Recruitment Providers Combine Resources
Jobing.com, an online recruitment provider serving seven states with branches in 17 metropolitan areas (Southern Nevada included), recently acquired LocalCareers.com Inc. Launched in October of 1998, LocalCareers.com is an online network that encompasses nearly 400 local and niche employment Web sites across the U.S. Aaron Matos who founded Jobing.com in 2000, said the acquisition will expand his company’s focus beyond the state’s it currently serves. Brian Weis, founder of LocalCareers.com, said combining resources with Jobing.com will better serve clients of both firms. LocalCareers.com will continue to function under Weis’ management, but will do so as a division of Jobing.com.
Land Donated to Public Education Foundation
More than four acres of land, valued in excess of $2.6 million, was donated by The LandWell Company to the Public Education Foundation for the housing of public school teachers in the Clark County School District (CCSD). CCSD Although CCSD employs over 18,000 licensed teachers, the fifth largest school district in the nation suffers a shortage of qualified educators to serve in its 326 schools with over 302,000 students in attendance. The land, located west of U.S. 95 in Henderson, will provide affordable housing for teachers and aid in the efforts to recruit additional prospects.
Manhard Consulting, Ltd. Acquires Capital Engineering, Inc.
Manhard Consulting, Ltd., a civil engineering firm with more than 350 employees, recently acquired Capital Engineering, Inc. of Carson City. The companies have partnered on a variety of projects since 2003 – the acquisition will allow them to work
together on a permanent basis. Donald Manhard, president of Manhard Consulting said the merger will boost his firm’s presence in Northern Nevada – where Capital Engineering has served clients for 18 years – and complement Manhard Consulting’s Reno location. In the same manner, the merger will bring nationwide resources to Capital’s clients in Nevada and deliver their multi-disciplinary format to Manhard clients nationwide.
Nevada State College Gets Additional Land
The Board of Regents of the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) recently approved an agreement between Nevada State College (NSC) and the cty of Henderson conveying 500-plus acres of federal land, west of Interstate 515 in southern Henderson, to the college. The Henderson City Council approved the agreement the following week. NSC also teamed with the city of Henderson and the NSHE to pass a bill establishing a new taxing area for the 509-acre development. Among other benefits, the bill stipulates that the area’s property taxes will be used to develop the campus and a portion of the property must accommodate affordable housing for low- to moderate-income families.
LRS Systems Offers Alcohol Awareness Classes
LRS Systems, a licensed provider of classes on various subjects such as domestic violence and impulse control/anger management, also offers online courses to obtain alcohol awareness cards at alcoholawareness.com. Some benefits of obtaining alcohol awareness cards through LRS Systems’ online courses include: LRS can cater to the specific needs of individual companies; the courses are in compliance with the most recent Nevada legislation (adopted in 2005); and employees can receive certification on the same day they are hired. The total cost of the alcohol awareness course is $19.95.