduced underwriting and multi-life discounts to employees. The policy suite is the latest incarnation of multi-life LTC insurance, a relatively new, increasingly-popular type of employee benefit that is proliferating faster than traditional group LTC plans.

KnowledgeAdvisors Announces New Research Highlighting Metrics that Matter(R)

CHICAGO, Ill., Feb. 1, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors today announced that Bersin and Associates, the leading research and advisory services firm, released a brand new research bulletin that reviews KnowledgeAdvisors world-class integrated learning measurement solution, Metrics that Matter(R).

Ohio Restaurant Recruiters Adds Hallrich Incorporated to Client Roster

CLEVELAND, Ohio, Jan. 31, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ohio Restaurant Recruiters, a restaurant manager recruiting firm in Ohio and Pennsylvania, is pleased to announce that it recently signed Hallrich Incorporated as a new client.

Cleveland Based Restaurant Manager Recruiting Firm, Ohio Restaurant Recruiters, Signs On Several Restaurant Chains as Clients

CLEVELAND, Ohio, Jan. 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ohio Restaurant Recruiters, a restaurant manager recruiting firm in Ohio and Pennsylvania, is pleased to announce that Max and Erma’s; KFC; and Taco Bell have chosen its professional restaurant management recruitment group to assist with its management recruiting needs.

Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. Earns Medallion Award for Workplace Excellence

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 6, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leader in hedging and risk management services, announced that it has been named a 2011 Medallion winner for the annual Workplace Excellence Awards held by the San Diego Society for Human Resource Management (SD SHRM). Each year, the SD SHRM honors local companies having exceptional HR practices that become instrumental to their success and profitability.

Ohio Restaurant Recruiters Signs Three Well-Established Restaurant Venues

CLEVELAND, Ohio, Dec. 19, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ohio Restaurant Recruiters, a restaurant manager recruiting firm in Ohio and Pennsylvania, is pleased to announce that DiBella’s Old Fashioned Submarines, Hyde Park Grille, and Piqua Country Club have chosen its professional restaurant management recruitment group to assist with its management recruiting needs.

Property Management Growth Creates New Jobs

LAKE FOREST, Calif., Dec. 5, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, Professional Community Management of California, Inc. (PCM) announced that the company’s 12 percent growth in units managed across Southern California and Southern Nevada, created 55 more jobs and promoted 28 employees, seven of whom now serve on the executive team.

Habib Noor Acquires Global Empire LLC, DBA Global Healthcare Group

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 22, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Habib Noor has acquired Global Empire LLC, DBA Global Healthcare Group (GHG), a leading healthcare staffing company based in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Effective November 1, 2011, Habib Noor has taken the role of President and Owner to uphold GHG’s commitment to providing unrivaled healthcare services to commercial and government clients nationwide.

KnowledgeAdvisors Releases Metrics that Matter Autumn 2011: Measurement Takes On New Meaning!

CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, which provides learning measurement software that improves the effectiveness and business impact of learning, today announced it has released the Autumn 2011 version of its proprietary analytics software, Metrics that Matter(R).

KnowledgeAdvisors Announces 10th Annual Symposium: Engaging Executives with World-Class Reporting

CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 16, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, which provides learning measurement software that improves the effectiveness and business impact of learning, today announced the 10th Annual Symposium with the theme ‘Engaging Executives with World-Class Reporting.’ The Symposium will be the premier event in 2012 bringing together organizations striving to develop world-class workforces through effective measurement and industry leaders in learning and talent measurement.

iPulse Systems Rolls Out SecuGen Based Time and Attendance Solution to McDonald’s South Africa

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 15, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, the world’s leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce that iPulse Systems, a South African manufacturer of market-leading biometric devices and a SecuGen OEM partner, is implementing a nationwide rollout of a biometric-centered time and attendance system for McDonald’s South Africa.

EPIC adds Scott Gunnison as Principal, Strategic Development

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 8, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Scott Gunnison as Principal, Strategic Development. Gunnison brings more than 30 years of diversified insurance underwriting, retail and wholesale brokerage, specialty program development, and operations experience to EPIC. He will be based in Chicago and report directly to EPIC president and co-founder, John Hahn.

