My AT&T career spans 16 years and six – going on seven! – locations. Why, you ask? Because my husband, Major Dennis Rufolo, is an officer in the U.S. Army. He is transferred every few years, and my daughter and I happily follow. Families in the military move all the time, but normally a spouse who works for a corporation doesn’t have the flexibility to transfer while still remaining with their employer.
JACKSONVILLE, FL, May 6, 2014 /3BL Media/ - CSX Corporation (CSX) announced today that the company was ranked number one on DiversityInc’s Top 10 Companies for Veterans list for the second year in a row.
DiversityInc recognizes companies with demonstrated commitments to diverse hiring and business practices. DiversityInc’s Veterans list showcases companies with strong diversity-management initiatives that are producing the best results in recruiting and promoting veterans. The publication has recognized CSX multiple times in recent years.
Coalition grows to 154 companies; Launches portal to help military spouses find jobs
Washington, May 8, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Companies in the 100,000 Jobs Mission hired a total of 140,832 U.S. military veterans through the first quarter of 2014 – putting the coalition well on the way to beat its doubled goal of hiring 200,000 by 2020.
A total of 143 additional companies have joined the initiative since its launch by 11 companies in 2011.
Sharing best practices
The companies met in Washington, D.C. yesterday to share best practices and discuss some of the challenges impacting veteran and military spouse employment.
LOS ANGELES, May 6, 2014 /3BL Media/ — AECOM Technology Corporation, a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for public and private clients in more than 150 countries around the world, announced today that John Daza, PE, project manager, transportation, has received a 2014 ACE Exemplary Mentor Award, sponsored by McGraw-Hill Construction's Engineering News-Record magazine.
Building a toy robot out of Lego isn’t something you would expect to do during a job interview, but the normal verbal ping-pong of questions and answers doesn’t work for everybody.
Germany-based software company SAP has committed itself to hiring around 670 people on the autism scale by 2020 – 1 per cent of its global workforce – and has come up with new ways of recruiting and managing people who don’t do conversation well.
One day in India, an employee of the software corporation SAP hopped aboard a company transit vehicle to ride from one building to another. He expected to take the route he’d taken before. But the driver went a different way.
The driver’s route might not normally be a cause for alarm. But this SAP employee had autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Like many others on the autism spectrum, the employee struggled to adjust to changes in routine. The result was a burst of anxiety.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Scripps Networks Interactive hosted a tour for over 40 students as part of the company’s ongoing partnership with the Knoxville Area Urban League. The students selected for the tour are involved in the KAUL’s honors program, which unites highly achieving academic high school students with opportunities to learn and connect in their communities.