Human resource management

Organigram Provides Update on COVID-19 Corporate Action Plan and Timing for Q3 Results

Friday, July 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

Organigram Holdings Inc. (Organigram or the Company) (TSX: OGI) (NASDAQ: OGI) provides a corporate update on recent developments of the Company in relation to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic and the continuing evolution of the Canadian cannabis industry.

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  • Organigram Holdings Inc. (Organigram or the Company) (TSX: OGI) (NASDAQ: OGI) provides a corporate update on recent developments of the Company in relation to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic and the continuing evolution of the Canadian cannabis industry.
  • In an effort to better align its production capacity to prevailing market conditions, Organigram has reduced its workforce by approximately 25%.
  • Company-wide, Organigram has a total workforce of 609 employees this includes 84 employees remaining on temporary layoff who may be recalled if and when needed as the business requires.
  • Organigram has also developed a portfolio of legal adult use recreational cannabis brands including The Edison Cannabis Company, Ankr Organics and Trailblazer.

CultivatePeople Launches Equity-Minded Compensation Software

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 3:13pm

WASHINGTON, July 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --CultivatePeople has launched a global compensation software for companies to pay their employees fairly and competitively against the market.

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  • WASHINGTON, July 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --CultivatePeople has launched a global compensation software for companies to pay their employees fairly and competitively against the market.
  • CEO and Founder Lola Han , formerly head of compensation at Zendesk, dedicated her career to employee compensation and has advised over 100 companies.
  • Learning from pain points, she and her team developed Kamsa to make compensation painless for organizations.
  • Kamsa provides real-time global market compensation data, allowing leaders to make data-driven pay decisions that establish consistent compensation structures and ranges, reducing bias.

OSG Launches New Employee Engagement Survey Application for HR Professionals

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 3:00pm

Armed with this information HR professionals can make more powerful decisions for their organization that will have more impact on staff engagement and retention.

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  • Armed with this information HR professionals can make more powerful decisions for their organization that will have more impact on staff engagement and retention.
  • Now, OSG has tailored its powerful behavioral analytics technology to address the needs of HR Professionals.
  • Within PxidaTX's survey library are a set of 'What Matters Most' surveys for employee engagement and every aspect of the employee life cycle, from onboarding to exit.
  • This removes the need for HR to send out a second survey to staff on the highest-ranking attributes and reduces survey fatigue.

SourceCast and Cost Management Services Announce Partnership to Deliver More Options in Diversity Hiring

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 1:55pm

SourceCast is a leader in diversity sourcing and OFCCP Compliance Services.

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  • SourceCast is a leader in diversity sourcing and OFCCP Compliance Services.
  • For over 20 years, Cost Management Services has been a trailblazer in recruiting, applicant tracking, electronic onboarding and employment tax credits.
  • "Partnering with Cost Management Services allows SourceCast customers the ability to capture Work Opportunity Tax Credits to hire veterans, people with disabilities, minorities and women," said James Acquah, COO at SourceCast.
  • Since 1997 Cost Management Services has helped businesses save money by taking advantage of the Work Opportunity Tax Credit.

NICE Named Market Share Leader in Contact Center Workforce Optimization by DMG Consulting

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 11:30am

NICE (Nasdaq: NICE) today announced that it has once again been named market share leader in contact center workforce optimization (WFO) by DMG Consulting LLC for 2019.

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  • NICE (Nasdaq: NICE) today announced that it has once again been named market share leader in contact center workforce optimization (WFO) by DMG Consulting LLC for 2019.
  • In DMG's report entitled "Contact Center Workforce Optimization Market Share Report, NICE retained its leadership in the cloud hosted SaaS solutions domain with 38.6 percent market share, an increase of 6.1 percent over the previous year and 16.1 percentage points more than the nearest competitor.
  • NICE was also recognized as the market share leader based on total company GAAP revenue with a 41 percent share of the market for 2019, signifying a 9 percent growth year-over-year.
  • We're pleased to have been named the contact center WFO market share leader by DMG."

