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Keep Your Focus When Finding That First Job

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Business Insider had a great article last week from Josh Tolan on what recent college graduates should do when looking for that first job. Some of the tips seem simple. Others will require a little thought and preparation, but could help you land a job that will set the stage for your career.

Here are Tolan’s 10 tips:

NW&RA Welcomes New Certification Director

Tiffany Jones has extensive experience in the entire product cycle of certification programs
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The National Waste & Recycling Association (NW&RA) has announced the hiring of the association's new certification director, Tiffany Jones.

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The National Waste & Recycling Association (NW&RA) has announced the hiring of the association's new certification director, Tiffany Jones.

Helping Military Veterans Succeed in the Career Search

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The Washington Post had a great article in Sunday’s edition highlighting some of the challenges that veterans face when they leave military service.

 

Be sure to read the entire article if you get a chance, but here are some highlights.

Colin Powell Highlights the Inaugural Illinois Leadership Conference

Press Release

CHICAGO, September 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ -  The Illinois Diversity Council is hosting the Inaugural Illinois Leadership Conference in an effort to recognize and empower multiculturalism and leadership throughout the state of Illinois. The event will be held on October 16, 2014 at the McCormick Place Chicago, 2301 S. Lake Shore Drive Chicago, Illinois 60616. The keynote speaker will be Former Secretary of State General Collin Powell.

TD Listed in Dow Jones Sustainability World Index

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September 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ - TD was recently included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World), which reflects the top 10 percent of leading companies worldwide in the banking industry.  With two other Canadian banks also listed, the DJSI World Index also demonstrates the strong governance practices of the Canadian banking system. 

H&M and ILO Signs Unique Agreement on Sustainable Global Supply Chains

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September 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The new partnership will address industrial relations, wages, capacity building for social partners and skills development.

How We Can Build Tomorrow’s Workforce to Benefit Society

by Tae Yoo
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Today, AmeriCorps celebrates 20 years of “getting things done.” AmeriCorps has a huge impact in the United States. The program gives people the opportunity to work for a year with a nonprofit, school, public agency, or other organization that addresses societal needs.

Veteran Hiring Troubles - Is the "Skills Translation" to Blame?

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With media attention on the Nation’s focus on supporting veterans and their next careers, it’s become even more confusing to many as to why veteran unemployment levels are not improving. New job boards are emerging, career fairs are commonplace, and hiring initiatives are broadcast from many companies, but that may not be quite enough if employers are not prepared to look at veterans with a deeper understanding of their experiences and contributions.

BNSF Recognized as a Top Veteran-Friendly Company

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BNSF Railway recently received a 2014 Best of The Best award from U.S. Veterans Magazine for being rated one of the top veteran-friendly companies in the country. 

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