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Eastman hosts Manufacturing Day event for local students
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Eastman proudly hosted its annual Manufacturing Day event yesterday at Dobyns-Bennett High School near the company's headquarters in Kingsport, Tennessee. Students learned about a variety of manufacturing careers, from industrial to information technology. Partnering with the Regional Center for Advanced Manufacturing (RCAM), Kingsport Chamber of Commerce, Junior Achievement and Northeast State Community College, students also had the opportunity to practice their interview skills and learn more about the education and training programs available to help prepare them for the workforce.

Voya Financial’s Michele White Joins Board of Junior Achievement (JA) of Southwest New England

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NEW YORK, November 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), announced today that Michele White, SVP and leader of the Enterprise Contact Center has joined the board of Junior Achievement (JA) of Southwest New England. JA is the world's largest organization dedicated to educating students about workforce readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy through experiential, hands-on programs. Voya’s longstanding partnership with JA spans more than 15 years and Voya Financial Chairman and CEO Rodney O. Martin, Jr. serves on the board of Junior Achievement USA.

In Nashville, Aramark and Martha O'Bryan Center Teach Workforce Readiness

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Aramark and the Martha O’Bryan Center teamed up in Nashville to create a hub for ongoing workforce education and training as part of Aramark Building Community Day, the company's global day of service.

Volunteers transformed underutilized classrooms into work-friendly spaces to host a series of career workshops that provided information on interviewing, how to retain a job, dressing for success and financial literacy.

Aramark and Casa Central Help Chicago Residents Gain Job Skills

Volunteers at Casa Central’s La Posada help prepare youth and adults for the workforce as part of global Aramark Building Community Day of Service
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CHICAGO, IL, September 17, 2015 /3BL Media/ – The unemployment rate in Chicago fell this year, but many youth and adults remain unemployed and in need of basic skills training, such as resume writing, interview techniques or life skills. These basic skills can help them find – and keep – good jobs.

Thousands of Aramark Employees Join Global Effort to Empower Families to Lead Healthier Lives and Gain Job Skills

Volunteers enrich and nourish lives of millions during Aramark Building Community Day
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PHILADELPHIA, September 16, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Employees from Aramark, the $15 billion global provider of award-winning services in food, facilities management and uniforms, are volunteering across the globe to help families in underserved communities succeed by inspiring them to lead healthy lives and empowering them to obtain valuable job skills. 

Cisco Networking Academy Student Becomes Adecco Australia CEO for a Month

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This post was originally written on Adecco Australia’s blog by guest blogger James Kaluschke, a Cisco Networking Academy student who beat 582 other applicants to become the Adecco Australia “CEO for One Month.”

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This post was originally written on Adecco Australia’s blog by guest blogger James Kaluschke, a Cisco Networking Academy student who beat 582 other applicants to become the Adecco Australia “CEO for One Month.”

Your Guide to the Rapidly Changing Future of Work

by Joseph Agoada, Communications Advisor, InSTEDD
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Want to learn more about emerging technology and the future of work? Check out Cisco's Workforce Readiness resource page and follow InSTEDD on twitter.

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Want to learn more about emerging technology and the future of work? Check out Cisco's Workforce Readiness resource page and follow InSTEDD on twitter.

Reimagining Impact at the 2014 Clinton Global Initiative

by Alexis Raymond
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Globally, 13 percent of young people – nearly 75 million people — are unemployed. In the Middle East and North Africa, this number rises to more than 28 percent. The issue is compounded when you factor in the 127 million unemployed adults worldwide. Meanwhile, 40 percent of employers in the United States, 65 percent in Brazil, and 64 percent in India report they are unable to fill job vacancies, potentially causing billions of dollars in losses.

Junior Achievement Partners With Taco Bell Foundation For Teens To Prepare Teens Across U.S. For Graduation And Workforce

New Partnership Aims to Raise Graduation Rates with Nearly Half a Million Dollar Grant
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Sept. 18, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- Junior Achievement USA® and Taco Bell® Foundation for Teens™ today announced a new partnership designed to arm high school students with the tools needed to graduate on time and enter the workforce.

10 Skills The Workforce of the Future Will Need

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This blog was written by Nicholas Enna, Director of Enterprise Applications at Teach For All, and originally appeared on Huffington Post ImpactX. Cisco supports Teach For All with donations of telecommunications infrastructure. 

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