A strong company requires core values, exceptional leaders and dedicated employees, among other attributes. Unfortunately professional development for employees is often overlooked despite its highly beneficial impact on company performance. Industry leaders know that professional development is necessary to help employees achieve their full potential.
While January is National Mentoring Month, T. Rowe Price associates around the world volunteer year-round to mentor and support children.
“We’re always looking for solutions that improve outcomes for youth and enrich community life,” says Sandra Van Vloten-McGraw in T. Rowe Price’s Corporate Social Responsibility department. “Mentoring achieves both, and it’s great to see the positive impact these programs have on the kids.”
Mentoring programs at Sodexo fuel career advancement for diverse talent, with 37 percent of participating mentees receiving promotions
GAITHERSBURG, Md., May 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, was named one of the best companies for multicultural women to work for in 2017 by Working Mother magazine. This honor recognizes U.S. companies that create and use best practices in hiring, retaining and promoting women of color.
For the past year, Enabling Disability Confidence – one of National Grid’s 11 employee resource groups – has been holding mentoring sessions across its US service area with one inspiring goal: to help young, talented college graduates with disabilities get the job skills they need. And maybe even get a job at National Grid.
In Melville, Long Island, on March 23, employee/mentors teamed up with 14 students in fields ranging from communications, to environmental science, to finance, for the company’s most recent Mentoring Day.
Sodexo’s focus on exceptional talent development programs and commitment to diversity and inclusion make it a perennial DiversityInc Top 10 Company
GAITHERSBURG, Md., May 3, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, the world leader in Quality of Life Services, announced today that it ranked #6 on DiversityInc’s 2017 Top 50 Companies for Diversity list. This marks the ninth consecutive year that Sodexo’s metrics-driven commitment to diversity and inclusion was recognized among the top 10 companies. DiversityInc announced the rankings last night at its annual gala dinner in New York. Sodexo also earned spots on the following specialty lists:
With generation Z poised to enter the workforce and baby boomers beginning to leave it, workplace demographics are changing. To anticipate the shift, companies need to make sure all employees feel valued for their contributions and encouraged to bring their unique sets of experiences and perspectives to the workplace.
Practicing Servant Leadership to Build Skills, Confidence, and Transformational Relationships
In our current political climate, characterized by confusion, vitriol, and disruption, practicing servant leadership is more important than ever. Servant leaders are those who place the needs of the group ahead of their own and use empathy to create environments in which everyone can thrive. At the PIMCO Foundation, this philosophy is visible in our volunteering initiatives and in the focus of our grant making. In our view, an ethos of caring for others is the cornerstone of healthy societies.
Carnival Foundation, in partnership with the Miami HEAT and Florida Prepaid College Foundation, presented 17 South Florida students with four-year college scholarships during halftime of the HEAT game on March 19, 2017.
In 1972 Katharine Graham became America’s first female Fortune 500 CEO, leading The Washington Post Company, the fifth largest publishing company at the time, and under her leadership profits grew 20 percent annually from 1975 to 1985. She also became a role model and mentor for many women leaders in male-dominated fields and spoke openly about the issues they faced.