This is a reprint from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, by Tom Cramer, VA staff writer VA Researchers Explore the Possibility of Taking the Trauma Out of Traumatic Memories It took a big asteroid to convince the dinosaurs to become extinct. But some day it may only take a […]
Why Starbucks’ offer of tuition reimbursement will significantly improve veteran and military spouse recruiting
Reposted from The Value of a Veteran, by Lisa Rosser Starbucks announced this morning that it will offer an incredibly generous tuition reimbursement plan for its partners (employees) who work an average of 20 or more hours per week in one of their more than 8,500 company operated stores. Starbucks […]
This is a re-post from The Value of a Veteran Jaws dropped in the talent acquisition community last week when when Zappos announced that it was doing away with job postings. Moving away from the traditional “post and pray” model, which generally results in an overwhelming number of applicants which […]
Pearl Interactive Network recently supported the USO/Hire Heroes USA Career Opportunity Day on April 3 at Fort Belvoir. Career Opportunity Days are non-traditional career fairs with the intent of matching participating employers with wounded, ill, and injured veterans within the range of the veteran’s geographic preference. Pearl Interactive’ s team, […]
Pearl Interactive Network of Winchester received the Employer of the Year award from Goodwill Industries of Kentucky. The award was presented to Pearl at Goodwill’s annual awards ceremony, held February 28 at Gheens Foundation Lodge in Louisville. Pearl Interactive Network delivers contact center services, offering excellent customer service while providing […]
All-inclusive scholarship program supports transfer from 2 year to 4 year institutions Stanford, CA.— Stanford 2 to 4: A Veteran’s Accelerator — Stanford University Summer Session announced the launch of Stanford 2 to 4: A Veteran’s Accelerator, an all-inclusive 8-week summer scholarship program aiming to empower Veterans to move from […]
By Anne Hirsh, M.S., CPDM, Co-Director, Job Accommodation Network Is the company or agency you work for a Federal contractor? If so, do you feel prepared for the March 24, 2014, effective date of the new regulations for both Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Vietnam Era Veterans’ […]
By Teresa Goddard M.S., Senior Consultant, Sensory Team, and Burr Corley M.S.W., Consultant, Motor Team, Job Accommodation Network We all know how important it is to make workplace accommodations. Effective accommodations can bring about many benefits beyond ADA compliance. Most of the employers who contact JAN for accommodation ideas are […]
On August 27, 2013, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) announced a Final Rule that makes changes to the regulations implementing Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (Section 503) at 41 CFR Part 60-741. You can view the Final Rule […]
In August 2013, the Department of Labor published new regulations for Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA). Section 503 prohibits federal contractors and subcontractors from engaging in employment discrimination against individuals with disabilities, and requires various affirmative action practices in recruitment, […]
Joe Wilson, a military veteran and Pearl Interactive Network employee, was recently the subject of a feature story in Search & Employ magazine. Click here to view (page 35).
This story is a repost from The Winchester Sun: Photo submitted | Posted: Wednesday, December 4, 2013 2:38 pm Employees of Pearl Interactive Network of Winchester donated more than 5,500 cans of food and other items to the Clark County Community Services to help Clark County families with their Thanksgiving […]
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