Adoption Recruiter Kerri Byrd on Finding a Forever Family for Each and Every Child in Foster Care
In her job as an adoption recruiter for Wendy’s Wonderful Kids® (WWK), Kerri Byrd often works long hours. She works continually to earn the trust of children and teenagers who have bounced around the foster care system living in home after home. She fills out paperwork—lots of it. And day after day (which often spills into night), she coordinates with therapists, caseworkers, attorneys and others as she advocates on behalf of her children.
Breaking the mould of the work routine is invaluable. I was reminded of this recently as I walked around the white tents of the Aspen Ideas Festival. Here, against the backdrop of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains, you’re more likely to see shorts and t-shirts than suits and ties. There's also a good chance you’ll finally talk with that expert you’ve been trying to connect with for months - while waiting in line for a famous Let’s be Frankgrass-fed beef hot dog.
Sealed Air believes in the power of partnerships to drive and scale approaches to “create a better way for life.” For this reason, Sealed Air engages in a broad range of key partnerships with both small and large organizations that can affect meaningful change.
The company’s 2020 sustainability goals include a goal to help people around the world by addressing pressing needs in the communities where we and our customers operate.
In conjunction with the Learning and Development courses offered to all Team Members, Sands Academy has established the Elevate Series. The series focuses on providing the tools for leaders to set the example for their Team Members and building relationships to ensure success within their teams. The Elevate Series offers four classes that are mandatory for all Supervisors and Managers with one that is mandatory for all Directors to offer support in various areas.
Focus on the details. Dave Thomas knew that was what was going to set Wendy’s apart. And that’s why he made sure that the details were accounted for in every restaurant—from sourcing quality ingredients and customizing any order any time, to delicious flavor combinations that leave you wanting more.
Sometimes those details go unnoticed, which is why Tracy Swords is so important.
With May in the rearview mirror and weekend after weekend of barbeques, picnics and pool parties on the horizon, it’s time to heat up your summer beverage game. Here are seven of our favorite recipes, all made with Fair Trade Certified™ ingredients, to keep you cool and hydrated for whatever the sunny season throws your way.
Avid readers will have read the news. This week, TriplePundit was acquired by 3BL Media, the leading provider of distribution services for corporate social responsibility and sustainability news and content. As we whispered a sneak preview to friends and colleagues in person at the Sustainable Brands conference in Detroit last week, our team got the same response again and again – “Congratulations…. Right?”