US Army Veteran Says Employee Focus Brought Him to Pearl

Categories: Success story
Tony LaBona, 36, of Stanton, Kentucky, was not just looking for an opportunity to be successful, but to also work for a company committed to giving its employees the tools to be successful. He found that – and more – at Pearl Interactive Network. LaBona, a senior supervisor for the company’s new Winchester, Kentucky facility, ... Continue ArticleClick here for "US Army Veteran Says Employee Focus Brought Him to Pearl"

The value of certification: WBENC success story

Categories: Company news
Merry Korn, MSW, is president & CEO of Pearl Interactive Network (Pearl), a virtual home-based business process outsourcing firm and social enterprise which brings B-to-B outsourcing solutions to federal agencies and insurance companies. The company’s success is credited to Korn’s practices of knowing the “why” (vision/points of distinction), the “how” (mission), and the “who” (support ... Continue ArticleClick here for "The value of certification: WBENC success story"

Social Enterprise: Forging a New Path for Social Workers Wanting to Blend Social and Business Missions

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By Merry P. Korn, CEO, Pearl Interactive Network In 1979 I was enrolled at the Ohio State University School of Social Work. Following in my sister’s footprints, I thought a Master’s Degree in Social Work would prepare me for my destiny, a career as a clinical social worker. When one of my graduate school colleagues ... Continue ArticleClick here for "Social Enterprise: Forging a New Path for Social Workers Wanting to Blend Social and Business Missions"

Employment Tip – State Grassroots Veteran Employment Programs

Categories: Job and Career Tips, Veteran Services
Quite often, strategies that increase veteran employment the most are shaped at the local community level.  This is one of the reasons why the Department of Veterans Affairs partnered with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes program.  The U.S. Chamber works with state and local chambers and businesses to hire veterans right ... Continue ArticleClick here for "Employment Tip – State Grassroots Veteran Employment Programs"