COLUMBIA, MD— September 12, 2010, Baltimore Business Journal has named Berkshire Associates Inc. one of the top Largest Woman-Owned Businesses in the Baltimore area for 2010. Berkshire is a leading human resource consulting and software development firms, working with thousands of clients throughout the nation.

President & Founder, Dawn S. Hyde, SPHR, is honored to have Berkshire’s efforts recognized. “To be part of such an amazing group of female entrepreneurs is truly a reward,” said Ms. Hyde. With a mission to provide the most up-to-date and efficient human resource software and solutions to federal contractors and private corporations, Ms. Hyde credits her employees’ determination to satisfy client needs as the reason for Berkshire’s success. “We wouldn’t be where we are today without embracing the mindset to exceed expectations,” she says.

In 1983, Dawn started Berkshire to meet the affirmative action, applicant management, compensation, workforce planning, and training needs of professionals throughout the country. Her company has grown to service over 3,000 clients nationwide from Fortune 500 companies to small businesses. She is also involved in the community, donating to children and animals, as well as reaching out to troops.

“Your success should show in all aspects of your life,” says Dawn, “One of the most important things I’ve learned throughout the years is to always follow your instincts and never accept failure.”

Berkshire’s client roster includes companies such as Sodexo, BP Amoco, Hershey, and Constellation Energy Group.

For more information, or to set up an interview, please contact Lauren Perry at 800.882.8904, ext. 1307, or email e-mail protected from spam bots.

About Berkshire: Berkshire Associates is a human resources consulting and technology firm, specializing in helping companies build the ideal, balanced workforce. As an industry leader, Berkshire provides the latest tools and services for applicant management, compensation management, affirmative action, workforce planning, diversity, and professional training. For over 25 years, Berkshire has services the nation’s most recognizable companies; and as a result has mastered providing clients with cost-effective solutions to everyday human resources challenges.

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