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MGM Resorts International Named a Best Company for Diversity by Leading Hispanic Business Publication

Press Release

(3BL Media) Las Vegas, NV - September 10, 2012 - MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is one of the nation's “2012 Best Companies for Diversity”, says HispanicBusiness Media, a leading publishing and information services company for Hispanic professionals and entrepreneurs.

Selected for its commitment to Hispanic hiring, promotion, marketing, philanthropy, and supplier diversity, the Company ranked 26th on a list of 55 companies and secured a spot as the only gaming corporation to rank in this year's competition.

Program Helps Vets Shift Gears to Civilian Life

Article

By Sonya Padgett

LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL
Posted: Sep. 10, 2012 | 1:59 a.m.
Updated: Sep. 10, 2012 | 8:58 a.m.

When Jessica Menendez returned from Afghanistan in January, she hoped to find a civilian job that was as rewarding and challenging as her military service.

Employers Groom Hires for Graduate School

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More and more companies are supporting their employees’ decision to go back to business school, by paying for test-prep courses, assisting with applications and practicing for business school interviews, a perk to attract top undergrad talent. Deloitte is among several companies mentioned In this Wall Street Journal article by reporter Melissa Korn, for their efforts to help employees who are applying to grad  school. In this article, Deloitte Consulting Principal Julie Meehan talks about Deloitte’s offerings to employees seeking an MBA, and Erin Kruse, a Chicago-based consultant at Deloitte, discusses how Deloitte supported her decision to go back to school.

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More and more companies are supporting their employees’ decision to go back to business school, by paying for test-prep courses, assisting with applications and practicing for business school interviews, a perk to attract top undergrad talent. Deloitte is among several companies mentioned In this Wall Street Journal article by reporter Melissa Korn, for their efforts to help employees who are applying to grad  school. In this article, Deloitte Consulting Principal Julie Meehan talks about Deloitte’s offerings to employees seeking an MBA, and Erin Kruse, a Chicago-based consultant at Deloitte, discusses how Deloitte supported her decision to go back to school.

Sodexo Recognized by Latina Style Magazine as One of the Best Companies for Latinas to Work for in the U.S.

Honor earned for a commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment where all employees can excel
Press Release

(3BL Media) Gaithersburg, MD - September 6, 2012 - LATINA Style Magazine has named Sodexo, Inc., as one of the Top 50 U.S. companies in its annual LATINA Style 50 Report. The winners were announced this week and Sodexo is featured in the magazine's August edition.

Rabobank Shows a Commitment to Community in North America

A Sustainable Way to Invest in the Future
Article

Rabobank is a Dutch bank committed to investing in many local communities around the world by providing financial education, affordable housing and lending to small and rural farms. The bank works with Self Help Enterprises (SHE), an organization that aids the San Joaquin Valley’s community by providing various house-related services to low income and farm labour families within the San Joaquin Valley in California.

Recruiters, Managers Recognize the Value Military Veterans Bring to the Corporate Workforce

Blog

This post was written by Steve Vann, a military recruiter at Cisco

Vernon Bennett is a shining example of Cisco’s initiative to hire military veterans. Vernon spent more than 20 years in the U.S. Air Force and Air National Guard and also has years of experience in the civilian sector: a combination that is desirable to Cisco’s recruiters and hiring managers.

Focus on Corporate Citizenship Leadership

Leadership is key to effectiveness
Blog

At the heart of advancing corporate citizenship is organizational change, and that change comes in many forms. Whether it's the creation of strategy, the development of management structures, systems and policies, engaging employees and senior management, aligning initiatives to support the business, or embedding corporate citizenship into the culture and fabric of the business - these are all change challenges faced by corporate citizenship professionals. But no matter which challenges they face, the ability to lead effectively is critical.

Building a Stronger Community through Local Newspapers

De Courant Helps the Dutch Community by Supporting Go Green Go Dutch Go Bike
Article

Local ethnocentric newspapers are one of the major players in developing Canadian culture as being one of the most multicultural countries in the world. They educate Canadians on the events taking place, in a language and style that specific ethnic groups can understand. These newspapers unite the people of a specific culture in Canada and allow them to read about the news in their community.

Nonprofit Board Self-Assessment: Creating the Path Forward

Blog

Given financial threats and opportunities and a passion for their missions, a growing number of NGO/nonprofit boards are seeking to assess how they can become stronger and more effective in maximizing their greater potential.

Business executives and professionals and people from diverse backgrounds and perspectives who serve on NGO/nonprofit boards can bring valuable expertise in helping boards consider new revenue models and opportunities and explore ways of increasing the organization's impact through new partnerships.

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