TriNet Announces Enrich™ 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion | Media & Entertainment | Sales Leadership | Workforce Development | Young Professionals

TriNet, a leading provider of comprehensive HR for SMBs announced the launch of Enrich™, a revolutionary product line that will allow its customers to expand the benefits they offer their employees. Enrich Access will allow TriNet customers to offer tax-free travel reimbursements to their employees for medical care received far from their home. Enrich Adopt will allow TriNet customers to offer their employees tax-favored reimbursements for expenses incurred during the adoption process.

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FLEETCOR® Certified as a Most Loved Workplace

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion | Fintech | Workforce Development

FLEETCOR Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FLT), a leading global business payments company, was recently certified as a Most Loved Workplace®. Backed by Best Practice Institute (BPI) research and analysis, the Most Loved Workplace validation provides the most comprehensive look at workplace sentiment for organizations today.

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Georgia Tech Financial Services Innovation Lab and Fiserv Partner to Advance Insight into Consumer Finances and Further Financial Inclusion

Data Science & Analytics | Digital Health | Diversity, Equity & Inclusion | Education/STEM | Fintech | Smart Communities & Sustainablility

The Georgia Institute of Technology and Fiserv, a leading global provider of payments and financial services technology with a flagship presence in Georgia, are partnering on a new initiative to better understand consumer financial health. Through this new initiative, Georgia Tech researchers will leverage Fiserv data to generate insights into household financial behavior, which will be relevant to policy makers, consumers and small businesses.

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Amazon Robotics Gift Supports Georgia Tech’s Advanced Technology Development Center

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Funding will go toward assisting diverse entrepreneurs in the fields of robotics and automation.

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Comcast RISE to Award $1 Million in Grants to Small Businesses Owned by Women and People of Color in Atlanta

Blockchain | Business Process Management | Cloud | Corporate Development | CRM & CX | Data Governance | Data Science & Analytics | Digital Health | Diversity, Equity & Inclusion | Education/STEM | Fintech | Information Security | Infrastructure | International Business | Marketing | Media & Entertainment | Product Management | Sales Leadership | Smart Communities & Sustainablility | Workforce Development

Comcast announced it will award $1 million in grants to 100 small Atlanta area businesses owned by women and people of color, including Black, Indigenous, Hispanic, and Asian American owners, among others. The application process will open to qualifying businesses June 1-14, and prospective owners must have their businesses located in the City of Atlanta or in Fulton, Gwinnett, Clayton, Cobb or DeKalb counties.

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4 ways to fuel the innovation economy and make growth sustainable for everyone

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion | Education/STEM | Fintech | Infrastructure | Workforce Development

This is a golden age of the innovation economy, but will it last? How can we make the tech boom sustainable in this age of rising inequality and make its benefits widespread?

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TriNet is a proud national member of the Small Business Digital Alliance

Corporate Development | Diversity, Equity & Inclusion | Workforce Development | Young Professionals

TriNet has long provided thought-leadership and educational content for small and medium-size businesses through various mediums that align with the objectives of The Small Business Digital Alliance. For TriNet, it is a priority that we share stories and on-the-ground perspectives which shape the future of work and provide timely information relevant to the ever-evolving workplace.

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DefenseStorm Named a Winner of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Metro Atlanta Top Workplaces of 2022 Award

Cloud | Diversity, Equity & Inclusion | Fintech | Information Security

DefenseStorm, a leading cloud-based cybersecurity, cyberfraud and cybercompliance management provider to regional and community banks and credit unions, has been named a Top Workplace 2022 by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

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TAG Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Announces New Board Leadership & Members

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Society is pleased to announce the appointment of its 2022 Board of Directors.

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Pyramid Consulting has hired LaShaun Solomon, MBA as Head of DE&I Partnership Development & Strategy

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion | Workforce Development

LaShaun Solomon has joined Pyramid Consulting, Inc. as the Head of DE&I Partnership Development & Strategy. LaShaun’s role will oversee Pyramid’s Intentionally Inclusive efforts around diversity recruiting, employee and contingent staffing engagement, and community impact across the entire company portfolio. LaShaun comes to Pyramid with more than 13 years of experience in DE&I, marketing, business development, L&D, and operations for Fortune 50 companies including Comcast, NBCUniversal, HBO, Cox Communications, and global non-profit organizations.

