Lessly Ariza’s teachers knew she was bright when she arrived at Western Hills High School as a freshman, but they say she really found her engineering groove during her senior year, while working as an intern for Lockheed Martin Aeronautics in Fort Worth.
Last month, 300 Viacom employees gathered on the outdoor pavilion of their Buenos Aires office, clad in sunglasses to temper the summer sunshine. A mix of long-time Viacom employees and those that joined the company via its 2016 acquisition of broadcaster Telefe, they browsed informational stations about Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) devoted to the interests of women, parents, the LGBTQ community, and aspiring next-generation professionals.
Over the past five years, our journey towards a more diverse and inclusive workplace has evolved from a targeted focus on women to an intersectional program for all employees. While we continue to learn and iterate to provide the best environment for our employees to thrive, we are steadfast in our belief in the power of human difference. In order to harness that power, Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) continues to be a critical business priority. We’ve taken an agile approach.
PayPal has been named a “Win-Win” company by JUST Capital. This honor recognizes PayPal’s continuous investment in its employees and its commitment to transparency in disclosing its policies for gender pay equity, paid time off, parental leave, day care services, and career development.
Merck has been recognized by the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) for its commitment to diversity and inclusion. AISES released its listing of the 50 Top STEM Workplaces for Indigenous STEM Professionals in the Spring 2019 issue of Winds of Change, AISES’ national magazine which focuses on career and educational advancement for Native people in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
Great Place to Work recognizes outstanding workplace culture
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FORTUNE and Great Place to Work have honored Merck as one of the 2019 Top 10 Best Workplaces in Health Care and Biopharma. Merck was certified a Great Place to Work in September and made the Best Workplaces list in 2018.
Symantec shows its support for military service members and veterans
One of the biggest barriers for service members and veterans entering private sector careers is finding a way to market military skills in ways that fulfill the requirements of most civilian positions. Symantec’s mission is to keep the world’s information safe. Being the global leader in cyber security means we are uniquely positioned to protect against cybercrime, and veteran employees are uniquely positioned to help us combat these threats.
For the second year in a row, we’re honored to be named as one of LinkedIn’s Top Companies, in both the U.S. and Japan. I could share a long list of what makes Dell Technologies a great place to work, but really, every highlight would come back to our people.