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CBS: Full-time working mothers as often employed at managerial level as full-time working fathers


Fewer women than men in management positions Three-quarters of women in the employed labour force are part-timers , as against one-quarter of men. It is much more uncommon for part-timers to hold a management position than for full-timers. As a result, the proportion of managers among women is much lower than among men. Women also appear to be less keen to move up to higher management or top positions than men, as the recently published Emancipation Monitor shows. Full-time working mothers almost as often working at managerial level as fu... Read More »

Continental shares successful 2014 Fiscal Year with Employees Worldwide


"With their dedication each and every day, our employees contribute substantially to our company’s successful and sustainable value creation, and we would like to honor this. After all, together we all make up the face of Continental as a highly attractive employer and help to shape the mobility of the future. It is especially important for us to demonstrate our sense of For One Another across national borders and divisions," explained Continental Executive Board member for Human Relations Dr. Ariane Reinhart. “In 2014, employees including t... Read More »

BT creates 1,000 new UK Apprenticeships and Graduate Jobs


BT today announced it is creating 1,000 new apprenticeships and graduate jobs for young people this year, in a recruitment boost for the UK. The new recruits to BT will work in a range of areas, including software development, IT, engineering and digital technology. Prime Minister David Cameron welcomed the 700 apprenticeship and 300 graduate jobs that will be created across the UK, in areas such as London, Glasgow, Belfast, Cardiff, Newcastle, Manchester and Leeds. In addition to the new apprenticeships, BT also today reiterated its comm... Read More »

Technip is one of the first five companies to be certified Global Top Employers 2015


The Top Employers Institute, a specialist in the field of international research into HR management and working conditions, has just completed this year’s research into the HR policies and practices of a large number of employers across various countries. The organizations examined were assessed based on several criteria covering all HR aspects, such as talent strategy, learning and development, career management, compensation and benefits, or culture. For the first time since its creation in 1991, the Top Employers Institute launched the globa... Read More »

Prudential named one of the “Top 50 Companies for Executive Women”


Prudential Financial’s policies and practices in support of women have once again garnered it a place on the National Association for Female Executives (NAFE) “Top 50 Companies for Executive Women” list. This is the 15th year Prudential has been recognized by NAFE for advancing the careers of women. “We are delighted to be chosen as a Top 50 Company and recognized for attracting and developing talented women,” states Sharon Taylor, senior vice president, corporate human resources. “Prudential’s history of prioritizing opportunities and mobil... Read More »

Lloyds Banking Group to recruit 100 Higher Apprentices during 2015


100 Higher Apprenticeships during 2015 Higher Apprenticeships offer some of the brightest students a viable alternative to university, allowing young people to earn while they learn on the job. The Group recognises that in adding a further 100 professional Higher Apprenticeship positions across a range of disciplines including Commercial and Wealth Relationship Management, IT, Change Management, Finance, Risk and Marketing, it will secure even more aspiring young professionals who have the ability to readily develop the key competences requi... Read More »

BCN: Stefan Zarnic appointed Director Next Media


Burda’s central advertising marketer BCN (Burda Community Network) is expanding its management team: By 1 July 2015 at the latest, Stefan Zarnic will take on the newly created position of Director Next Media. He will report directly to manager Andreas Schilling. In Stefan Zarnic, BCN has secured a proven digital and multi-channel expert with more than fifteen years’ experience in digital marketing. The 45-year-old joins the company from InteractiveMedia (Deutsche Telekom), where he is currently Vice President Publisher Management and Member ... Read More »

Olympus Marketing outlines reasons Customer Service and Branding are one & the same


Over the past few years, developments in technology have created a new era of consumers. They are the most time-crunched and possibly the most impatient group of consumers in history. They have access to more product information and have more choices on where and when to shop than ever before. In order to please these new consumers, businesses have to put the needs, expectations and experiences of their customers in the forefront in order to keep them engaged and interacting with the brand. About Olympus Marketing: http://www.olympusmarketin... Read More »

SAP launches initiative for women in Telco to drive workplace diversity


Studies have shown that more diverse teams lead to greater innovation, higher productivity and better business results. However, current data from SAP’s Global Diversity & Inclusion Office shows that most industries — including the telecommunications industry — are missing out on the benefits of a diverse and inclusive workforce. According to a report by the United States federal Equal Opportunity Employment Commission, out of more than half a million workers in the telecommunications industry, 58 percent are men and 42 percent are women, w... Read More »

Nine things employees will learn during user awareness training to protect companies from cyber breaches


With cyber breaches happening to large corporations dominating the headlines, many small- to medium-size businesses are looking for ways to help protect themselves from falling victim. One of the easiest ways to help protect organizations is user awareness training. Simply put, user awareness training educates employees about best practices for protecting themselves and their workplaces. According to CipherEx's ( President and Founder, Siamak Behbahani, "There are nine primary areas that cover the basics of cyber secu... Read More »

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