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TCS is a Proud Sponsor of Oracle’s Inclusive Leadership Summit at OpenWorld

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Rapid technology advancements are changing conventional work paradigms and helping bridge geographical and cultural divides. Today’s workplace is extremely diverse – bringing together people from different ages, cultures, ethnicities, geographies and more. Success now depends on how leaders can help people grow and realize their full potential – both as individuals and as part of the teams they work with.

Whirlpool Corporation Named Top Workplace for People with Disabilities

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September 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Whirlpool Corporation has been recognized as one of the best places to work for people with disabilities on the 2017 Disability Equality Index® (DEI®) Best Places to Work, joining a small league of companies with a 100/100 score.

Booz Allen Receives a Top Score on the Disability Equality Index

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Booz Allen is proud to announce that we have achieved a 100% score on the third annual Disability Equality Index (DEI®), the nation’s most trusted annual benchmarking tool allowing America’s leading corporations to self-report their disability policies and practices.

Helping Employees Feel Connected in Large Organizations

By: John LaVeck
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In large organizations, it can be easy for employees to feel a little lost. Among dozens, hundreds, or even thousands of people, employees can lose a sense of individuality, and that can lead to a feeling of disconnection and a lack of engagement at work.

Creating a Better Tomorrow for Back-to-School Students

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Over 200 employees from the finance team at Arrow Electronics' Denver-area headquarters recently stepped away from their desks and into the halls of College View Elementary School, where they dedicated an entire day to making the school a more vibrant and welcoming place for the nearly 500 students who will return to its classrooms and playgrounds this fall.

Jobs for Unemployed Veterans

After 18 years in the Army, Jeff was medically retired and having the all-too-common experience of struggling to find work after service. The happy ending began when social media connected him with one of his former soldiers who was a manager at Walmart.
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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, just over 7,000 -- 4.5 percent of the 164,000 veterans in Oklahoma's work force -- are unemployed. But there's another 152,000 veterans who aren't considered in the work force, which means they're either not looking for jobs, or have given up looking.

"I would like to see us do better," said State Senator Frank Simpson, "because I think military people bring some unique skills with them that maybe their civilian counterparts don't have."

Caterpillar Celebrates Diversity & Inclusion

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Diverse and inclusion work environments embrace the values and unique talents, experiences and viewpoints of employees. This approach aligns with our Best Team strategic goal.

Click here to read more about Caterpillar’s global Diversity and Inclusion strategy and how the various Employee Resource Groups drive the strategy.

Shire’s Pride Month Celebrations Bring Together Employees Globally

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Shire employees across the globe celebrated Pride Month in June through a variety of events ranging from city-wide parades to local panel events. Activities were led by B-Equal, Shire’s Business Resource Group (BRG) that supports the inclusion of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Professionals (LGBT+) and their Allies. Hundreds of colleagues, along with their family and friends, joined together to show their support of the LGBT+ community and recognize the importance of being an inclusive workplace.

Military Veterans Worth £1.5BN to UK Economy

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More than one in five (22%) armed forces leavers face employment challenges, resulting in a potential loss of £1.5bn to the economy.

Barclays is calling on other employers to recognise the value that veterans can bring to the UK workforce, publishing new research that highlights how ex-military employees could help to plug UK skills shortage, by filling one in six predicted vacancies.

The study reveals that the UK economy could suffer losses of up to £1.5bn in the next five years if service leavers can’t find employment, or are under-employed upon leaving the armed forces.

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