Kathleen Weslock Joins Avalara as Chief Human Resources Officer

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 11:30am

Avalara, Inc. (NYSE: AVLR), a leading provider of cloud-based tax compliance automation for businesses of all sizes, today announced the appointment of human resources veteran Kathleen Weslock as its new chief human resources officer.

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  • Avalara, Inc. (NYSE: AVLR), a leading provider of cloud-based tax compliance automation for businesses of all sizes, today announced the appointment of human resources veteran Kathleen Weslock as its new chief human resources officer.
  • Weslock brings more than two decades of experience leading global human resources to Avalara.
  • Weslock comes to Avalara from Livent, a start-up lithium technology company, where she served as the chief human resources officer.
  • Her track record of leading robust human resources strategy and creating inclusive workplace culture makes her an ideal addition to Avalara.

GRUPO AEROMEXICO COMPLETES FIRST STEP IN RESTRUCTURING PROCESS

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 2:52am

The Court orders will help support Aeromexicos ongoing operations throughout the restructuring process.

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  • The Court orders will help support Aeromexicos ongoing operations throughout the restructuring process.
  • We are pleased with the Courts prompt consideration and approval of these motions, which will help ensure business continuity throughout this process, said Andrs Conesa, Chief Executive Officer of Aeromexico.
  • This represents a significant milestone and first step forward in a restructuring process that we believe help us achieve those objectives.
  • As previously announced, Aeromexico remains in talks to obtain debtor-in-possession (DIP) financing for the Company as part of the restructuring process.

Enstar Completes the Transfer of Certain Run-Off Portfolios From Great Lakes and HSB Engineering Insurance Australian Branches

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 9:28pm

HAMILTON, Bermuda, July 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Enstar Group Limited (NASDAQ: ESGR) announced today that one of its wholly-owned subsidiaries has completed a transaction with Great Lakes Insurance SE and HSB Engineering Insurance Limited, both subsidiaries of Munich Re, pursuant to which Enstars subsidiary has acquired certain portfolios from their Australian branches.

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  • HAMILTON, Bermuda, July 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Enstar Group Limited (NASDAQ: ESGR) announced today that one of its wholly-owned subsidiaries has completed a transaction with Great Lakes Insurance SE and HSB Engineering Insurance Limited, both subsidiaries of Munich Re, pursuant to which Enstars subsidiary has acquired certain portfolios from their Australian branches.
  • Completion of the transaction followed receipt of regulatory and federal court of Australia approvals and satisfaction of various other closing conditions.
  • Enstar is a market leader in completing legacy acquisitions, having acquired over 100 companies and portfolios since its formation in 2001.
  • For further information about Enstar, see www.enstargroup.com
    This press release contains certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.

R3 Continuum Launches Emotional Comfortability Index to Gauge Stress Levels Across the United States

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 8:16pm

MINNEAPOLIS, July 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- R3 Continuum (R3c) announced today the launch of its new Emotional Comfortability Index (ECI) that measures the current stress levels of the states in comparison to one another.

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  • MINNEAPOLIS, July 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- R3 Continuum (R3c) announced today the launch of its new Emotional Comfortability Index (ECI) that measures the current stress levels of the states in comparison to one another.
  • We are committed to helping organizations across the United States ensure the psychological and physical safety of their employees, said Jim Mortensen, R3 Continuum president.
  • Our proprietary Emotional Comfortability Index gives them a useful tool and information that can help with navigating through these uncertain times.
  • R3 Continuum will be providing a weekly updated ECI map on its website: R3c.com, as well as LinkedIn , Twitter , and Facebook .

Certica Welcomes Mentoring Minds to Its Partner Network

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 2:05pm

Mentoring Minds joins the growing list of leading assessment platforms and learning management systems that offer Navigate.

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  • Mentoring Minds joins the growing list of leading assessment platforms and learning management systems that offer Navigate.
  • Mentoring Minds offers an array of print and digital curriculum resources, including an instructional management platform.
  • "We are pleased to welcome Mentoring Minds to our Navigate partner network.
  • Founded by teachers, Mentoring Minds provides print resources and an instructional management platform that empower educators to infuse critical thinking skills into standards-based instruction.