What’s the status of corporate reputation among the workforce these days? Every year, CR Magazine polls one thousand employed and unemployed workers to find out. The survey cuts to the chase: its bottom line is, how do corporate responsibility, reputation and transparency impact job decisions? Meaning, who would you like to work for, given a choice?
Aramark Awards $75,000 to Expand Local Health and Wellness Programs
Milwaukee, WI, Sept. 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The Alliance For Children and Families (Alliance), the nation’s largest network of private community centers, and Aramark, a global provider of award-winning services in food, facilities management, and uniforms, have announced the Aramark Building Community (ABC) Academy. The Academy is designed to help community centers build capacity and expand programs, with an initial focus on improving the health and wellness of vulnerable families in underserved communities.
About ten years ago, Courtney Church was studying to be a personal trainer. Then she realized that “people didn’t want to work out, but they needed their computers fixed.” So she did a 180 on her career, spent 8 years with the Best Buy Geek Squad, then enrolled in a Cisco Networking Academy course at East Carolina State University in Greenville, North Carolina.
DEERFIELD, Ill., April 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX) was recently recognized for safety performance. Baxter China’s Guangzhou manufacturing plant is one of 12 recipients of the Guangzhou Economic and Technological Development District’s (GETDD) 2013 Excellent Safety Culture Company Award for dedication to creating a safe manufacturing environment and culture. The 400 companies that participated in the competition were graded on 10 safety criteria including commitment, continuous improvement, policy and vision.
DEERFIELD, Ill., April 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX) and its philanthropic arm, The Baxter International Foundation, make financial and in-kind donations to address critical community needs globally, including increasing access to healthcare, improving education and helping developing nations and countries in crisis. In 2013, combined giving from Baxter and its Foundation totaled more than $64 million, composed of:
3BL Media’s recent Twitter chat focused 60 minutes of crowd sourced knowledge sharing with guest expert Chris Jarvis (@RealizedWorth) unearthed a treasure trove of resources and leadership examples.
A priority theme for many HR (and CSR) professionals, especially those in technology related industries, the conversation covered the range of sub-topics from recruitment, productivity, retention and communications. There is obviously a growing overlap between HR and CSR in general, but Millennial engagement is probably the strongest focal point, and for good business reasons.
Collaborative Training and Employment Pilot with Workforce Opportunity Services Helps Veterans Prepare for Jobs After Service
ROSELAND, N.J., Nov. 11, 2013 /3BL Media /PRNewswire/ -- ADP®, a leading global provider of Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions, today announced it has partnered with Workforce Opportunity Services, a nonprofit charitable organization, to pilot an employment training program for U.S. veterans in El Paso, Texas and Augusta, Georgia.
Company’s Commitment to Flexible Working Opportunities, Women in Leadership and Diversity Recognized for the Thirteenth Consecutive Year
September 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Abbott was recently named among the Top 10 companies in Working Mother magazine’s 100 Best Companies list. This is the thirteenth consecutive year that Abbott has been included in the prestigious ranking, which recognizes companies for providing a family-friendly workplace. Additional information is in the October/November issue of Working Mother magazine and online at www.workingmother.com.
Relationship kicks off with 100 employee volunteers creating a hub of training and education at Ballyfermot to help people find meaningful employment
Dublin, August 15, 2013 /3BL Media/ - A team of over 100 ARAMARK employees today rolled up their sleeves, donating their time, energy and expertise to help Ballyfermot Family Resource Centre create an ARAMARK Building Community (ABC) Opportunity Zone focused on workforce readiness to help youth and adults prepare for jobs and obtain employment.
This event kicks off a new partnership between the company and Ballyfermot, which provides integrated support and services to isolated and struggling families, and hosts local support groups and return-to-work programs.
ARAMARK employees created an ARAMARK Building Community Opportunity Zone focused on workforce readiness at the Federation of Neighborhood Centers’ (FNC) Lutheran Settlement House in the Fishtown neighborhood of Philadelphia. Lutheran Settlement House provides social, educational and advocacy services to help people be self-sufficient. Employee volunteers renovated five underutilized rooms, transforming them into an efficient workforce development resource center that will include a computer lab.