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HR Executive Health & Benefits Leadership Conference hosts ‘Strategies for Creating Impactful Employee Communications’
NEWS: (SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced that its Regional Director of Employee Benefits Tiffany McClellan will present at the Human Resource Executive Health and Benefits Leadership Conference at the Aria Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, March 30 to April 1. McClellan will speak on 'Strategies for Creating Impactful Employee Communications' alongside Cari Graham of Guidance Software Inc.
NEWS: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) After directing over a dozen short films, French filmmaker Tristan Convert announced he has directed his first feature, 'SCRATCH,' an original horror comedy starring Daniele Watts ('Django Unchained'), for which he has launched an Indiegogo campaign, to reach $10K for finishing funds. Set in Los Angeles's known-to-be haunted Old Zoo, 'SCRATCH' is one of the first, if not the first, found footage films shot entirely on an Apple iPhone 6.
NEWS: (SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the addition of veteran construction broker Brian McDonnell as a managing principal, and the formation of the EPIC National Construction Specialty Group.
NEWS: (SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) Business leaders are too often faced with spiraling health costs that take a financial toll on their organization. However, these costs can be confronted through health and wellness programs that not only promote a healthier workplace, but also increase productivity. EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced its Way2Wellness webinar on Health and Productivity Management (HPM) on March 15, 2016 from 10 to 11 a.m. PT.
Sci-Fi Author Daniel P. Douglas Announces Release of ‘Glimpse’ a Science Fiction Conspiracy Thriller
NEWS: (ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.) Daniel P. Douglas announces the release of a new short story entitled 'Glimpse,' a science fiction Cold War suspense thriller published by Geminid Press, LLC. In 'Glimpse,' a small group of agents who will become known as the 'Men in Black' deploy in response to an event that will provide a harrowing glimpse into humanity's apocalyptic future.
NEWS: (SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that Clarence Bates has joined the firm as a Principal in the Employee Benefits Practice.
NEWS: Ascende, Inc., a premier human capital and employee benefits consulting firm, and EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that they have joined forces.
NEWS: EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has received top rankings from Business Insurance Magazine in its 2015 Broker Supplement in three categories.
NEWS: With a visit to Altec, Inc. in Osceola, Iowa last month, Governor Terry Branstad doubled up the perception of positive manufacturing growth throughout Southern Iowa. Quickly following up an agribusiness / manufacturing visit to the community from Secretary of Agriculture, Bill Northey, the feeling in Osceola and surrounding communities is recent manufacturing growth is making a significant impact.
Restaurant Industry Survey 2015 Highlights Workforce Challenges Plaguing Many Foodservice Operations
NEWS: Restaurant Owner, an industry leading resource for budding and seasoned independent restaurateurs, recently published an industry survey on the hiring and staffing issues plaguing the foodservice industry today. More than 650 independent restaurant owners responded with the unique situations they are facing in hiring and retaining their staff.
OSCEOLA, Iowa /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC) in Iowa recently released its 'Scorecard on Jobs and Compensation Update for 2004 to 2014.' The report shows, over a the last decade, the average income level for manufacturing jobs in Clarke County consistently outpaced average county compensation levels.
LANSING, Mich. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: New research by the Midwest Economic Policy Institute, Colorado State University Economist Kevin Duncan and Smart Cities Prevail - a leading construction industry research organization - has revealed that Michigan's proposed prevailing wage repeal would eliminate more than 11,000 jobs, $1.7 billion in economic output, and $28 million in local and state tax revenue.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: MCT Trading, Inc., a recognized industry leader in mortgage risk management providing pipeline hedging, best-execution loan sales and centralized lock desk services, announced that the San Diego Business Journal's (SDBJ) has named the company to its annual Best Places to Work list for the fourth year in a row.
COSTA MESA, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Emilio N. Francisco, Chairman and CEO of PDC Capital Group, has been named a Partner of Hope by Goodwill Southern California. The Goodwill Partner of Hope program allows generous donors to make regularly scheduled donations that fund education, job-training and job-placement services for individuals with physical or mental disabilities or other difficulties finding a job.
