Business

EQS-News: Nordea Bank Abp: Third-quarter results 2021

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 9:03am

We have entered a new phase of recovery from the pandemic and, as a bank, we have done so from a position of strength.

Key Points: 
  • We have entered a new phase of recovery from the pandemic and, as a bank, we have done so from a position of strength.
  • We maintained our strong customer focus while continuing to develop our omnichannel model, a combination of high-quality digital and in-person services.
  • This quarter, our efforts delivered a 7% increase in mobile bank users and 14% more mobile bank logins than a year ago.
  • We intend to publish new financial targets alongside our fourth-quarter and full-year results on 3 February 2022."

Nextdoor announces LinkedIn Live investor event on October 26th

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 2:04am

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Nextdoor, Inc. ("Nextdoor" or the "Company") today announced its upcoming executive discussion on LinkedIn Live , to be held on Tuesday, October 26, 2021, beginning at 3 p.m.

Key Points: 
  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Nextdoor, Inc. ("Nextdoor" or the "Company") today announced its upcoming executive discussion on LinkedIn Live , to be held on Tuesday, October 26, 2021, beginning at 3 p.m.
  • The LinkedIn Live event will be moderated by Devin Banerjee, Editor at Large, Business and Finance at LinkedIn, and include an interactive Q&A session with Nextdoor CEO Sarah Friar and Nextdoor CFO Mike Doyle.
  • You can sign up for the event and submit questions to the management team on LinkedIn .
  • After the live event, you can view the recorded discussion on our Investor Relations website, investors.nextdoor.com .

OPEN TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS ANNCOUNCES NEW CEO, STEVE GIDDENS

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 9:34pm

Centennial, Colo. , Oct. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Open Technology Solutions (OTS), a provider of technology services for a consortium of credit unions, announced that Steve Giddens will assume the role of CEO effective April 1, 2022.

Key Points: 
  • Centennial, Colo. , Oct. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Open Technology Solutions (OTS), a provider of technology services for a consortium of credit unions, announced that Steve Giddens will assume the role of CEO effective April 1, 2022.
  • Giddens joined OTS in 2019 as chief operating officer and has been responsible for overseeing the full breadth of operations for the organization.
  • Giddens has more than 20 years of experience in various roles in technology focused organizations, including XDimensional Technologies, Bunker and Marsh.
  • Open Technology Solutions (OTS), based in Centennial, Colo., provides technology support to participating credit unions by collaboratively implementing, managing, and supporting best-of-breed solutions.

Kerr Economic Development Corporation to Host Business and Innovation Forum This November in Kerrville, Texas

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 8:00pm

KERRVILLE, Texas, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The Kerr Economic Development Corporation (KerrEDC), a private nonprofit that works to ensure diversified economic growth for new and existing businesses in Kerr County, announced today it will be hosting the Business and Innovation Forum from Nov. 3 to 5, 2021 in Kerrville, Texas.

Key Points: 
  • KERRVILLE, Texas, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The Kerr Economic Development Corporation (KerrEDC), a private nonprofit that works to ensure diversified economic growth for new and existing businesses in Kerr County, announced today it will be hosting the Business and Innovation Forum from Nov. 3 to 5, 2021 in Kerrville, Texas.
  • Esteemed speakers will include Adriana Cruz, Executive Director of Economic Development and Tourism for the Office of the Governor, Alberto Garcia-Jurado, CEO of InZynch, Josh Mejia, CEO of Brownsville Community Improvement Corporation, and Jeff Kennedy, VP of Business Development for RBR Aviation.
  • For more information on the 2021 Business and Innovation Forum, visit: kerredc.com/biforum/, and to register for the event, visit: whova.com/portal/registration/baif_202109 .
  • The KerrEDC is an economic and business league located in the heart of the Hill Country and part of the San Antonio-Austin business corridor.

Ancora Corporate Training to Manage CDL Training Program at Northern Virginia Community College

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 7:18pm

ANNANDALE, Va., Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --As part of its work with the Virginia Community College System (VCCS), Ancora Corporate Training (Ancora) will manage the Commercial Driver's License (CDL) program at Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA), the largest public institution in Virginia and one of the largest community colleges in the nation.

