New commitment aims to help young people achieve their full potential and close the youth unemployment gap
Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, January 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ — Today at the 2014 World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting, Hilton Worldwide announced a global commitment that aims to impact at least one million young people by 2019 by helping them to reach their full potential. This new initiative will open doors for young people in three ways:
Major disasters generate an outpouring of relief immediately after they occur, and rightly so. But the real measure of support is whether or not it improves people’s lives over time. Four years ago Haiti was rocked by 7.0-magnitude earthquake, leaving widespread devastation in its wake. Much went wrong in the initial aftermath as agencies scrambled to bring humanitarian aid to victims.
SEATTLE, Nov. 11, 2013 /3BL Media /PRNewswire/ -- Hiring veterans is an urgent focus for businesses wishing to support American heroes as they return to civil life. The unemployment rate for veterans is significantly higher than that for the overall population. That's why, last February,Emeritus Senior Living, the nation's largest assisted living and memory care provider, made hiring veterans a top priority.
Publication’s Survey Recognizes Employers’ Long-Term Commitment to Recruiting and Hiring Former and Reserve Military Members
NEW YORK, November 11, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Verizon has been named to the G.I. Jobs Military-Friendly Employers List for 2014, in recognition of the company’s military recruiting and hiring practices. The company was ranked No. 3 on the list – up from No. 15 last year. Verizon employs approximately 12,000 veterans.
Education is a wonderful thing, but in this day and age it’s most powerful when it leads to real jobs. That’s the idea behind SAP’s latest partnership with the World Bank to provide disadvantaged people in Africa with skills training, mentorship, and eventually jobs.
Composite materials manufacturer to establish new facility in Gastonia
Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) will establish a new advanced manufacturing operation in Gaston County. The company plans to create 110 new jobs in North Carolina by the end of 2016 and invest more than $120 million in the NC Certified Gastonia Technology Park.
This Gaston County facility will enable Owens Corning to expand its glass non-wovens business in North America.
ST. LOUIS, October 23, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Monsanto Company hosted an event yesterday to commemorate the beginning of the Chesterfield Village Research Center expansion, its global hub for research and development (R&D) and agricultural innovation. The $400 million expansion, first announced in April 2013, will create 675 new jobs in St. Louis across all levels over the next three years.
Health care is now the nation’s largest private-sector industry, accounting for 13 percent of the total U.S. workforce, according to a recent article in Forbes. Since 2007, employment in health care has grown by over ten percent, an addition of almost two million jobs, while all other industries in the U.S. have recorded a decline of almost three percent, a loss of nearly four million jobs. Since the start of 2012, health care and the related social assistance sector has created more jobs than any other industry: an estimated 365,000 in the last 18 months.
September 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell today announced that Eastman Chemical Company will invest $40 million over the next three years to expand its manufacturing operation in Henry County. Eastman acquired the site in 2012 and became the leading global manufacturer of window films for the automotive and architectural markets.