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Revel in the Challenge: Booz Allen’s Tony Mitchell Shares Career Advice

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“Expertise in information technology (IT) and computer systems works like a Swiss Army knife, for it’s a skill set that meets and beats all challenges,” Katie McKy wrote in the Summer/Fall 2019 issue of African-American Career World. “Tech-savvy professionals know their skills are in demand and can be parlayed into all sorts of heavily recruited tech roles.”

VMware IT Academy: Virtualize Africa Programme Expands to Enhance Digital Skills in Africa

Summary: 
  • VMware International Ltd announces MOU with Strathmore University, Nairobi, Kenya

  • Goal is to empower the fast-growing, young African population to enter the digital workforce

  • Help address the skills gap and support innovation and entrepreneurship across the continent

Press Release
  • VMware International Ltd announces MOU with Strathmore University, Nairobi, Kenya

  • Goal is to empower the fast-growing, young African population to enter the digital workforce

  • Help address the skills gap and support innovation and entrepreneurship across the continent

Complimentary Human Rights Briefing

Press Release

Modern Slavery & Human Rights risks have become the most prominent social issues that businesses have to deal with in recent years. 

Ethical Corporation released a 50-page Human Rights Briefing presents how different organisations are setting strategies and creating partnerships to tackle human rights issues.   

Download the complementary briefing here: https://eloqua.ethicalcorp.com/LP=25219?extsource=ganda 

Key learnings include:

Booz Allen Leaps from No. 21 to No. 6 in Annual Vault Survey

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According to a 2019 survey by Vault, who surveys top employers and employees, clients, culture, and compensation are the top three reasons a candidate selects one firm over another. Booz Allen was shown to be a leader in all of these areas and more, rising to No. 6 in the Vault 50 rankings from No. 21 last year.

Why a “Conscious Culture” Matters

By Ron Ricci
Blog

The first time I heard Cisco’s Chief People Officer (CPO) Fran Katsoudas talk about a “conscious culture” I have to admit I already thought I was conscious of the culture around me.

eBay Store Provides Independence for the Blind and Visually Impaired

By: Chenda Ngak, eBay News Team
Summary: 

Through its electronics business on eBay, the Blind Center of Nevada provides services for hundreds of blind and visually impaired residents within the greater Las Vegas area.

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Through its electronics business on eBay, the Blind Center of Nevada provides services for hundreds of blind and visually impaired residents within the greater Las Vegas area.

A Tradition of Fearless, Family and Founders Gets Bacardi U.S.A, Inc. Great Place to Work-Certified™

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Fearless, Family, Founders. That’s what Bacardi is all about. And it’s what sets the tone for a culture that supports innovation, community and entrepreneurship. This strong culture, complemented with a high sense of pride, has earned Bacardi U.S.A., Inc., the Great Place to Work-Certified™ designation for the second year in a row.

High School Students Earn Aircraft Manufacturing Pre-Apprenticeship Accreditation

Press Release

STRATFORD, Conn., Aug. 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ ­­– At the closing ceremony for the Teamsters/Sikorsky Career Pathways Program, Teamsters Local 1150 in partnership with Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE: LMT), Connecticut State Department of Education and Connecticut Department of Labor, announced the program’s newly registered Aircraft Manufacturing pre-apprenticeship.

Duke Energy Grants $205,000 to Seven Projects to Eliminate Blight, Drive Redevelopment and Job Growth in Greater Cincinnati’s Urban Cores

Summary: 
  • Urban Revitalization grants provide much-needed gap funding for redevelopment and restoration of buildings in Northern Kentucky and southwest Ohio
  • A proven catalyst for economic development and job growth in communities
  • Nearly $2.4 million in Urban Revitalization grants to 72 projects across Greater Cincinnati since 2011
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  • Urban Revitalization grants provide much-needed gap funding for redevelopment and restoration of buildings in Northern Kentucky and southwest Ohio
  • A proven catalyst for economic development and job growth in communities
  • Nearly $2.4 million in Urban Revitalization grants to 72 projects across Greater Cincinnati since 2011

Pathway to Empowerment: How Inclusive Business Can Help Syrian Refugees Find Economic Opportunity in Turkey

Blog

By  Michelle T. Lee, MA in Global Thought, Columbia University

Since the Syrian crisis began in 2011, more than 3.6 million Syrian refugees have found refuge within Turkey’s borders.[i]​ Turkey has implemented some crucial measures to ensure their wellbeing, like free healthcare and education, but there is a need to continue building on these efforts. 

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