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Month: May, 2013

SELECT INTERNATIONAL TAPPED TO LEAD A DISCUSSION ON THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SAFETY AT NATIONAL SAFETY CONFERENCE

Friday, May 31st, 2013   via   select-international

Pittsburgh, 5.31.13 - Esteban Tristan, Ph.D., Safety Practice Manager and Senior Consultant at Select International will present at the Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association 2013 National Meeting and Training Seminar in Virginia Beach June 4-6.

Tristan will lead a discussion focused on the topic of, "The Psychology of Safety: Using Safety DNA to Hire & Develop a Safer Workforce," which will provide an overview of the latest research in predicting workplace injuries by focusing on each employee's individ…

KellyOCG® Ranked as RPO Leader by Leading Research Institute, NelsonHall

Friday, May 31st, 2013   via   kellyocg

TROY, Mich. (May 31, 2013) - The Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) practice of KellyOCG, the outsourcing and consulting group of Kelly Services, recently received recognition from Nelson Hall for its global RPO practice.

"KellyOCG ranks among the leading RPO providers due to their global capability and ability to provide RPO as a standalone service as well as a blended service combined with Managed Service Providers (MSP) and Contingent Workforce Services (CWO)," said Rob Hughes, Commercial Director, NelsonHall.

KellyOCG has been ranked amongst the …

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Exhibiting at Society for Human Resources Managerment’s 2013 Annual Conference and Exposition

Friday, May 31st, 2013   via   us-bureau-of-labor-statistics

Chicago, IL - May 31, 2013 - The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) will be among the exhibitors at The Society for Human Resource Management's (SHRM) 2013 Annual Conference and Exposition in Chicago, Illinois. The exhibit will be held June 16-18 at McCormick Place. Staff from the BLS's Midwest Regional Office, located in Chicago, will be on hand in Booth 2225 to explain the data produced by the BLS and demonstrate how these data can be used by human resource professionals.

Most of the information to be featured comes from th…

EmployeeScreenIQ Webinar Tackles Complex Issue: Screening Job Candidates Via Social Media

Thursday, May 30th, 2013   via   employeescreeniq

Cleveland, OH, May 30, 2013--Screening job candidates through social media - it's a growing trend but not one without its share of controversy. Employers face a dilemma regarding whether or not to adopt the practice and the accompanying legal risks when social media is used inappropriately.

HR professionals are invited to attend a free webcast from EmployeeScreenIQ, the leading global provider of background screening services, and hear both sides of this challenging issue. Scheduled for June 4 and titled, "The Risks and R…

Wellness Corporate Solutions’ President Wins Minority Business Leader Award

Thursday, May 30th, 2013   via   wellness-corporate-solutions

WASHINGTON, DC (April 3, 2013)--As an African-American and a female small business owner in a highly competitive industry, Fiona Gathright has faced many obstacles since her company, Wellness Corporate Solutions, LLC (WCS), was founded in 2004. What distinguishes Gathright is her ability to face challenges with confidence and determination while also learning from them--converting every experience into a "teachable moment." Based on her leadership, Gathright was the recipient of a 2013 Minority Business Leader Award from the Washington Business Journal.

The Washington Busines…

Leadership and Organization Development Expert, Stephen E. Monk, Joins Consulting Practice at Interaction Associates

Thursday, May 30th, 2013   via   interaction-associates

BOSTON, MA, May 30, 2013 - Stephen E. Monk has joined Interaction Associates (IA), a 43-year leadership development innovator that helps organizations drive business success by building high-involvement cultures.

"We are delighted to welcome Stephen to the consulting practice," said Linda Stewart, President and CEO of IA. "Stephen's strong background and expertise add the right mix for our consulting engagements helping clients drive strong business results with leadership development…

Bitter Pill to Swallow: Fewer Employers Planning to Continue to Offer Pharmacy Benefits to Medicare-eligible Participants. Buck Consultants survey also fin…

Thursday, May 30th, 2013   via   buck-consultants-a-xerox-company

NEW YORK, May 29, 2013 - A new nationwide survey released today by Buck Consultants, A Xerox Company, uncovers a sharp decline in the percentage of US employers that intend to continue to offer prescription drug plans to Medicare-eligible participants.

Currently, 48 percent of respondents offer prescription drug plans to Medicare-eligible participants. Of these respondents, only 55 percent intend to continue this benefit, down from 75 percent in the previous survey.

"Employers have options for controlling prescription drug costs for Medicare-eligible participants…

Chequed.com Announces $2 Million in New Funding Led by Cayuga Venture Fund

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013   via   chequedcom

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. - May 29, 2013 - Chequed.com, Inc., the leading provider of cloud-based Predictive Talent Selection(TM) solutions, today announced that it has secured $2 million in funding in a round led by Cayuga Venture Fund, a leading upstate New York-based technology and high-growth investment firm. This second round also includes participation from existing private and public investors, including Rand Capital, based in Buffalo, NY (NASDAQ:RAND).

The proceeds will be used to expand Chequed.com's sales and marketing eff…

MeritShare Announces First Winners of “Best People To Work With” Award

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013   via   meritshare

Seattle, WA. May 23, 2013. According to a new study by AON, the economy in North America is improving while employee engagement levels in North America have declined to the lowest levels since 2008. Some companies are bucking this trend by empowering their employees with peer recognition - a service that allows anyone at a company to recognize and thank co-workers with kudos, achievement and awards.

MeritShare today celebrates the first round of winners of the "Best People To Work With" award. The awards are given to companies who demonstrate high levels of employee parti…

Summary Highlights from the 2013 Global Pro Bono Summit

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013