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VMware Named to Computer World's Best Places to Work in IT 2019

Talented IT pros appreciate the outstanding perks and benefits offered by these top U.S. employers, but it's the team environment that keeps them truly engaged.
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Computerworld has ranked VMware among the Best Places to Work in IT 2019. VMware came in at number 12 out of the 49 large organizations (5,000+ U.S. employees) to make the list, which recognizes excellence in career developments, benefits, retention, training and diversity.

See the full list on computerworld.com, and check out career opportunities at VMware.com

Waving the Pride Flag

By Chelcy Walker
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We’re committed to being a Force For Good at General Mills, and we believe that means being a force for inclusion, too.

We believe every employee should bring their authentic self to work every day, and we’re working to build a culture of belonging that embraces and celebrates employees’ differences.

And this week, if you drive past our world headquarters in Minneapolis, Minnesota, you’ll spot a new symbol of our ongoing commitment to make General Mills a beacon of inclusion for the LGBTQ+ community.

Arrow Electronics Sponsors Colorado Technology Association’s Women in Tech Conference

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DENVER, June 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Arrow Electronics sponsored the Colorado Technology Association’s 2019 Women in Tech Conference, celebrating women across Colorado’s growing tech community. Conference attendees heard from industry leaders and engaged in discussions about the challenges surrounding women in today’s tech workforce.

It’s Time for the Equality Act

Symantec celebrates Pride with a guest post from Human Rights Campaign
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The month of June is LGBTQ Pride Month in the United States. Each year, Pride events are held nationwide in cities large and small, and for some people, it is the only occasion where they can be out and proud in their community. Pride festivals and parades are a celebration of the progress the LGBTQ community has made, but also a time to recognize the distance we still have to go to achieve full equality. This June, we’re excited to feature a guest post from Human Rights Campaign’s Liz Cooper.

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The month of June is LGBTQ Pride Month in the United States. Each year, Pride events are held nationwide in cities large and small, and for some people, it is the only occasion where they can be out and proud in their community. Pride festivals and parades are a celebration of the progress the LGBTQ community has made, but also a time to recognize the distance we still have to go to achieve full equality. This June, we’re excited to feature a guest post from Human Rights Campaign’s Liz Cooper.

Duke Energy Celebrates LGBTQ Teammates and Their Allies

During National Pride Month, employee groups support the company’s commitment to diversity and inclusion
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When a colleague told Keith Gifford about Duke Energy’s employee resource group for LGBTQ individuals and straight allies, Gifford didn’t hesitate to join. For him, being an ally comes from a personal place.

Gifford, a transmission project manager, still thinks about his high school friend who came out to him in college more than two decades ago. Gifford accepted his friend’s revelation, but not everyone did.

UPS Brings Commitment and Support to Pride Month

Commitments, grants, business empowerment and hands-on support among Pride Month and Diversity and Inclusion Activities
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ATLANTA, June 12, 2019 /3BL Media/UPS (NYSE: UPS) is continuing its support for the LGBTQ community, and UPS employees are volunteering their own time in more than a dozen pride celebrations. The company is also extending its global commitment to diversity and inclusion by confirming support for two new initiatives and continuing to drive progress through business and community efforts.

Harnessing the Value of the Employee Resource Group

The best part of the corporate social engagement process is its people.
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The best part of the corporate social engagement process is its people. Especially those who are our evangelist to share, describe and empower social impact and its key factors to demonstrate the ongoing commitment to social missions and local needs. An instrumental function in our people driven engagement is the Employee Resource Group. Employee resource groups (also known as ERGs, affinity groups, or business network groups) are a collective of employees who join together in their workplace based on shared characteristics or life experiences.

Building A More Inclusive Michigan Workforce

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Earning Recognition for Diversity and Inclusion Programs 

  • Recognized by Forbes® Magazine as Best Employer for Diversity in Michigan, best large employer in Michigan, and as the third best energy provider in the U.S.
     
  • Received a perfect score for the Corporate Equality Index on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality and Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality 2018.
     
  • Recognized again by Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency for being a Gold Level Certified Veteran-Friendly Employer and received the third-ever Rising Star Award for being a premier Veteran organization in Michigan.
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Earning Recognition for Diversity and Inclusion Programs 

  • Recognized by Forbes® Magazine as Best Employer for Diversity in Michigan, best large employer in Michigan, and as the third best energy provider in the U.S.
     
  • Received a perfect score for the Corporate Equality Index on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality and Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality 2018.
     
  • Recognized again by Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency for being a Gold Level Certified Veteran-Friendly Employer and received the third-ever Rising Star Award for being a premier Veteran organization in Michigan.

Building Equality with The CBRE Ally Program

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The Ally Program at CBRE supports the LGBTQ community to enrich the lives of everyone, inside and outside of the workplace. In addition, The Ally Network group also provides an open-minded support system for conducting business while addressing the personal requirements of our  LGBT community. 
 
To learn more about our Allies, and CBRE’s Diversity & Inclusion programs, visit www.cbre.us/about/careers/diversity
 

Booz Allen Named Among Indeed’s Top-Rated Workplaces

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Work-life balance is good for both employees and employers. A Corporate Executive Board study of 50,000 global workers found that employees who believe they have a good work-life balance work 21 percent harder.

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