Five skills necessary to survive in the 4th industrial revolution
It’s fair to say that a majority of jobs in industrialized economies today require some proficiency in Microsoft Office and other elementary computer skills. However, don’t be surprised when the next job description you see includes creativity or high emotional intelligence leading the list of required skills.
Over time, businesses have defined success by one factor: profitability. While that hasn’t changed completely, in more recent years the role of business has evolved as leaders have been focused on creating a greater positive impact.
Presentation of 16 examples of improvement activities selected from operating sites worldwide
TOKYO, October 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Bridgestone Corporation today announced that it held the 10th Bridgestone Group Global Total Quality Management (TQM) Conference on September 20, 2019, in Nashville, Tennessee in the United States. First held in 2010,*1 this annual conference serves as a forum for sharing examples of outstanding and innovative improvement activities from globally across the Bridgestone Group.
Scotiabank adds two additional paid personal days for all eligible Canadian employees ahead of World Mental Health Day
TORONTO, Oct. 8, 2019 /CNW/ - Scotiabank is adding two additional paid personal days for eligible Canadian employees in support of mental health and broader wellbeing.
"Our people are our most important asset, and their wellbeing is a top priority for Scotiabank," says Barbara Mason, Chief Human Resources Officer. "We strongly believe that by offering employees greater flexibility to take time off to achieve greater work-life balance, our employee population will be healthier and happier, and therefore enabled to perform at their very best."
Staying cyber safe and keeping information secure at work and at home
October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and Tetra Tech is proud to be a cybersecurity champion and support this important online safety and education initiative. The cybersecurity and digital privacy of our employees and customers is vital to our operations. We invite you to #BeCyberSmart today and every day by joining us throughout October as we share proactive ways to stay safe online to protect yourself, your business, and your family.
HP, WWF partner to launch HP Sustainable Forests Cooperative
Today, at the World Economic Forum’s Sustainable Development Impact Summit — also taking place in New York City this week — HP Inc. announced its next steps in creating a forest-positive future for printing with longstanding partner and conservation leader World Wildlife Fund (WWF).
We cannot control the weather, but we can prepare for it.
We work to keep our employees and communities safe, protect our physical assets, and ensure our customers have the products they need. In the calm after the storm, we strive to restore normal operations as safely and quickly as possible, while working with local authorities and organizations to help our communities recover.
The connection between well-being and safety is a straight line. That is why Domtar’s well-being and safety initiatives go hand-in-hand in keeping our colleagues healthy and safe.
Our data and experience show that colleagues who are too tired to carry out their tasks properly or not feeling well because of stress and/or chronic health conditions, are more injury and accidentprone. They may also unintentionally place co-workers at risk. Having employees come to work physically, mentally and emotionally prepared can minimize these situations.
As humans, we all make mistakes. Recognizing and dealing with this truth is at the core of Human Performance Improvement (HPI), an approach Domtar is using to stimulate new thinking and best-in-class performance in safety management.
No production gain or business benefit is worth an injury. That is why we work relentlessly to physically eliminate hazards and minimize risk of injury. And it is why we promote a safety culture that reinforces the vigilance and accountability that help maintain the right behaviors. It is also why we link safety to our performance management systems.
Active Awareness and Prevention Programs are in place across our locations, supported by dedicated safety and well-being experts, industry-leading methods and tools, and our leadership teams.