Ohio Restaurant Recruiters Launches Regional Business to Benefit Hospitality Industry

CLEVELAND, Ohio, Nov. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ohio Restaurant Recruiters – a restaurant manager recruiting firm – announced its launch this week in Ohio and Pennsylvania. While there are many other recruiting firms out there, none quite match up to the features and benefits that Ohio Restaurant Recruiters can provide.

In-House Employee Development Program Creates Next Generation of Workers: Workforce Investment Board Helps Fund California Steel’s Craft Development Program

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Nov. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board (WIB) has been an instrumental partner in helping local manufacturers such as California Steel Industries, Inc. (CSI) successfully graduate 34 electricians and 17 mechanics from its craft development program.

EPIC honored by North Bay Business Journal with Healthiest Company Award

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 1, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, is being recognized by the North Bay Business Journal with a 2011 Healthiest Companies award.

Continuous Training Makes Union Ironworkers the Trusted Source for Quality Architectural and Ornamental Work

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 24, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Iron Workers International Union, teaming with the Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust (IMPACT), released a series of new architectural and ornamental training modules designed to replicate real-world assembly and installation challenges ironworkers face on jobsites. Currently, IMPACT Region VI has four new architectural and ornamental mockups in use at training locations in Houston, Arlington, San Antonio and Oklahoma City.

Idaho Dairy Producers Double Scholarship Plans to Help 15 Students Pursue Their Dreams

TWIN FALLS, Idaho, Oct. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When the dairy producer leaders of the United Dairymen of Idaho (UDI) and its two branches – the Idaho Dairy Products Commission and the Idaho Dairymen’s Association – agreed to establish a scholarship program this year, they intended to award $1,500 scholarships to seven deserving students of Idaho dairy farm families.

EPIC Honored as One of 2011’s ‘Healthiest Employers of the Bay Area’ by Leading Business Journals

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 20, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has been recognized as one of 2011’s ‘Healthiest Employers of the Bay Area.’

Workforce Investment Board Receives Grant to Fund Free Job Training for 200 Laid-Off Workers

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Oct. 16, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Two hundred laid-off workers are being recruited for free job training by the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board. Employers are also being sought to receive a reimbursement for wages paid through On-the-Job Training contracts.

Workforce Investment Board’s Business Resource Team to Host Job Fair for United Furniture Industries

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Oct. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board (WIB) will hold a Job Fair on Saturday, October 15 to recruit up to 70 employees for United Furniture Industries (UFI), which is opening a manufacturing and distribution facility in Victorville, CA this November. Approximately 400 new jobs will be created at the plant over the course of the next 36 to 48 months.

As Health Reform Takes Effect, Companies Must Offer Long-Term Care Insurance to Employees, But There’s a Roadblock

KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 27, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As part of health reform, American companies are required to enable their employees to participate in the public option for long-term care insurance, known as the Community Living Assistance and Supports (CLASS) program. Now being fleshed out by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, CLASS — though postponed until 2013 — calls for employees to be automatically enrolled, with payroll deductions, unless they opt out.

No-Cost Green Training Programs Available for Veterans in San Bernardino County

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board seeks 100 veterans to participate in free job training programs. These training programs will teach the skills needed for green jobs available with local employers. Green industries include solar panel maintenance and installation, sustainable and recycled products manufacturing, transportation and logistics using alternative fuels and hundreds of other industries according to the grant.

Business Resource Team Strengthens Manufacturing Bottom Line

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board is helping companies keep manufacturing jobs in California. Six months after taking advantage of a Lean Manufacturing Program funded by the Workforce Investment Board, local employer A&R Tarpaulins has added three positions, including one inventory manager and two entry level engineers, and is still growing.

Business Resource Team Helps Companies In Crisis Save Jobs and Grow

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Debbie Heschong, owner of Joshua Tree Landscape and Maintenance, was experiencing the high cost of Worker’s Compensation Insurance, which made it necessary for her to utilize employment agencies for her staffing needs. According to the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board, Heschong needed additional staff but could not afford it.

