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Press Release November 14, 2008

Press Release

November 14, 2008

CareersUSA® CEO Marilyn J. Ounjian to Speak at Florida Atlantic University's Barry Kaye College of Business

Boca Raton, FL —Marilyn J. Ounjian, founder and chief executive officer of CareersUSA, an award-winning national staffing firm, will speak at Florida Atlantic University's Barry Kaye College of Business on Thursday, November 20, 2008.

Executive MBA students will have the opportunity to hear her personal story of the founding of CareersUSA and to learn her secrets to business success.

Despite adversity, Ounjian was able to carve a distinct niche in the staffing industry with the company she built from her kitchen table in 1981. By 1988, CareersUSA was recognized by Inc. Magazine as "One of America's Fastest Growing Companies." In Florida, Ounjian has enjoyed accolades that include the South Florida Business Journal's 2008 Women Who Mean Business award, the 2005 Business Woman and Business of the Year awards, and being selected a regional finalist for Ernst & Young's 2007 Entrepreneur of the Year.

Ounjian enjoys speaking to students, she says, because, "I feel it's important for the business community to set an example and to inspire others to succeed."

To ensure that students have the opportunity to hear success stories and receive business advice from some of the area's most successful entrepreneurs and business executives, Neuman Pollack, Ph.D., director of executive relations for the Barry Kaye College of Business, utilizes his own personal list which he has acquired over the years, along with volunteers, he says.

About Florida Atlantic University
Florida Atlantic University opened its doors in 1964 as the first public university in southeast Florida, and now serves approximately 26,000 students on seven campuses stretching from Port St. Lucie to Davie. Students can choose from more than 170 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees offered through the University's nine colleges. Built on a rich tradition as a teaching university with a world-class faculty, FAU is earning a reputation as a top research institution in areas ranging from biomedicine and biotechnology to ocean engineering and coastline security.

About CareersUSA
Founded in 1981 in Philadelphia, PA, CareersUSA is a national staffing firm that offers temporary, temp-to-hire and direct hire services to businesses in a wide-range of industries while offering exciting career opportunities to skilled professionals throughout the country.

During its 27-year history, CareersUSA has carved a distinct niche in the staffing industry through its commitment to customer service excellence and technological innovation. The company has pioneered a new web-based staffing and HR solution with PerfectTIME®, an intuitive, convenient and efficient web-based time and attendance solution that helps organizations optimize workforce management. In addition to the industry's leading time and attendance engine, PerfectTIME offers biometric technology that eliminates time fraud tactics, and an extensive and flexible set of tools to track, manage, and measure employee time data in real-time.

Public Relations Manager at (561) 995-7000.

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