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Transmosis to speak at the Nevada Economic Development Conference

Transmosis Executive Director to host a panel at the Nevada Economic Development Conference, May 19-21, University of Nevada, Reno: “The Power of Business Incubation in Economic Development and Labor Force Conversion” This session will focus on the importance of business incubation to the regional economy, why startup companies and innovation are critical to regional economic expansion, and how the local labor force can be inspired and transformed to participate in the New Economy.   http://www.wndd.org/conference  ...

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Which Job Boards Are Used by California’s Employment Professionals?

By Michael Bernick Former California Employment Development Department Director & Milken Institute Fellow Thursday, October 23rd, 2014   Which job boards are used by California’s employment professionals today? Earlier this month, Transmosis, the tech group dedicated to fuller employment in California,     undertook a survey of 21 job counselors associated with two Workforce Investment Boards, NOVA in Silicon Valley and Contra Costa County. Job counselors were asked, “Which internet job placement sites have you utilized in the past three months?”,and “Of the sites utilized, which has proved most effective?” The results are summarized below. 27 internet websites were mentioned as sites utilized...

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Hiding in Plain Sight: the Labor Pool at our Doorstep

In a recent article on my former company, Emerge Digital Group, Michael Bernick talked about an innovative hiring model we inadvertently created in building our business. Given our rapid growth and lack of capital we were essentially forced into hiring outside the traditional Silicon Valley model of poaching the best candidates from competitors. Instead, we hired workers from other industries, the unemployed or underemployed, interns, really anybody we could get our hands on. What started as a one-off became an almost institutionalized practice of hiring the hungriest and scrappiest people who would do anything to get ahead.   The...

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Transmosis Launch

(FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE)   TRANSMOSIS ANNOUNCES OFFICIAL LAUNCH Founded by Technology Entrepreneurs dedicated to Applied Research on how Technology can positively impact the American Workforce SAN FRANCISCO, CA – June 1, 2014 – Transmosis officially launched today, an organization founded by Silicon Valley Technology Entrepreneurs dedicated to the research and application of technology to improve and strengthen the American workforce.  Transmosis has received a grant from Silicon Valley NOVA Workforce Board through funds from the Federal Workforce Investment Act (WIA), to engage in applied research of how technology is impacting the American workforce.  Transmosis provides technology training, internship, and placement services...

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