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Vanquishing PTSD at the Cellular Level

August 4, 2014

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

June 25, 2014

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 […]

Why the Zappos recruiting strategy could work brilliantly for hiring transitioning military

June 22, 2014

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 supports USO/Hire Heroes USA Career Opportunity Day at Fort Belvoir

April 14, 2014

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 receives Employer of the Year award

March 11, 2014

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 […]

Stanford University Announces Launch of Stanford 2 to 4: A Veteran’s Accelerator

March 6, 2014

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 […]

Resources for Compliance with the New Section 503 Regulations and VEVRAA

February 6, 2014

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’ […]

Concerned About Accommodation Costs? Learn About Low-Cost Solutions in a JAN Webcast.

February 6, 2014

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 […]

Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) – FAQs – Section 503 Final Rule

January 26, 2014

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 […]

Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act

January 26, 2014

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, […]

Military Veteran Joe Wilson featured in Nov./Dec. 2013 issue of Search & Employ magazine

December 19, 2013

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).

Pearl Interactive Network helps Clark County families

December 10, 2013

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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