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Women Engineers Rank Lockheed Martin a Top Employer

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Lockheed Martin ranked second in Women Engineer magazine’s 28th annual “Top 50 Employers” list, a ranking of U.S. companies the magazine’s readers say they would like to work for.” 

Employee Engagement at Smithfield Foods

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Human Resources team members at Smithfield Foods are focused on promoting an atmosphere of diversity, inclusion, and engagement. Smithfield’s employees come from a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences, and cultures, which makes the company stronger.

Smithfield Foods Awarded “Best for Vets” 2019 Employer Ranking

National Publication Recognizes Smithfield For Its Commitment to Providing Veterans with Job Opportunities
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SMITHFIELD, Va., May 31, 2019 — Smithfield Foods, Inc., a global food company and the world’s largest pork processor and hog producer, announced today its recognition by Military Times in the publication’s Best for Vets Employers 2019 rankings. The rankings, awarded during National Military Month, recognize companies for their efforts to recruit and support service members, veterans, and military families.

Sehat Kahani Nominated for 2019 Rolex Awards

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Dr. Sara Saeed, Co-Founder and CEO of Business Call to Action member Sehat Kahani, a Pakistan-based telemedicine service that connects home-based female doctors with people in rural and impoverished communities to provide essential, low-cost healthcare, has been nominated for the 2019 Rolex Awards. 

In Celebration of National Military Appreciation Month, Walmart Announces the Hiring of Nearly 6,000 Military Spouses Through the Military Spouse Career Connection and a $1 Million Grant to Hire Heroes USA From Walmart Foundation

Walmart continues to make progress on the Veterans Welcome Home Commitment with 226,637 veterans hired since Memorial Day 2013
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BENTONVILLE, Ark., May 21, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Walmart today announced the hiring of nearly 6,000 military spouses since launching the Military Spouse Career Connection (MSCC) on Veterans Day 2018. In its sixth month, the MSCC gives hiring preference to military spouses who seek employment with Walmart or Sam’s Club.

In a New Economic Era, Employee Fulfillment Is the New Employee Engagement

Study finds people want fulfilling experiences at work; willing to switch to jobs with lower pay to find fulfillment
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According to a new report Making work more meaningful: Building a fulfilling employee experience, published by CECP: The CEO Force for Good, Imperative, and PwC, the early days of a “Fourth Industrial Revolution” require a new standard for the employee experience around higher meaning and fulfillment at work. A staggering majority of employees believe that achieving fulfillment at work is possible – 96% of those surveyed.

FCA US Earns Spot on DiversityInc’s 2019 Lists of “Noteworthy Companies for Diversity” and “Top Companies for Veterans”

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  • FCA US has earned one of DiversityInc’s top recognitions 11 times since the benchmarks were established in 2001
  • Third consecutive year the Company earned a top spot in the specialty category “Top Companies for Veterans” established in 2017
  • Commitment to diversity enables every employee to perform at their potential and the Company to achieve desired business results
  • Sophisticated supplier diversity programs continue to differentiate FCA US as a diversity leader
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  • FCA US has earned one of DiversityInc’s top recognitions 11 times since the benchmarks were established in 2001
  • Third consecutive year the Company earned a top spot in the specialty category “Top Companies for Veterans” established in 2017
  • Commitment to diversity enables every employee to perform at their potential and the Company to achieve desired business results
  • Sophisticated supplier diversity programs continue to differentiate FCA US as a diversity leader

Baton Rouge and eBay Announce Economic Development Initiatives

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is now the sixth city globally to join eBay’s Retail Revival program and the second to join eBay@Home.
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Today, eBay CEO Devin Wenig joined Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome in Baton Rouge to celebrate two economic initiatives with the city — the expansion of Retail Revival and eBay@Home to Baton Rouge.

Thinking Like the Consumer: Kimberly-Clark Leverages Brand Insights to Elevate Compliance Programs

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Kurt Drake, Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer
Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Great brands like Huggies, Kleenex, Scott, and Kotex take deep consumer insights and apply them to every aspect of a product’s design, packaging, and marketing.  It’s a continuous cycle that repeats itself in order for these essential brands to stand out with consumers.

SC Johnson Turkey Named Best Workplace for Third Consecutive Year

Turkey Organization Recognized Among Best Mid-Size Companies
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RACINE, Wis., May 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ – SC Johnson Turkey has been recognized as one of the Best Workplaces in Turkey by Great Place to Work® for the third consecutive year. The Turkey organization earned the No. 3 spot among mid-sized companies on the annual Best Workplace list of companies in Turkey with 50-250 employees.

“I congratulate SC Johnson Turkey for earning this recognition for the third year in a row, and for the team’s focus on engagement and empowerment across the organization,” said Fisk Johnson, Chairman and CEO of SC Johnson. 

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