Career

Toppenish School District Takes a Leap into the Future with Red Comet's CTE Solution

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Tuesday, February 13, 2024

SEATTLE, Feb. 13, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Keeping with Toppenish School District's vision to produce superior college- and career-ready graduates by creating innovative and stimulating learning environments for all students, the district is piloting Red Comet's CTE solution incorporating cutting-edge technology for students in the alternative learning setting. Red Comet's comprehensive CTE solution is cost-effective and easy to implement, helps districts with College, Career, and Military Readiness (CCMR), and prepares students for in-demand, high-salaried careers.

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  • Toppenish School District Spearheads Red Comet's CTE Solution for Alternative Learning Environment (ALE) Using State-of-the Art Technology.
  • Red Comet' s comprehensive CTE solution is cost-effective and easy to implement, helps districts with College, Career, and Military Readiness (CCMR), and prepares students for in-demand, high-salaried careers.
  • Red Comet 's extensive solution using state-of-the-art technology makes individualized learning possible and improves student engagement, eventually resulting in better student outcomes," said Shawn Myers, Acting Superintendent of Toppenish School District.
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  • We can help any school district's ALE program launch a brand new CTE solution or add new career pathways to their existing program," said Red Comet Managing Director Dr. Jay Srinivasan.

Dayforce Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2023 Results

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Wednesday, February 7, 2024

MINNEAPOLIS and TORONTO, Feb. 07, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --  Dayforce, Inc. ("Dayforce" or the “Company" formerly known as ("f/k/a") Ceridian HCM Holding Inc.) (NYSE:DAY) (TSX:DAY), a global leader in human capital management ("HCM") technology, today announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2023.

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  • “Dayforce delivered another strong quarter underpinned by record enterprise go-lives and operating cash flows,” said David Ossip, Chair and CEO of Dayforce.
  • Tax migration from legacy infrastructure to the same platform as Dayforce completed in the first quarter of 2023 contributed approximately 440 basis points of growth to Dayforce recurring revenue, excluding float in the fourth quarter of 2023.
  • Tax migration from legacy infrastructure to the same platform as Dayforce completed in the first quarter of 2023 contributed approximately 490 basis points of growth to Dayforce recurring revenue, excluding float in the full year of 2023.
  • Dayforce will host a live webcast to discuss the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2023 earnings at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time on February 7, 2024.

Concentric Energy Advisors Welcomes Clean Energy Strategy and Policy Expert

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Monday, February 5, 2024

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Feb. 5, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Concentric Energy Advisors, Inc. ("Concentric"), a recognized leader in management consulting services to the North American energy and water industries, is proud to announce that Mr. Stephen B. Wemple has joined Concentric as a Vice President.

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  • MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Feb. 5, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Concentric Energy Advisors, Inc. ("Concentric"), a recognized leader in management consulting services to the North American energy and water industries, is proud to announce that Mr. Stephen B. Wemple has joined Concentric as a Vice President.
  • Mr. Wemple comes to Concentric with over 30 years of experience in the energy industry.
  • As a former senior energy executive, he has a wealth of knowledge in utility regulatory affairs and has successfully implemented both utility-scale and distributed clean energy strategies.
  • "The Concentric team is at the forefront of the diverse challenges facing the energy industry, and I look forward to helping our clients successfully navigate the clean energy transition," said Mr. Wemple.

Guide Dogs for the Blind Partners With American Printing House for the Blind on Summer Careers and Canine Program for Young Adults

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Wednesday, January 31, 2024

Guide Dogs for the Blind (GDB) and American Printing House for the Blind (APH) ConnectCenter have extended a partnership to offer a career program for young people who are blind or have low vision through Careers & Canine Connections, a weeklong immersive program for young adults aged 18-24.

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  • Guide Dogs for the Blind (GDB) and American Printing House for the Blind (APH) ConnectCenter have extended a partnership to offer a career program for young people who are blind or have low vision through Careers & Canine Connections, a weeklong immersive program for young adults aged 18-24.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20240131410116/en/
    A young woman with long dark hair smiles while sitting with a yellow Labrador Retriever from Guide Dogs for the Blind.
  • Although it is not a guide dog training program, Careers & Canine Connections is tailored for young job seekers interested in exploring the guide dog lifestyle.
  • To learn more, visit Guide Dogs for the Blind’s website or attend the APH's information session on February 8th.

National Press Club announces journalism, communications Career Day, coming March 22

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Thursday, February 1, 2024

WASHINGTON, Feb. 1, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- To help connect employers to journalists and communication professionals looking for new opportunities, the National Press Club and its nonprofit affiliate the NPC Journalism Institute will host a Career Day on Friday, March 22.

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  • WASHINGTON, Feb. 1, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- To help connect employers to journalists and communication professionals looking for new opportunities, the National Press Club and its nonprofit affiliate the NPC Journalism Institute will host a Career Day on Friday, March 22.
  • Participants can meet recruiters and exhibitors, get job search training and free professional headshots, and more during the 2024 Career Day at the National Press Club , to be held in-person from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, March 22, 2024.
  • Whether you make a day of it or spend only an hour, get your ticket to grow your network and explore your career options.
  • Recruiters will also include fellowship and academic opportunities for those exploring different career paths.