Key Points: 
  • ANNANDALE, Va., Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --As part of its work with the Virginia Community College System (VCCS), Ancora Corporate Training (Ancora) will manage the Commercial Driver's License (CDL) program at Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA), the largest public institution in Virginia and one of the largest community colleges in the nation.
  • VCCS selected Ancora during a competitive bidding process designed to identify the most qualified vendors to provide CDL training for its member schools.
  • Based in Arlington, Texas, Ancora Corporate Training is quickly becoming a notable player in the corporate training marketplace.
  • Northern Virginia Community College is the largest institution of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia and one of America's largest community colleges.

'The Great Resignation': A Majority of Employees Would Quit Their Job -- and Only 1 in 4 Workers Would Accept One -- If Company Values Do Not Align With Personal Values

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 6:04pm

In fact, this values alignment is so important that 52% of workers say they would quit their job and only 1 in 4 would accept one if company values are not consistent with their personal values.

Key Points: 
  • In fact, this values alignment is so important that 52% of workers say they would quit their job and only 1 in 4 would accept one if company values are not consistent with their personal values.
  • "Employees are showing they're not afraid to make a change if their employer's values don't align with their own."
  • The research study also provides recommendations for companies on how to avoidor at least mitigatethe effects ofthe Great Resignation.
  • Employees can really be more vocal, more demanding and more deliberate about what they want because they can go anywhere.

Neighborhood Revitalization Progress: Mayor Duggan And Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan CEO Daniel J. Loepp Celebrate New Dedicated Senior Medical Center Opening To Serve East Warren-Cadieux Residents

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 6:00pm

"Thanks to their commitment, residents in this neighborhood will have an outstanding new option for medical care close to their homes."

Key Points: 
  • "Thanks to their commitment, residents in this neighborhood will have an outstanding new option for medical care close to their homes."
  • The new East English Village center is the fourth of six Dedicated primary care practices the hyper growth company is opening in Detroit before end of the year.
  • Today's ribbon-cutting featured Mayor Duggan, Daniel J. Loepp, and ChenMed founder Jenling "James" Chen, M.D., Ph.D.
    Jennifer Casey, M.D., MHA, FAAFP, Regional Chief Medical Officer, Dedicated Senior Medical Centers in Michigan, underscored the company's commitment to community service.
  • ChenMed brands include Chen Senior Medical Center, Dedicated Senior Medical Center and JenCare Senior Medical Center.

Alex Littlejohn Named a Business Insurance 2021 Woman to Watch

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 5:53pm

Alex Littlejohn, Managing Director, Alliant Specialty Broking, has been named a 2021 Woman to Watch by Business Insurance .

Key Points: 
  • Alex Littlejohn, Managing Director, Alliant Specialty Broking, has been named a 2021 Woman to Watch by Business Insurance .
  • Business Insurance started the program in 2006 to recognize women leaders doing outstanding work in risk management and commercial insurance.
  • Business Insurance readers nominated candidates for Women to Watch, and a panel of Business Insurance editors selected the honorees based on those nominations.
  • Alliant Insurance Services is one of the nations leading distributors of diversified insurance products and services.

SHRM Research Highlights Lasting Impact of the ‘Resignation Tsunami’ on Workers Who Choose to Stay

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 5:22pm

According to SHRM research, nearly half (49%) of U.S. executives surveyed report their organization experiencing much higher turnover than usual in the past six months alone.

Key Points: 
  • According to SHRM research, nearly half (49%) of U.S. executives surveyed report their organization experiencing much higher turnover than usual in the past six months alone.
  • In fact, of these workers, over two-thirds (68%) have considered a career change over the pandemic.
  • There is a divide between what employees believe are the most important benefits to make them stay versus what executives believe.
  • With 300,000+ HR and business executive members in 165 countries, SHRM impacts the lives of more than 115 million workers and families globally.

NFP Acquires Connor, a UK-based HR Consultancy, to Grow Employer Services Business in Europe

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 5:45pm

Connor is an established business with a focus on helping people and organizations evolve and thrive through times of change.

Key Points: 
  • Connor is an established business with a focus on helping people and organizations evolve and thrive through times of change.
  • They have a 30-year track record of providing HR and people services across a national and international stage.
  • This acquisition formally brings together their specialized employer servicing capabilities, including organizational change, outplacement, HR services and people development, to continue to grow NFP's employer services business in the UK and Europe.
  • We believe our clients will value our unique combination of services that are built by HR and business leaders for HR and business leaders."