Transitioning from service in the U.S. military to civilian life can be a challenge, especially when it comes to finding a rewarding career. Several commercial real estate firms have established programs to help connect veterans with employers.
The Port Angeles Safeway on Lincoln Street was honored as the Governor’s 2017 Medium Private Employer of the Year for its efforts in hiring people with disabilities.
Mike LaGrange, who manages the store, said he was honored to receive the award. “It was amazing and it was humbling to listen to all the people with disabilities and understand what they overcame and what it means to them,” LaGrange said.
The Safeway employs 13 people with developmental disabilities who are supported by community organizations, making up nearly 10 percent of the approximately 160 employees.
La compañía presenta su programa de educación financiera para abordar el nuevo Sistema de Jubilación Combinado del Departamento de Defensa
SAN FRANCISCO, 9 de noviembre de 2017 /3BL Media/ - En honor al Día de los Veteranos que se celebra el 11 de noviembre, Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) anunció que ha donado más de $100 millones desde 2012 para apoyar a militares, veteranos y sus familias mediante educación financiera, transición profesional e iniciativas de vivienda.
FOSTER CITY, Calif., November 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Gilead Sciences today announced that it has received a top score of 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking tool on corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) employees. Organizations that have earned a 100 percent rating on the CEI have satisfied all criteria for that year and are recognized as a "Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality.”
In recognition of Veterans Day, BMS colleagues share how their military experience has helped shape their careers
Editor's note: For Veterans Day, observed every year in the U.S. on November 11, BMS employees are sharing how their military experience has helped prepare them for successful careers and why hiring Veterans makes good business sense.
Curtis McDonald, Yeoman 3rd Class, U.S. Navy It’s not uncommon to ask your co-workers about their career paths and learn that they may have worked previously in a similar role at another company or perhaps spent time in a different industry.
By Lynn Good, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer at Duke Energy Corporation
Integrity, initiative, judgment, courage and enthusiasm – these are traits businesses across America seek in job candidates. They also happen to be qualities servicemen and servicewomen develop in the military.
LEWISVILLE, Texas, November 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services unveiled today its newest and most advanced hauling facility which is expected to serve customers throughout North Texas for generations. The new 25,000 square foot facility located in Lewisville features contemporary and collaborative workspace for employees, various employee amenities and modern infrastructure to support hauling and maintenance operations.
By Carol Eggert, Senior Vice President, Military And Veteran Affairs, Comcast Cable
Veterans Day is an opportunity for the entire nation to collectively thank and honor military members and their families for living a life dedicated to service, and at Comcast NBCUniversal, we are extending this gratitude to the military community throughout the year.