Participating in an international staff exchange with employees in Australia and Canada
In 2019 two Tetra Tech offices on opposite sides of the earth participated in a staff secondment exchange. Patrick Lynch transferred from Calgary, Alberta, Canada, to Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, from March to September. Emily Messer transferred from Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia, to Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, from June to September.
Republic Services has a longstanding commitment to our military and to the men and women who serve our country.
In honor of Veterans Day, we recognized our many employees who are veterans and active service members at a celebration at our headquarters – attended by nearly 600 employees. This gave us the opportunity to launch an important employee business resource group named V.A.L.O.R. (Veterans, Advocacy, Learning, Outreach and Recruiting) that will create a network of veterans and military supporters across our company who are passionate about helping veterans.
For Chevron Stations Inc. (CSI) Manager Naomi Mata, employee safety meetings were important, but typically routine. However, the enthusiasm of two new employees, Carter Chavez and Nicholas van Wingerden, has become infectious for Mata and other employees at the Carpinteria, California, retail operation, making safety meetings far more engaging.
By Schwanzetta Williams | Director of Talent Acquisition at Smithfield Foods
Workforce diversity is essential to a company’s success, but inclusion takes into account the perspectives that ALL employees bring to the workplace. With nearly 98% of employers having or implementing “Diversity and Inclusion” initiatives, it is apparent that diversity and inclusion are important for businesses and critical in developing their talent pipeline. Including veterans as a part of the talent pipeline in an integral measure of championing diversity of ideas and thoughts.
Alliance Data recognizes and celebrates the bravery and sacrifice of veterans every day. We are proud to employ and work with many veterans across our associate groups. Every year on Veterans Day, Alliance Data hosts a flag raising ceremony at company headquarters in Columbus, Ohio to honor all the men and women serving in our military who protect our freedoms and thank them for their service.
The military opened a wider world for Jeremy Roy. Intel expanded it.
Growing up in a small town nestled within Oregon’s lush Umpqua River Valley, Jeremy Roy dreamed of a wide-open future made possible by a college education. Then a teacher told his class that few of them would ever attend college. Not one to give up easily, Jeremy decided to take another path forward. He enlisted in the Army. And inadvertently took his first step toward a future in tech. ￼
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By tapping into your people’s passions, you can garner more participation in giving and volunteering year-round. And the more people you can engage in meaningful ways, the closer you are to creating an inclusive, purpose-driven culture that benefits your people, company and communities.
Diverse cultures, backgrounds, experiences and perspectives are celebrated at Bacardi and having a diverse workforce is part of the business strategy. The company’s Global Reflections program exists to power growth by uniting and unleashing talent that reflects the diversity of our consumers. Paula Glickenhaus, lead for Global Reflections, talks about how the Women in Leadership initiative focuses on the next generation of female leaders. Paula joins ChedHER to discuss how the spirits company is building a diverse workforce and why having females at the table is good for business.