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Lockheed Martin Releases 2016 Global Diversity & Inclusion Report Affirming “Conscious Inclusion” as Key Business Imperative

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BETHESDA, Md., August 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has released its 2016 Global Diversity & Inclusion Annual Report highlighting its commitment to Conscious Inclusion – an intentional focus on creating a diverse, inclusive and engaged workforce built on a strong foundation of equal opportunity. Lockheed Martin’s Conscious Inclusion model has three strategic focus areas: employee engagement, inclusive leadership and diversity outreach; and the 2016 report outlines efforts in all of these key areas. 

Trump's Dishonorable Transgender Ban

It's an ill-considered decision that offends on moral and practical grounds
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It's hard to know where to begin with President Donald Trump's tweeted ban on transgender people serving in the U.S. military, which manages to offend on both moral and practical grounds, in both style and substance.

Booz Allen Joins CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™, Shares Programs to Advance Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

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Booz Allen Hamilton has joined the growing coalition pledging to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Only one month after 150 CEOs came together to launch the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™, more than 80 additional CEOs have taken the pledge, committing themselves – and the organizations they lead -- to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Cisco Leading Cyber Training Effort to Help Employ Virginia Veterans

by Michael Veysey
Blog

Cybersecurity skills are in high demand, and employers are challenged with finding the right talent to build their expanding workforce needs. At the same time, thousands of veterans are looking to apply their unique skills as they transition to civilian jobs. At Cisco, we see this as an opportunity to build a bridge between a targeted talent pipeline and our ecosystem of employers and partners.

Duke Energy Receives Top Award for Supplier Diversity

Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C., July 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) awarded Duke Energy the top honor in the electric utility association’s 2017 Business Diversity Awards program.

The annual awards program recognizes companies for their efforts in advancing purchasing opportunities for diverse suppliers – including minority-, female-, veteran- and LGBTQ-owned businesses within the electric power industry.

Duke Energy earned the industry’s overall Excellence Award for its efforts to improve business diversity and inclusion.

Barclays ‘Reserves’ Opportunities for Graduates through Innovative Entry Programme

Summary: 
  • Barclays encourages university graduates to pursue a civilian career while being able to continue military service with the Army Reserves
  • Students who have passed their University Officers’ Training Corps (UOTC) Army Officer Selection board can fast track straight to the final interview round at Barclays
  • Successful applicants to also benefit from Barclays’ bespoke Reservist policy which includes additional annual leave
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  • Barclays encourages university graduates to pursue a civilian career while being able to continue military service with the Army Reserves
  • Students who have passed their University Officers’ Training Corps (UOTC) Army Officer Selection board can fast track straight to the final interview round at Barclays
  • Successful applicants to also benefit from Barclays’ bespoke Reservist policy which includes additional annual leave

Being a Reservist at Barclays

Blog

Reservists manage their Armed Forces careers alongside their civilian lives, giving up their spare time to serve. We asked Will Blair, who works in Corporate Communications at Barclays, why he became a Reservist and his advice to anyone thinking of joining.

How did you become a Reservist?

Early Times Debuts Film Highlighting Veterans and PTSD

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WHEN THERE’S NO GETTING OVER WHAT YOU HAVE, A MISSION CAN GET YOU THROUGH.

“Reinforcements” follows the journey of a U.S. military veteran named Joe and a younger vet, Travis, who is just back from Afghanistan, as they seek answers about their past and their future – with loyal service dogs assisting their recovery from the depths of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

AT EARLY TIMES,® PATRIOTISM RUNS DEEP.

Comcast NBCUniversal Receives Secretary of Defense 'Freedom Award'

by Carol Eggert, Senior Vice President, Military And Veteran Affairs, Comcast Cable
Article

U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis announced that Comcast NBCUniversal was among the 15 recipients of the 2017 Secretary of Defense Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) "Freedom Award," the highest honor the Department of Defense awards to employers for support of their National Guard and Reserve employees.

Encouraging Women In Engineering and Operations: Get to Know Toni Stubbs

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Toni Stubbs had her sights set on being an attorney, but a chance encounter at her local library launched her on a new career path.

Toni is vice president of technology engineering and operations for Cox Virginia. She serves as the head of all network planning, engineering and the master telecommunications center operations throughout Cox Virginia’s Hampton Roads, Northern Virginia and Roanoke footprints. She also leads an enterprise engineering fulfillment operations team.

A Chance Encounter with a Computer

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