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Accolo’s John Younger Speaks about Life as an Entrepreneur

Wednesday, July 29, 2009 12:00 am - by ccountouris
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Learn what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur – and the trials and tribulations of realizing your vision.


LARKSPUR, Calif. – July 29, 2009 – Accolo Inc.’s founder, President and CEO, John Younger will speak to a packed Executive Networking Forum by Torchiana Mastrov & Sapiro, Inc. at their San Francisco office this Thursday, July 30, 2009 from 9:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Bill Torchiana realizes, “In a down economy job seekers need to look at a wide range of options, including entrepreneurship. Starting a business can be a great way not only to ride out a tough employment market, but also laying the groundwork for the future. However, in order to be successful, people need to develop the skills to make the move from employee to owner. We are pleased to work with John Younger to help seasoned executives understand the ins-and-outs of entrepreneurship and make the changes they need to thrive in this environment. “

Well known and successful entrepreneur John Younger founded Accolo, Inc. in 2000 – recognized in 2008 as the number 1 on-demand Recruitment Process Outsourcing provider by HRO Today magazine, as one of the fastest growing companies in the United States (2007 Inc 500, #42), the fastest growing private company in the San Francisco Bay Area (2006), won the 2005 Recruitment Process Outsourcer of the Year Award and is a founding member of the Recruitment Process Outsourcing Association.

John will talk about life as an entrepreneur. How he made the transition from working in corporate America to setting out on his own. The trials and tribulations involved in getting his business off the ground and how he is shaping the future of his business. He will also discuss what he has found through his experience it takes to be a successful entrepreneur – the skills, traits, and expectations that can influence success in launching, growing and sustaining a successful business.

About Torchiana Mastrov & Sapiro

Torchiana Mastrov & Sapiro is the largest privately owned Northern California talent management consulting firm, with over 28 years serving the Bay Area. The company is a founding member of Career Partners International (CPI), a global talent-management organization comprised of more than 60 organizations with 200+ offices.

About Accolo Inc.

Founded in 2000, Accolo delivers an advanced recruiting software platform with an embedded proprietary hiring knowledge base and on-demand hiring consultants providing recruiting services to small and mid-sized businesses. Accolo drives significant improvements in hiring quality, efficiency and cost. Accolo also provides clients access to their Career Network of more than 1.7 million professionals. Headquartered in Larkspur, Calif., Accolo also has offices in Los Angeles, Chicago, New York and Raleigh, NC. For more information on Accolo, please visit http://www.accolo.com.