How to Help Employees Reach their Highest Potential Through Professional Development

By: Jim Jenkins

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.

Nonprofit Group Pairs Veterans with Mentors in Big Companies

Bloomberg Recruiting's Jamilla Smith featured in two Fox News stories discussing how her experience as a military veteran helps her recruit veterans to work at Bloomberg
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Recruiting's Jamilla Smith was featured in two Fox News stories discussing how her experience as a military veteran helps her recruit veterans to work at Bloomberg.

T. Rowe Price Associates Make a Difference in Children’s Lives During National Mentoring Month and Beyond

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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.”

ELBA: Apprenticeship in London

Sodexo Recruitment, Retention and Advancement Efforts Supporting Top Diverse Talent Earn it Recognition as One of 2017 Best Companies for Multicultural Women

Mentoring programs at Sodexo fuel career advancement for diverse talent, with 37 percent of participating mentees receiving promotions
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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.

National Grid is Giving People with Disabilities Job Opportunities


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 Ranks in the Top 10 for Ninth Consecutive Year on DiversityInc’s 2017 Top 50 Companies for Diversity

Sodexo’s focus on exceptional talent development programs and commitment to diversity and inclusion make it a perennial DiversityInc Top 10 Company
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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:

Bringing Out the Best from Each Generation

By: Suzanne Greenlee

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.

Skating to Success in Harlem

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 Awards Four-Year College Scholarships to 17 South Florida High School Students


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.

Addressing Barriers for Women Leaders: Mentoring

By: Jennifer Williamson

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.


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