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Gap Inc. Expands its Job Program for Opportunity Youth to 53 Cities, Introduces Year-Round Hiring Strategy

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Launched in 2007 for 16 to 24-year-olds from low-income communities, the company is rolling out new partnerships with non-profit organizations and introducing program models that will enable it to operate year-round. Based on the program’s proven results to attract and retain highly-engaged employees, the company plans to hire five percent of all new entry-level store employees from the program by 2025. Details of the 2018 expansion include: Through a new national partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs of America, This Way Ahead will be... Read More »

Rethinking the way we work: the new L’ORÉAL campuses

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Campus environments that bring together well-being, balance and performance In November 2017, L’Oréal opened new offices at Levallois-Perret on the outskirts of Paris. Named “Seine 62”, the campus is the latest in a series to have been opened in the Paris region, Copenhagen and Manhattan. Reflecting the new ways of working among its employees, the Group is moving to office spaces that are specially designed to be agile, collaborative and transversal. The main objective is simply to create an environment where employees feel good. In the Paris ... Read More »

Helping more people in the U.K. find their next job

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Today, more people are turning to Google to find information about their next role. We have a long history of using our technology to connect people with information, so we’re excited to bring a new job search experience to Google to connect people in the U.K. to job opportunities. This new feature in Search lets you more easily explore jobs from across the web and find job postings that suit your needs and skills. Starting today, when you search for “jobs near me,” “teaching jobs,” or similar queries in English in the U.K., you’ll have the ... Read More »

How Google Digital Workshop prepares you for new job opportunities

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As part of this initiative, we offer a wide range of free courses through Google Digital Workshop, offering personalized learning plans on both Google and non-Google platforms. Digital marketing is one of our most popular courses, and for those who take the course, we’ve created a Digital Workshop Certificate (accredited by IAB Europe) to demonstrate your digital marketing proficiency to potential employers and recruiters. More than 300,000 people have earned their certification to date: Sylwia from Poland, who after honing her digital skills t... Read More »

Forbes Releases 2018 World’s Most Influential CMOs Report

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The report reveals the tectonic shifts marketers face today and the most effective strategies for addressing these challenges – the most influential CMOs of today must lead digital transformation with a customer-first mindset. In the report, Forbes and Sprinklr also tell the story of how CMOs are evolving and negotiating obstacles to push their organizations forward, inspiring customers and extending their influence well beyond the boardroom. Keith Weed, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer at Unilever, retains the top spot for the second... Read More »

BMW Group CEO Harald Krüger voted most popular manager 2018

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Glassdoor bases its ranking on evaluations by current and former employees, who post their feedback on their employer and management anonymously. This method is designed to generate the most objective evaluations possible and give potential job applicants a clearer picture of the company of interest. On winning the award, Harald Krüger spoke to Glassdoor about leadership, careers and his advice to those starting out in the career world: Mr. Krüger, what qualities do you think a good manager should have? Krüger: Good leadership is not j... Read More »

Say hello to the new Hire, a smarter, faster way to recruit, by Google

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Recruiters tell us Hire has fundamentally improved how they work, with less context switching between apps. In fact, when we measured user activity, we found Hire reduced time spent completing common recruiting tasks—like reviewing applications or scheduling interviews—by up to 84 percent. But we wanted to do more. The result is our latest release of Hire. By incorporating Google AI, Hire now reduces repetitive, time-consuming tasks, into one-click interactions. This means hiring teams can spend less time with logistics and more time connect... Read More »

Schultz to employees: ‘This has been the dream of a lifetime’

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Schultz and Starbucks ceo Kevin Johnson entered the second-floor mezzanine of the Starbucks Support Center to a standing ovation. Moments later, Johnson introduced him saying, "Rarely in a lifetime does one have the opportunity to work with a founder, and entrepreneur, a leader that created such an iconic company. Each one of us and all the partners before us have had that opportunity.” Schultz took the floor to a second standing ovation, this one thundering on until he motioned for people to take their seats. "You're going to make me cry be... Read More »

Volkswagen makes CEBIT a job fair for IT specialists

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HR Board Member Gunnar Kilian says: “Volkswagen is a highly attractive employer for IT experts. We employ data analysts, gaming experts, cyber security specialists and UX designers as well as AI research scientists. And we intend to recruit further IT experts. People who want to work in a future-oriented way at the top level in their specialty will find the best possible conditions within the Volkswagen Group: agile working arrangements, team spirit, internationality and cooperation across the boundaries between departments, brands and location... Read More »

Together towards increased wages

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Within ACT (Action Collaboration Transformation), 17 brands and retailers are working together with the global trade union IndustriALL. Our shared vision is that all textile workers across the entire industry should earn living wages. We work to find ways to bring sustainable improvements for all textile workers – no matter which factory they work at or which brands they make goods for. Instead, we are looking for fair and long-term solutions that are the same for everyone. HOW DOES ACT WORK TO GET US THERE? Firstly, all ACT members agree on ... Read More »

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