Company Hits Milestone With $1Billion Spent on College Degrees for Employees

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMoreSometimes big companies actually do good things for their employees during bad times. And keep on doing it, quietly, without making a fuss.United Technologies Corp., a hard-nosed industrial conglomerate that makes things like aircraft engines and elevators, reached an unusual milestone: spending $1 billion on a program to send its employees to college. The most interesting part? UTC is preparing its employees not only for their UTC future but also for the next job they may take with another employer, saying, “It’s in our interest to have an educated workforce.”(READ the story in the Washington Post)AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMorelast_img read more

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Storck Cycles Sponsors Vanderkitten Team

first_imgStorck Bicycle will provide the rides for Vanderkitten’s elite women’s road racing team for 2009.  Storck, which has some of the lightest, fastest bikes on the road, will undoubtedly use this sponsorship to draw attention to its bikes, which recently introduced the Absolutist 1.0 so that normal people can afford to ride their brand.Vanderkitten is a women’s clothing and cycling gear brand, and if you look closely at the picture above, the girls are wearing their team jersey.Open letter to the Vanderkitten cycling team:  If we’re staring at you on the starting line, please don’t be offended, we’re just checking out your (bike’s) frame.Read our posts on Storck here and Interbike coverage here and here.last_img read more

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People Moves: Anstey Horne, Fizzy Living, Thomson Snell & Passmore etc

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Preparation might not deliver a better Brexit, but it will ensure a much better response

first_imgGet your free guest access  SIGN UP TODAY Stay at the forefront of thought leadership with news and analysis from award-winning journalists. Enjoy company features, CEO interviews, architectural reviews, technical project know-how and the latest innovations.Limited access to building.co.ukBreaking industry news as it happensBreaking, daily and weekly e-newsletters Subscribe now for unlimited access To continue enjoying Building.co.uk, sign up for free guest accessExisting subscriber? LOGIN Subscribe to Building today and you will benefit from:Unlimited access to all stories including expert analysis and comment from industry leadersOur league tables, cost models and economics dataOur online archive of over 10,000 articlesBuilding magazine digital editionsBuilding magazine print editionsPrinted/digital supplementsSubscribe now for unlimited access.View our subscription options and join our communitylast_img read more

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