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Taking Off at Boeing | Erb Institute Alumni Kelsea Ballantyne on Leadership and Positive Impact

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Kelsea Ballantyne earned her MBA/MS in 2016, as part of the Erb Institute and the Tauber Institute for Global Operations. She’s now in an executive development program at Boeing, working on the 777 and 777X airplanes, and she talked with Erb about her work there.

Army Principles Helped This Walmart Manager Move up the Ranks

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Elise Hackstall no longer wears an Army uniform. But to this day, the military values she learned in her years of service still inform her identity.

Take, for example, the honor code she learned as a cadet at the U.S. Military Academy: She’s been known to quote it when talking to her 10-year-old daughter about the importance of honesty.

Then there’s a skill she honed as an Army personnel officer: Be direct and constructive, even when the message you’re conveying might be tough to hear.

In a New Economic Era, Workforce of Future Requires Companies to Rethink Employee Experience

Study finds people want fulfilling experiences at work; willing to switch to jobs with lower pay to find fulfillment
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NEW YORK, December 3, 2018 /3BL Media/—According to a new report Making work more meaningful: Building a fulfilling employee experience, published by CECP: The CEO Force for Good, Imperative, and PwC, the early days of a “Fourth Industrial Revolution” require a new standard for the employee experience around higher meaning and fulfillment at work.

Tetra Tech’s Leadership Academy Class of 2018 Graduates at the Company’s Annual Meeting

Preparing high-achieving technical leaders to provide our clients with innovative solutions across our markets
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On November 16, 2018, Tetra Tech recognized the accomplishments of its 2018 Leadership Academy class at its annual corporate meeting, where participants received their certificates of completion from CEO Dan Batrack. The Leadership Academy prepares project managers to become outstanding business leaders to better serve our clients.

What Makes a Good Sustainability Leader? Research by Former Erb Postdoc Judith Walls

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What kind of leader can move companies toward better social and environmental performance? Research has shown that evaluating certain individual traits can help identify the leaders of tomorrow who will have the tools to address the serious sustainability challenges businesses face today.

Duke Energy Partners with S.C. Technical College System to Expand Lineworker Training with $1 Million Grant

Summary: 
  • Utility industry must hire 500 lineworkers a year for next five years
  • Talent pipeline needed to build smart-thinking electric grid of the future
Press Release
  • Utility industry must hire 500 lineworkers a year for next five years
  • Talent pipeline needed to build smart-thinking electric grid of the future

Best Practices for Employee Data Protection

by Amy Brown
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Data privacy is a primary concern for companies today, but that attention is often focused on customers. Yet they are not the only people whose data companies store. They also maintain information on their employees. And employees are apparently not all that confident that employers are doing a good job of protecting their personal data at the workplace.

Meet Booz Allen’s Nancy Laben: A Woman Who Means Business

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Hear how Nancy Laben’s grandmother and experiences in Japan inspired her career [Credit: Washington Business Journal]

Marina Bay Sands Helps Employees Expand Their Career Horizons

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In 2014, Guo Meiling started her career at Marina Bay Sands as an intern with a scholarship through Republic Polytechnic. As she studied Restaurant and Culinary Operations, she was eager to pursue a cross-training opportunity with the property’s Food & Beverage teams.

D.C. Area Educators Attend Day of Discovery, Activities and Understanding With Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and Discovery Education

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Educators across D.C., Maryland and Virginia celebrated STEM on Wednesday, November 14 through a day of free professional development thanks to Discovery Education and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS). The ‘Day of Discovery’ event, part of Discovery Education and TCS’ Ignite My Future in School initiative, promotes computational thinking through a variety of educational resources and interactive activities, giving teachers unique insight and strategies to effectively teach students 21st century skills.

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