Five Star Staffing and Avadon to Offer Career Training Classes

Five Star Staffing and Avadon Offer Free, Invitation-Only Career Training Classes – To Help Raleigh-Area Professionals Dealing with Career Transition


Nov. 6th, 2008; Raleigh, North Carolina; In a pioneering move, to respond to the growing number of displaced professionals in the Raleigh area, Five Star Staffing & Accounting Recruiters has joined forces with The Avadon Group, in co-operation with Wake Technical Community College, to bring a premier career transition series to the community. Through six, tailored class sessions, Avadon’s Career Latticing Series (CLS) provides each student with the key competencies crucial to succeeding in today’s global marketplace.

“At Five Star Staffing and Accounting Recruiters, we are constantly striving to improve the services we provide and maintain sensitivity to the ongoing needs of those we serve by providing avenues for resources based on those needs,” stated Cindy Heath, principal.

The firm’s core competencies: responsiveness, motivation, accuracy, credibility, and strategic thinking, are a powerful foundation from which to offer Avadon’s CLS. Tying into Five Star's core competencies, this leading-edge program covers global job trends, branding and marketing yourself, and the power of a contractor mentality, in today's turbulent and fast-paced work environment.

Said Norma Owen, Avadon Group president: “We are proud and honored to be a part of this groundbreaking collaboration between the public and private sector. Five Star Staffing and Accounting Recruiters continue to show leadership in their industry. It is not a surprise they have taken a leading position to help during an enormously challenging time of unprecedented unemployment.”

This special, six-session series will be held the at Five Star's new location, beginning on November 17th. This is an invitation-only event valued at $600. The first session of the Career Latticing Series is Find Your Perfect Career.

For more information on this special series, contact Five Star Staffing and Accounting Recruiters at 919-854-4488.

About FiveStar
Five Star Staffing and Accounting Recruiters is a locally owned staffing firm with more than 13 years of service to the Triangle area. This woman-owned firm specializes in the placement of temporary, temp-to-hire, and direct-hire employees in the administrative and accounting fields. Principals Donna Y. Peery and Cindy S. Heath have more than 37 years of combined industry experience offering outstanding customer service and support to its clients and candidates. Five Star supports the community through affiliations with professional organizations such as The Triangle Society for Human Resource Management, Raleigh Wake Human Resource Management Association, and The National Association of Women Business Owners. In addition, it supports various charities and community outreach programs. To find out more, visit the company's website at

About Wake Tech
Wake Technical Community College is a two-year, public institution, providing an open door to education and training for the citizens of Wake County and the surrounding communities. Known as “College for the Real World,” Wake Tech provides a comprehensive array of learning opportunities. It features: curriculum (for-credit) programs in more than 168 academic, vocational, and technical specialties, two-year associate degrees in science, applied science, the arts, and general education; university transfer programs for entry into four-year institutions; and diploma and certificate programs that prepare workers to succeed at jobs in high demand in the community. The college also offers a broad scope of continuing education courses, including training for entrepreneurs and small business owners, public safety officer training (fire, rescue, and law enforcement), high school equivalency classes, and non-credit courses for personal and professional development, as well as customized workforce training for new and expanding industries and a co-operative education program that interfaces with the corporate community. To learn more, please visit:

About Avadon
The Avadon Group is an agency of experts dedicated to engineering workforces and workplaces for rapid reinvention and dominance in the global marketplace through training, facilitation, and consulting. Led by founder Norma Owen, a 2005 Business Leader Magazine’s Woman Extraordinaire, the Avadon Group is a recognized leader in the world of 21st century work dynamics. 

© 2014 Norma Owen, D/B/A Avadon Group