MUMBAI, India /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Target Ship Management India (TSMI), a Human Resources (HR) company established in the year 2013, is growing fast with its dedicated employees and is now on a growth path with a pool of talent of seafarers and extended business opportunities for ship owners all over the world; with all kinds of vessels to be a part of the expanding family of TSMI.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultant, announced today the additions of Employee Benefits Consulting professionals Davin Millholland and Rosemary Hughes to its rapidly growing Employer Services Platform (ESP).
REPORT: How Weakening Wisconsin Prevailing Wage Policy Would Affect Public Construction Costs and Economic Growth
MADISON, Wis. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Just completed research by Colorado State University Economist Kevin Duncan and Smart Cities Prevail Researcher Alex Lantsberg reveals that Wisconsin's proposed prevailing wage repeal (AB 32) will cost the state nearly 9,000 jobs, $1.2 billion in economic output, $77 million in tax revenue, and will export an estimated $500 million in construction investments out of state.
BLOOMFIELD, N.J. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Health Koncepts announces a new and exciting health and wellness program that was carefully designed to bring 'Complete Health and Wellness' to its participants and provide employers with an enhanced benefits portfolio. After intensive research by Health Koncepts CEO, Mr. Quincy Luzunaris, the 'Complete Health and Wellness' package was developed to combat the social ills that plague our nation.
PUYALLUP, Wash. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: TriWest Healthcare Alliance announced today a new hiring initiative with the non-profit organization Hire America's Heroes(R). The purpose of the initiative is to provide a unique avenue for job-seeking Veterans in the Puget Sound, Washington area to find jobs in the health care industry. Interested Veterans will submit their resume to an online repository.
LANCASTER, Pa. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: In mid-March 2015, Chartwell Staffing Solutions saw an opportunity and transformed itself into one of the top ten privately owned staffing agencies in the U.S. as well as into the largest staffing agency in Pennsylvania. Almost overnight, Chartwell grew from nine to 39 locations.
ATLANTA, Ga. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Aligned with international calls for gender equality, a new non-profit has been created to help U.S. employees at S and P 500 companies reach the goal of 50 percent women in senior leadership positions. Show Me 50 Inc. (ShowMe50) provides pragmatic tools individuals can use to identify and challenge gender bias inside their companies.
BURBANK, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Casting is the backbone of all great reality shows and veteran TV casting agent Jacqui Pitman knows casting. She is a true behind-the-scenes powerhouse when it comes to finding the perfect people for the perfect parts. Her agency, Pitman Casting, is a full service, reality television casting company that has provided talent for some of TV's hottest shows. Now the veteran casting director is on the search for reality TV's next 'It' couple.
COSTA MESA, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Emilio N. Francisco, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of private equity firm PDC Capital Group, today announced that PDC will give priority to military veterans when recruiting new hires to one of its companies.
EPIC’s rapidly growing Employer Services Platform welcomes Shelley Dawson, Jon Greenstein and John Gaffney
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced that Shelley Dawson, Jon Greenstein and John Gaffney have joined the firm in San Francisco. All will assume leadership roles in EPIC's rapidly growing Employer Services Platform (ESP).
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: We are all looking to operate as lean as possible and many employers turn to 1099 employees to reduce tax and insurance burden, says Jamie Reid, CEO of AccuSure. But a big question remains: if they file a work comp claim, would it be covered? Can the insurance company charge premium on a work comp audit? These are important for employers to know.
RALEIGH, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Dimensions in OH and S, Inc. is proud to be a Clean Energy business and EPA Green Power Partner. By supporting local wind and solar projects through national clean energy provider, Arcadia Power, we are helping to reduce America's dependence on non sustainable and environmentally unfriendly fuels. This is an important way to make our workplace a better place and to encourage other businesses to consider reducing their carbon imprint.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Andy D'Entremont has joined Crawford McInnis, Brian Tanner and Wilson Long as a principal in Birmingham, Ala.
