Skokie, IL and Vernon Hills, IL (PRWEB) August 6, 2004
Talent R US Corporation and Olive Garden Restaurant, Vernon Hills, IL today announced they are partnering to enable talented job seekers to network and find work that compliment their skills. Talent R US operates a trendy Career Management Job Search site Â talentRUS.com - with an Exact Match technology enabling talents to showcase their abilities, network with other skilled persons in their respective fields and find employment opportunities.
The company recently commissioned a Career Advancement Program which commits significant funds to help community partners discover, train and recruit talents. Under the program, talents with outstanding abilities in various fields including the Arts and Sciences can apply and be considered for scholarships. Displaced workers can also apply for career retraining grants. Using its local appeal, Olive Garden will educate the local community on how to take advantage of the Career Advancement Program as well as other useful services available at talentRUS.com.
ÂWe canÂt think of a more natural community partnership than this one with Olive Garden, a brand synonymous with progressive family values,Â said Eric C. Onyango, Co-Founder and President, Talent R US. ÂOur goal is to empower complimentary employers and talents to find each other at the click of a button. When people get the opportunity to do what they love, it creates a sense of happiness extending to the family and eventually to the greater community. Our mission is to make it easier for more and more employer-candidate matches to be made every day."
ÂBringing the community together and working for its advancement are both cornerstones of the Olive Garden philosophy. We are delighted to work with Talent R US in the local community to aid the growth of the Career Advancement ProgramÂ, commented, Ronnie Bowen, General Manager, Olive Garden Â Vernon Hills.
About Talent R US
Talent R US, an Illinois Corporation is a leader in Online Career Management Services allowing employers and talents to find each other at the click of a button. The company operates its flagship website talentRUS.com Â a powerful one stop shop for talents to manage resumes, showcase skills, network and find work; and a complete outfit for employers to post jobs, screen applicants or browse and hire talents in skill-based positions. For more information, please visit http://www.talentRUS.com.
About Olive Garden
Olive Garden is the leading restaurant in the Italian dining segment with 534 restaurants, more than 60,000 employees and $2 billion in annual sales. Olive Garden is a division of Darden Restaurants Inc. (NYSE:DRI), the worldÂs largest casual dining company. Visit Olive GardenÂs Web site at http://www.olivegarden.com.
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