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CAUSEBOX On a Mission to Deliver Better Products & a Better World

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Next week is National Small Business Week and PayPal is excited to celebrate the millions of inspiring small businesses we work with globally. We’re interviewing small businesses to find out what inspired them to start their business, the challenges they have faced, and the advice they have for other aspiring business owners. We sat down with Brett McCullom and Matt Richardson, the founders of CAUSEBOX - sustainably and ethically made, curated products for women.
 

FCA US Recruits 50 Schools to Train Next Generation of Dealership Service Technicians

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  • More than 100 training facility sites are sought by end of 2018
  • FCA US dealerships expect to hire 5,000 service technicians by end of 2018
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  • More than 100 training facility sites are sought by end of 2018
  • FCA US dealerships expect to hire 5,000 service technicians by end of 2018

Facing a Skills Gap, STEM Companies Take the Lead in Building Future Workforce

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The substantial deficiency of qualified science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and manufacturing workers in the U.S. has created a worrisome gap which will result in serious workforce and pipeline issues for companies in the technology, manufacturing and engineering spaces and beyond. STEM education remains a hot-button issue as the U.S.

Not Just For Foreign Foods: Fair-Trade Label Comes To U.S. Farms

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Workers at a tomato farm in Nogales, Ariz., got a check this month for more than $30,000. And they expect more money to come.

The approximately 130 workers of Wholesum Harvest are still deciding how to spend the money, but they say their initial priorities include subsidizing transportation, recreation areas and medical insurance.

Learn How SEFCU is Making an Impact

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It's one thing to say you donated $3 million dollars last year, but it’s another thing to be able to say that money equated to 15 million pounds of food. That’s how Jolene Barr, Community Impact Leader at SEFCU, describes the difference that GIFTS Online & AngelPoints is making in helping the institution tell its impact story, and in deepening relationships with nonprofit partners.

Automation: How Business Can Lead a Sustainable Transition

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Automation will profoundly alter the future of work and society, as a great deal of recent research and projections on its impacts have shown. Some have predicted automation will lead to a gloomy future of permanent high unemployment, while others have touted many potential benefits around health, safety, and the environment. Yet, automation also poses a practical challenge for today’s business leaders, who must tackle how to take advantage of the productivity and innovation opportunities presented by automation technologies while also ensuring a smooth workforce transition.

Investing in People is Good for Them — and for Nestlé

Our business will only thrive if we create value for our employees and our communities
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It’s easy today to be wowed by technology. Whether marveling at the vast amount of data I can store in my smartphone, or witnessing the high-tech wizardry at one of Nestlé’s factories, the potential of technology seems, at times, nearly limitless.

MetLife Foundation's Multipliers of Prosperity is Spurring Small Businesses in Bangladesh

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Watch this video to see how technology is accelerating financial inclusion in Bangladesh. MetLife Foundation's partner BFA is doing ground-breaking work to embed the right technology and technical capabilities in local nonprofit organizations on the ground like Sajida, working with women entreprenuers to help them navigate life's challenges and opportunities.

VIDEO | Creating a Pipeline for Cisco Veteran Hiring

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The Cisco Veteran Talent Incubation Program (VTIP) creates a pipeline for transitioning service members and veterans to gain skills and qualify for Cisco Services entry-level engineer roles. Learn more at csr.cisco.com

Watch video here.

Atlas Copco Compressors and Light Tower Win Red Dot Design Awards

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STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 4, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Atlas Copco, a leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions, has won two prestigious Red Dot Design Awards for 2017 for portable compressors and a LED light tower. 

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