|November 16, 2011|
In The News
Securian Financial Group, Inc., provider of financial security for individuals and businesses in the form of insurance, investments and retirement plans, recently received communication honors from the International Festival Event Association and the Insurance and Financial Communicators Association.
InstantJobFair.com promotes a unique way to match Job Hunters and Employers.
Job hunters will simply visit InstantJobFair.com, find their state, locate any of the several business categories their skills are suited for and send a text. Employers and recruiters post new jobs through the service, which then sends out a text messaging announcement to the appropriate qualified Job Hunters. The service was launched in late 2011 by Idaho based entrepreneur Robert Nelson.
Kenexa, a leading provider of business solutions for human resources, today announced the acquisition of Batrus Hollweg (BHI). BHI's talent management solutions, particularly in the hospitality sector, along with their extensive research on talent management best practices, will add to the company's existing research and content portfolio. (read more)
Survey Says . . .
American Time Use Survey - 2010 Results
In 2010, 82 percent of employed persons worked on an average weekday, compared with 35 percent on an average weekend day, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. The American Time Use Survey (ATUS) data include the average amount of time per day in 2010 that individuals worked, did household activities, and engaged in leisure and sports activities. Additionally, measures of the average time per day spent providing childcare-both as a main activity and while doing other things-for the combined years 2006-10 are provided. (read more)
Comings and Goings ...
PageUp People, International Talent Management solutions provider, announced that Nicholas (Nick) Adams has joined the company as senior vice president, Sales for the EMEA region. Based in the PageUp People London office, Adams draws upon more than ten years of talent management expertise in his new role.
HighRoads, the industry leader in employer health care compliance and benefits management, is continuing its support of the Greater Boston Food Bank’s campaign to help the growing number of families in need of food this Thanksgiving. HighRoads is donating funds to cover the costs of 5,000 meals distributed by the Food Bank.
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