Industrial and organizational psychology

Model Match Launches Market Insights, Helping Mortgage Lenders Elevate Their Talent Acquisition Efforts

Friday, July 30, 2021 - 2:00pm

Model Match, the only Talent Management System (TMS) designed for the mortgage industry, today announced the addition of Market Insights to its award-winning suite of products and services streamlining recruitment workflow.

Key Points: 
  • Model Match, the only Talent Management System (TMS) designed for the mortgage industry, today announced the addition of Market Insights to its award-winning suite of products and services streamlining recruitment workflow.
  • Market Insights seamlessly integrates with Model Matchs Talent Management System which creates a complete, end-to-end talent growth and market analysis solution.
  • Model Match is an award-winning, innovative platform that supports individual and team hiring goals in the mortgage and financial services industries.
  • The Model Match recruiting solution incorporates processes, best practices and proven methodologies for sourcing, attracting, hiring, onboarding and retaining production talent.

Fairfield and Greenville County School Districts Stand Out Nationally in Teacher Engagement Growth

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 4:00pm

Greenville County reduced teacher turnover from 11% to 10.2% in their first year working with Upbeat.

Key Points: 
  • Greenville County reduced teacher turnover from 11% to 10.2% in their first year working with Upbeat.
  • Upbeat administers a comprehensive teacher survey twice a year, examining research-based categories impacting teacher retention, including school climate, hiring and onboarding, professional development, and teacher appreciation.
  • "We needed to quickly pivot during this unprecedented school year," said Dr. J.R. Green, Superintendent of the Fairfield County School District.
  • Upbeat works with K-12 districts across the country to administer a research-grounded survey to elevate teacher engagement and retention by fostering strong school environments.

Global employee experience leader Culture Amp raises USD$100M to help organizations deliver on new world of work

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 12:15pm

Culture Amp helps organizations modernize their approach to employee engagement and performance management delivering the platform, insights and suggested actions at over 4,000 organizations globally.

Key Points: 
  • Culture Amp helps organizations modernize their approach to employee engagement and performance management delivering the platform, insights and suggested actions at over 4,000 organizations globally.
  • "The successful companies of today, and tomorrow, are laser focused on delivering a better employee experience to drive business performance."
  • Steven Ji, Partner of Sequoia Capital China said, "As the trailblazer in employee experience, Culture Amp is charting a path forward for organizations to succeed in the new world of work with data-driven insight.
  • Learn more about how Culture Amp can help you create a better world of work at cultureamp.com.

Unlawful Discrimination Lawsuit Filed Against Caribe Royale Orlando for Allegedly Discriminating Against an African American Family

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 12:07pm

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., July 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- New York and Florida attorney Scott Grauman, principal at Grauman Law PC, represents Jamkirea Williams in a lawsuit filed against Caribe Royale Orlando and Sierra Land Group Inc. for unlawful discrimination against an African American family.

Key Points: 
  • PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., July 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- New York and Florida attorney Scott Grauman, principal at Grauman Law PC, represents Jamkirea Williams in a lawsuit filed against Caribe Royale Orlando and Sierra Land Group Inc. for unlawful discrimination against an African American family.
  • A federal civil lawsuit was filed on July 26, 2021, in the Middle District of Florida under the Civil Rights Act of 1866 42 U.S.C.
  • 198, Unlawful Discrimination 42 U.S.C.
  • The federal civil lawsuit alleges that a security guard employed by Caribe Royale Orlando vandalized Ms. William's vehicle because she is African American.

Rubicon Technology Partners Completes Sale of Majority Stake in Uplight at $1.5 Billion Valuation

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 1:21am

Uplight, a certified B Corp, is the leading software partner of energy providers transitioning to the clean energy ecosystem.

Key Points: 
  • Uplight, a certified B Corp, is the leading software partner of energy providers transitioning to the clean energy ecosystem.
  • We have been fortunate to have the opportunity to build a market-leading business in partnership with Adrian and the Uplight team," said Alex Kleiner, Partner at Rubicon Technology Partners.
  • Rubicon Technology Partners invests in enterprise software companies with proven products and talented management teams to help grow and scale their businesses.
  • To learn more, visit us at www.uplight.com , find us on Twitter @Uplight or on LinkedIn at Linkedin.com/company/uplightenergy .

