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Shopify #7 on Fast Company’s 50 Most Innovative Companies List
Shopify, where Alexa Teare is director of talent development, was recently featured as #7 on Fast Company’s “World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies” for 2020. According to the feature, Deloitte estimates that between 2016 and 2018, companies on Shopify enabled $183 billion in transactions and created full-time jobs for 1.4 million people.
Vertiv secures $2 Billion Loan, Hires CEO, and Introduces New Product
Vertiv, where Andrew Cole is chief organizational development human resources officer, announced the closing of a new seven-year $2.2 billion term loan, the proceeds of which were used to pay in full its previous term loan and redeem in full its high-yield bonds. In addition, Vertiv has recently hired a new CIO and added a new lithium-ion model to its uninterruptible power supply family of products.
Asana Named #1 Best Small & Medium Workplace in Technology
Asana, where Kayla Vatalaro is head of talent acquisition and recruiting, was named the #1 Best Small & Medium Workplace in Technology by Fortune Magazine and Great Place to Work US for the second time this year.
American Specialty Health Named Best of the Best Wellness Winner
American Specialty Health, where Scott Faurot is senior technical talent acquisition partner, was named Best of the Best Wellness Winner for San Diego by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR). The company also received San Diego’s Best and Brightest in Wellness Award for the fourth consecutive year.
Cox Media Group Renews Affiliation Agreement with Fox Corporation
Cox Media Group, where William Riddick is HR director, announced a multi-year agreement that renews the FOX Network affiliations for four stations operated by Cox Media Group. The agreement includes full carriage of the FOX Network, including leading sports and entertainment programs.
Xpanxion Wins SEAP Industry-Academia Connect Program 2019
Xpanxion, where Manu Gopinath serves as chief people officer and head of global business development, announced that Xpanxion India was awarded the “Best Industry-Academia Connect Program – 2019” at the SEAP Pune Connect 2019, for creating a significant impact in academia through campus collaboration.
Third Sector Expands to Georgia, Kentucky, and South Carolina
Third Sector, where Dynasti Hunt is managing director, talent and equity, announced that with the launch of the new Southeastern Cohort on Young Parents and Families, Third Sector is expanding its reach to three new states: Georgia, Kentucky, and South Carolina.
Techstars Announces Brand Redesign
Techstars, where Sabrina McGrail is VP of people operations, announced a brand redesign with the goal of creating “ a simpler, sharper, more unified way to tell our story. That’s exactly what this new identity aims to do.” The redesign incorporates elements of the brand identity from typeface to naming conventions.
Dell Technologies Releases Global Data Protection Index 2020 Snapshot
Dell Technologies, where Steve Price is chief human resources officer, recently released its Global Data Protection Index 2020 Snapshot, which reveals that organizations on average are managing almost 40% more data than they were a year ago. The Snapshot, a follow-on to the biennial Global Data Protection Index, surveyed 1,000 IT decision-makers across 15 countries at public and private organizations with 250+ employees about the impact these challenges and advanced technologies have on data protection readiness.
Rhino Foods Launches New Innovative Hiring Process
Rhino Foods, where Caitlin Goss is director of human resources, has launched a new system that’s designed to make the hiring process easier. They’ve transitioned away from the 1:1 hiring/training model and into a cohort/ group model. The process begins by offering group information sessions for anyone that’s interested in getting a production job at Rhino and after attending, everyone is invited to join for a week-long onboarding cohort.
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