AddThis 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 MoreAddThisMore
Storck Bicycle will provide the rides for Vanderkitten’s elite women’s road racing team for 2009. Ã‚Â 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: Ã‚Â 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.
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