Viventium Introduces Onboarding to Their Suite of Proprietary HCM Software, Providing a Seamless Experience for Health Services Employees

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 3:45pm

This addition to the Viventium suite of products simplifies the onboarding experience for home care agencies and senior living facilities.

Key Points: 
  • This addition to the Viventium suite of products simplifies the onboarding experience for home care agencies and senior living facilities.
  • Viventium Onboarding takes yet another step towards making our clients lives easier, said Dan Neuburger, CEO of Viventium.
  • With Viventium Onboarding, agencies and facilities can now have employees complete necessary compliance documentation prior to their first day of employment.
  • Viventium Onboarding is also fully integrated into other modules of the HCM suite including Viventium Benefits Administration and Viventium Learning, offering benefits to eligible employees and custom learning plans.

Global Resilience Federation Releases Multi-Sector Ransomware Impact Report: Manufacturing Most Heavily Targeted Sector

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 9:30pm

The nonprofit Global Resilience Federation (GRF) has created a semiannual report detailing ransomware attacks across sectors, based on incident data gathered directly from threat actor chatter on the Dark Web.

Key Points: 
  • The nonprofit Global Resilience Federation (GRF) has created a semiannual report detailing ransomware attacks across sectors, based on incident data gathered directly from threat actor chatter on the Dark Web.
  • The report highlights major attacks, emerging ransomware gangs, and offers analysis on evolving techniques like triple extortion and encryptionless ransomware.
  • Critical Manufacturing experienced 184 events, 16% of the total attacks tracked, followed closely by Financial Services with 133, or around 12% of attacks.
  • Learn more at www.GRF.org , by visiting @GRFederation on Twitter or Global Resilience Federation on LinkedIn.

Stanley Lapidus, Founder and Former Chairman & CEO of Exact Sciences, Joins PAVmed Subsidiary Lucid Diagnostics as Vice Chairman of its Board of Directors

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 2:30pm
Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210728005556/en/
    Stanley Lapidus, founder and former Chairman & CEO of Exact Sciences, joins PAVmed subsidiary Lucid Diagnostics as Vice Chairman of its Board of Directors (Photo: Business Wire)
    I am honored to welcome Stan Lapidus to Lucids Board of Directors, said Lishan Aklog, M.D., PAVmeds Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and Lucids Executive Chairman.
  • I look forward to working with him even more closely in his new role as Vice Chairman, as Lucid seeks to execute on its long-term growth strategy.
  • My primary professional quest, over more than three decades, has been to save lives through the early detection of precancer and cancer.
  • For more information on our majority owned subsidiary, Lucid Diagnostics Inc., please visit www.luciddx.com , follow Lucid on Twitter , and connect with Lucid on LinkedIn .

India's Production-Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme Expected to Boost Textile Industry, says Beroe Inc

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 2:00pm

To mitigate its long-term impact and support their resurgence, the Indian government has taken several steps, including introducing the Production Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme for various sectors, including the textile sector.

Key Points: 
  • To mitigate its long-term impact and support their resurgence, the Indian government has taken several steps, including introducing the Production Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme for various sectors, including the textile sector.
  • The scheme is expected to drive the production of textiles in India and find its way to the export markets.
  • "This scheme coupled with new agricultural laws could push up the prices of raw materials in the upcoming years."
  • Depending on the size of investments and turnover, it could vary between 10 and 11 percent after meeting certain conditions.

Local Bounti, Disruptive AgTech Company Redefining the Future of Farming, Adds Former Amazon Executive, James Michael Schaal, as Vice President, Construction

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 2:00pm

HAMILTON, Mont., July 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Breakthrough U.S. indoor agriculture company Local Bounti Corporation ("Local Bounti") today announced the appointment of construction industry leader James Michael ("Mike") Schaal as Vice President, Construction.

Key Points: 
  • HAMILTON, Mont., July 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Breakthrough U.S. indoor agriculture company Local Bounti Corporation ("Local Bounti") today announced the appointment of construction industry leader James Michael ("Mike") Schaal as Vice President, Construction.
  • This included new center launches, plus retrofits of existing facilities to improve operating efficiencies and better meet consumer demand.
  • Local Bounti is a premier controlled environment agriculture (CEA) company redefining conversion efficiency and environmental, social and governance (ESG) standards for indoor agriculture.
  • To find out more, visit localbounti.com or follow the company on LinkedIn for the latest news and developments.