FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Contact Person Patrick C. Daniel
Company Name The Focused Approach
Voice Phone Number 770-469-3544
FAX Number 678-623-0685
Email Address Patrick@thefocusedapproach.com
Website URL http://www.thefocusedapproach.com
The Focused Approach, Inc. Announces a 3-year Strategic Partnership agreement with EDU, Inc.
Atlanta, Ga. October 9, 2007 –
The Focused Approach (www.thefocusedapproach.com), a full service Human Resources consulting firm organized as a strategic partner for businesses and individuals in need of Human Resources services, today announced a 3-year partnership agreement with EDU Inc (www.eduinconline.com). The alliance between the two entities will result in the identification, and establishment of co-operative (co-op) assignments and internships for college students attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities served by EDU Inc.
The Focused Approach has an established history and track record of developing “Talent Acquisition” strategies which include the development and establishment of student internships, co-operative education assignments, and new hire orientation programs domestically and internationally.
“We are always striving to improve the options for companies seeking to reach high school and college students seeking professional work experiences while attending college as a way of supplementing theoretical classroom assignments with a “realistic preview” of their chosen field of study, says Robert Mason, President of EDU, Inc.
"Acquiring talent for employers is a critical business task, and with the addition of our 'Talent Acquisition Search”' feature, we are able to provide business solutions for students and employers without interrupting the flow of the college education process, says Patrick C. Daniel, Senior Consultant and Managing Partner of The Focused Approach.
About The Focused Approach:
Established in 1989 as a full services Human Resources consulting practice The Focused Approach has assisted small, medium and large organizations drive critical business results through a comprehensive human capital management system.
The Focused Approach has experience in the consumer packaged goods, manufacturing, distribution, chemical, foodservice, healthcare and automotive industries domestically and internationally.
With an accomplished team of consultants and practitioners The Focused Approach provides Human Resources Management business services in the areas of employee relations, training and development, talent acquisition, retention management, labor relations, performance management, compensation and benefits, project management, motivational speaking, career coaching, leadership development and training, organizational effectiveness, diversity and inclusion, and executive coaching.
About EDU, Inc.
Established in 1989 as an educational services company designed to enhance the marketing and recruitment efforts for Historically Black Colleges and Universities while streamlining the college application process. To date more than 50,000 students have used the EDU, Inc. Common Black College Application to apply to the Member Institutions represented by the company. EDU, Inc. Recruiters visit more than 3000 high schools annually representing the Member Institutions.
Other services provided by EDU, Inc. include the Black College Source Magazine that is sent to more than 10,000 high schools and colleges, and the Getting African-American Males Educated (G.A.M.E.) Initiative that is being hosted by eleven National Basketball Association (NBA) teams during the 2007-2008 season.