On August 2, 2016, Cisco launched the Veteran Talent Incubation Program (VTIP) at its Research Triangle Park (RTP) campus in North Carolina. Twelve veterans from area military bases are participating in the program, which spawned from a discussion between Erika Plant and TAC Managers (Chris Phillips, Charles Armstrong and Chris Myers) when they volunteered at a Cisco IT Awareness Day in February 2016 at Fort Bragg.
Employer-led coalition achieves goal two years ahead of schedule; Aligns with rest of sector to help one million young people in the next five years
SEATTLE, August 31, 2016 /3BL Media/ – The 100,000 Opportunities Initiative, the country’s largest employer-led coalition committed to creating pathways to meaningful employment for young people, today announced that it has met its goal of employing 100,000 Opportunity Youth, the population of 16-24 year olds who are out of work and not in school, two years ahead of schedule. The coalition, formed in July 2015, is now aligning with the cross-sector goal of creating one million opportunities by 2021.
Much to your surprise, you have suddenly become the new plant safety person. And on top of that, you have little or no background in safety! Unfortunately with downsizing/right-sizing and budget cuts, this kind of move has become increasingly common at the plant level, despite the importance of EHS to the operation.
Material becomes coats for the homeless, car parts and air filters
DETROIT, August 24, 2016 /3BL Media/ - General Motors is adding 2 million water bottles from Flint, Michigan residents into its Do Your Part water bottle recycling initiative. The company partnered with Schupan Recycling to collect the bottles.
Survey of more than 23,000 professionals finds only 29 percent report they are often or always stressed; some Business Chemistry® types report experiencing significantly more stress than others
NEW YORK, August 23, 2016 /3BL Media/ – The Deloitte Greenhouse™ Experience team recently completed a survey asking more than 23,000 professionals about their stress levels at work and found statistically significant variation in how respondents react to workplace stressors. Overall, the majority of respondents reported modest levels of stress.
FedEx is investing $1 million in the National Urban League (NUL) as part of its FedEx Cares initiative to build a stronger workforce by creating pathways to meaningful employment for underserved communities. The investment will support workforce development programs for entry level and seasoned job seekers, including job training, GED services, internships, professional certifications and services to prepare individuals for long-term employment.
August 17, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Today NAEM announced it is making its career benchmarking data more accessible to those corporate EHS and sustainability leaders who want to see how their salaries, skills and career ambitions compare with their peers.
For the second consecutive year, the pharmaceutical company was named to the 2016 Great Place to Work® ranking among medium-sized multinational businesses in the country
SÃO PAULO, Brazil, August 16, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Astellas Farma Brasil (AFB) is among the 20 best medium-sized (100-999 employees) multinational companies to work for across all industries in the country, according to the Great Place to Work® Institute’s latest rankings. In June, AFB was honored by the Institute as one of the top three workplaces in the Brazilian pharmaceutical industry.
For CEO John Landgraf and his team of showrunners at FX Networks, the best way to produce TV series of the highest quality is to hire diverse voices behind the camera.
"We want to make the best television possible," Landgraf said in a recent interview with Variety. "We should be drawing on the entire available pool of storytellers and directors, and we should be expanding that pool and trying to hire the very, very, very best people. That's our job."