In recognition of Veterans Day, BMS colleagues share how their military experience has helped shape their careers
Editor's note: For Veterans Day, observed every year in the U.S. on November 11, BMS employees are sharing how their military experience has helped prepare them for successful careers and why hiring Veterans makes good business sense.
Curtis McDonald, Yeoman 3rd Class, U.S. Navy It’s not uncommon to ask your co-workers about their career paths and learn that they may have worked previously in a similar role at another company or perhaps spent time in a different industry.
By Lynn Good, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer at Duke Energy Corporation
Integrity, initiative, judgment, courage and enthusiasm – these are traits businesses across America seek in job candidates. They also happen to be qualities servicemen and servicewomen develop in the military.
LEWISVILLE, Texas, November 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services unveiled today its newest and most advanced hauling facility which is expected to serve customers throughout North Texas for generations. The new 25,000 square foot facility located in Lewisville features contemporary and collaborative workspace for employees, various employee amenities and modern infrastructure to support hauling and maintenance operations.
By Carol Eggert, Senior Vice President, Military And Veteran Affairs, Comcast Cable
Veterans Day is an opportunity for the entire nation to collectively thank and honor military members and their families for living a life dedicated to service, and at Comcast NBCUniversal, we are extending this gratitude to the military community throughout the year.
PISCATAWAY, N.J., November 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ ― Calling for increased support for apprenticeship programs in the building and construction industry, LIXIL Americas President and CEO Steven Delarge met with key federal officials on September 14, 2017 at the White House.
Management accountant Chrishilde Metcalfe says women should aim high – but it can be lonely at the top.
Why did you choose to work for Namdeb?
Actually, I was chosen by Namdeb. I was one of 10 bursary recipients and the only woman to get selected out of over 1,000 applications. I have been there 24 years in various Finance departments, starting off as a graduate trainee, and I have had the privilege of working with some really amazing people.
Recently completed project will increase profitable gold production and extend mine life
Profitably and responsibly extending our existing operations is one of the ways Newmont creates value and improves lives through sustainable and responsible mining.
In August, we announced that commercial production had begun – safely, on schedule and within budget – at our Tanami Expansion Project in Australia’s Northern Territory. The $120 million capital investment is expected to increase annual gold production at the mine by 80,000 ounces per year, lower all-in sustaining costs and extend mine life by three years.
Did you know that the forest products industry employs nearly 2.7 million workers in the U.S.? Or that large, uninterrupted forests are habitat to 60% of the U.S.’s at-risk wildlife? Did you know that the security of America’s forestland has undergone a dramatic shift in the last 30 years?
Draughtswoman Ruusa Emvula has drawn up some clear plans for her role as a woman in the mining industry.
I have been working in the mining industry for about a year. I was pleased to work for Namdeb because I believe it’s a company that provides a strong core competency and a value system. I always wanted to work for a company where I continue to learn, grow and contribute as much value as I possibly can.
I congratulate Namdeb on being one of the mining companies giving equal employment opportunities to women, and I firmly encourage other mining companies to do the same.