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The Top Jobs for the Future: Now Hiring

by Marillyn Hewson, Chairman, President and CEO, Lockheed Martin
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As the leader of one of the most technologically advanced companies in the world, I am often asked about the future of our workforce -- specifically, what will be the hottest careers 10 to 20 years from now? 

This was one of the main topics of discussion at Fortune's recent Most Powerful Women Summit, when it was posed this way: "What are the jobs that are going to be there [several] years from now that we can't even imagine?"

A Fresh Start: How Rania Llewellyn Is Helping Canadian Immigrants Kick-Start Their Career

By Shelley White
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When Rania Llewellyn graduated with an undergraduate degree from Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, she faced a challenge many newcomers to Canada had faced before her; she was a well-educated immigrant who couldn’t find a job.

Born in Kuwait City to an Egyptian father and Jordanian mother, Rania had grown up in Kuwait and Egypt, completing the first two years of her commerce degree at the American University in Cairo. But then the Gulf War erupted, and Rania’s parents decided to emigrate to Canada in 1992, where she completed her degree.

Citi Foundation’s Youth Workforce Fund to Increase Access to Jobs, Including Apprenticeships and Internships, Among Youth

$4 million fund to support youth employment organizations across 15 U.S. cities
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NEW YORK, October 25, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Citi Foundation today announced the launch of the Youth Workforce Fund as part of its Pathways to Progress initiative to provide youth both in the U.S. and around the world with training and access to jobs, including paid apprenticeships and internships.

Tetra Tech Congratulates Its Leadership Academy Graduating Class of 2017

Preparing another set of high-achieving technical leaders to provide our clients with innovative solutions
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On October 7, 2017, Tetra Tech’s Leadership Academy Class of 2017 successfully completed the company’s annual corporate professional development program. The Leadership Academy prepares project managers to become outstanding business leaders to better serve their clients.

The Whirlpool Family

Three generations of Farringtons have worked for appliance maker
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By Tony Wittkowski

BENTON HARBOR — Eric and Mike Farrington have an easy time running through their family’s lineage.

To do so is effortless because a good portion of it can be found at Whirlpool Corp.

The Farrington clan has seen the home appliance maker grow and extend its reach across the world in a manner of decades. In Whirlpool’s 106 years of existence – dating to when it was the Upton Machine Co. – there has been a Farrington working there for the last 71 years.

As of 2017, the Farringtons have collectively spent more than a century at Whirlpool.

De Beers and BIUST Sign Deal on Skills

Debswana and Botswana International University of Science and Technology (BIUST) have joined forces to develop skills in sciences, engineering, technology and innovation.
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They have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) aimed at meeting the skills demands of a changing world.

Debswana Managing Director Balisi Bonyongo (pictured, left) described the MOU as an historic moment because it was the first the company had signed with a university.

TCS Wins Gold and Two Silver Stevies® at the 2017 Great Employers Awards

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NEW YORK and MUMBAI, October 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS) a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, today announced it won three Stevies® at the second annual Great Employers Awards 2017. TCS was recognized with a Gold Stevie® for Achievement in Employee Engagement in the Americas, and two Silver Stevies® for Achievement in Recruitment and Employer of the Year – in the large enterprise and computing industry categories.

Preparing Blind and Low-Vision Children to ‘Live the Lives They Want’

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Wells Fargo Stories 'Viewpoints': ‘Viewpoints’ invites guest authors from outside of Wells Fargo to share an important perspective related to their work. Today, we welcome Carlton Anne Cook Walker, manager of Braille Education Programs for the National Federation of the Blind.

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Wells Fargo Stories 'Viewpoints': ‘Viewpoints’ invites guest authors from outside of Wells Fargo to share an important perspective related to their work. Today, we welcome Carlton Anne Cook Walker, manager of Braille Education Programs for the National Federation of the Blind.

GM Appoints Pamela Fletcher Vice President – Global Electric Vehicle Programs

Press Release

DETROIT, October 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ - General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) is appointing Pamela Fletcher, who led the team that successfully launched the Chevrolet Bolt EV and created the plan to accelerate us along the pathway to our vision of a zero emissions world, to the newly created position of vice president, Global Electric Vehicle Programs.

NerdWallet Names DC Metro a “Best Place for Tech Jobs,” Cites Booz Allen

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While jobs in the tech sector are plentiful, regions of the U.S. are especially friendly to tech employees—and most of the nation’s developers, engineers, designers, database administrators find work in just a handful of hubs around the country.

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