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Women Drive Technology Adoption in Construction

Article

From BIM (building information modeling), to tablets, to drones, to jobsite communication, technology is more frequently becoming a staple on construction projects across the country. While there are a number of different people involved in a technology initiative, women are more often playing a bigger role—and this is something the industry might begin to see more of in the future.

Fifty Years Later, Award-Winning Baxter Facility in Mountain Home, Ark., Still Goes the Extra Mile for Patients, Employees and Community

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In February 1964, 25 white-uniformed employees reported for their first day of work at Baxter’s 208,000 square-foot manufacturing facility in Mountain Home, Ark., to assemble intravenous (IV) sets. These plastic administration sets allowed intravenous solutions and blood to flow under sterile conditions to hospital patients.

Conflict Minerals Education Package: Basics of Data Quality Control

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Fact checking, data validation, and re-engagement are three of the most important pieces of any conflict minerals compliance program. Information provided by suppliers should be checked against data sources available via other projects and external sources (data mining sites such as the UN, US State Department, NGO’s, Industry Groups and more). As the names of companies within a supply chain are identified, they should be compared to a list drawn from external sources.

Accenture Grants VSO US$3.5 Million to Equip People Across Africa with Job and Entrepreneurial Skills

Grant is part of Accenture’s Skills to Succeed corporate citizenship initiative
Press Release

LONDON, Oct. 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Accenture and VSO announced that Accenture and the Accenture Foundations have awarded VSO US$3.5 million to help the charity deliver job skills training to approximately 22,300 poor and disadvantaged people in Nigeria, Cambodia, Tanzania and Malawi.

Understanding Veterans – From Career Candidacy Through Retention

Blog

Most people find career decisions difficult to make. Statistics show it’s even harder for veterans to launch their post-military career. A recent study from VetAdvisor and Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families now shows that even when veterans find a post-military job, they’re likely to leave it.

Mars Brazil Ranks 19th In Great Place to Work

A rapid rise up the ranks of 56 places since 2012
Press Release

October 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Mars Brazil has once again made the Great Place to Work ranking, being listed in the top 20 companies to work for. This is the third year Mars has participated in the survey, and each year has achieved an even better score.

CHCI Goes Green with Toyota During Hispanic Heritage Month

Toyota Highlander Hybrid Will Serve as the Official Vehicle of the CHCI Public Policy Conference
Press Release

Washington D.C., October 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The 2014 Toyota Highlander Hybrid will serve as the official vehicle of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) as it welcomes Toyota once again as a sponsor. Commemorating Hispanic Heritage Month, CHCI’s Public Policy Conference is themed “Building Our Future, Together” to reflect the growing strength of the Latino community and its impact on the success of America, including the environment.

Embedding Publishers in Tanzania Through a New Volunteer Program

Organizations join forces to help the nation boost its publishing and research ecosystem
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In 2010, I left my job, home, friends and family to work for two years in Tanzania with VSO. I had little idea of the journey I was about to embark on, but I knew I was in good hands with VSO, a skills-based professional capacity-building organization with over 50 years of experience in developing countries.

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