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The Coca-Cola Company Announces New International Structure, Promotes Key Leaders


“Today’s announcement outlines important changes to our international operating structure that better support our evolving bottler footprint and demonstrate the deep bench of management experience we are fortunate to have in the Coca-Cola system,” said Muhtar Kent, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “These moves will continue to lay the foundation for strong leadership and management continuity.” President and Chief Operating Officer James Quincey added: “As we continue to implement our five strategic actions for growth, it is critical th... Read More »

UNIVERSUM ranking: Audi is a preferred employer


Audi is highly attractive with its projects for the future, especially for engineering graduates. Four weeks after taking first place in the Trendence survey*, engineering students have now voted Audi as the winner of the UNIVERSUM survey. “The pursuit of innovation is deeply ingrained in our DNA,” explained Antje Maas, Head of Human Resources Marketing at AUDI AG. “Young development engineers can help us to creatively shape the transformation of mobility as well as the modern world of work.” Impressions of the many innovative jobs at Audi are ... Read More »

Starbucks Agronomist Named One of the ‘Most Creative People in Business’


2016’s collection of creative thinkers includes Carlos Mario Rodriguez, director of Global Agronomy at Starbucks. Rodriguez studied agronomy at the University of Costa Rica, where he worked in the university's molecular biology lab. After that, he worked at the National Biodiversity Institute before leading the countrywide coffee program at Instituto del Café de Costa Rica, or iCafe. He became a Starbucks partner (employee) in 2004 and lives in Costa Rica. Rodriguez is closely involved with Starbucks Farmer Support Centers. Starbucks current... Read More »

Starbucks and Top U.S. Companies Extend 700 Job Offers in Seattle


As many as 5.5 million young Americans are not working and not in school. That includes an estimated 50,000 in the Seattle area. In a continuing effort to connect these young people with meaningful jobs and career paths, the coalition hosted its fourth job fair in Seattle to support and inspire those between the ages of 16 and 24 who are looking for opportunities to work and further their education. Seattle Results, By the Numbers: 1,500 young adults attended 1,300 interviews 700 on the spot job offers 100 second interview requests ... Read More »

Recession aftereffects continue to blight US retirees


The newly released 118-page compendium on The Current State of Retirement: A Compendium of Findings About American Retirees(external link), provides in-depth perspectives on retirees, including attitudes about life in retirement, time commitments, living arrangements, and personal finances. Less than half of survey respondents say they have either fully recovered or were not financially impacted by the 2007-2009 crisis. Thirty-five percent say they have somewhat recovered, eight percent have not yet begun to recover, and 12 percent feel they... Read More »

Polar Leasing Company, Inc. to Attend the Association of Nutrition and Foodservice Professionals Annual Anaheim Regional Meeting Taking Place May 5-6, 2016


Polar Leasing Company, Inc. representative Adam Craig will be attending the Association of Nutrition & Foodservice Professionals 2016 Anaheim Regional Meeting running from May 5-6. Fort Wayne, IN - Polar Leasing Company, Inc announces that territory sales manager Adam Craig will be showcasing the company's seamless fiberglass walk-in coolers and freezers at the 2016 Anaheim Regional Meeting. Presented by the Association of Nutrition & Foodservice Professionals (ANFP), the 2016 Anaheim Regional meeting takes place from May 5-6 at the ... Read More »

Kimberly-Clark Awards $1.18 Million in College Scholarships to High School Students in North America


Bright Futures scholarship grants are worth up to $20,000, or $5,000 per school year, for full-time students attending accredited colleges and universities. Since its inception, the program has awarded over $38 million in scholarships to more than 1,900 students. Recipients were chosen based on academic achievement, leadership, work experience and involvement in extracurricular activities. "Every year, our selection committee is very impressed with the scholarship applications we receive from the children of our employees," said Tom Falk,... Read More »

Military Spouse Brings Experience and Understanding to Starbucks


In between there’s time spent recruiting, training, team building and doing all that a Starbucks district manager does, along with helping her children with school work and her own coursework (she’s studying organizational leadership through the Starbucks College Achievement Plan). Finally, the vice-chair of the Starbucks Mid-Atlantic Armed Forces Network is a loyal supporter of a group near to her heart ­– military families. She weaves together her passions for work and community service. “That’s what’s so satisfying about Starbucks,” she s... Read More »

Elbaz Dismissed From Lanvin Board


The decision was made during a brief "technical" meeting at Lanvin HQ in Paris, reports WWD, and means that Elbaz will no longer have any say in the future of the brand. He does, however, continue to own a minority share in the company. Elbaz's split with the house that he helped steer to commercial and critical success during his 14-year tenure was an acrimonious one, with the designer said to have been ousted by majority shareholder Shaw-Lan Wang. Accusations of "poor quality" and "agressiveness" on Elbaz's part followed shortly - all o... Read More »

The “L’Oréal share & care” social programme extended to employees across the group’s 67 countries


This set of social protections addresses the essential needs of employees in four areas: health, welfare, parenthood and quality of life at work. Some of the main measures include: - At least twenty-four months paid in the event of death or permanent incapacity - An access to major treatments with a reimbursement of at least 75% of related costs - A minimum paternity leave of 3 days paid at 100% of the salary - A minimum maternity leave of 14 weeks paid at 100% of the salary Over a hundred local initiatives The programme goes even furth... Read More »

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