Training and Development

MINORITYMBAs.COM Names Claudia Sampson VP of Diversity and Leadership Development

By HR Vendor News | February 16, 2010

Norfolk, Va. — February 16, 2010 — MinorityMBAs.com announced it has named Claudia Sampson as its Vice President of Diversity and Leadership Development. Sampson will be tasked with developing online diversity recruiting and retention seminars for corporate HR managers. She will also lead MBA Admissions Consulting and Executive Coaching Services for MinorityMBAs.com. “This important addition…

New Leadership Team Expands The Kaleidoscope Group's Capabilities

By HR Vendor News | February 12, 2010

Chicago, IL.— February 11, 2010 — The Kaleidoscope Group, L.L.C announced three new additions to its leadership team; Scott Hoesman, president; Jonamay Lambert, senior vice president of marketing; and Liz Vagell, senior vice president of Business Development. Also joining The Kaleidoscope Group is Karen Doer as a consultant/client service manager. The Kaleidoscope Group, a full…

Leading UK Insurance Provider Adopts iCIMS Talent Platform for International Talent Management Needs

By HR Vendor News | February 9, 2010

HAZLET, N.J. (February 9, 2010) – iCIMS, the second-largest provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) talent acquisition solutions, announced today that a leading insurance provider has selected the iCIMS Talent Platform to support its international talent management needs. With more than 3,000 employees and offices throughout the United Kingdom, this company joins an influx of UK based…

Perspectives Ltds Social Media ABCs For HR Webinar Sees Immediate Demand

By HR Vendor News | February 9, 2010

CHICAGO — Feb. 9, 2010 — When Perspectives Ltd, a workplace resources company specializing in high-touch employee assistance programs (EAP) and organizational development services, sent an email to customers about a webinar on social media implications in the workplace, the company experienced immediate demand. The event filled to capacity within 24 hours and was overbooked…

Profiles International Releases Leaders Guide to Managing Workplace Stress

By HR Vendor News | February 9, 2010

Austin, TX, February 8, 2010 — Profiles International, a global leader in employment evaluation and human resource management assessment tools, has released a report for business leaders who need a way to help their employees manage workplace stress. The report helps executives raise their awareness of the causes and effects of excessive stressors and it…

Outplacement Report Reveals Online Tools are Expected and Critical to Success of Career Transition Process

By HR Vendor News | February 8, 2010

Insala announces the release of a new research report on current perspectives in career transition offerings indicating the expectation and critical role of online tools in the outplacement process. The Insala Outplacement Report 2010 is based on a survey of C-level and human resource executives and offers first of its kind insights into the previously…

New Thought Paper from Management Mentors' Online Corporate Mentoring Software – The 5 Main Benefits

By HR Vendor News | February 5, 2010

Chestnut Hill, MA, February 4, 2010 — Management Mentors, a mentoring consulting firm that designs and implements world-class corporate mentoring programs, announced its latest thought paper “Online Corporate Mentoring Software: The 5 Main Benefits.” The thought paper will serve as a resource for companies and organizations that are considering a formal mentoring program for the…

EmployeeScreenIQ Revamps University Web Site with Multimedia, Social Networking Features

By HR Vendor News | February 5, 2010

Cleveland, Ohio / February 5, 2010 — EmployeeScreenIQ (www.employeescreen.com) launched its redesigned EmployeeScreen University portal to reflect a fresh new brand that reflects its position as an industry leading global employment background screening provider. Originally launched in March, 2008, EmployeeScreen University is the first online educational resource for HR, security and risk-management professionals, featuring regularly…

New Leadership IQ White Paper Reveals Shortcomings of Typical Employee Surveys

By HR Vendor News | February 4, 2010

Washington, D.C.—Feb. 4, 2010—Employee surveys ask the wrong questions, not enough questions, and use the wrong scale. Leadership IQ’s new white paper offers advice for making employee surveys more effective. “Why 5-Point Scales Don’t Work—and Other Problems With Employee Surveys” is the first white paper in a two-part series that describes the common pitfalls of…

Wonderlic General Assessment of Instructional Needs (GAIN)® Assessment Approved by U.S. Department of Education

By HR Vendor News | February 3, 2010

Wonderlic, Inc., the recognized leader in educational and employment assessments and surveys, today announced that its recently developed General Assessment of Instructional Needs (GAIN) assessment has been approved for all Educational Functioning Levels (EFLs) by the U.S. Department of Education. This means the test can now be used by Adult Basic Education programs funded through…