The RightThing Acquires AIRS

first_imgThe RightThing Acquires AIRS, First-of-Kind Recruitment DealAcquisition Combines Best-in-Class Services with Award-Winning Recruitment Software and Training SolutionsFebruary 18, 2008 The RightThing, a leader in customized recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) announced Monday the acquisition of AIRS, an award-winning recruitment training and sourcing technology company, based in Wilder, VT. AIRS will remain in Vermont at current staffing levels, according to the company.The acquisition will enhance The RightThing’s services by integrating AIRS recruitment sourcing software as well as training solutions, delivering customers a comprehensive suite of tools. AIRS A-list clients, including 70 percent of the Fortune 500, will benefit from The RightThing’s strong customer service as well as scalable and customized end-to-end recruitment options. AIRS products and training solutions will remain intact under The RightThing’s family of services.”The RightThing is very excited to welcome AIRS to the family,” said Terry Terhark, president and CEO of The RightThing. “AIRS thrives on innovation as does The RightThing, the synergy and cultural match of these two companies could potentially be the biggest thing this industry has seen with best-in-class technology, products, efficiency and power.”As the leader in recruitment process outsourcing, The RightThing has been building momentum since its inception in 2003 with exponential employee, client and revenue growth year after year, and award-winning thought leadership. With sourcing tools and training that help recruiters find the best talent, AIRS, founded in 1997, has experienced a 40 percent growth rate the past three years.”The RightThing and AIRS is a powerful combination of technology enabled services,” said Jason Corsello, vice president of Knowledge Infusion. “This has truly created a one-stop shop for any company’s entire recruiting and sourcing needs.””Together, The RightThing and AIRS will undoubtedly become one of the fastest growing recruiting solutions company in the industry,” said Chris Forman, president of AIRS. “Joining The RightThing will create a true paradigm shift for recruiting solutions. By offering top-notch services, technology and thought leadership under one unified company we will provide better hires and better outcomes to all of our clients.”Financial details were not disclosed.###About The RightThingAs the market leader in Recruitment Process Outsourcing, The RightThing redefines organizations’ approach and attitude towards recruiting and hiring processes. By developing and implementing strategic procedures for both national and global assignments, The RightThing consistently meets and exceeds client goals. Both short and long-term projects benefit from The RightThing’s smart solutions. For more information please visit http://www.rightthinginc.com(link is external).last_img read more

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Dominica Social Security Considering Unemployment Benefit in COVID19 Response

first_imgCoronavirusLifestyleLocalNewsPolitics Dominica Social Security Considering Unemployment Benefit in COVID19 Response by: – April 3, 2020 Share 225 Views   4 comments Share Tweetcenter_img Sharing is caring! Share Provisions for unemployment are not included in the Dominica Social Security’s regular mandate however Deputy Director, Augustus Etienne says the organisation is considering a minimal level of support for its members to whom Sickness Benefit does not apply.Etienne was referring to those who may have been laid off for inactivity due to the COVID19 lockdowns for example, those employed in the hotel and tourism sector.“These are the ones who are more of concern,” he said. “We recognize that these times are extraordinary times and the situation is different; so as the main pillar of Dominica’s social protection system, as an institution, we have been contemplating what support we can provide.”He says private sector representative bodies have been inquiring about provisions as well.Etienne explained, “The existing provisions are really the Sickness Benefit provisions but in addition to that, we are now looking to see if, how and to what extent we can provide some level of support albeit limited to those persons whose work may have been affected by COVID19.”The arrangement would also have to be approved by Government as a statutory organisation of government.“The finer details will be communicated as soon as they have been approved,” he assured.He specifies that those who are medically certified sick or have paid vacation leave will be paid either by Social Security if they are contributing members, or by their employer.last_img read more

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