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LATINA Style ranks Prudential Financial as a top company for Hispanic women

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“This award reflects the diverse and inclusive culture of Prudential,” said Michele Green, vice president and chief diversity officer for Prudential, who accepted the award at the 17th annual LATINA Style Awards Lunch and Diversity Leaders Conference held last week in Washington, D.C. “We believe that our approach to diversity and inclusion is a strategic growth driver for us. Diversity and inclusion is integrated into the way that we do business, the way we support diverse communities and the way we recruit, develop and engage our employees.” ... Read More »

Mercure unveils the figures of the international casting “The Six Friends Theory”

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The aim is to select a candidate, somewhere around the world, and take him or her to meet an Aboriginal from the Bundjalung tribe in Australia, and prove that they are only 6 degrees of separation away from each other! The casting call opened on January 20th and Internet users can take part on the Mercure Facebook page. The application procedure is simple. Candidates simply have to post a video up to 1 minute long on Facebook, capturing their personality, what they are passionate about, what drives them, their plans, their talents and so for... Read More »

Orion Systems Integrators expands its Board of Directors with appointment of two accomplished Industry Veterans

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Orion Systems Integrators ("Orion"), a leading provider of information technology services and solutions to the Fortune 500 and other large and mid-market customers, today announced the appointment of Mark Gerencser and Geoff Nyheim to the company's Board of Directors, as the company prepares for accelerating growth. "We welcome Mark and Geoff to the Board of Directors and look forward to working with them as Orion expands its global presence and customer relationships," said Sunil Mehta, Chief Executive Officer of Orion. "As one of the fast... Read More »

African Americans learning from the past to avoid the 14 biggest post-divorce mistakes

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At the beginning of the 20th century, the divorce rates amongst African Americans were just a fraction of what they are today. With the rise in divorce for the African American community has come heartbreak, drama and broken homes as well as a collective need to learn how to navigate through tough breakups. "Black History Month is not only a time to reflect on the past but also to look ahead to how the future can be improved," explained Chicago family law practitioner Lester L. Barclay, author of the book The African-American Guide to Divorc... Read More »

H&M customers help to empower women in Ethiopia

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The majority of the poor in Ethiopia are women and teenage girls. They are frequently subjected to discrimination in multiple areas. As most Ethiopian women spend a lot of time working within the household, they also have less time for paid work. The money donated by H&M Conscious Foundation will go to a unique project that will empower women from low-income urban communities. In this three-year project, CARE will support women in developing their own business in order to generate income, gain more power in their families and communities... Read More »

George Osborne appointed director of IT Infrastructure for Corcentric

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Corcentric, a leading provider of financial process automation solutions, announces the appointment of George Osborne to Director of IT Infrastructure. Osborne has been with the company since 2006 as Lead Network Engineer. In his new position, Osborne will head the IT team in the design and implementation of all networks at the company's multiple locations, as well as managing all network and system security. He will continue to oversee all Citrix, VMware, SANs, and Cisco Unified Communications environments. "George has been an invaluable... Read More »

Jugend forscht: ThyssenKrupp supports young scientists

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The regional heats sponsored by ThyssenKrupp will take place in February and March. The winners of the regional heats will compete at state level, where the best will qualify for the national final in May. Cash and non-cash prizes worth a total of around a million euros will be awarded at the three levels. Jugend forscht is aimed at youngsters up to the age of 21. Children aged 14 and under take part in the junior section “Schoolchildren experiment”. The contestants choose their own topic, which they then investigate using scientific, techni... Read More »

Atos supports home-working for employees with new social media tools

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As part of the Global Voice Project which responds directly to employees technology concerns, the digital services company has introduced a new internet-based instant messaging, voice and video technology for all its employees to make it easier for staff to work productively either in the office or at home as well as an easy to use social media internal tool, blueKiwi, which allows for group conversations and easy sharing of documents and information. With the rise of mobile technologies this reflects the changing ways people in the workplac... Read More »

H&M Design Award 2015 – Ximon Lee

“Ximon’s collection captivated the jury with its contemporary yet poetic mood, with a strong feeling for fabric and an incredible attention to detail,” says Ann-Sofie Johansson, H&M’s head of design for New Development. “I think he is an incredible accomplished designer. He had everything; his research was beautiful, the fabric development was really accomplished and his design was good,” says Luella Bartley, Design Director of Marc by Marc Jacobs and member of the jury. Ximon, originally from Hong Kong, China, but now based in New Yo... Read More »

Matt Clark appointed Chief Operating Officer for Corcentric

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Corcentric, a leading provider of financial process automation solutions, announces the appointment of Matt Clark to the role of Chief Operating Officer. Matt joined Corcentric in 2004 and has served as Vice President of Operations since 2012. In his new role, Clark will be responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations and ensuring companywide alignment with competitive strategies to enhance marketplace execution and service delivery to Corcentric's customers. He will oversee all software engineering and operational efforts, including imp... Read More »

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