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RJD2 - From Samples to Songs

Music sampling innovator RJD2 and online music school Soundfly team up to release transformative new course on sampling and arranging

BROOKLYN, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Instrumental hip-hop producer RJD2 has launched his first online course, made in partnership with music education platform Soundfly. This in-depth course guides students through RJD2's unique approach to chopping and flipping records, and how he arranges samples into fully realized songs.
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NY Gov. Cuomo Announces Western New York Workforce Development Challenge Awardees: Six Local Not-for-Profits to Receive $4.2M In Training

ALBANY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- This past week (Dec. 14, 2018), NY Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced $4.2 million in funding from the first round the Western New York Workforce Development Challenge has been awarded to six local not-for-profit organizations. The program will ensure the region's workforce pipeline meets industry demands in sectors such as advanced manufacturing, health and life sciences, and energy.

EPIC Adds Senior Communications Consultant Liz Miller in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 12, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that Liz Miller has joined the organization's employee benefits division as a senior communications consultant. Miller will be based in EPIC's San Francisco headquarters and report to John Gaffney, director of national benefits operations.

Django Unchained Actress stars in First Time French Feature Director’s ‘Found iPhone’ Horror Comedy

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After directing over a dozen short films, French filmmaker Tristan Convert announced he has directed his first feature, 'SCRATCH,' an original horror comedy starring Daniele Watts ('Django Unchained'), for which he has launched an Indiegogo campaign, to reach $10k for finishing funds. Set in Los Angeles's known-to-be haunted Old Zoo, 'SCRATCH' is one of the first, if not the first, found footage films shot entirely on iPhone 6.

EPIC Launches National Construction Specialty Group with the Addition of Brian McDonnell as Managing Principal

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the addition of veteran construction broker Brian McDonnell as a managing principal, and the formation of the EPIC National Construction Specialty Group.

EPIC Way2Wellness Webinar: Dr. David Chenoweth to Address Health and Productivity Management (HPM)

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 8, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Business leaders are too often faced with spiraling health costs that take a financial toll on their organization. However, these costs can be confronted through health and wellness programs that not only promote a healthier workplace, but also increase productivity. EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced its Way2Wellness webinar on Health and Productivity Management (HPM) on Tuesday, March 15 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. PDT.

Award-Winning Writer, Daniel P. Douglas, Announces Release of ‘Glimpse’ a Science Fiction Conspiracy Thriller Short Story

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Jan. 22, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Daniel P. Douglas announces the release of a new short story entitled 'Glimpse,' a science fiction Cold War suspense thriller published by Geminid Press, LLC. In 'Glimpse,' a small group of agents who will become known as the 'Men in Black' deploy in response to an event that will provide a harrowing glimpse into humanity's apocalyptic future.

Clarence Bates Joins EPIC as Principal, Employee Benefits in Irvine, California

SAN FRANCISCO and LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 21, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that Clarence Bates has joined the firm as a Principal in the Employee Benefits Practice.

Ascende, Inc., a Leading Human Capital and Employee Benefits Consulting Firm, Joins EPIC

HOUSTON, Texas and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ascende, Inc. (Ascende), a premier human capital and employee benefits consulting firm, and EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that they have joined forces.

EPIC Recognized as Fastest Growing Employee Benefits Broker by Business Insurance Magazine

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 14, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has received top rankings from Business Insurance Magazine in its 2015 Broker Supplement in three categories.

Manufacturing Impact Recognized by State and Local Officials

OSCEOLA, Iowa, Oct. 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With a visit to Altec, Inc. in Osceola, Iowa last month, Governor Terry Branstad doubled up the perception of positive manufacturing growth throughout Southern Iowa. Quickly following up an agribusiness / manufacturing visit to the community from Secretary of Agriculture, Bill Northey, the feeling in Osceola and surrounding communities is recent manufacturing growth is making a significant impact.

New Restaurant Industry Survey Highlights Staffing Challenges Plaguing Many Foodservice and Hospitality Operations

RICHMOND, Texas, Sept. 28, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Restaurant Owner, an industry leading resource for budding and seasoned independent restaurateurs, recently published an industry survey on the hiring and staffing issues plaguing the foodservice industry today. More than 650 independent restaurant owners responded with the unique situations they are facing in hiring and retaining their staff.

Clarke County Labor Study Reveals Higher Income Potential

OSCEOLA, Iowa, Aug. 4, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC) recently released its 'Scorecard on Jobs and Compensation Update for 2004 to 2014.' The report shows, over a the last decade, the average income level for manufacturing jobs in Clarke County consistently outpaced average county compensation levels.

New Study: Michigan Prevailing Wage Repeal Will Kill Jobs and Hamper Economy

LANSING, Mich., June 29, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Just completed research by the Midwest Economic Policy Institute, Colorado State University Economist Kevin Duncan and Smart Cities Prevail - a leading construction industry research organization - has revealed that Michigan's proposed prevailing wage repeal would eliminate more than 11,000 jobs, $1.7 billion in economic output, $28 million in local and state tax revenue, and will export nearly $700 million in construction investments out of state every year.

MCT Trading Named to Best Places to Work List for the Fourth Year in a Row

SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a recognized industry leader in mortgage risk management providing pipeline hedging, best-execution loan sales and centralized lock desk services, announced that the San Diego Business Journal's (SDBJ) has named the company to its annual Best Places to Work list for the fourth year in a row.

New Research Exposes Folly of Wisconsin’s Prevailing Wage Repeal Proposal

MADISON, Wis., June 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Just completed research by Colorado State University Economist Kevin Duncan and Smart Cities Prevail Researcher Alex Lantsberg reveals that Wisconsin's proposed prevailing wage repeal (AB 32) will cost the state nearly 9,000 jobs, $1.2 billion in economic output, $77 million in tax revenue, and will export an estimated $500 million in construction investments out of state.

Outstanding New Style Resumes and Letters: Great new style resumes can be 10 to 20 times more effective

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Great new style resumes can be 10 to 20 times more effective, says Robert Gerberg, creator of the TAPIT Worldwide System and author of 'The Professional Job Changing System,' and dozens of other books on job hunting. Gerberg has released entirely new guidelines for professionals and executives seeking from $60,000 to $300,000+, with his 'Outstanding New Style Resumes and Letters - 2015 Edition.'

Long-Term Care Leader Extends Strategic Partnership Offer to Hundreds of Senior-Market Professionals

KIRKLAND, Wash., March 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) announces a broad expansion of its strategic partnership program. 'We're opening our doors to seasoned senior-market professionals who want to expand their service offerings through a turn-key process,' says Denise Gott, Executive Vice President for LTCFP.

MCT Trading Ranked Among One of the Best Places to Work for Second Year in a Row

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a recognized leader in mortgage pipeline hedging and risk management services, announced that is has been chosen as one of the 2013 Best Places to Work in San Diego, California by the San Diego Business Journal (SDBJ).

24th Annual Survey of Corporate America's Holiday Party Plans Revealed by Battalia Winston

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- More U.S. companies will revisit their tradition of holding holiday parties this year, according to the 24th annual 'survey of corporate America's holiday party plans,' conducted by Battalia Winston, a leading global executive search firm.

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