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Essential Strategies to Boost Participation in Your Goodness Initiatives

Tips and tactics from industry-leading companies with sky-high participation rates
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By tapping into your people’s passions, you can garner more participation in giving and volunteering year-round. And the more people you can engage in meaningful ways, the closer you are to creating an inclusive, purpose-driven culture that benefits your people, company and communities.

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Investing in Career Development Helps Companies Attract, Keep and Promote Top Talent

Words by Tina Casey
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In today’s tight labor market, companies cannot afford to ignore untapped reservoirs of smart, motivated potential employees. Yet many have just such a pool of talent right before their eyes. By innovating on outreach, continuing education and career development, some companies are finding new ways to ensure their workforce is the best it can be—and that can mean a more diverse workforce, as well.

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Inspiring Women Leaders in IT

Jordi Botifoll, SVP Cisco America's, President Cisco LatAm, Co-Author: Luz Ma Murguia, Latin American Marketing Director, Cisco
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There is evidence that a shortage of technology professionals is undermining business performance. In a 2016 survey by Venture Beat, 65% of Chief Information Officers (CIOs) and other business leaders said that difficulty in recruiting skilled IT professionals was harming IT modernization efforts. That was three years ago and since then, the gap has gotten even wider.

One solution – recruit more women.

From the Health of Workers to the Wealth of Business: Why the Shift Towards Employee Well-Being Matters

By Nazila Vali, Deputy Team Lead, Business Call to Action and Sahba Sobhani, Senior Private Sector Advisor at UNDP
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It’s only been 10 years since the concept of well-being and its measurement as a component of a country’s GDP was developed and discussed globally. Nobel Prize winning economists Joseph Stiglitz and Amartya Sen were the pioneers who argued for the need for an array of carefully-chosen figures, with a better understanding of the role of each of those numbers.

Tomorrow Rising & Schneider's International Energy Training Program | Schneider Electric

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Schneider Electric presents Tomorrow Rising: a web series showcasing our international energy training program for determined people and young entrepreneurs from underprivileged backgrounds. 

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Aflac CSR Hero: Brian Penn

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When Aflac CSR Hero Brian Penn isn’t helping protect the company’s valuable private data, he is giving back with purpose. Connected through an Auburn Football sports website, Brian learned about Hayden, a child diagnosed with cancer, and helped him watch his favorite team, the Auburn Tigers, while raising over $70,000 to help the young patient and his family with medical expenses.

Purpose … with feathers. Get to know us at Aflac.com/CSR.

Cybersecurity Awareness Month—Own IT: Understand Your Digital Profile

Understanding how you can protect yourself, your information, and our business from cybercriminals
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Internet-based applications and devices are present in every aspect of our lives—at home, school, work, and on the go. Constant connection provides opportunities for innovation and modernization, but also presents opportunities for cybercriminals to steal your private information by exploiting you or purchasing stolen information from previous breaches for profit or leverage.

Follow the advice below to protect yourself, your family, and your client’s information.

Own IT at work

Benevity Announces $40M in Series C Funding From General Atlantic and JMI Equity

Investment Will Further Benevity’s Unmatched Reach and Innovation in Burgeoning Corporate Purpose Technology Sector
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CALGARY, Alberta, October 22, 2019 /3BL Media/– Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today announced that the company has raised $40M in Series C Funding from General Atlantic and JMI Equity.

Mobility Helps Develop a Successful Long-term Career

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Rick Truscott grew up in Oklahoma but never looked back after graduating with a mechanical engineering degree from Texas A&M University. He has lived in the US, Europe (where he studied for his MBA), and then in Asia, which has been his home for the past 24 years.

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