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Meet Georgea, Wind Turbine Technician at Ørsted

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Georgea talks about her job as a wind turbine technician, working out at sea and constantly developing the technical skills needed to keep Ørsted’s wind turbines producing green energy.

Rome IP Executive Featured in New Paper and Packaging Industry Documentary

By Doug Walker
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Alex Singleton is a fourth generation paper maker, although that was not his plan as a child.

The fiber supply manager at the International Paper containerboard mill in Rome said that — even as he saw his father go daily to a large Westvaco mill in Charleston, South Carolina — he never thought he’d have a career in the forest products industry.

But he’s not only forged a 30-year career. Singleton is one of three “stars” in a documentary produced for the Paper and Packaging Board titled “Paper Makers.”

Where Europe Is, Is There “Ahead”?

No other continent is as sensitive to sustainability issues as Europe – but is that enough?
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by Barbara Frei

In December 2019, the European Commission announced the #GreenDeal. Put another way an entire continent declared climate neutrality to be a common goal by 2050 and positioned itself as the mastermind and implementer. Let that sink in!

Discovering Connections and a Career Path Forward

Part of eBay’s inaugural class of remote interns, Dami Odunowo shares how she found community and discovered her professional passions after her summer on eBay’s Global Employee Communications team.
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Determined to foster the future of tech and ecommerce, eBay pushed forward with a virtual internship experience this summer to help shape the next generation of talent. We’re launching our Intern Spotlight Series and featuring interviews with the latest class of eBay interns to hear about how their virtual experience made an impact on their future careers in business, tech and marketing.

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Determined to foster the future of tech and ecommerce, eBay pushed forward with a virtual internship experience this summer to help shape the next generation of talent. We’re launching our Intern Spotlight Series and featuring interviews with the latest class of eBay interns to hear about how their virtual experience made an impact on their future careers in business, tech and marketing.

This is My Voice: Empowering an Inclusive Future for All

Vinaya Springer, Manager Systems Engineer, Sales, Cisco
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Growing up, I was always fascinated with gadgets. I oftentimes found myself following in my father’s footsteps, always tinkering with science kits, robotics kits, computers, etc. This love and affinity for technology was the reason I chose to a pursue an engineering degree as an undergraduate – a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. 

Koch Industries Launches Program with Catalyte to Discover Potential Software Developers in the Wichita Area

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WICHITA, Kan. /3BL Media/ – Koch Industries, Inc. is launching an innovative new pilot program with Catalyte, a talent transformation platform and software development services company. The companies plan to identify 10 people in the Wichita area with the aptitude to become software developers and provide an opportunity for a no-cost, accelerated education program at Koch’s Wichita campus. Upon completion of the program, Koch plans to evaluate all successful candidates for roles as full-time software developers. 

NRG Power Value: Collaboration

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Rhonda R., Senior Telecommunications Engineer, IT, is passionate about collaborating with her colleagues, especially in times of change, to ensure they are effectively using technology to achieve their best results.

Transitioning to a work-from-home environment was a major shift for Rhonda and one that she struggled with at first. But, there was a silver lining. She had a chance to help NRG employees find new solutions and adjust to new technology.

Bringing Technology, Talent and DE&I Together In a Post-COVID World

With many employees across the country and the world working remote until further notice, leaders will have to lean on technology to help their workforce feel engaged and connected.
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Just like many other employees around the world, I’m spending my work days at home lately. During this time, I’ve often found myself reflecting on how far remote capabilities have come over the last couple of decades, from when dial-up connectivity meant it could take 20 minutes just for one employee to access the remote server to now thousands of us logging on almost instantaneously.

Companies Act on Voting Access

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As the 2020 presidential election looms during the continued effects of coronavirus, even the act of voting has become a public health risk. That, combined with daily news stories sharing new obstacles to voting (such as slow mail times, removal of mail boxes and the closing of polling stations), has made the topic of voting a major concern for many. To encourage voting in a time where the barriers seem higher than ever before, companies are getting involved. Here are top examples from this week of brands unveiling their efforts around voting access and education:

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