LTC Financial Partners Named to INC 5000 Four Years in a Row

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The economy has not been doing great, but LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP) has. This month Inc. Magazine ranks LTCFP No. 2,483 among all companies, and No. 25 among companies in the insurance industry, in its annual ranking of the nation’s 5000 fastest-growing companies. LTCFP also made the Inc. 5000 list in 2008, 2009 and 2010.

Matrix Website Brings Job Seekers and Employers Together

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — San Bernardino County has created a central online tool that brings together job seekers, employers and training programs that support the fastest-growing industries in the region. The site was launched by the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board in partnership with the San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools and Alliance for Education.

KnowledgeAdvisors Performance Solutions Suite Hits Bullseye for Sustainable Impact Measurement of Leadership, On-boarding and Sales Training Programs

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, which provides learning measurement software that improves the effectiveness and business impact of learning, today announced that it has designed three performance measurement solutions specifically targeting leadership, sales and on-boarding training programs to provide clients with the reporting and analytics required to accelerate performance improvement.

Inc. 5000 Company Seeks World-Class Sales Managers for Exploding Market

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation’s most experienced long-term care insurance agencies, is looking for high-performing sales managers to build teams and drive business in key geographic areas. ‘According to surveys, about three in four Americans over 65 are concerned about needing long-term care services at some point,’ says Denise Gott, LTCFP’s Chairman and National Sales Manager.

PATHBUILDERS President Helene Lollis Named to Board of Leadership Atlanta and Vice Chair for Junior Achievement of Georgia Board of Directors

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pathbuilders is pleased to announce that Helene Lollis will serve on the boards of two of Atlanta’s most highly regarded non-profit organizations. Lollis will serve on the Board of Trustees for Leadership Atlanta, and she was named vice chair for the board of Junior Achievement of Georgia.

Kevin Oakes Joins KnowledgeAdvisors Board of Directors

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, which provides learning measurement software that improves the effectiveness and business impact of learning, today announced that it has elected Kevin Oakes to its Board of Directors.

No-Cost Work Training Program Available for San Bernardino County Youth

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Recruitment for the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) youth program, with funding administered by the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board, is under way through September 30, 2011. Approximately 500 positions are currently open and applicants should visit www.SBCountyJobOps.com to find the right service provider in their community.

Millennium Administrators, Inc. Has Been Selected by The City of Scranton, Pennsylvania to Provide Benefit Administration for Active Fire and Police

SCHWENKSVILLE, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Millennium Administrators, Inc., a benefits administrator, has signed a contract with the City of Scranton to provide benefit administration services for over 500 city employees. Millennium is providing administrative oversight for the city benefit program, including cost containment initiatives, claim audits and administrative services to enhance cost saving initiatives at the City of Scranton.

KnowledgeAdvisors Presents Next Step Toward Uniform Talent Development Reporting

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, a provider of learning measurement software that improves the effectiveness and business impact of learning, today announced the release of its new white paper, ‘Standard Definitions and Agreed Measurements: A Common Language for Consistent, Clear and Uniform Talent Development Reporting,’ available for immediate complimentary download.

Smart Companies Save and Create Jobs: Workforce Investment Board’s Business Consulting Program Helped Save 902 Jobs and Create 204 Jobs

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board’s Business Consulting Program successfully helped regional manufacturers and businesses become smarter, leaner and more competitive in today’s uncertain economy. The $1 million allocated to date in federal funding has helped employers avoid closing their doors, retaining 902 jobs and creating 204 new jobs.

KnowledgeAdvisors Talent Development Reporting Solution Transcends Executive Reporting Needs

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, a leading provider of learning measurement software that improves the effectiveness and business impact of learning, has announced it has released a brand new whitepaper (i) focusing on executive reporting needs based on survey research and (ii) providing insight on how they are accordingly met with KnowledgeAdvisors’ unique approach, Talent Development Reporting Principles.