The FastTrackRTW program will be used by Lincoln Financial Group, a brand leader of Long Term Disability insurance, to optimize its return-to-work program, helping disabled individuals find employment and return to productive work lives.
BEDMINSTER, NJ ― September 7, 2010 – GettingHired, LLC and Lincoln Financial Group today announced the signing of an agreement to implement GettingHired’s new FastTrackRTW Long Term Disability product. The FastTrackRTW program aids insurance companies in the short-term disability, long-term disability and workers compensation sectors to better manage return-to-work programs. The technology is uniquely designed with a robust set of Section 508 compliant features which provide motivational support and career services tools for the claimant. Additionally, the proprietary RightMatch™ technology is used to match a claimants’ experience and abilities to a large database of open jobs and a specialized tracking module allows caseworkers to monitor and encourage FastTrackRTW utilization by claimants.
Paul Martin, Lincoln Financial Group’s Vice President, Group Claims commented that “Lincoln Financial Group believes in a proactive return-to-work program that provides our customers’ employees, who are affected with injuries or illnesses, with effective tools to help them return to productive work lives as soon as it is medically appropriate. FastTrackRTW closely aligns with our philosophy, permitting a customized return-to-work solution to be prepared for every claimant, based on their abilities, allowing us to provide much more than just financial protection for our customers’ employees.”
GettingHired, LLC Chief Executive Officer Thomas Capato stated, “We are very excited to have Lincoln Financial Group become a FastTrackRTW client. It’s refreshing to see a prestigious LTD disability leader like the Lincoln Financial Group think outside the box regarding its return to work initiatives. We share the common goal of helping people with new limitations return to productive work lives, while at the same time enhancing Lincoln Financial Group’s value proposition to its employer customers and positioning them to secure additional LTD business.”
About GettingHired, LLC ―GettingHired, LLC is a software and services organization focused on creating employment opportunities for people with disabilities and helping employers find talented employees. In addition to the FastTrackRTW product, the company is well-known for its national employment and social networking portal GettingHired.com – Careers and Community for Talented People with Disabilities. GettingHired.com uniquely connects talented job-seekers who happen to have disabilities with employers, advocacy organizations, veterans groups, colleges and service providers.
About Lincoln Financial Group ― Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) and its affiliates. With headquarters in the Philadelphia region, the companies of Lincoln Financial Group had assets under management of $140 billion as of June 30, 2010. Through its affiliated companies, Lincoln Financial Group offers: annuities; life, group life and disability insurance; 401(k) and 403(b) plans; savings plans; and comprehensive financial planning and advisory services. For more information, including a copy of our most recent SEC reports containing our balance sheets, please visit www.LincolnFinancial.com.
Group insurance products are issued by The Lincoln National Life Insurance Company (Fort Wayne, IN), which does not solicit business in New York, nor is it licensed to do so. In New York, group insurance products are issued by Lincoln Life & Annuity Company of New York (Syracuse, NY). Both are Lincoln Financial Group® companies. Product availability and/or features may vary by state. Limitations and exclusions may apply.
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