CHICAGO, Ill. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Is Level Funded Health the new escape hatch from Obama Care for small businesses with healthy employees? It could be. Level Funded Health may just be the answer to many small businesses' concerns over rising health insurance premiums because it can potentially provide them a 30 to 40 percent annual refund on their health benefit costs.
NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Losing a job doesn't need to be quite the challenge that it was in the past. And, the same is true for people who are concerned that their age will keep them from getting considered for jobs they could handle very well, says author Robert Gerberg, one of America's foremost authorities on professional job hunting, in his new book.
NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Less than 3 percent of professionals and executives are prepared for negotiating. In Mr. Robert Gerberg's new e-book, 'The Ultimate Guide to Interviewing and Negotiating - 2015 Edition,' which is available on Amazon, he presents a practical and easy-to-implement system for competing very well in important interviewing situations.
Career Expert Robert J. Gerberg has released entirely new resume guidelines for execs seeking from $60K to $300K
NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Great new style resumes can be 10 to 20 times more effective, says Robert J. Gerberg, creator of the TAPIT Worldwide System and dozens of other books on job hunting. Gerberg has released entirely new guidelines for professionals and executives seeking from $60,000 to $300,000+, with his 'Outstanding New Style Resumes and Letters - 2015 Edition.'
NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: In the 2014 job market, where 30 to 40 million resumes are being circulated all the time, Robert Gerberg, author of 'The Professional Job Changing System' and dozens of other books on job hunting, has released entirely new guidelines for professionals and execs seeking from $60K to $300K+, in his new book 'An Easier Way to Change Jobs (2015 Edition).'
Business Insurance Magazine names EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants ‘Best Place to Work in Insurance’ 5th Year
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has been recognized for a fifth year as a 'Best Place to Work in Insurance' by Business Insurance Magazine and survey co-sponsor Best Companies Group.
Robert James Gerberg announces new book in Kindle format, ’20 New Rules for Job Hunting Success’ 2015 Edition
NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: With record numbers of resumes in circulation, Robert Gerberg, author of 'The Professional Job Changing System' and dozens of other books on job hunting has released entirely new guidelines for professionals and executives. His e-book 'The 20 new rules for job hunting success - 2015 Edition: For people seeking $60,000 to $500,000' is available on Amazon for $3.95.
CHICAGO, Ill. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Writing under the pen name E. Marie, first time author Emerald Betts announces the October 15, 2014 release of her new book, 'Avoiding the Dodgeballs...At Work, A Young Woman's Guide to Succeeding at a First Job' (ISBN: 978-1484033951; paperback; CreateSpace). This career guidance book addresses a variety of subject matters.
NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: With record numbers of resumes in circulation, Robert Gerberg, author of 'The Professional Job Changing System' and dozens of other books on job hunting. has released entirely new guidelines for professionals and executives seeking from $60,000 to $300,000+, in his newly released book: '20 New Rules for Job Hunting Success.'
IRVINE, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Tiffany McClellan has joined the firm as Regional Director Employee Benefits. McClellan brings 16 years of experience in strategic market planning, sales organizational leadership, new product/service development and health and welfare plan consulting to the firm.
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Eagle Transport, one of the largest and most progressive petroleum and bulk transportation companies in the U.S., today announced a company-wide driver pay increase, effective August 3, 2014. The overall impact of this increase will be 5.5 percent, with many locations in the Eagle system seeing larger increases based on the specific needs of the operation.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Forrest T. Jones and Company has recently partnered with American Fidelity Assurance Company to expand and enhance Missouri public school districts' benefit programs and services. Combined, FTJ and American Fidelity currently serve over 275 Missouri Public school districts, providing a clear, complete and compliant employee benefit package with local personalized service.
Restaurant manager recruiting firm, Ohio Restaurant Recruiters, now working with Golden Corral and Platinum Corral
CLEVELAND, Ohio /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Ohio Restaurant Recruiters, a restaurant manager recruiting firm in Ohio and Pennsylvania, announced this week that it has been working with two new restaurant clients - Golden Corral and Platinum Corral. Russell Don, owner of Ohio Restaurant Recruiters, is excited to be working with these well-established chains.