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Fortune Names Aflac to 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials List

Company Lands on List for 3rd Consecutive Year
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COLUMBUS, Ga., July 6, 2017 /3BL Media/​ - Aflac, the leader in voluntary insurance sales at the worksite in the United States, announced today that the company has been named one of the 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials by Fortune Magazine. This is the third year that Fortune has published this list and the third time that Aflac has held a coveted spot. Aflac placed No. 82 in the inaugural year of 2015 and landed at No. 53 in 2017.

A New Era of Culture as Everything

Lessons from Uber, Lyft and Hewlett Packard Enterprise
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By Benevity Founder & CEO Bryan de Lottinville

Yum! Builds Unrivaled Talent Through the Consortium for Graduate Study in Management Conference

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As part of Yum! Brands’ dedication to cultivating unrivaled culture and talent, our organization attended The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management’s (CGSM) Annual Orientation Program and Career Forum. Our Finance, Human Resources, Marketing and Operations teams from throughout the organization were there to show support and meet with potential future talent.

Addressing Barriers for Women Leaders: Reducing Gender Bias

By: Dawnita Wilson
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In 1948 the United Nations General Assembly adopted the landmark Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the first global recognition that there are basic inalienable rights and fundamental freedoms that apply to every human being. The Declaration made clear that men and women have the same rights to basic civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights.

Transforming a Business Starts with Employees

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GM’s chief talent officer, Michael Arena, knows the power of culture and employees. In an industry that is poised for radical disruption, like automotive, it is critical to disrupt the way employees work to not only keep pace with start-ups, but to transform veteran companies. Arena’s core objective is to develop a culture where people feel connected and empowered.

It all started in 2014 when he asked the company futurist what will be important from a workplace and employee perspective in the year 2020. Four main areas emerged.  

Arrow Electronics’ Highest Achievers Celebrate Success Through Giving

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Last month, 180 top-performing Arrow Electronics employees from around the world gathered with senior management for the company’s annual President’s Club meeting, which honors individual employees who made significant contributions to the company during the prior business year.

Arrow Electronics Sales Team Supports Ronald McDonald House in Toronto

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Earlier this month, members of the Arrow Electronics Toronto-based sales team donated their time to cook and serve dinner for more than 150 people at the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) location in downtown Toronto. The Arrow team arranged the event, purchased the provisions, and prepared and served a multicourse meal to families currently calling the facility home.

De Beers' Emmarencia Shanglee Talks About Her Experiences as a Woman in Mining

Metallurgist Emmarencia Shanglee predicts that more women will occupy top leadership positions in mining in the future.
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How long have you been with Namdeb?

I joined Namdeb in 2005 on a bursary and started my career there as a graduate metallurgist in 2008, making this year the ninth year in the company’s service. I am now Assistant Plant Superintendent.

What made you choose Namdeb?

Why Inclusion and Diversity is Good for Business

by Brian Tippens, Vice President, Chief Diversity Officer
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At no time in history has more attention been paid to the lack of diversity in the technology industry. An increasing demand for transparency from customers, stakeholders, and employees alike, has led to growing pressure to diversify a predominantly white, Asian, and male workforce. New companies are mobilizing to take a stand on social issues, while others with a strong history of human rights are aiming to increase accountability within management to foster inclusion among their teams.

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