Creative industries

Adweek Unveils Agenda of the Brandweek Lift Diversity Business Fair

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 9:45pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Today, Adweek announced the agenda of the Brandweek Lift Diversity Business Fair, which connects marketing and advertising professionals from underrepresented communities at its tentpole summit, Brandweek .

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  • NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Today, Adweek announced the agenda of the Brandweek Lift Diversity Business Fair, which connects marketing and advertising professionals from underrepresented communities at its tentpole summit, Brandweek .
  • Last year, Adweek introduced complimentary Brandweek Lift passes for business leaders from underrepresented communities.
  • Highlights of the Brandweek Lift Diversity Business Fair will include:
    A conversation with fashion, film and music icon Jennifer Lopez, Adweek's 2021 Brand Visionary award honoree.
  • The Brandweek Lift Diversity Business Fair was inspired by insights gained by the Adweek Executive Mentor Program.

Yoh/DZConneX Recognized for Top Customer Satisfaction Ratings in Recruitment Process Outsourcing by HRO Today

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 4:30pm

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Yoh/DZConneX, a leading international talent and outsourcing company and part of Day & Zimmermann, has earned a top placement in HRO Todays 2021 Bakers Dozen Customer Satisfaction Ratings for their Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) services.

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  • PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Yoh/DZConneX, a leading international talent and outsourcing company and part of Day & Zimmermann, has earned a top placement in HRO Todays 2021 Bakers Dozen Customer Satisfaction Ratings for their Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) services.
  • This marks the seventh consecutive year Yoh/DZConneX has been recognized for its RPO services on the Bakers Dozen list.
  • Earlier this year, the company was recognized as a top Managed Service Program provider by HRO Today.
  • The Bakers Dozen Customer Satisfaction Ratings are based solely on customer satisfaction surveys conducted directly with RPO buyers through an online survey distributed by HRO Today.

Toward One Wisconsin Conference on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Taking Place Oct. 12-13

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 5:36pm

Toward One Wisconsin 2021 A conference on equity, diversity and inclusion, is taking place virtually on October 12-13.

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  • Toward One Wisconsin 2021 A conference on equity, diversity and inclusion, is taking place virtually on October 12-13.
  • In 2020, Toward One successfully brought together more than 800 people in a fully virtual format to address and prioritize the work of diversity, equity and inclusion throughout Wisconsin.
  • , aspires to create and sustain a statewide culture that understands that diversity, equity and inclusion are essential to the states continued excellence.
  • We may be in different places based on the diversity of our experiences, but were all traveling the same journey: Toward One Wisconsin.

Concerned Shareholders of Rocky Mountain Candidates Rhonda J. Parish, Mark Riegel and Sandra Elizabeth Taylor Issue Letter to Shareholders About Proxy Contest

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 2:28pm

We have no prior business or personal relationships with any member of the Concerned Shareholders of Rocky Mountain.

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  • We have no prior business or personal relationships with any member of the Concerned Shareholders of Rocky Mountain.
  • Our professional experience and industry knowledge prepares us well to immediately focus on addressing the Companys business challenges.
  • The Participants in the proxy solicitation are: AB Value Partners, LP, AB Value Management LLC, Andrew T. Berger, Bradley Radoff, Rhonda J. Parish, Mark Riegel, and Sandra Elizabeth Taylor.
  • As of the date hereof, none of Mr. Berger, Ms. Parish, Mr. Riegel, or Ms. Taylor directly own any shares of Common Stock.

Highgate Appoints Arash Azarbarzin As Chief Executive Officer Amidst Transformational Year

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 5:00pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Highgate ,a leading real estate investment and hospitality management company, announced today the appointment of industry pioneer, Arash Azarbarzin, as Chief Executive Officer.

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  • NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Highgate ,a leading real estate investment and hospitality management company, announced today the appointment of industry pioneer, Arash Azarbarzin, as Chief Executive Officer.
  • This includes a heightened focus on Highgate's Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance strategy based on Arash's expertise in sustainable, modern luxury.
  • In this new role, Arash will also lead the development of specialized Food & Beverage and Marketing divisions.
  • "It is a great honor to join Highgate and build upon the legacy established by the Khimji family," said Arash.

