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How LinkedIn Is Working to Connect Hard-to-Reach Job Seekers With New Opportunities

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Meg Garlinghouse leads LinkedIn For Good, a social impact program at LinkedIn, which leverages the world’s leading social network for professionals to make positive impacts around the world. On her own LinkedIn profile, she describes herself as “connecting talent with opportunity at massive scale to change the world.” We caught a few minutes with her at SB’16 San Diego in June to learn more.

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Swiss Post Solutions Presents Best Practices at Prestigious Panel on Innovation in the Development of Young Employees

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Swiss Post Solutions, a world-class provider of outsourcing services and industry employer of choice, joined a panel of Human Resource experts at a recent conference hosted by JobsFirstNYC and the Young Invincibles, two highly established employment assistance organizations. Chief People Officer, Russ Cusick represented SPS on the panel, which also included hiring executives from other companies and organizations.

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Starbucks, Nordstrom, TOMS And Others Commit To Employing 100K Youth

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Part of the series “Today’s True Leadership” If you’re like me, you’re truly sick of seeing only bad news broadcasted in our nation’s headlines – stories of criminal activity in business, leaders who’ve failed us, and feeble economic initiatives that don’t move the needle on helping youth — or even seasoned professionals — enter (or reenter) the workforce and build their career success.

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The Walmart Foundation and Aspen Institute Announce $5.5 Million Grant to Create Career Pathways for Retail Workers

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BENTONVILLE, Ark. & WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)– The Walmart Foundation and the Aspen Institute announced a $5.5 million grant to explore business models designed to support workers and sustain a thriving retail industry. The Aspen Institute, known for pioneering new approaches to complex problems, will combine key learnings from a number of its programs with the goal of building a system where retail workers can gain skills and achieve upward mobility.

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