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Month: December, 2012

Top 10 Predictions for HR Technology in 2013

Monday, December 24th, 2012   via   ihrim

Lynne Mealy, President & CEO of IHRIM, The International Association for Human Resource Information Management), the world's leading clearinghouse for the Human Resource Information Management industry, today unveiled IHRIM's top 10 predictions for HR Technology in 2013.

Before revealing the list, compiled by such industry leaders as Lexy Martin of CedarCrestone, Nov Omana of HR Collective Solutions and Karen Beaman of Jeitosa Group International, Ms. Mealy noted "2012 has been a big year for HR technology. With the growing implementation of HR in the cloud; the rise in popu…

CERTPOINT Systems Goes Gold in Brandon Hall 2012 Excellence in Technology Awards

Friday, December 21st, 2012   via   certpoint-systems-inc

Roslyn, NY, December 21, 2012. Global learning technologies innovator CERTPOINT Systems has landed a highly-coveted Gold Brandon Hall Award for Best Advance in Learning Management Technology in the 2012 Excellence in Technology Awards.

The CERTPOINTVLS 8.0 global enterprise platform submission focused on the value of the platform in supporting learning both inside and across the extended enterprise. It showcased the system design and user experience making it unique in helping deliver commer…


Thursday, December 20th, 2012   via   united-benefit-advisors

United Benefit Advisors Posts Simplified Summaries of PPACA Proposed Rules

Indianapolis, IN, Dec. 20, 2012 - To help employers quickly understand their obligations under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), United Benefit Advisors (UBA) has issued a summary of the most crucial components of the proposed rules recently released by the Department of Health and Human Services. PPACA is confusing as it is and staying up with "proposed" and …

Best Practice Institute Introduces New Social Network that Promises ‘Future of 360′

Thursday, December 20th, 2012   via   best-practice-institute

West Palm Beach, Fla. - December 20, 2012 -, an online social network that will launch in Dec. of 2013, makes it easy for members to request work performance ratings from overseers, co-workers and direct reports across a domestic and global workforce.

"This is the future of 360-degree assessment and social learning," said the network's creator, Louis Carter, CEO of Best Practice Institute.

"Get rated. Get better. Get noticed," says's website, which describes the new social network as "the…

UTCA Launches New Website and Corporate Logo

Thursday, December 20th, 2012   via   unemployment-tax-control-associates---utca

Springfield, MA / December 19th, 2012 - UTCA is pleased to announce the launch of their new website and roll out of their updated corporate logo. The new site offers improved navigation, enhanced visual appeal and easy access to important information. In addition, it has been designed to be compatible with a wide range of browsers and optimized for viewing on mobile devices such as Smartphone's and digital tablets. The popular Client Learning area remains a key section of the website, with Topic of the Month, Legislative Update and other pertinent download archives. Additio…

ORCAS App Offers Mood Boosting Help for Depression Sufferers

Thursday, December 20th, 2012   via   orcas

EUGENE, OR (December 20, 2012) - ORCAS, a health innovation company that combines science and technology to create self-management products that improve well-being, introduces MoodHacker,a mobile health application available for smartphone, tablet and desktop tools. The app, currently in beta version, is designed to help workers who suffer from depression to not only boost their moods, but boost their productivity levels as well.

"Depression is a costly disease, from both a financial standpoint and in terms of employee productivity," explained Theresa Mulvihill, Director of Prod…


Wednesday, December 19th, 2012   via   walton-management-services

Ocean, NJ.-- (December 19, 2012)-- Walton Management Services, Inc., a leading national provider of tax credit and incentive consulting, and American Payroll Processing (APP), a Division of Callos Corporation, a leading provider of HR and Staffing solutions since 1965, announced today that they have formed a strategic alliance.

The alliance between APP and Walton Management offers customers a best in class payroll processing and payroll tax compliance solution, while ensuring all

AthenaOnline Launches New Mobile Learning Site

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012   via   athenaonline

Reno, NV December 17, 2012 -- Award winning online learning provider AthenaOnline announced the launch of their new MyQuickCoach site for tablets and smart phones. The new web-based application is a complete redesign of Athena's existing desktop version of the service.

"We didn't want to simply optimize our existing site for tablet users," said Jon Peters, AthenaOnline's CEO. "We wanted to redesign the entire system from the ground up to streamline the process of how users come into MyQuickCoach and find relevant coachin…

MeritShare is launching first employee recognition service that combines both online and offline awards, peer recognition, social trophies, and gamificatio…

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012   via   meritshare

SEATTLE, WA - December 19, 2012 - Employee recognition and appreciation are important drivers of employee satisfaction, engagement, and retention. However, despite the fact that companies spend over $46 billion dollars a year on recognition programs, studies show that over 50% of employees do not feel appreciated and 59% are unsatisfied at work. To help solve this problem, today, MeritShare is launching the first employee recognition service that combines both online and offline awards, peer recognition, social trophies, and gamification fea…

AccuScreen CEO to Pull Back Curtain on Employee Criminal Background Checks During December 19th Webinar: Insider Secrets of Criminal Background Checks

Monday, December 17th, 2012   via   accu-screen-inc

Kevin Connell CEO of employment background screening firm will present his last presentation of the year with "Insider Secrets of Criminal Background Checks" on Wednesday December 19th 2012. This complimentary webinar begins at 11:00 AM EST (8:00 Pacific).

Connell will dispel common myths about the employee criminal background check process and will examine best practices of performing employee criminal checks in today's w…