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Newsroom placements for students across Europe

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This year we’re offering placements across 10 countries. For the first time, news publishers in Belgium and the Netherlands will be taking part—the Fellowship will open here soon—and each of will offer new opportunities for students to gain valuable experience. Applications are open in the following european countries: Austria, Ireland, Finland, France, Germany, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UK. Country-specific applications can be found on the News Lab website. In the coming weeks, the participating newsrooms will select their preferred c... Read More »

Welsh grower delivers earliest ever British strawberries

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Tesco’s Bridgend Extra store will today (February 22) begin selling the first strawberries of the season, which were grown by Springfield Nursery, based near Cowbridge in the Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales. Tesco strawberry buyer Jordan Blandford said: “Hats off to Springfield who have achieved this fantastic coup with their expertise and innovation. There is always a lot of excitement about the first British strawberries being picked because their arrival means the start of spring is not too far away.  This is brilliant news for customer... Read More »

DHL Express certified Top Employer Global for fourth year in a row

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DHL Express was one of just 13 companies to be recognized as Top Employer Global and – for the fourth year in a row – the only company to be certified in all regions. “Our people are everything at DHL Express. They form the backbone of our global transport network, they differentiate us from the competition by going the extra mile and most importantly, they deliver the customer experience. It’s therefore extremely gratifying to see our investments in our people recognized by organizations such as Top Employers Institute,” said Ken Allen, CEO... Read More »

Old Navy named one of the 2018 best workplaces for Giving Back by Great Place to Work® and Fortune

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The ranking considered more than 385,000 employee surveys from companies across the U.S. Great Place to Work, a research and consulting firm, evaluated more than 50 elements of team members’ experience on the job. These included employee pride in the organization’s community impact, belief that their work makes a difference, and feeling their work has special meaning. The ranking also accounted for how women, people of color, Baby Boomers and LGBT individuals experience giving back in the workplace. “We’re thrilled to be recognized for our e... Read More »

A New Investment in Community Leaders

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Facebook will commit tens of millions of dollars to the program, including up to $10 million in grants that will go directly to people creating and leading communities. In addition, we introduced new tools for group admins and the expansion of our London-based engineering team that builds technology to help keep people safe on Facebook. More than 300 community leaders from across Europe came together today in London including Blind Veterans UK, an advocacy organization that provides practical and emotional support to blind veterans and th... Read More »

Danish business embraces digital to create jobs and save lives

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They knew that the internet was a great way to reach customers, but they also knew they were missing basic skills to market online so they decided to sign up for Google Succes online, a program that taught them how to improve SEO (search engine optimization), use Google AdWords to create online ads, and measure their ad performance with Google Analytics. After joining the program in 2016, Mark and Anders have increased the number of people trained from 360 to 3,200. They’ve also grown from two to 30 staff, recruiting many ex-army people, and... Read More »

DHL and BVL School of Logistics re-launch their Corporate Automotive Logistics Academy (CALA)

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In the last few years, the first modules were tested in Europe, America and Asia. The findings were integrated into the new concept. For the next three years, CALA will be offering three LABS in Europe, America, Africa and Asia Pacific. “With its eight automotive competence centers in the most important automotive countries around the globe and its integrated supply chain management portfolio DHL Global Forwarding is a longlasting and important partner of the automotive sector. CALA reflects our idea to shape our future together. The ongoing... Read More »

Automobili Lamborghini is Top Employer Italia 2018

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This award is added to other recent company achievements: in 2017 Lamborghini enjoyed record sales, with 3,815 vehicles delivered worldwide (+10%); historic records set in all three macro-regions (America, EMEA, and Asia Pacific); and sales numbers almost tripling from 2010 to the present. 2017 also saw development of the production site, which was doubled in size in 12 months from 80,000 to 160,000 square meters for the Urus* project, Lamborghini’s new Super SUV. Lamborghini has also reached record workforce numbers: 500 employees have been... Read More »

DHL Supply Chain recognized as Top Employer in five countries

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“We are delighted to receive this accolade which spans four continents. Our staff are the very heart of our business and investing in them is investing in our future,” said Rob Rosenberg, Head of Human Resources, DHL Supply Chain. “Knowing this, we’ve introduced a range of programs and initiatives to ensure they remain engaged, motivated and valued, wherever they work in the organization.” For 25 years, the Top Employer Institute has recognized employers around the world who create excellent working conditions for their employees. Certificat... Read More »

SEAT certified as Top Employer for the fourth year in a row

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The international analysis performed annually by Top Employers Institute makes an in-depth probe of more than 600 practices in several fields, including talent strategy, workforce planning, training and career development, promotion plans and remuneration and benefits policies, among others. Companies that participate in the certification process must pass a stringent analytical process and achieve the required levels. According to the organisation, the process has confirmed SEAT’s excellent conditions yet another year, and with an even higher ... Read More »

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