Lightricks, Award-winning App Developer, Raises $130M Series D to Power Expansion and Champion Creator Economy Users

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 3:00pm

Lightricks , creator of the world's leading photo and video editing apps including Facetune2 , Facetune Video , and Videoleap , today announced $130M in Series D funding.

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  • Lightricks , creator of the world's leading photo and video editing apps including Facetune2 , Facetune Video , and Videoleap , today announced $130M in Series D funding.
  • Lightricks raised this strategic Series D to power the expansion of its suite of tools and offer more features and services for creators, further cementing its position as a leading player in the booming creator economy.
  • The rise of the creator economy has only exacerbated the need of mobile users to streamline the content creation and monetization processes.
  • With this latest funding, were able to help elevate our users' creativity and capabilities with continued advancements to our technology and offering.

Glenfiddich Releases Landmark Study That Prompts Re-evaluation Of What It Means To Be 'Rich'

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 2:28pm

Glenfiddich and Packnett Cunningham have opened up the final five spots for nominations by anyone via Glenfiddich.com/richest25 .

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  • Glenfiddich and Packnett Cunningham have opened up the final five spots for nominations by anyone via Glenfiddich.com/richest25 .
  • The Glenfiddich #Richest25 will be supported through an integrated digital campaign through 2021, headlined by a cross-platform content partnership with Forbes.
  • The Glenfiddich distillery was born on Christmas Day 1887, when spirit first flowed from the Glenfiddich stills.
  • The Glenfiddich core ranges includes: Glenfiddich 12-Year-Old (SRP: $39.99), Glenfiddich 14-Year-Old (SRP: $49.99), Glenfiddich 15-Year-Old (SRP: $59.99), Glenfiddich 18-Year-Old (SRP: $109.99), Glenfiddich 21-Year-Old (SRP: $189.99) and Glenfiddich 26-Year-Old (SRP: $ 599.99).

Bank of America Study Finds 95% of Employers Feel a Sense of Responsibility for Financial Wellness of Employees

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 2:00pm

The report also found that over the last year, more employers are offering financial wellness programs (46%, up from 40% in 20202) and expanding several types of financial wellness support.

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  • The report also found that over the last year, more employers are offering financial wellness programs (46%, up from 40% in 20202) and expanding several types of financial wellness support.
  • Based on a nationwide survey of 1,363 employees and 834 employers, the Workplace Benefits Report examines trends related to workplace financial benefits and wellness programs.
  • Bank of America offers institutional client employees a range of financial benefit programs to help them pursue their financial future.
  • Bank of America is a marketing name for the Retirement Services business of Bank of America Corporation ("BofA Corp.").

Workday Announces Nearly 1,000 Customers Are Live on Skills Cloud

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 1:30pm

In addition, Workday is making a packaged solution skills foundation available to help customers accelerate their adoption of the Workday skills infrastructure, including Skills Cloud, Talent Marketplace , and Career Hub, among others.

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  • In addition, Workday is making a packaged solution skills foundation available to help customers accelerate their adoption of the Workday skills infrastructure, including Skills Cloud, Talent Marketplace , and Career Hub, among others.
  • Skills Cloud, which is included with Workday HCM, dynamically updates across the employees talent journey to reflect new skills development, helping customers continuously evolve skills-based people strategies.
  • Skills Foundation: Workday HCM customers can take advantage of a new packaged solution skills foundation to help accelerate and guide the adoption of essential elements such as the Skills Cloud ontology, skills inference, skills verification, and critical skills.
  • Skills Insights and Optimization: Through a combination of products, solutions, and services, Workday also delivers insight via skills dashboards, which provide customers with analytics that offer insight into skills coverage, skills engagement, and skills acquired and lost through staffing transactions.

Sprout Social Adds New Level of Transparency to its Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Commitments

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 2:01pm

Sprout is committed to purchasing energy-efficient equipment and partnering with suppliers that share its commitment to environmentally sustainable practices.

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  • Sprout is committed to purchasing energy-efficient equipment and partnering with suppliers that share its commitment to environmentally sustainable practices.
  • This includes reviewing commitments related to governance practices such as proactively mitigating information security risks and reviewing its corporate governance practices.
  • Sprout Social offers deep social media listening and analytics, social management, customer care, commerce and advocacy solutions to more than 30,000 brands and agencies worldwide.
  • Headquartered in Chicago, Sprout operates across major social media networks, including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube and LinkedIn.