Category: business consulting

TCS Recognized as U.S. Superbrand for Strength of Business Reputation and Community Impact

NEW YORK and MUMBAI, India, Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, has been selected as a Superbrand in the United States based on the strength of its brand reputation across channels, business performance, industry-leading job creation, scale of employee training and development, and dedication to nationwide corporate social responsibility initiatives.

Superbrands, the world’s independent arbiter of branding, evaluated companies in the U.S. across 90-plus industries that displayed an excellent level of public brand recognition, customer engagement, community impact, and demonstrated long-term brand reliability, consistency and responsibility. TCS was one of 35 brands accorded the U.S. Superbrands status, alongside Amazon and Google in the technology sector.

Over the past 40 years – and particularly the last decade – TCS has built a significant brand presence in the U.S. by partnering with more than

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Black-owned barbecue restaurants saw more business during protests

What’s the latest on more pandemic relief aid from the federal government?

President Donald Trump first tweeted that he’s cutting off negotiations on big pandemic relief funding until after the election. Then, later the same day, he called for piecemeal stimulus, including $1,200 pandemic checks for families to be signed by the president and arrive before election day. So, some whiplash here. Karen Petrou, managing partner of the Washington-based economic consulting firm Federal Financial Analytics, said “the president is always negotiating. I mean, he’s just trying to make a deal. That’s the only way I can explain this.”

Are people still waiting for unemployment payments?

Yes. There is no way to know exactly how many people have been waiting for months and are still not getting unemployment, because states do not have a good system in place for tracking that kind of data, according to Andrew Stettner of The Century

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Ambow Education Announces Inaugural Certification of 100 Strategic Career Planning Consultants

BEIJING, Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Ambow Education Holding Ltd. (“Ambow”, “Ambow Education” or the “Company”) (NYSE American: AMBO), a leading national provider of educational and career enhancement services in China, today announced that the first 100 trainees have successfully completed the Global Career Quality Assurance program in strategic career planning and received certification since such program was kicked off in late June 2020 on Ambow Huanyujun Education Hub. 

In light of the evolving macro environment now unfolding in the post-pandemic period in China, both individuals and enterprises are facing new uncertainties and challenges finding, identifying and securing suitable employment matches. For individuals this means reassessing personal career management strategies and new potential pathways; for enterprises this accelerates the need to adopt new talent management strategies reflecting new market conditions.

Earlier in 2020, Ambow Education teamed up with Dr. Tom Clawson, Founder and President of Global

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Kleinfelder Completes Acquisition of Poggemeyer Design Group, a Full-Service Consulting Firm Based in the Midwest and Nevada – Press Release

SAN DIEGO–(Business Wire)–The Kleinfelder Group, Inc., a leading engineering, design, construction management, construction materials inspection and testing, and environmental professional services firm, announced today that it has acquired Poggemeyer Design Group (PDG) and its subsidiaries. The transaction, which closed on October 13, 2020, bolsters Kleinfelder’s existing service offerings and accelerates growth in new geographic areas.

“We are excited to expand our business in the Midwest and strengthen our existing operations in Nevada with the acquisition of PDG,” said Kleinfelder President and CEO Louis Armstrong. “In addition to adding technical expertise to core Kleinfelder services such as design, engineering, and construction management, PDG’s strong reputation and longstanding client relationships will accelerate Kleinfelder’s growth in strategic geographies and position the firm for expansion in new markets.”

Founded in 1968, PDG provides a full suite of design services and disciplines, including engineering (water and wastewater, transportation, civil, structural, forensic, mechanical, and electrical), surveying,

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Caring for people’s skin is not easy in a pandemic. 

“It’s been a wild, weird ride,” said Sybil Bailey, a licensed esthetician who founded her company, Afro Mermaid Skincare, in January. 

It’s the fulfillment of a 30-year passion for Bailey, 50. 

So far in year one, she’s focused on surviving. She has faced mandated closures and enacted extra precautions during the pandemic. 

What she and so many entrepreneurs need now is belief and more customers.

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Afro Mermaid Skincare owner Sybil Bailey is photographed at her treatment room located at MBK Wellness Center in Knoxville’s Bearden neighborhood on Wednesday, October 7, 2020. (Photo: Brianna Paciorka/News Sentinel )

“I need my community and my clients to believe in the service that I’m providing and to lift me up by spreading the word,” said Bailey. 

