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Creating Employee Experience through Technology is Crucial Amidst Rising Prime Office Occupancy Costs, According to CBRE

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LOS ANGELES, June 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Amidst rising occupancy costs, companies are tasked with creating a user experience, in part through technology, that makes employees more efficient and effective, and that makes the office the preferred place to work, according to CBRE Research’s latest

How Connect with Work is Transforming Young Lives

Barclays CEO Jes Staley met four young people who have benefited from the bank’s innovative Connect with Work programme – and heard their difficult and inspiring stories.
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“I had a traumatic family life when I was growing up,” Jae Foster told Jes Staley, Group Chief Executive of Barclays, in a boardroom at the bank’s headquarters in Canary Wharf. “As a child, I was often exposed to domestic violence.”

Jae, 27, was one of four young people who have had difficult experiences but are now working thanks to Barclays’ new Connect with Work scheme – an innovative employability programme.

Growing Beyond Europe, Korona Candles Lights Up U.S.

Poland – 4,630 miles away – is an unexpected place for a U.S. manufacturing success story to begin. But in the small city of Wieluń is where the story of Korona Candles started in 1992.
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Today, a new chapter is being written in Dublin, Virginia, at the company’s first production facility in the States.

Back in Poland, the company started the manual production of candles with a team of about 20 workers and several basic machines. It was very labor intensive, Agnieszka Fafara, the company’s president and CEO, explained.

Congressman Helps Sleeping Bag Factory ‘Exxel’ at Creating U.S. Jobs

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The chief executive officer of Exxel Outdoors swam against the tide of manufacturers moving their businesses overseas – a calculated risk that has led to continued success over the last 17 years at a sleeping bag factory in rural Alabama.

Astellas Named 2017 When Work Works Honoree by the Society for Human Resource Management

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NORTHBROOK, Ill., Friday, May 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Yesterday, Astellas was named an honoree of the 2017 When Work Works award by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

The award honors organizations that have created effective workplaces based on six evidence-based components connected to positive employee and employer outcomes: autonomy; work/life fit; supervisor support for work success; earnings, benefits and advancement opportunities; learning opportunities; and a culture of trust.

PayPal’s Brandon Tineo on Strong Work Ethic Creating Opportunity

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In his teens, while most of his peers were perfecting their video game skills, Brandon Tineo worked from 4-9 p.m. at his parents’ restaurant. Even with that dedication to the family business, he still killed it in the classroom, making grades that got him into college at Harvard. However, while an undergrad, misfortune visited the Tineo clan -- the family lost both their restaurant and their home.
 

Take the Chance - Opportunities Await Outside Your Comfort Zone

By Yasmin Hosseinzadeh, Corporate Communications + Digital Content Manager, PayPal
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This month, we are featuring Peggy Abkemeier Alford as part of our Women Leaders of PayPal series. Peggy is PayPal’s Global Head of Cross-Border Trade and was recently named SVP, Human Resources – People Operations.
 
Thanks again for taking time to share some personal insights with us today, Peggy. Let’s start with some background information – tell me about your family and early years.

World Environment Center President & CEO Terry F. Yosie Stepping Down on December 31 After 11 Years of Service

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WASHINGTON, D.C., May 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- World Environment Center (WEC) President & CEO Terry F. Yosie announced today that he will depart his post on December 31, 2017, after leading the organization since October 16, 2006.

How Can we Better Support Hiring and Job Retention?

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WhenPeopleWork is an online employment matching system that aligns formerly incarcerated men and women—as well as prisoners on track to be released—with employers who already know that their job candidates from our program will be people who have been incarcerated. The "check the box" question about a criminal conviction history is eliminated, as is the stigma attached to it. The result is a fair chance at meaningful employment.

What is the Labor Market like for Formerly Incarcerated Job Seekers?

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WhenPeopleWork is an online employment matching system that aligns formerly incarcerated men and women—as well as prisoners on track to be released—with employers who already know that their job candidates from our program will be people who have been incarcerated. The "check the box" question about a criminal conviction history is eliminated, as is the stigma attached to it. The result is a fair chance at meaningful employment.

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