Compensation/Incentive Programs

MICHAEL C. FINA LAUNCHES NEW RECOGNITION HEROES BLOG

By HR Vendor News | January 5, 2010

January 5, 2010 — New York, NY — Taking a smart, animated approach to everyday workplace issues, Michael C. Fina, a leading provider of global employee recognition solutions, today announced the launch of its new blog, Recognition Heroes (http://www.recognitionheroes.com). With the declaration, “Taking on the world’s recognition problems, one post at a time!” the blog…

Rideau Training Develops Next Generation Recognition

By HR Vendor News | December 22, 2009

Montreal and New York City, December 14th, 2009 – Demonstrating a commitment to leadership in recognition, Rideau Recognition Solutions announces the completion of Certified Recognition Professionals training by 38 of its employees. Today, almost all of Rideau’s executives and day-to-day recognition leaders hold recognition’s most prestigious professional designation. Created by Recognition Professionals International (RPI), the…

MICHAEL C. FINA APPOINTS I.T. VETERAN JOE MAROTTA TO CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER POST

By HR Vendor News | December 21, 2009

New York, NY, December 21, 2009 — With more than 20 years of experience in multiple industries, Information Technology veteran Joe Marotta has been named to the newly created post of Chief Information Officer of Michael C. Fina, the company announced today. Joe was previously Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President for Fortunoff and…

California vies for $700 million in Race to the Top Competition

By HR Vendor News | December 14, 2009

LOS ANGELES – The state of California is seeking to compete for up to $700 million in federal monies targeted for education reform. Earlier this week, the Assembly Education Committee rejected a proposal sponsored by Governor Schwarzenegger and Senator Gloria Romero, D-Los Angeles. This measure would have allowed children in the lowest-performing schools to transfer…

Flexible Rightsizing: A Cost-Effective Alternative to Layoffs

By HR Vendor News | December 7, 2009

Dec. 08, 2009 – Washington, D.C. –- The struggling economy has left companies large and small to struggle with the best ways to reduce costs and protect their bottom line. Many organizations have resorted exclusively to layoffs – a painful and often ineffective method of trimming expenses during a cyclical downturn. This heavy reliance on…

UTCA’s 12th Annual Client Update

By HR Vendor News | November 24, 2009

SPRINGFIELD, MA – Unemployment Tax Control Associates (UTCA) hosted their 12th Annual Client Update on Thursday, October 8th.  UTCA’s breakfast meeting took place at the Sheraton Springfield Monarch Place Hotel & Conference facility in Springfield, MA where nearly 70 guests from Massachusetts and Connecticut attended this year’s event. Those attending were treated to “UTCA’s Q&A”…

In Era of Benefit Cuts, Employee Equity Plans Likely to Survive

By HR Vendor News | November 18, 2009

London — 19 November 2009 — In this economic climate, many employers are reviewing employee benefits and cutting back on those programs that are no longer considered impactful or cost effective. Given the volatility in equity markets, changes in accounting rules and growing cost constraints, will employee equity plans remain effective and viable in the…

California Employers Indicate a Jobless Recovery is on Horizon

By HR Vendor News | November 17, 2009

Employers Group (EG) completed an organization-wide survey for the Los Angeles County Business Federation (BizFed), a Los Angeles County based business alliance. This survey underscores EG’s continued advocacy efforts on the local, state, and national level. Highlights of the survey reveal that Southern California will continue to lag far behind the rest of the nation’s…

Berkshire Associates Inc. Joins Forces with KMS Software Company to Provide HR Professionals with Enhanced I-9, E-Verify, and Onboarding Solutions

By HR Vendor News | November 17, 2009

COLUMBIA, MD, November 18, 2009–Berkshire Associates, the leading provider of applicant tracking, affirmative action, compensation, and workforce planning software and services, announced today it has entered into a strategic partnership with KMS Software, the pioneer of online onboarding, employee engagement technology, and process automation. This union will enable HR professionals using Berkshire’s affirmative action and…

MICHAEL C. FINA RECEIVES STEVIE FOR EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR AT 6th ANNUAL WOMEN IN BUSINESS AWARDS

By HR Vendor News | November 16, 2009

November 17, 2009 – New York, NY – Michael C. Fina, a leading provider of global recognition solutions, was named Employer of the Year at the 6th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business. The awards, which were presented at a gala dinner at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York on Friday evening, recognize…