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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.

360 Mortgage Group Hires Bob Paglia as Account Executive, Expands Southern California Footprint

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 10, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 360 Mortgage Group, a privately owned wholesale mortgage bank, welcomes Bob Paglia as a newly hired account executive. Based out of Lancaster, Calif., just north of Los Angeles, Paglia’s territory includes the Southern California region.

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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.

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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.

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Microdyne Plastics Regains Strength with Efficiency Overhaul

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Nov. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board’s partnership with California Manufacturing Technology Consulting(R) (CMTC) helped a local manufacturer, Microdyne Plastics, create a more competitive pricing structure and identify cost savings to maintain profitability.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.’

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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EPIC adds Victor McKnight as Principal and Employee Benefits Consultant in Petaluma

PETALUMA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announces the addition of employee benefits consultant Victor (Vic) McKnight as a principal in the company’s Petaluma, Calif. office. McKnight brings 16 years of insurance and employee benefits program management experience to EPIC.

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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.

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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.

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EPIC Enhances North Bay Services with Opening of New Offices

PETALUMA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announces the opening of new offices in Petaluma. The new EPIC facility, featuring a multi-media training room for risk management, insurance, employee benefits and safety seminars, will help the EPIC team serve the growing needs of North Bay clients in a wide range of industries. These industries include wine making, construction, non-profits and the public sector.

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KnowledgeAdvisors to Sponsor CLO Fall 2011 Symposium

CHICAGO, Ill.(SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, which provides learning measurement software that improves the effectiveness and business impact of learning, today announced that it will be an Executive Sponsor of the Fall 2011 CLO Symposium, which will explore the role of learning and workforce development in shaping the future for organizations. The CLO Fall 2011 Symposium will be held from October 12th – 14th at the Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel (One Ritz-Carlton Drive, Dana Point, CA 92629).

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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KnowledgeAdvisors Releases Metrics that Matter Spring 2011: It’s All About You!

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

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New Website Opens The Door to Employment and Education Opportunities for Inland Empire Youth

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board Youth Council has designed a new website specifically for San Bernardino County youth, ages 14 through 21 at SBCountyJobOps.com. The site features videos that profile careers in the County’s top demand industries and the short-term vocational training programs that provided young people with the skills to enter these careers.

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High Fuel Costs Won’t Slow Down Inland Empire Transportation Companies

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A 30 percent increase in fuel surcharges has put tremendous pressure on the Inland Empire’s transportation companies, but won’t stop this industry from continuing to be a top local employer, says Terry Klenske, President of Dalton Trucking and member of the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board.

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SET Personal Marketing Reviews the Current Job Market and Offers 3 Ways to Overcome Its Downfalls

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With unemployment rates hanging at a steady 9 percent, job hunting continues to be a daunting task for the unemployed. However, SET Personal Marketing, a firm that specializes in helping professionals find work or change careers, offers advice to job seekers on how to land a job, despite these tough economic times.

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