Afro Mermaid Skincare is one of more

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Lawyer-turned-bagel consultant Beth George helps entrepreneurs around the world start their own bagel business

FAIR LAWN, New Jersey — Beth George, a lawyer-turned-bagel consultant, is taking her unique and exclusive bagel recipe around the world.

Through her consulting business, BYOB Bagels, George is helping entrepreneurs start their own bagel business and guiding them through a recipe she’s been perfecting for over 15 years.

“Bagels are infinite! You just have to know what you’re doing. You can’t just mix anything because there is a science behind it,” said George.

Over the years, she has developed precise techniques, formulas, and teaching methods which have allowed her to consult clients anywhere in the world.

Related: Mannino’s Cannoli Express: A family recipe hits the streets of New Jersey

“Because of COVID a lot of the consulting is done online now. The farthest we’ve traveled is the Horn of Africa, Sweden, Saudi Arabia, Paris, Australia, the Bahamas, and the Cayman Islands,” said George.

Despite being a lawyer by trade,

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Foundation Passport – Consultants (Online) Course Designed By Industry Experts

Consultants will now be able get their Site Safety Cards
(Passports) anytime, anywhere with Site Safe’s newest
online course.

The Foundation Passport – Consultants
(Online) is a fully online, self-paced course meaning
learners can complete the course at a time and place that
suits them.

Designed in collaboration with a group of
external industry experts, the course is ideal for
consultants looking for flexible renewal options.

Beca
Regional Health and Safety Manager, Bruce Campbell, says the
new course is a huge step forward.

“There will still
be a place for face-to-face training, particularly for new
people and graduates, but the online option has a lot of
advantages for us as a business.

“The fact that you
can do it in your own time and at your own pace will be a
huge asset and will really save time, especially

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Milrose Consultants and Southfield Capital Announce Strategic Partnership with Permit Advisors

GREENWICH, Conn., Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Southfield Capital, a premier lower middle market private equity firm, and  Milrose Consultants (“Milrose” or the “Company”), a leading provider of building code compliance, fulfillment and consulting solutions, announced today a strategic partnership with Permit Advisors, a full-service permit expediting and consulting firm based in Beverly Hills, CA.

Founded by President Roy Hasson in 2008, Permit Advisors offers full-service permit project management solutions to clients across the country. Due to its efficient expediting, high success rate, and world-class team of project managers, Permit Advisors has developed strong relationships with clients in the corporate, retail, automotive, hospitality and healthcare sectors throughout the U.S.

Milrose Consultants and Permit Advisors will leverage each other’s capabilities and geographic reach to better serve clients by offering an expanded service portfolio across a national footprint.

Domenick Chieco, CEO of Milrose Consultants, commented, “The combined Milrose and Permit

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Permit Advisors Partners With Milrose Consultants

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Permit Advisors is excited to formally announce a strategic partnership with Milrose Consultants, a national leader in code consulting and municipal compliance based in New York City. 

For over three decades, Milrose Consultants has successfully navigated the complex municipal compliance path and accelerated occupancy for its many clients. Thanks to them, projects like One Vanderbilt, Macy’s Herald Square, Madison Square Garden, Goldman Sachs Tower, and many more were completed efficiently and on time.

Permit Advisors, based in Beverly Hills, California, is a nationwide, permit expediting firm with strong relationships in every major jurisdiction in the U.S. Due to its high success rate, efficient expediting, and a world-class team of project managers, Permit Advisors has gained the trust and respect of some of the nation’s top corporations in retail, hospitality, automotive, corporate interior, and healthcare sectors.

Alongside Milrose Consultants, Permit

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PillarRx Consulting, LLC Hires Director of Data Delivery, Audrey Paukner

MILWAUKEE, Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Audrey brings 20 years of data analytics experience in the PBM and healthcare industries to PillarRx. In her role as Director of Data Delivery, Audrey will focus on designing and implementing a best-in-class reporting solution that delivers customer insights and enhanced analytical capabilities. She will use her analytics and health care experience to develop a data delivery strategy that ensures alignment between customer and business needs with the purpose of telling the story with the data.

“Aligning past PBM performance and anticipating how to mitigate rising healthcare costs is essential,” said Rob Cleek, Vice President of Information Technology at PillarRx. “Audrey’s reporting experience and pharmacy analytics background will benefit our customers by maximizing our customers’ pharmacy benefit plan spend. Audrey understands and has the experience to help build more real-time actionable reporting, as this is key to identifying the detailed pharmacy components

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