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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.
Criticality Management Consulting announces groundbreaking Strategic Diversity series from Dr. John Fitzgerald Gates, Ph.D.
NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Criticality Management Consulting today announced that it is releasing the groundbreaking 'Strategic Diversity' series from Dr. John Fitzgerald Gates, Ph.D., America's most insightful and transformational diversity thought-leader. Dr. Gates is blazing new trails in the practice of Diversity and Inclusion. He leads the Strategic Diversity Management Movement, which places diversity in the realm of organizational strategy.
GARDINER, Mont. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Cool Works(R), the premier online board for seasonal jobs in great places, today released a list of recommendations for job seekers hoping to score last-minute summer employment. While most adventure destination employers are currently staffed, Cool Works states there a good number still filling last minute vacancies or increasing staff to meet business demands.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: At the Long Term Care Solutions Sales Summit, to be held in Kansas City, Mo., May 18-20, 2014, 'You can find us with your eyes closed,' says Steven Kramer, Senior Vice-President for LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of American's most experienced national agencies offering long-term care insurance and related solutions.
CLEVELAND, Ohio /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Lakewood College is proud to announce that it has been selected as one of the Best Employers in Ohio for 2014 by the Best Companies Group (BCG). BCG researches and analyzes the company culture, employee feedback, and other characteristics of a wide array of companies.
Long-Term Care Leader LTCFP Extends its Strategic Partnership in Growing Long-Term Care Market to General Insurance Agents
KIRKLAND, Wash. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) today announced a broad expansion of its strategic partnership program. 'We're opening our doors to seasoned senior-market professionals who want to expand their service offerings through a turn-key process,' says Denise Gott, Executive VP for LTCFP. In recent years, key strategic partners with LTCFP have been large organizations such as professional associations.
GARDINER, Mont. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: CoolWorks, a leading online board for seasonal jobs in great places, announced today that hiring for the 2014 summer has officially started. For job seekers interested in a summer adventure, CoolWorks offers thousands of job openings in U.S. national parks, guest ranches, resorts and other adventure destinations across the nation.
‘January Jumpstart: Creating Goals that Matter’ 2014 event announced by Three Squares Coaching and Consulting
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Sue Koch, founder of Three Squares Coaching and Consulting, a Los Angeles Career and Life Coaching Company, will lead a complimentary tele-class to introduce callers to her popular six-week goal setting course 'January Jumpstart: Creating Goals that Matter.' They will receive valuable information for how to give up Resolution Resignation(TM) once and for all to set inspiring and achievable goals for 2014.
PETALUMA, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has added Sama Hershey Davis in their North Bay employee benefits consulting practice. Hershey Davis brings 15 years of experience in healthcare, benefits consulting, human resources, compliance, wellness and client relationship management to EPIC.
PETALUMA, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, today announced that the North Bay Business Journal has recognized EPIC as a '2013 Healthiest Company in North Bay.' The North Bay office of EPIC participates in a companywide wellness program, led by a volunteer committee that has garnered impressive results over the last four years.
BOSTON, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Although much of the focus around holiday shopping is on door busting deals and 'Black Friday' madness, retail and customer experience expert Doug Fleener, president and managing partner of retail consultancy Dynamic Experiences Group LLC in Boston, says it's important for shoppers to remember the retail employees who make it all happen.
Business Insurance Mag again recognizes Edgewood Partners Insurance Center as a ‘Best Place to Work in Insurance’ for 2013
SAN MATEO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: EPIC Insurance, a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has been recognized for a fourth year as a Best Place to Work in Insurance by Business Insurance Magazine and survey co-sponsor Best Companies Group.
American Fidelity Administrative Services Assists Employers with Tracking Employee Hours Across the US
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: American Fidelity Administrative Services, LLC, the recent addition to the American Fidelity family of companies and established in response to great demand from American Fidelity Assurance Company's customers, now offers a tool to assist employers with the complicated Health Care Reform law that requires employers to track employee hours constantly to determine their eligibility for health care coverage.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: MCT Trading, Inc., a recognized leader in mortgage pipeline hedging and risk management services, announced that is has been chosen as one of the 2013 Best Places to Work in San Diego, California by the San Diego Business Journal.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that it has received an Award for Excellence in Maternal Health and Equity from the Healthy Mothers Workplace Coalition. VLP was honored at the September 9, 2013 awards ceremony in San Francisco for promoting a mother-friendly workplace.
2013 HTCIA International Conference to expose students to career paths available in High Tech Crimes Investigation fields
ROSEVILLE, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Getting the training and experience needed to work in the computer forensics or network security fields can be challenging and expensive. In keeping with its proud mission of educating individuals involved with high tech investigations, the High Technology Crimes Investigation Association is uniting with the academic community to offer students and faculty alike, an opportunity to interact with and learn from the top industry experts.
The Union for Postdocs to hold Panel on Childcare Challenges and Resources for Careers in Calif. Education
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: In response to an overwhelming need to improve childcare access and affordability at the University of California, United Auto Workers Local 5810, which represents more than 6,000 postdoctoral scholars at UC, is hosting a panel on childcare resources, low-income childcare funding, work/life balance and statewide initiatives for childcare funding.