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KFC UK and Ireland Puts Educational Goals within Reach

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KFC, in partnership with De Montfort University, is offering employees an opportunity to earn their Business Management Honours Degree over three years at a third of the cost of regular tuition. Watch the video or visit http://www.kfc.co.uk/join-us to learn more.

 

Former President Clinton and Chelsea Clinton Announce National Service Alliance Commitment Championed by General Stanley McChrystal and Chelsea Clinton on CGI Main Stage

Leading Companies, Organizations and Philanthropists Commit Over $11MM in Support of Service Year Effort
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New York, September 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ - At the Clinton Global Initiative’s annual conference in New York City, the National Service Alliance, joined by former President Bill Clinton and Clinton Foundation Vice Chair Chelsea Clinton, announced Service Year, a major commitment to expand national service in America. Building on the 20-year success of AmeriCorps, Service Year is a bold project designed to make a year of service a common expectation and opportunity for all 18-28 year olds.

Habitat for Humanity International and Bank of America Launch Global Build

Over One Week and Seven Time Zones, Bank Employees Will Revitalize Neighborhoods in the U.S., U.K., China, Thailand and Indonesia
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September 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ - In partnership with Habitat for Humanity, Bank of America today launched their first global multi-city build in 36 communities around the world. The builds focus on helping low-income families create opportunities to experience the stability and security that homeownership brings. The global build is part of a new $6 million investment from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation to local Habitat affiliates around the world and aligns with the company’s commitment to community revitalization.

The Service Year: Unleashing America’s Potential

by Tae Yoo
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This week, I joined Cisco Chairman and CEO John Chambers, along with heads of state, Nobel Prize winners, nonprofit leaders, and influential CEOs for the annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI)– whose mission is to create and implement innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges.

Why Workplace Giving Matters

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Regardless of how small or inexperienced your company might be when it comes to social responsibility and corporate philanthropy, your company and its employees have the power to easily impact social issues like education, human rights, hunger, poverty, medical research, animal rights, veteran services, disaster relief and health services.  And it's as simple as giving employees the opportunity to donate through workplace giving.

Working Mother Names Allstate to List of “100 Best Companies”

“100 Best Companies” Recognition Highlights Leadership in Work/Life Integration Policies
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NORTHBROOK, Ill., September 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Working Mother magazine recently named Allstate as one of the 2014 Working Mother 100 Best Companies for outstanding leadership in establishing policies, programs and corporate culture that supports working moms, including child care, flexible work arrangements, paid parental leave and advancement of women. Companies are also measured on access to and usage of family friendly programs.

Programs to support working mothers to be their best at home and at work include:

5 Ways We Can Prepare the Next Generation of Workers for Tomorrow's Technology

by Tae Yoo
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Consider this: Many of today’s top jobs didn’t exist 10 years ago — jobs such as app developers, social media managers, and cloud computing administrators.

FedEx Expands Week of Service to Nearly 400 Cities Around the World

10th Anniversary of FedEx Cares Week Celebrates “Delivering Hope”
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MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ — FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) today celebrates the tenth anniversary of FedEx Cares Week and will mark the week by encouraging its team members around the world to volunteer in the communities in which they live and work.  What started with just a handful of U.S. cities a decade ago has expanded into nearly 400 cities around the world. 

Military Experience Gives Veterans a Leg Up On Studies & Employment

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School is in session, and many veterans are using their GI Bill benefits to continue their education. Time in the military definitely counts as a learning experience, so whether a veteran is heading back to school or is attending for the first time, let’s consider a veteran’s enrollment in school “continuing education.” Many veterans, however may not have jumped into enrolling and using their GI Bill benefits.

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