With an unemployment rate of under 4 percent and more available jobs than at any time since 2000, top talent in the early stages of their careers have plenty of companies to choose from. In this tight labor market, Booz Allen ranked 36 in a Forbes list of Best Employers for New Graduates—ahead of names like Amazon, Apple, and Nike.
Even with 248, 150 IT professionals in the metropolitan Washington area, recruiting tech talent here is a challenge1. Employers are competing with government agencies, non-IT firms, companies in Silicon Valley and companies in lower-cost regions. Furthermore, positions often call for highly specialized and in-demand skills, such as data science or AI.
Company making progress against $400 million philanthropy goal set for 2018
SAN FRANCISCO, September 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ - According to a new survey on corporate giving from the Chronicle of Philanthropy, the Wells Fargo Foundation is the No. 2 corporate cash giver in the U.S. and the top financial institution in overall giving.
Las Vegas Sands has committed itself to its Team Members, helping them thrive and advance in the hospitality industry by providing education and support programs to further their careers. Through Sands Academy, the company’s learning and development program, the Elevate series was established to assist Team Members in being better supervisors and managers in their respective departments.
Celebrating National Truck Driver Appreciation Week
by Josh Sell, QSCC Senior Vice President of Distribution, Logistics, Commodities and Industry Affairs
The Square Deal Blog welcomes Senior Vice President of Distribution, Logistics, Commodities and Industry Affairs, Josh Sell, to the blog. Josh works for Quality Supply Chain Co-op, Inc., also known as QSCC, which is tasked with supporting the Wendy’s supply chain. QSCC is expertly focused on the procurement, logistics and distribution of the delicious ingredients (ahem, like Wendy’s always fresh, never frozen beef*) you find at every Wendy’s restaurant.
Before joining Barclays, Jo Aitken ran a sports organisation developing ambitious legacy initiatives in east London connected to the 2012 Olympics. In 2015, she took a year out to have a baby. One year turned into three, but Barclays’ Encore! programme – which helps people who have taken a career break to re-enter the workforce – allowed Jo to transition into a dynamic new role, as a Corporate Banking Relationship Director in Technology, Media and Telecoms. She tells us why the programme works.