What do you do for second act if you’re a chairman and CEO who has built from scratch a company that grosses $16 billion annually, has 190,000 employees worldwide, and is the brand leader in its field? If you’re Howard Schulz, chairman and CEO of Starbucks, you return to your roots to give back.
Technology is getting smarter, taking on cognitive abilities and tasks once thought the sole domain of people. In the last few years, declining costs and greater technological sophistication has made automation more accessible to large and small companies alike, increasing the speed and scale of technology uptake, with a range of implications for labor markets around the world. It is essential that we approach this wave of innovation in a way that creates widespread benefits for people, society, and business.
PENNINGTON, N.J., May 14, 2015 /3BL Media/ - A new CITGO-Subway location is open for business in Pennington after a four month refurbishment project initiated by owner Guleria Enterprises. Located at 102 Washington Crossing Road, the gas and convenience store location will provide 10 to 15 new jobs for local residents, including students from Hopewell Valley High School and Mercer County Community College.
We are living in an era marked by substantial gains in human well-being but also rising income inequality and persistent jobless growth. Coupled with climate change, achieving inclusive prosperity for 9 billion people without exceeding planetary boundaries is the defining challenge of the 21st century.
Report reveals middle-skill job opportunities for Detroit areas residents and recommends a comprehensive approach to align education and job training with high-demand healthcare and manufacturing positions
NEW YORK, April 16, 2015 /3BL Media/ – JPMorgan Chase & Co. today released a first-of-its-kind roadmap addressing the mismatch between the needs of employers and the skills of current job seekers in Detroit. This skills gap report provides a comprehensive look at available middle-skill healthcare and manufacturing jobs in the Detroit area and offers data-driven steps local policy makers, community colleges, training providers and private sector employers can take to fill these critical, good paying roles.
Commits to reducing per employee carbon emissions by more than 50 percent in latest Corporate Citizenship Report
NEW YORK, March 31, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Accenture released its 2014 Corporate Citizenship Report, “Making a Measurable Difference,” which announces a series of 2020 goals and highlights the company’s efforts to collaborate with others to improve the way the world works and lives. Together with its strategic partners, Accenture will equip more than 3 million people with the skills t
New book just released by STEMconnector® delivers educators, business and nonprofit leaders a powerful call to action
GAITHERSBURG, Md., February 19, 2015 /3BL Media/ - “Advancing a Jobs-Driven Economy,” a book released today in Phoenix and Washington by STEMconnector®, focuses on the employer-driven partnerships demanded by 21st century STEM education and workforce development. Amidst the total disruption in higher education, 62 education, business and nonprofit thought leaders share proven models that support the necessary STEM education and workforce development revolution.
Annual report identifies new developments that are redefining quality of life for workers nationwide
GAITHERSBURG, Md., January, 28 2015 /3BL Media/ -Employees and consumers are gaining greater influence over corporations’ behavior thanks to a surge in e-commerce and social sharing, according to Sodexo’s 2015 Workplace Trends Report, released today. A new form of public accountability, dubbed “Rateocracy,” is putting unprecedented pressure on companies to act transparently, highlighting one of the major shifts in how the workplace is changing in response to technology and cultural expectations.
Low-income youth and young people of color face diminished opportunities to gain work experience and skills, limiting potential for economic advancement
New York, January 14, 2015 /3BL Media/ – A new JPMorgan Chase & Co. report released today reveals that only 46 percent of young people who applied for summer employment programs were enrolled in 2014. In the 14 major U.S. cities surveyed, local officials also project that tens of thousands of economically disadvantaged youths looking for jobs will not be able to find them during the upcoming summer months.