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Should International Development Recruiters Act as Career Coaches?

Examining the role of a development recruiter in today’s interconnected world
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Caroline Vantine, senior staffing specialist for International Development at Tetra Tech draws on her years of experience to analyze and discuss the role of a development recruiter in today’s interconnected world. All opinions expressed in this post are the author’s own.

 
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Caroline Vantine, senior staffing specialist for International Development at Tetra Tech draws on her years of experience to analyze and discuss the role of a development recruiter in today’s interconnected world. All opinions expressed in this post are the author’s own.

 

LG Launches ‘Experience Happiness’ Initiative

Company Announces Sustained Commitment to Reducing Youth Stress by Teaching Skills that Drive Happiness
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ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., November 29, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Aiming to enrich the lives of 5.5 million youth in the United States by 2021, LG Electronics USA is launching a unique new corporate social responsibility initiative called “Life’s Good: Experience Happiness.” The science-based platform is designed to engage non-profit partners who help equip American youth with the skills for sustainable happiness.

Northern Trust Supports Disabled Children in Bangalore

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Northern Trust funded and presented a Hydrotherapy Pool at the Association o

CBS “Courage in Sports” Features the Arrow Quintum, Paralympians With Purpose

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Arrow Electronics presented “Courage in Sports” on CBS over the weekend. The documentary-style U.S. television program features inspiring stories of athletes who have overcome adversity. This year, “Courage in Sports” showcased the Arrow Quintum—five paralympians with a common purpose to push their own limits and inspire the next generation.

Aflac Holiday Duck Has a Huge Heart in Fight Against Childhood Cancer

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It’s a warm and fuzzy gift. It’s a keepsake collectable. But, most importantly, it’s a way for anyone and everyone to give from their hearts in the crusade against childhood cancer.

A Soldier’s Best Friend

Medical service dogs bring curative powers to veterans suffering from PTSD, traumatic brain injury, seizure disorders, mobility issues and more.
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With his service dog, Pilot, at his feet, Timothy Kellermann couldn’t help breaking down as he talked about his time serving in the 10thMountain Division and 82nd Airborne with the U.S. Army.

“I came home very withdrawn,” he said of his 13-month combat tour in Afghanistan.

It’s very hard to talk about. It’s hard to explain things when you get back, unless you went through it. I pushed everybody away.

It is an experience felt by many veterans who faced unimaginable circumstances while on active duty. 

Wounded Veteran Receives Keys To Mortgage-Free Home

After a 22-year career serving his country, retired combat veteran Sgt. James Davis receives a rare gift – a home donated in honor of his sacrifice.
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Retired U.S. Army veteran James Davis recently received a life-changing gift – the keys to a newly renovated home in metro Atlanta. Surrounded by a small crowd of his family, friends, neighbors, employees from PNC and the Military Warriors Support Foundation, Davis accepted the keys to the family’s new home during a presentation ceremony in McDonough, Ga.

Improving Global Sanitation & Hygiene

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Even today, about 2.4 billion people—one in every three globally—live without access to proper sanitation. Recognizing the magnitude of the challenge, in FYE2016, LIXIL pledged to provide better sanitation to 100 million people by 2020. Since then, we have been accelerating our efforts to deliver viable toilet solutions to areas lacking adequate sanitation.

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PNC: An Employer of Choice for People with Disabilities

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On October 12 and 13, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry’s Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR) conducted a two-day Work Matters Summit at PNC headquarters in Pittsburgh. The Summit brought together community and business partners to discuss innovative, employer-driven models to recruit, onboard and retain employees with disabilities. In addition, the event provided individuals with disabilities the opportunity to explore potential job opportunities and participate in career development sessions.

Walgreens Boots Alliance Aligns Its Strategies, Practices, Targets With SDGs

By Tom Idle
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Since the beginning of the year, the world’s businesses and governments have been rallying to meet the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), also known as the Global Goals.
 
Launched to great fanfare as a set of 17 global ambitions, the Goals offer the world a useful ‘to do’ list for the planet. Fix everything on the list by 2030, and all will be okay in the world. At least, that’s the theory.
 

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