Federal rule pushes companies to hire disabled

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By Rita Price – Repost from The Columbus Dispatch – Monday September 9, 2013 Companies that do business with the federal government are being told to recruit and hire more people with disabilities. Although labor officials stop short of calling the new rule a quota, there is a magic number: Most federal contractors will soon ... Continue ArticleClick here for "Federal rule pushes companies to hire disabled"

Recruiter Helps Veterans, Military Spouses Find Employment at Pearl

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Judi Williams knows the many barriers facing veterans and military spouses when it comes to employment. She’s witnessed it firsthand. Williams, 39, of Fort Polk, Louisiana, had a short stint in the U.S. Army before an injury forced her out much earlier than she anticipated.  Her husband, E-5 Jonathan W, is active in the U.S. ... Continue ArticleClick here for "Recruiter Helps Veterans, Military Spouses Find Employment at Pearl"

US Army Veteran Says Employee Focus Brought Him to Pearl

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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

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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"