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This Big Data CEO Thinks There Is No Substitute for Personal Connections

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Working at Alliance Data has many perks, but one of the best ones might be having an approachable CEO who loves meeting with associates. Fortune Live's Susie Gharib sat down with our CEO Ed Heffernan recently to talk about our success and the company's growth.

by Susie Gharib
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Working at Alliance Data has many perks, but one of the best ones might be having an approachable CEO who loves meeting with associates. Fortune Live's Susie Gharib sat down with our CEO Ed Heffernan recently to talk about our success and the company's growth.

Global Ageing Network Names Sodexo’s Laetitia Daufenbach to 2018 Board of Directors

Senior Vice President for Sodexo’s Global Seniors Segment Laetitia Daufenbach will join the 2018 Board of Directors for the Global Ageing Network.
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., January 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, world leader in food service and facilities management, announced today that Laetitia Daufenbach, Senior Vice President, head of Strategic Planning and Projects of Sodexo’s Global Seniors Segment, has been appointed to the Global Ageing Network’s 2018 Board of Directors. As a director, Daufenbach will work to improve best practices in aged care in order to enhance the quality of life of seniors worldwide.

Prudential’s Data-Driven Approach to Engaging Middle Management Employees

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As one of Fortune’s (and Benevity’s) Most Admired Companies, Prudential has a social mission at the core of its business model—that everyone should have the opportunity to achieve financial security. They’ve committed over $1 billion to their hometown of Newark through initiatives like impact investments, grants to nonprofits and infrastructure projects. And even with great participation rates and rave feedback on their Goodness program, Prudential CARES, the company is continuously looking for ways to expand and improve by digging into the data.

2018 World Changing Women’s Summit

The premier gathering of female leaders in the conscious business movement
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SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif., January 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Conscious Company Media’s inaugural World-Changing Women’s Summit will be a powerful gathering of female professionals who are passionate about using business as a force for good in the world. This first-of-its-kind gathering will bring together female CEOs, founders, entrepreneurs, executives, investors, thought leaders, and more to move the needle on how we as a society can encourage more women in positions of power to have a positive impact.

Marina Bay Sands: An Inclusive Workplace

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After a decade of service in the consumer goods sales line, 63-year-old Lee Poh Tee joined Marina Bay Sands earlier this year as a Valet Cashier in the Transportation department as she wanted to branch out of her comfort zone.  However, her supervisors realized that she was having difficulties performing her duties as she was unable to hear the phone ring.

Women Roar and a Few Corporate CEOs Bet on Them

By Sarah Bostwick Stromoski, Manager, CEO Leadership, CECP
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By far the best thing CEOs and their companies can do to combat sexism, gender discrimination, and sexual misconduct–in short, to support women–is to put diverse women into half of the positions of power and leadership. This is how we resolve a foul, permissive culture.

Can you hear the roar in the corporate corridors?

Legg Mason Expands Parental Leave Policy

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Legg Mason has announced that it will offer US employees 12 weeks of parental leave to both men and women, effective January 1, 2018.

Expanding this benefit is consistent with Legg Mason’s efforts to improve diversity and inclusion across the company by treating all new parents equally – both male and female.  All new parents with at least one year of service qualify for the benefit.

The company also announced that it will reimburse mothers who are traveling for business for expenses related to shipping breastmilk home for their children.

Hands-on Learning Leads to an IT Career

A Cisco Networking Academy Success Story
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To prepare for CCNA certification Nurayy Guerler, 32, studied networking hardware with her hands at SFZ Förderzentrum Academy in Chemnitz, Germany, a vocational training center for people with visual impairments. Though Nuray is legally blind, she is now a successful IT trainer at an engineering office.

Ears-on, Hands-on Training

Points of Light Civic Accelerator Invests $100,000 in Two Startups Advancing Workforce Innovation

The Points of Light Civic Accelerator graduates 11 civic ventures that are addressing ways to improve educational and workforce outcomes to prepare individuals for 21st century employment
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ATLANTA, January 3, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Points of Light Civic Accelerator announced today that it will invest $50,000 each in ReciproCare (Washington, D.C.), a for-profit enterprise, and La Cocina VA (Arlington, Virginia), a nonprofit enterprise. Both ventures are focused on access and pathways to employment to help more individuals and families succeed.

CBRE Group, Inc. Named to 2018 Military Friendly® Employers List for Seventh Consecutive Year

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LOS ANGELES, December 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ - CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) has earned the 2018 Military Friendly® Employer designation by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs® and Military Spouse. This is the seventh year in a row CBRE has been recognized by Victory Media for its military friendly practices.

CBRE earned a bronze status from Military Friendly. The bronze designation is given to companies that have programs that score among the top-ranked institutions.

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