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KFC UK Named Great Place to Work for Fourth Year in a Row

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KFC, a Yum! Brands company, has once again been recognized as one of the best workplaces in the UK at this year's Great Place to Work Best Workplaces Program, ranking 18th in the Large Employer category.

Union Pacific Named 2013 Best Diversity Company

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Union Pacific (UP) Railroad has been named a 2013 Best Diversity Company by the readers of Diversity Careers in Engineering and Information Technology for the fifth consecutive year. The magazine honors companies, government agencies and other organizations for their support of minorities and women, attention to work/life balance and supplier diversity commitment.

Want to Attract and Retain Top Talent at Your Organization?

Best practices for reducing turnover and attracting the best of the best with an employee engagement program
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These days it takes more than an attractive salary to attract top talent. Ultimately, every company wants to attract and retain high quality employees. But how do you do that? There are various methods espoused by experts, but perhaps the most commonly touted approach is to develop and evolve a highly effective employee engagement program. After all, the more engaged your employees are, the greater their desire to stay with your company over the long term. Here are some best practices for attracting and retaining top talent with your employee engagement program:

Owens Corning 2013 Sustainability Report

Meeting all seven environmental footprint goals highlights results
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Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) announced it has successfully achieved all seven of its original environmental footprint goals, and is making progress toward its 2020 goals. The company released those results today in its seventh-annual Sustainability Report.

The company also reports its 11th consecutive year of safety improvement, including the introduction of a company-wide policy to eliminate cell phone usage while driving.

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Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) announced it has successfully achieved all seven of its original environmental footprint goals, and is making progress toward its 2020 goals. The company released those results today in its seventh-annual Sustainability Report.

The company also reports its 11th consecutive year of safety improvement, including the introduction of a company-wide policy to eliminate cell phone usage while driving.

How Socially & Environmentally Focused Business Collaboration Builds A New Kind of Social Security

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The Adventure Capitalists were recently featured in InnovatingSMART’s May newsletter. We were called, “a company dedicated to the promotion of innovations, ideas and designs devoted to building a sustainable planet”.

Video: Lessons from Sodexo's Global Challenges

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What is a large challenge of a multi-cultural company like Sodexo USA?

Bank of America and Vital Voices Help Create a Path to Leadership and Economic Development for Women Across Brazil

Global Ambassadors Program Will Highlight the Role of Women as Drivers of Innovation and Growth
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June 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Bank of America and Vital Voices have convened a mentoring forum in Sao Paulo, Brazil, which brings together several influential women from the public and private sector who are committed to women’s economic empowerment.

Hello and Welcome from the HP Veteran Staffing Program!

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One of the greatest joys in recruiting is the feeling of making an impact in someone’s life by providing them with a great career. In my opinion, that same feeling of pride and impact is doubled when that new hire is a military veteran. At HP, we’ve made it a company-wide initiative to work harder at hiring veterans.  

Since launching a dedicated, focused effort in attracting and hiring military veterans this time last year we have experienced great strides!  We’ve accomplished a number of tremendous things in a short time and continue to drive forward to hire military veterans.

Mars Wins Gallup Great Workplace Award

We’re proud to announce that Mars, Incorporated has been named a recipient of the prestigious 2013 Gallup Great Workplace Award.
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The annual award honors organizations whose Associate engagement results demonstrate they have one of the most productive and engaged workforces in the world.

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