Aramark Received Top-Score of 100% for 2017 Disability Equality Index®
PHILADELPHIA, August 29, 2017 – Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), a global leader in food, facilities management and uniforms, was named one of the Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion by the 2017 Disability Equality Index® (DEI), with a top-score of 100%. This announcement came at the 2017 US Business Leadership Network® (USBLN) 20th Annual National Conference Leadership Awards dinner held on August 23.
The metrics are clear: employee engagement is the key to success in the workplace of the future. And a digital workspace focused on the needs of employees is the platform that will drive that employee engagement.
Prioritizing the Employee Experience With so much at stake for an organization’s success, and with the data validating the value of improving employee engagement, enterprises are starting to prioritize the needs of their employee experience. Inevitably, that strategy leads to IT.
When we think about companies and the work they do, we often lose sight of a simple fact: a business is just a collection of people. And, all groups of people tend to build a culture, a collective way of viewing the world.
It may seem like an obvious point but it’s all too often overlooked.
Watch video to hear from Aflac's Matthew O.- Manager, Advertising Compliance
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In managing Aflac’s compliance standards, Matt Orr commits to honesty, transparency and integrity – threads woven into every department at Aflac. In this chapter, we’ll define what it means to do business “The Aflac Way,” highlighting how product innovation, customer protection, company recognition and our leadership team prioritize ethics above all.
Almost every urban dweller can relate to the feeling of staring longingly out an office building window on a beautiful summer day wishing they could escape the indoors. What if you didn’t need to leave the office to experience nature? CBRE’s office in Madrid used strategies from WELL’s Mind Concept to create a space with the look and feel of being outside. With an innovative layout and beautiful biophilic design, the office offers employees the opportunity to collaborate, relax, and focus all while feeling connected to the outdoors.
We know that physical activity leads to better health but sometimes it can seem impossible to balance a routine exercise schedule with the demands of the modern workplace. The Fitness WELLography is your go-to-guide for evidence-based interventions that can help you incorporate movement into your everyday life and design environments that promote an active lifestyle.
Here’s what you might run into while reading the Fitness WELLography:
Did you know of 7,000 rare diseases, only 5% have treatments available?
On July 18th, Shire invited professionals local to Cambridge, MA to participate in Rare in Kendall Square: Collaborating to Advance Innovation in Rare Disease. Over 200 attendees gathered to network and weigh in on a panel discussion centered around the idea that partnerships can advance treatment options.
“Our fight against rare diseases cannot be waged alone – unique partnership models are critical,” said Flemming Ornskov, M.D., M.P.H. and CEO of Shire.
More than one in five (22%) armed forces leavers face employment challenges, resulting in a potential loss of £1.5bn to the economy.
Barclays is calling on other employers to recognise the value that veterans can bring to the UK workforce, publishing new research that highlights how ex-military employees could help to plug UK skills shortage, by filling one in six predicted vacancies.
The study reveals that the UK economy could suffer losses of up to £1.5bn in the next five years if service leavers can’t find employment, or are under-employed upon leaving the armed forces.
NORTHAMPTON, Mass., August 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Creating an outstanding employee experience isn’t always easy, but it is central to the modern purpose-driven company seeking to create a workplace that’s considered best-in-class. And technology plays a greater role in that experience than ever before.