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Someone With Autism Might Just Save Your Company

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Building a toy robot out of Lego isn’t something you would expect to do during a job interview, but the normal verbal ping-pong of questions and answers doesn’t work for everybody.

Germany-based software company SAP has committed itself to hiring around 670 people on the autism scale by 2020 – 1 per cent of its global workforce – and has come up with new ways of recruiting and managing people who don’t do conversation well.

How LeBow Students Helped SAP Hire Employees on the Autism Spectrum

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One day in India, an employee of the software corporation SAP hopped aboard a company transit vehicle to ride from one building to another. He expected to take the route he’d taken before. But the driver went a different way.

The driver’s route might not normally be a cause for alarm. But this SAP employee had autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Like many others on the autism spectrum, the employee struggled to adjust to changes in routine. The result was a burst of anxiety.

Keeping Diversity Core to Our Values – Symantec Featured in Diversity/Careers Magazine

Antoine Andrews, Symantec's Director, Global Diversity and Inclusion
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Hello everyone! My name is Antoine Andrews and I’m the new Director of Global Diversity and Inclusion for Symantec. 

Hilton Worldwide Launches its Largest Global Career Event

Careers@Hilton Live: Youth in Hospitality Month invites job seekers around the world to discover the vast career opportunities in the fast-growing hospitality industry
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MCLEAN, Va., May 1, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) has today launched Careers@Hilton Live: Youth in Hospitality Month, its largest ever global career event showcasing to young people the many opportunities available in the hospitality industry.

Chrysler Group Expands Minds and Facility at its World Class Manufacturing Academy

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  • Adds 15,000 square feet of interactive training for manufacturing employees
  • More than 9,000 participants trained since grand opening in 2012
  • Now teaching 45 different hands-on classes; originally started with four classes
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  • Adds 15,000 square feet of interactive training for manufacturing employees
  • More than 9,000 participants trained since grand opening in 2012
  • Now teaching 45 different hands-on classes; originally started with four classes

#DardenDigest: Girl Power

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Recently I had the honor of joining more than 3,000 industry colleagues, including about 50 co-workers from Darden, at the Women’s Foodservice Forum (WFF) Annual Leadership Development Conference in Dallas. WFF is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, marking a quarter century of empowering, developing and advancing female leaders in the foodservice industry. The annual conference celebrates the accomplishments of women in our industry and provides numerous resources for our own professional development. 

Bersin by Deloitte to Showcase Industry-Leading Research on Diversity & Inclusion, Talent Acquisition and Talent Analytics Research at its Annual IMPACT: The Business of Talent® Conference

Executives from Ericsson, Lockheed Martin, Merck, Motorola Solutions, Munters AB, Rackspace, Red Hat, Scotiabank, and Turner Broadcasting Inc. among the more than 30 senior-level presenters in more than 30 breakout sessions, roundtables and workshops
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OAKLAND, Calif., March 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- Bersin by Deloitte, a leading research and advisory firm empowering Human Resource (HR) organizations to drive bottom-line impact, announced it will introduce new research on Diversity & Inclusion, Talent Acquisition and Talent Analytics at IMPACT 2014: The Business of Talent®.

#DardenDigest: Making Campus Connections

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One of the benefits of working in the restaurant industry is the ability to work a flexible schedule that allows for other activities, such as going to school. We are always looking for students who want to pursue careers in the hospitality industry and hope that they’ll jump start their career journeys with Darden and continue to grow with us. One of the ways we look for the next generation of restaurant leaders is to recruit students from hospitality programs.

Tribal Monitors Help Preserve Cultural Heritage

Members of the Alabama-Coushatta tribe monitor for signs of cultural significance along the Houston Lateral Pipeline
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Along the Houston Lateral pipeline, Alabama-Coushatta tribal monitors provide awareness, knowledge and information on the significance of the land that enhances TransCanada’s understanding of the Coushatta community. The tribe arrived in Texas in 1807 and was later placed on a reservation in Livingston, a town in East Texas. This unique tribe of people inhabited the east bank of the Trinity River, currently Liberty County.

Latina Style 50 Names AT&T its “Company of the Year” for 2013

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By Celeste Carrasco, Director of Federal Public Affairs, AT&T

Each year, Latina Style 50 analyzes Corporate America's efforts to promote diversity and provide career advancement opportunities for Hispanic women.  In 2008, it named AT&T its Company of the Year in recognition of our efforts to make AT&T a better, more welcoming place for Hispanic women. 

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