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Marina Bay Sands Introduces Learning Leave

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Marina Bay Sands has implemented an innovative two-day Learning Leave incentive for its over 9,700 Team Members to enroll in SkillsFuture courses. Believed to be the first such initiative in the hospitality industry, the two-day program allows all full-time staff to take paid leave to attend courses related to language and communication, service excellence and information technology.

UN Global Compact Recognizes Most Engaged Companies at Leaders Summit 2018

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NEW YORK, September 24, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Today, the United Nations Global Compact is pleased to announce the businesses that have been recognized as Global Compact LEAD companies for demonstrating ongoing commitment to the UN Global Compact and its Ten Principles for responsible business.

It’s Time for a Round of Applause

Celebrating National Truck Driver Appreciation Week
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by Josh Sell, QSCC Senior Vice President of Distribution, Logistics, Commodities and Industry Affairs

The Square Deal Blog welcomes Senior Vice President of Distribution, Logistics, Commodities and Industry Affairs, Josh Sell, to the blog. Josh works for Quality Supply Chain Co-op, Inc., also known as QSCC, which is tasked with supporting the Wendy’s supply chain. QSCC is expertly focused on the procurement, logistics and distribution of the delicious ingredients (ahem, like Wendy’s always fresh, never frozen beef*) you find at every Wendy’s restaurant.

Returning to Work with Barclays’ Encore! Programme

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Before joining Barclays, Jo Aitken ran a sports organisation developing ambitious legacy initiatives in east London connected to the 2012 Olympics. In 2015, she took a year out to have a baby. One year turned into three, but Barclays’ Encore! programme – which helps people who have taken a career break to re-enter the workforce – allowed Jo to transition into a dynamic new role, as a Corporate Banking Relationship Director in Technology, Media and Telecoms. She tells us why the programme works.

The Four Ps of Leadership

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In today’s highly competitive and polarized environment, any movement or cause needs energetic and effective leaders. This is especially true in the social sector, which is chronically understaffed and undercapitalized. Therefore, truly successful and sustainable leaders need to combine the skills and attributes of both leadership and management. They require a vision as well as the ability to execute it.

Technology and Health Converge in Toronto

by Angela Spangler
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Toronto Today

Toronto has firmly established itself as one of the most desirable modern cities in North America to live in and it’s clear to see why. As the city experiences a renaissance and booming real estate market, it has placed technology and health at the forefront.

Interview with Evan Toporek, CEO of Alternative Apparel: From Engineering to Apparel

From joining the Alternative Apparel team as its fifth employee, CEO Evan Toporek has seen the brand evolve into what it is today.
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By Laurel Mintz, Founder and CEO, Elevate My Brand

Domtar’s EarthChoice Ambassadors: Making the Domtar Difference

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There are many factors that make up the Domtar difference. One of them is our EarthChoice Ambassador (ECA) program. ECA is an employee engagement program that began in 2010 to promote sustainable principles throughout the company.

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