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Technology Association of Georgia Announces Winners of 2021 TAG DE&I Awards

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

TAG DE&I Awards honor top companies and organizations that embrace and embody inclusion and serve as stewards of our community fostering innovation.

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Georgia State University’s Robinson College of Business Eliminates GMAT/GRE Requirement

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion | Education/STEM | Workforce Development | Young Professionals

Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business has eliminated the requirement for Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores from the admissions process for its MBA and master’s portfolio, effective immediately. GMAT/GRE scores are not necessary to predict classroom success; the tests are a barrier to entry and perpetuate systemic inequities, and test performance is immaterial to career outcomes.

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How To Build It – The VentureLab Female Founders Speaker Series

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

VentureLab’s Female Founders Speaker Series features conversations with successful women entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial experts. These virtual sessions are open to all who are eager to learn about building a startup.

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WSO2 Announces Free Linux Systems Administration and DevOps Engineering Training Program

Cloud | Corporate Development | Data Science & Analytics | Diversity, Equity & Inclusion | Education/STEM | Fintech | Southeastern Software Association | Workforce Development | Young Professionals

Aimed at closing the skills gap, the company commits to a program that builds foundational digital skills by providing access to high-quality computer science training resources.

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Liger Partners Creative Agency Opens New Hybrid Workplace

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion | Marketing | Workforce Development | Young Professionals

With the roll out of vaccines, many large corporations have announced plans for employees return to the office. While many remote workers are reluctant to go back into a corporate setting, for others the transition to all-screens, all the time was too much. That’s why Atlanta creative firm Liger Partners has opened a new hybrid workplace designed with the future of work in mind. The company combines flexible office hours and remote work with an open-environment and shared common space. Think funky fresh hotel lobby meets a comfortable student center with all of the amenities. There are no assigned desks, so everyone is free to sit where they feel the most inspiration.

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Siyana Info Solutions Announce the Launch of their HRMS Product SiHrX

Business Process Management | Corporate Development | Diversity, Equity & Inclusion | Workforce Development | Young Professionals

Siyana Info Solutions announces the launch of its advanced HRMS solution SiHrX. Designed for the modern workforce, SiHrX is being called as the ultimate disruptive innovation for human capital management.

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Chubb Foundation Establishes Scholarship for Georgia State Undergrads Studying Risk

Data Science & Analytics | Diversity, Equity & Inclusion | Education/STEM | Workforce Development | Young Professionals

The Chubb Charitable Foundation has established the Chubb Robert M. Hernandez Scholarship for undergraduates studying risk management and insurance (RMI) at Georgia State University’s Robinson College of Business. Scholarships will be awarded to two to five students annually for three years, beginning in the fall 2021 academic year.

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Comcast to aid 80 Black Atlanta businesses with tech, consulting

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Cable giant Comcast has pledged to help 80 small Black-owned businesses in metro Atlanta with consulting, media and creative production services in the coming year through Comcast Rise. Rise is part of Comcast’s $100 million diversity, equity and inclusion initiative it launched last summer in the wake of protests over racial and economic injustice.

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GSU’s Award-Winning Main Street Entrepreneurs Seed Fund Opens Applications

Blockchain | Business Process Management | Cloud | Corporate Development | CRM & CX | Data Governance | Data Science & Analytics | Devops | Digital Health | Diversity, Equity & Inclusion | Fintech | Information Security | Infrastructure | International Business | Marketing | Media & Entertainment | Mobility | Product Management | Sales Leadership | Smart Communities & Sustainablility | Southeastern Software Association | Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing | Transportation Tech | Workforce Development | Young Professionals

Georgia State’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute (ENI) just launched applications for its 2nd annual Main Street Entrepreneurs Seed Fund (MSESF). This business accelerator program recently received the Award for Excellence in Specialty Entrepreneurship Education from the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers. The MSESF is designed to support underrepresented student, recent alumni and Georgia State community entrepreneurs with seed funding and mentorship to start and grow new ventures. The program is supported by donations from Georgia Power and Georgia State alumnus, Ahmet Bozer (‘83), a retired Executive Vice President at Coca-Cola.

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