Wednesday, January 21, 2009

SECOVA and California Pizza Kitchen Partner to Offer Webinar

Newport Beach, Cal. / January 22, 2009: Secova Inc., a leading benefits management and administration solutions provider, and California Pizza Kitchen, a leading US based casual restaurant chain announced today that they will be offering a complimentary webinar to focus on effective HR & benefit plan creation and management in a high turnover environment. The webinar will be presented by Brad Gramlich, Sr. Director of Human Resources and P-Kay Wass, Director of Benefits from California Pizza Kitchen, on Thursday, January 29, 2009.

"Retention can't be something that's just talked about, you must have a people strategy that fits your company's core values," says P-Kay Wass, Director of Benefits from California Pizza Kitchen. "It's the core of who we are as an organization. As you are able to retain your top talent, you are also able to capture their knowledge and expertise and pass that along to both our customers and fellow team members. Defining who you are and integrating it into your people and benefit strategy is a key to success."

California Pizza Kitchen offers one of the most competitive benefits packages in their industry and offers a rewards program which fosters longevity. P-Kay Wass and Brad Gramlich will provide insight on how to better retain and incentivize U.S. employees. They will discuss their plan strategy that involves tying Corporate Philosophy and Goals to effective benefit plan creation and management. In addition, a process map will be outlined addressing how people, process and technology support CPK's goals and their employees.

To register for this webinar, please click here. There is no cost to attend this event and registration is on a first come, first serve bases.

About California Pizza Kitchen: California Pizza Kitchen (NASDAQ: CPKI) is a casual-dining restaurant chain based in Los Angeles. The company has 252 restaurants in the United States and 26 overseas. California Pizza Kitchen generates one of the lowest turnover ratios in a high turnover industry, produces a high level of employee benefit satisfaction and offers a high level of benefits to their targeted employee base. For more information on California Pizza Kitchen click here.

About Secova: Secova consults mid- to large- size companies offering a combination of services – from Benefits Enrollment and Administration to Absence Management and beyond – including Benefits Auditing, Benefit Plan Management, COBRA Administration, Employee Communications, HR Support Services and Payroll. Our "Best Shore" strategy allows us to shape each solution based on our clients' corporate goals and strategies, utilizing each of our locations to deliver the solution that provides the best value, both in quality and cost. All of the administrative functions can be available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, as individual outsourced services or as total HRO/BPO processes. For more information, visit the Secova company website.

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