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DuPont People Spotlight: Celebrating Our Working Mothers


Growing up on a thousand-acre family farm in rural Michigan, Wendy Srnic loved “getting her hands dirty” gardening and raising livestock — in the case of her family — cattle.  Today, she is the research director of Integrated Product Characterization & Development at DuPont Pioneer and is the leader of a team of 350 employees spanning four countries that is responsible for a key step in the DuPont Pioneer pipeline for getting new hybrids and varieties of corn, soybeans and other crops to market.  She also was selected as the DuPont U.S.

Mary Kay Inc. Names Julia Simon Chief Legal Officer and Secretary

Seasoned attorney elevated to global beauty company’s executive committee
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DALLAS, December 6, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Mary Kay Inc., a top beauty brand, and direct seller in more than 35 markets around the world, announces the appointment of Julia A. Simon as Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary at the company’s global headquarters in Addison, Texas.

JetBlue Remains at the Top for LGBT Workplace Equality

For Yet Another Year JetBlue Earns a Perfect '100' From the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Annual Scorecard on LGBT Workplace Equality
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NEW YORK, December 5, 2016 /3BL Media/ - JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU) announced today that it has received another top score of 100 on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI). The honor from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation is based on surveys and reports on corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace equality.

Are Your CSR Goals Aligned with Your Hiring Practices? [Video]

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On November 17, 2016, VolunteerMatch and Year Up joined forces to help companies learn how to unify their commitment to diversity across multiple departments, including their corporate social responsibility (CSR) department. and Omnicom Media Group joined the discussion and shared their experiences from the field.

Here are just a few things we talked about:

Host Lights Up Olive Garden with Charm, Courage


Annemarie Dummermuth is much more than a popular host at the Olive Garden restaurant in Torrance, CA. She’s the face of the restaurant, and a smiling one at that.

New York Companies Profit from Giving Away Their Time

Firms are turning to pro bono projects to give up-and-coming managers a chance to grow

When Carissa Biggie was 
selected for Goldman Sachs’ six-month leadership-acceleration program, one of her tasks was to figure out a template for growth—not for the firm or even for her department but for STRIVE, a national nonprofit that provides skills training for low-income people and helps them get jobs.

Welcome to corporate pro bono, the fastest growing category of volunteerism in the U.S.

INFOGRAPHIC: Employee Engagement...The Millennial Way

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Three-quarters (76%) of Millennials consider a company’s social and environmental commitments when deciding where to work and nearly two-thirds (64%) won’t take a job if a potential employer doesn’t have strong corporate social responsibility (CSR) practices, according to the 2016 Cone Communications Millennial Employee Engagement Study. So what do Millennials really want when coming to work? Check out this infographic to learn more.

LifeSkills Powered by Barclays: Tinie Tempah Offers ‘Work Experience of a Lifetime

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Tinie Tempah has teamed up with Barclays for the ‘work experience of a lifetime’ campaign – giving ambitious young people the chance to break into dream careers in sports and entertainment.

The award-winning rapper helped launch the 2016 campaign at the studios of Disturbing London – the music and fashion label he established 10 years ago – offering one person the opportunity to gain behind-the-scenes experience at his creative hub.

CSX Named a Top Military Friendly Employer for Eighth Consecutive Year

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November 21, 2016 /3BL Media/ - CSX was named a 2017 Military Friendly® Employer by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs®, STEM Jobs and Military Spouse magazines. This is the eighth consecutive year that CSX has been recognized on the list. 

How Can Volunteering Build Employee Engagement?


By Paul Peters

The first time I ever volunteered, I didn’t really “volunteer,” in the strictest sense. It took some nudging.

I’d been working as a reporter at a small newspaper, and wrote a nice feature story about a woman and young girl brought together by Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS).


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