Greystone Wins CPE Influence Award for Most Effective DEI Program

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Friday, January 19, 2024

NEW YORK, Jan. 19, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Greystone , a leading national commercial real estate finance company, announced it has been recognized by Commercia Property Executive with a Bronze award for the Most Effective DEI Program in the 2023 CPE Influence Awards .

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  • NEW YORK, Jan. 19, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Greystone , a leading national commercial real estate finance company, announced it has been recognized by Commercia Property Executive with a Bronze award for the Most Effective DEI Program in the 2023 CPE Influence Awards .
  • Greystone’s tagline is ‘where people matter,’ and its Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives start and end with people in mind.
  • The company’s focus on DEI centers on a strategically focused internal DEI committee and a dedicated DEI/Development-focused department that helps the organization learn, grow, and reflect.
  • Greystone also supports three Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), Greystone Women’s Network, Greystone Asian Pacific Islanders, and Pride + Allies, to provide more opportunities for connection and collaboration among employees.

Pearson's Connections Academy Partners with HOSA-Future Health Professionals to Engage and Connect Middle and High Schoolers Early to Healthcare Careers

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Wednesday, January 24, 2024

COLUMBIA, Md., Jan. 24, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Pearson (FTSE: PSON.L) and its Connections Academy, the fully online public school program serving K-12 students for more than 20 years, announced today their partnership with HOSA–Future Health Professionals, a career and technical student organization (CTSO), to connect middle and high school students to healthcare careers. Through the partnership, Connections Academy will introduce students to HOSA's immersive experiences that will supercharge their explorations of hundreds of healthcare occupations.

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  • Through the partnership, Connections Academy will introduce students to HOSA's immersive experiences that will supercharge their explorations of hundreds of healthcare occupations.
  • Students will get hands-on experience in the healthcare industry, learn about growing opportunities in healthcare careers, as well as meet like-minded students from across the globe.
  • The partnership with HOSA is the second for Connections Academy's expanded slate of college and career readiness offerings for middle and high school students.
  • Connections Academy plans to launch several HOSA chapters by the end of the 2023-24 school year with the goal of expansion to Connections Academy schools nationwide in future.

Graduate School USA Selected for Pilot Initiative to Help Federal Agencies Train and Upskill Financial Managers

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Wednesday, January 24, 2024

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- In a move that highlights its commitment to excellence in federal employee training, Graduate School USA (GSUSA) has been selected for a pilot initiative to help federal agencies train and upskill financial management workforce. GSUSA offers its extensive curriculum of financial management training courses to approximately 140,000 federal agency employees for career development.

Key Points: 
  • WASHINGTON, Jan. 24, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- In a move that highlights its commitment to excellence in federal employee training, Graduate School USA (GSUSA) has been selected for a pilot initiative to help federal agencies train and upskill financial management workforce.
  • GSUSA offers its extensive curriculum of financial management training courses to approximately 140,000 federal agency employees for career development.
  • The pilot program – the Career Planning and Training Tool (CPTT) – was created by the Chief Financial Officers Council (CFOC), which works collaboratively to improve financial management in the federal government.
  • "GSUSA is made up of instructors who are expert practitioners in Federal Financial Management and governmental auditing, which is key to providing relevant and timely training to federal employees."

Nominations for 2024 Press Freedom, Career Achievement and Student Achievement awards now open

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Wednesday, January 24, 2024

OTTAWA, ON, Jan. 24, 2024 /CNW/ - World Press Freedom Canada (WPFC) is pleased to announce that nominations for the 2024 Press Freedom Award and the Career Achievement Award in honour of Spencer Moore are now open.

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  • OTTAWA, ON, Jan. 24, 2024 /CNW/ - World Press Freedom Canada (WPFC) is pleased to announce that nominations for the 2024 Press Freedom Award and the Career Achievement Award in honour of Spencer Moore are now open.
  • The Career Achievement Award recognizes a person who, throughout their career, has displayed an indefatigable pursuit of press freedom and transparency.
  • World Press Freedom Canada is also thrilled to announce a new award this year to recognize an outstanding student journalist who has demonstrated a commitment to press freedom.
  • Winners will be announced at our annual Press Freedom Awards Luncheon on May 2 at the National Arts Centre.

HKTDC Education & Careers Expo opens in late January

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Monday, January 15, 2024

HONG KONG, Jan 15, 2024 - (ACN Newswire) - The 33rd Education & Careers Expo, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), will take place at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from 25 to 28 January (Thursday to Sunday).

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  • HONG KONG, Jan 15, 2024 - (ACN Newswire) - The 33rd Education & Careers Expo, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), will take place at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from 25 to 28 January (Thursday to Sunday).
  • Divided into Education and Careers sections, the Expo assembles over 800 institutions from 17 countries and regions, offering comprehensive information on studies, training and career opportunities.
  • On the other hand, a number of government departments, public entities and private enterprises are actively recruiting at the Expo.
  • Education & Careers Expo Website: https://www.hktdc.com/event/hkeducationexpo/en