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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Industry Leader Named Director of Georgia Tech’s New FinTech Program Says Adaptable Workforce is Key to Innovation

Fintech | Workforce Development | Young Professionals

Georgia Tech Professional Education has selected Amy Corn as Academic Program Director of its forthcoming Financial Technology professional education and training program.

With over 70% of the world’s payments processed through a Georgia company, the FinTech industry is a significant economic driver for the state. To maintain this position, professional educational options that adapt to the pace of change will be essential.

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Synergis wins Best of Staffing

Corporate Development | Data Science & Analytics | Devops | Fintech | Information Security | Infrastructure | Media & Entertainment | Product Management | Southeastern Software Association | Workforce Development | Young Professionals

Synergis HR has been named Best in Staffing for the seventh year in a row.

Here are some highlights from our results:
Some highlights from Synergis’ survey results this year include:
• Synergis received scores of 9 or 10 out of 10 from 68% of their clients, significantly higher than the industry’s average of 38%.
• Synergis received scores of 9 or 10 out of 10 from 85.9% of their talent, significantly higher than the industry’s average of 40%.

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

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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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Robinson College of Business Graduate Enrollment Surges 78 Percent; Incoming Class is Largest, Most Diverse in its History

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion | Workforce Development | Young Professionals

The incoming class of graduate students at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business is the largest and most diverse group ever to enroll in its advanced-level programs.

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UYOA Virtual Cyber Security Student/Student Apprentice Job Fair

Blockchain | Cloud | Corporate Development | Data Science & Analytics | Diversity, Equity & Inclusion | Fintech | Information Security | Infrastructure | Media & Entertainment | Mobility | Southeastern Software Association | Workforce Development | Young Professionals

Join United Youth Of America (UYOA), at 10am – 2pm EST, Friday, September 18, 2020, for the live Virtual Student/Apprentice JobFair. Book your time slots to meet and interview and hire the students of UYOA face-to-face. Meet the Cyber Security students and interview them live. Find students who may be your future employee or student apprentice. If you are a Cobb County Georgia Company or Enterprise, we have the funding available now. Your company will receive a six-month payroll reimbursement for staffing our students for an apprenticeship or hiring our graduates. Register for your time, pick which (one hour) time slot would you prefer to interview the UYOA students on Friday, September 18, 2020.

https://bit.ly/uyoavirtualjobfair

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Mercer Presents Global Talent Trends 2020 — March 25

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion | International Business | Workforce Development

Mercer’s 2020 Global Talent Trends Study identifies the trends of how employers can navigate in an environment that is driving rapid change in the way we work.

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Envistacom Opens Research & Development Center in Frederick, MD

Cloud | Information Security | Infrastructure | International Business | Workforce Development

The new location will facilitate the company’s hiring of 30-50 engineers over the next 18-24 months.

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Employee Volunteerism at Hodges-Mace Soars during 2019 Summer of Service

Workforce Development

Benefits delivery innovator, Hodges-Mace, LLC, experienced a record-breaking Summer of Service 2019 with 38% higher employee participation and 48% more hours served than last year. During the month of June, 281 out of Hodges-Mace’s 298 employees donated 898 hours to 13 local charities. Employees participated in 23 projects (vs. 15 in 2018) – The 2019 Summer of Service season culminated with Hodges-Mace’s Bowling for Dollars event at The Painted Pin in Miami Circle on Saturday, August 24th, raising over $40,000.

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Hodges-Mace SVP of Sales, Ashley Ferguson, Recognized Among Top 20 Women in Benefits Advising for Leadership, Sales Performance and Mentoring

Digital Health | Sales Leadership | Workforce Development

Hodges-Mace, an innovator in benefit management software and services, announces Ashley Ferguson has been named a 2019 Top 20 Woman in Benefits Advising. Ashley joined the firm in 2017 as Senior Vice President of Sales where she manages the company’s entire sales team including three regional vice presidents, inside sales and the director of sales operations.

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Tier4 Advisors Partners with “Bulldog 100” IT Recruiting Firm Robinson Key to Form New Entity Tier4 Group

Corporate Development | Information Security | Workforce Development

Tier4 Advisors today announced a joint venture with Robinson Key in the creation of Tier4 Group – an IT Talent, Professional Services, and Security firm.

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