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Archive | Employment, HR and Outsourcing

Employment, HR and Outsourcing News from Send2Press Newswire. Includes compliance training, human resources, human capital management, employment services and related news topics.

LVNs Graduate from Workforce Investment Board Partnership with Kaiser Permanente

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) has stepped in to fill the need for Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN) by partnering with Kaiser Permanente Fontana and Ontario Medical Centers. Ten employees comprised the third class of graduates from the Pathways to LVN Program in May 2012. The training was provided by Chaffey College.

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EPIC adds Benefits Consultant Kate Crouch in Folsom

FOLSOM, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Kate Crouch as an employee benefits consultant in its Folsom office. Crouch brings 18 years of experience in group health and welfare benefits as well as insurance negotiations to EPIC’s growing benefits consulting team.

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San Bernardino County Businesses Surveyed Indicate Growth and Hiring

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) surveyed 2,220 local businesses regarding growth, employment trends and quality of workforce for the region and industry sector. The top three industries in the County – healthcare, transportation and logistics and manufacturing – indicate hiring and business growth is expected.

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Sales Talent Inc. Named to Seattle Business Magazine’s ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ List

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sales Talent Inc., a sales recruiting firm based in Mercer Island, Wash., was selected as one of Washington State’s 100 Best Companies to Work For by Seattle Business Magazine. Awards were presented during a cocktail reception and dinner at the Westin Seattle on June 14, hosted by Brock Huard, with a keynote by Seattle Seahawks Head Coach Pete Carroll.

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EPIC adds Ryan Yoo, Senior Vice President, and Ricky Choi, Vice President, in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today the additions of Ryan Yoo and Ricky Choi in EPIC’s Los Angeles office. Yoo and Choi are focused on growing EPIC’s presence in the Korean business community and bring a combined 40 years of industry experience to this division.

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PETAP.org Announces Program to Help Students Find Online Business Schools to Fit Their Needs

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The traditional college experience isn’t for everyone. For those currently employed full-time or living in a remote area, online learning has provided the option of attending college at the time most convenient to them. By connecting those students with a selection of colleges that provide online learning opportunities, PETAP can help those students find the best education at affordable prices.

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San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board Places 279 Youth in Summer Jobs

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board partnered with the Department of Behavioral Health to place 279 youth in summer jobs with local employers. The grant paid the wages to County youth ages 18-25 years old and provided transportation assistance as well as work readiness training prior to starting their jobs.

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Honoring Our Vets Green Job Fair, Workshops, Barbeque and Celebration Set for Flag Day, June 14

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board will host, ‘Honoring Our Vets,’ job fair on National Flag Day, Thursday, June 14 from 3 to 8 p.m. at Mojave Narrows Regional Park, 18000 Yates Road in Victorville, Calif. There will be employment workshops, a barbeque and a honor guard celebration for veterans and their families.

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Tina Brink of EPIC Receives ‘Top Employee Benefits Consultant’ Honor from Leading Industry Publications

SAN MATEO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today that senior account executive Tina Brink has again been recognized by Risk and Insurance and Human Resource Executive magazines as a ‘Top Employee Benefits Consultant’ in 2012. Brink is one of only 18 benefits professionals nationwide to be selected for the honor this year. Brink was also named a Top Consultant in 2011.

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Youth Job Program Available for San Bernardino County Youth

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board announced on the heels of the Y4 event on Friday, April 27 that unemployed youth may apply for the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) youth program. The program gives eligible youth access to educational and career opportunities and job skills programs through adult and peer mentoring and counseling.

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San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board Seeks 60 Entrepreneurs

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., May 10, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board invites dislocated workers, veterans and county residents 18 years and older who want to launch their own Internet or service-based business to enroll in an entrepreneur training program. The board will fund training for 60 participants and the deadline to enroll is May 18, 2012.

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Voices.com Launches First-Ever iPhone App for Sourcing Voice Talent

TORONTO, Ontario, May 7, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Voices.com, the online marketplace that connects businesses with professional voice-over talent, unveiled the first-ever mobile app for procuring voice-overs today. The Voices mobile app will allow clients to search the Voices.com database of over 75,000 voice talent, review price quotes and listen to custom auditions from their mobile devices.

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L.A. County Workforce Investment Board Receives Grant to Fund No-Cost Re-Employment and Training for Nearly 1,000 Laid-Off Workers

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 20, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Thanks to a multi-million dollar National Emergency Grant (NEG) from the U.S. Department of Labor, the Los Angeles County Workforce Investment Board was awarded funds as part of the California Multi-Sector Workforce Partnership. The aim of this program is to provide retraining and career transition needs to individuals who experienced layoffs and also to help employers with job openings to locate well-qualified and trained employees.

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Bishamon Industries Corporation Retains Ten Jobs and Is Ready to Take On Competition

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., April 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Robert Stone, vice president of Engineering and Manufacturing at Bishamon Industries Corporation, received a letter from the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board about the LEAN Manufacturing Program with California Manufacturing Technology Consulting (CMTC), it couldn’t have come at a better time.

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Ohio Restaurant Recruiters to Service Morgan’s Foods in Restaurant Manager Recruitment

CLEVELAND, Ohio, April 3, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ohio Restaurant Recruiters, a restaurant manager recruiting firm in Ohio and Pennsylvania, announced this week, that it is now servicing Morgan’s Foods (PINK:MRFD) and helping the company to locate quality restaurant management personnel. Ohio Restaurant Recruiters has a focus on placing Pittsburgh restaurant general managers and assistant restaurant managers.

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EPIC adds Lou Razzano as Principal in San Ramon

SAN RAMON, Calif., March 21, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announces the addition of Lou Razzano as Principal and Business Development Executive. Razzano will be based in the company’s San Ramon, California office and report to managing principal, Brian Quinn.

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Helping Employers With Federal Funds Makes Good Business Sense

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., March 21, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Workforce Investment Board (WIB) of San Bernardino County was recognized by the nonpartisan U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) for innovative business-friendly programs. The WIB was asked to present to congress how it used Workforce Investment Act funds to encourage job retention and hiring.

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LTC Financial Partners Ramps Up Long-Term Care Insurance Offerings as Prudential Exits Individual LTC Insurance Market

KIRKLAND, Wash., March 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP) discloses plans to offer a beefed-up array of long-term care insurance choices for individuals and employee groups. The offerings are from multiple insurance carriers.

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Ask Your Employer About Long-Term Care Insurance – You May Qualify More Easily and Get a Special Rate

KIRKLAND, Wash., Feb. 28, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today one of America’s most experienced long-term care insurance agencies – LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP) – reveals a little-known secret for people in the market for LTC insurance. ‘Just ask your employer about it,’ says Dan Cahn, LTCFP’s Senior Vice President of Business Development. Doing so could save you time, paperwork, and money – even if your workplace has no group LTC benefit in force.

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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.

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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.

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EPIC adds Hilton Brown as Vice President of Claims Management

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 21, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today the addition of Hilton Brown who will oversee client claims and advocacy in the company’s Los Angeles and Irvine offices. Brown will also provide claims support for sister company PowerGuard Insurance Services, located in Irvine, Calif. Brown brings 22 years of claims management and client advocacy experience to EPIC.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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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.

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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.

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