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Diageo’s Plainfield Facility Celebrates 50 Year Anniversary


On July 29, Diageo’s Plainfield, Illinois facility celebrated its 50th anniversary with a festival for its employees and families and a ceremony attended by several government officials.

Representative Randy Hultgren, representing the 14th District of Illinois, attended the 50th anniversary celebration and presented to the facility a flag that was flown over the United States Capitol in honor of Diageo Plainfield’s 50th anniversary, and will now be raised at the Plainfield Facility.   

Nestlé’s Parent Support Spotlight on Leanna: Getting an Opportunity to Balance

“I had a lot of good support- there are a lot of moms in my department, and they all encouraged me to take full advantage and said I wouldn’t regret it.”

by Leanna, Health and Welfare Benefits Team at Nestlé USA

A New Workplace for a New Age

What does it mean to be a working parent today? In a world transformed by dual-career families and evolving employee expectations, Nestlé is committed to answering this question in new — and perhaps surprising — ways

Carlie and her husband, Brandon, were experiencing a mix of emotions as they prepared to welcome their first child, a baby girl, into the world. Carlie, a human resources manager at Nestlé’s Solon, Ohio, campus, had discovered she was pregnant just weeks after accepting a transfer to the company’s California office. To her and her husband’s dismay, they were unsure how to balance the move and the new role with a potential maternity leave.

Innovation Doesn’t End on the Product Line

Nestlé’s paid family leave policy shows how modern companies adapt for their workforce

by Paul Grimwood, Chairman & CEO of Nestlé USA

It isn’t exactly TED Talk material to note that the world’s best companies must innovate. At Nestlé USA, innovation is our lifeblood. But it’s more than keeping up with the times or even with competitors. A company must keep up with its workforce, too.

Wells Fargo CEO Sloan Signs Diversity and Inclusion Pledge

CEO Tim Sloan has joined other CEOs in pledging to advance diversity and inclusion, noting, “Learning from other great companies is one way to make that happen.”

CEO Tim Sloan has signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ pledge, promising to further advance diversity and inclusion (D&I) at Wells Fargo by completing specific actions. Sloan is one of more than 250 CEOs and senior executives from other large companies in the U.S. who have signed it.

Timberland Hosts Young African Leaders Initiative Fellows at Headquarters

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Global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland recently welcomed a group of 25 emerging leaders from countries across Sub-Saharan Africa to its Stratham, New Hampshire headquarters as part of the U.S. State Department’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). The group of leaders, recipients of the Mandela Washington Fellowship, was given the opportunity to hone their skills at Dartmouth College during a six-week academic and leadership institute in business and entrepreneurship.

Free eBook | Your Guide to Increasing Global Employee Engagement

6 tips gleaned from Fortune 1000 companies to create a thriving worldwide giving and volunteering program
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It’s not easy to unite a globally diverse (and disperse) workforce. If it were, we wouldn’t be in an engagement crisis with 68% of employees in the US, and 87% outside the US, saying they’re disengaged.  

Sands Academy Elevate Series Presents Effective Feedback Workshop


In keeping with Las Vegas Sands commitment to providing Team Members with an outstanding work environment and extensive training and other opportunities to advance, Sands Academy hosted property managers and supervisors for a workshop about Effective Feedback.  Conducted by Stephanie McHugh, Senior Manager of Talent Development, the workshop focused on positive and negative feedback for Team Members. 

Innovation Lab Inspires PayPal to Think Big

Mike Todasco tossed a bunch of cardboard VR headset kits onto a table, welcoming the roomful of PayPal employees with a smile and sharing the lone rule for the next hour.
“You don’t get to keep your reader unless you give me at least one idea,” joked Todasco, PayPal’s Director of Innovation, as the group eagerly ripped the boxes open and prepped their headsets. “This is exciting stuff so let’s think about new ways to use virtual reality.”

Aflac President Teresa White Discusses How To Find Your Work Nirvana


In 2015, Teresa White became the first woman, and the first African-American, to hold the title of president at Aflac in its nearly 60-year history. She credits her success with her ability to write computer code, not only because it’s an unusual skill for an African-American woman but because, she says, it gave her confidence.


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