Jobs CSR News

The Whirlpool Family

Three generations of Farringtons have worked for appliance maker
Article

By Tony Wittkowski

BENTON HARBOR — Eric and Mike Farrington have an easy time running through their family’s lineage.

To do so is effortless because a good portion of it can be found at Whirlpool Corp.

The Farrington clan has seen the home appliance maker grow and extend its reach across the world in a manner of decades. In Whirlpool’s 106 years of existence – dating to when it was the Upton Machine Co. – there has been a Farrington working there for the last 71 years.

As of 2017, the Farringtons have collectively spent more than a century at Whirlpool.

De Beers and BIUST Sign Deal on Skills

Debswana and Botswana International University of Science and Technology (BIUST) have joined forces to develop skills in sciences, engineering, technology and innovation.
Article

They have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) aimed at meeting the skills demands of a changing world.

Debswana Managing Director Balisi Bonyongo (pictured, left) described the MOU as an historic moment because it was the first the company had signed with a university.

TCS Wins Gold and Two Silver Stevies® at the 2017 Great Employers Awards

Press Release

NEW YORK and MUMBAI, October 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS) a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, today announced it won three Stevies® at the second annual Great Employers Awards 2017. TCS was recognized with a Gold Stevie® for Achievement in Employee Engagement in the Americas, and two Silver Stevies® for Achievement in Recruitment and Employer of the Year – in the large enterprise and computing industry categories.

Preparing Blind and Low-Vision Children to ‘Live the Lives They Want’

Summary: 

Wells Fargo Stories 'Viewpoints': ‘Viewpoints’ invites guest authors from outside of Wells Fargo to share an important perspective related to their work. Today, we welcome Carlton Anne Cook Walker, manager of Braille Education Programs for the National Federation of the Blind.

Blog

Wells Fargo Stories 'Viewpoints': ‘Viewpoints’ invites guest authors from outside of Wells Fargo to share an important perspective related to their work. Today, we welcome Carlton Anne Cook Walker, manager of Braille Education Programs for the National Federation of the Blind.

GM Appoints Pamela Fletcher Vice President – Global Electric Vehicle Programs

Press Release

DETROIT, October 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ - General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) is appointing Pamela Fletcher, who led the team that successfully launched the Chevrolet Bolt EV and created the plan to accelerate us along the pathway to our vision of a zero emissions world, to the newly created position of vice president, Global Electric Vehicle Programs.

NerdWallet Names DC Metro a “Best Place for Tech Jobs,” Cites Booz Allen

Blog

While jobs in the tech sector are plentiful, regions of the U.S. are especially friendly to tech employees—and most of the nation’s developers, engineers, designers, database administrators find work in just a handful of hubs around the country.

Barclays LifeSkills Gave Me the Confidence I Needed

Blog

A year ago, the award-winning rapper Tinie Tempah teamed up with LifeSkills created with Barclays to launch the ‘work experience of a lifetime’ competition, giving ambitious young people a step onto the career ladder. We talk to one of the winners, Liam Rabone, about how the competition gave him direction and confidence – and helped him find full-time work.

De Beers Mine Sets up Business Incubator

A ‘business incubator’ has been launched by De Beers Group’s Venetia mine in South Africa to boost budding entrepreneurs and enterprises in mining communities.
Article

The programme, run by the specialist mentoring and training company TrioPlus, will provide support to 40 businesses or entrepreneurs – 20 each from Blouberg and Musina. It kicked off in August with two workshops targeting existing and aspiring entrepreneurs.

Classroom training, run monthly, will cover topics such as market research, financial management and operational management, ultimately leading to a bankable business plan. One-to-one sessions with entrepreneurs will help mentors evaluate their progress and provide coaching and support.

Workplace, Meet WELL: Enhancing the Employee Experience Through Healthy Buildings

by Karen Quintana
Blog

Human resource professionals see firsthand the benefits of promoting health and wellness in the workplace. As people, we spend about 90 percent of our time indoors, and a lot of that time is spent at work. HR departments are always experimenting with new approaches to enhance employee health and wellness, and now, leading research is demonstrating how better buildings can help make people more productive, reduce absenteeism and create more enjoyable, healthful work environments.

Englewood Square Celebrates 1st Year: 'We Are Growing Something Good'

By Andrea V. Watson, DNAinfo
Article

ENGLEWOOD — Whole Foods and Englewood Square marked its first anniversary in Englewood Monday with a big celebration featuring the mayor, aldermen and local entrepreneurs.

“It’s a good day for me,” said Ald. Toni Foulkes (16th). “I’ve been walking these streets since I was seven.”

“I know that JoAnn is watching,” Foulkes said about the late Ald. JoAnn Thompson (16th), who had the vision for Englewood Square.  

Read the full article here.

Pages

Subscribe to Jobs