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Commercial Real Estate Firms Are Helping Veterans Find Jobs In The Industry

by Champaign Williams, National Editor
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Transitioning from service in the U.S. military to civilian life can be a challenge, especially when it comes to finding a rewarding career. Several commercial real estate firms have established programs to help connect veterans with employers. 

Oil Spill Response Planning: the Inside Scoop on What’s Next and What to Do About It

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Antea Group has been monitoring changes around the country from states that are in the process of or have already developed regulations requiring railroads to write oil spill response plans (OSRPs) when they are transporting crude oil or other flammable materials.

Hormel Foods Announces 2017 Hormel Heroes Scholarship Recipients

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AUSTIN, Minn., November 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) today announced the recipients of its $10,000 2017 Hormel Heroes Scholarships. The Hormel Heroes Scholarship Program was created by Hormel Foods to support female students with military backgrounds pursuing careers in culinary arts or a foodservice management related program, and is administered by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF).

VIDEO | An Update on Cisco’s Veterans Program

by Michael Veysey, Director of Corporate Affairs
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Cisco is a strong supporter of veterans, and we are committed to helping them transition to the civilian work force. On this Veterans Day, I’d like to thank all Cisco employee veterans for their service and recognize their valuable role in making Cisco a Military Times Magazine “2017 Military-Friendly Employer.”

Sands Cares and Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth host Southern Nevada Youth Homelessness Summit at The Venetian

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Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth (NPHY) and Las Vegas Sands, with our continuous efforts to combat youth homelessness and dedication to being a good corporate citizen through our corporate giving program, Sands Cares, hosted the first annual Intersections: The 2017 Southern Nevada Youth Homelessness Summit, at The Venetian on Thursday, November 2.  The summit was held to accelerate community awareness of the youth homeless problem and kick-start a year-long planning process.  The plan is a community-wide master plan targeted at reducing the high incid

Northern Trust's Commitment to Shared Value

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Community engagement opportunities, paid time off for volunteerism and matching gift programs provide a competitive advantage in partner recruiting and satisfaction. Partner volunteerism is consistently a priority for college graduates considering future employers. Non-profit and civic board involvement is integral to talent management as it provides partners with leadership, skills development and networking opportunities beyond the scope of their responsibilities.

Port Angeles Safeway Wins Governor’s Award

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The Port Angeles Safeway on Lincoln Street was honored as the Governor’s 2017 Medium Private Employer of the Year for its efforts in hiring people with disabilities.

Mike LaGrange, who manages the store, said he was honored to receive the award. “It was amazing and it was humbling to listen to all the people with disabilities and understand what they overcame and what it means to them,” LaGrange said.

The Safeway employs 13 people with developmental disabilities who are supported by community organizations, making up nearly 10 percent of the approximately 160 employees.

El apoyo de Wells Fargo a los militares y veteranos supera los $100 millones

La compañía presenta su programa de educación financiera para abordar el nuevo Sistema de Jubilación Combinado del Departamento de Defensa
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SAN FRANCISCO, 9 de noviembre de 2017 /3BL Media/ -  En honor al Día de los Veteranos que se celebra el 11 de noviembre, Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) anunció que ha donado más de $100 millones desde 2012 para apoyar a militares, veteranos y sus familias mediante educación financiera, transición profesional e iniciativas de vivienda.

Gilead Sciences Announces 100 Percent Score on Human Rights Campaign 2018 Corporate Equality Index

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FOSTER CITY, Calif., November 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Gilead Sciences today announced that it has received a top score of 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking tool on corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) employees. Organizations that have earned a 100 percent rating on the CEI have satisfied all criteria for that year and are recognized as a "Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality.”

VIDEO: 250 Charities Benefit from 2017 Shire's Global Day of Service

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This year, over 7,300 Shire employees volunteered 29,000 hours and we partnered with over 250 charities in 300 global locations.

Play the video above to see just a few of these projects in action. To learn more, visit shire.com

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