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Employment News

CareerTV Show Profiles the Most Socially Responsible Employers


The second episode of the new CareerTV Show aired yesterday. The topic was the most socially responsible employers. The CareerTV Show is produced by CareerTV, the nation’s leading career video website.”The current generation of job seekers is interested not just in money, but also how they impact the environment and their community,” states Jim Buttimer, CEO of CareerTV.The CareerTV team traveled around the world to see social responsibility in action. The Peace Corps, Teach for America, the Mayo Clinic, and the US Air Force were among the organizations profiled.Below are the Top 10 Most Socially Responsible Employers, according to Universum’s annual survey*:1. Peace Corps2. Teach For America3. Mayo Clinic4. U.S. Air Force5. U.S. Army6. Ernst & Young7. U.S. Customs and Border Patrol8. Internal Revenue Service9. KPMG10. HCA”This show is loaded with the philanthropic views and actions of more than a dozen employers,” says CareerTV Executive Producer Sean O’Grady. “It was tremendously rewarding to showcase the hard work and passion of so many diverse employers.”One of the individuals interviewed was U.S. Air Force Captain Alex Fafinski. He and his KC-10 flight crew were featured in this episode for their humanitarian efforts abroad. “When you think of the military, you’re automatically going to think about the Global War on Terrorism, but what people aren’t hearing about is the thousands upon thousands of pounds of water, food, and medical aid we drop every day in places around the world. I’m proud to know college students recognized this and I’m equally proud of CareerTV for telling this under-reported story,” added Melissa Uhniat, CareerTV’s Producer.Teach for America Educators at Cardozo High School were also featured. “We’re working very hard every day to close the achievement gap for underprivileged students. I hope this story inspires college students who are thinking about a teaching career to take the plunge and join us,” said TFA member Clarisse Mendoza.This is the second CareerTV episode in the 2008 season. It will air on over 50 TV stations around the U.S. Next month the CareerTV team will focus on the Top 10 Undergraduate Employers in the country and resume writing.*Each year, Universum, CareerTV’s sister company, surveys over 230,000 students globally to help top organizations around the world improve the effectiveness of their employer brand to attract, recruit and retain top talent.About CareerTVCareerTV is the nation’s leading career video website and has the largest collection of recruitment videos online. We help students and young professionals learn more about careers at companies across all industries. Our online employer video library includes inside perspectives to corporate culture and career opportunities at some of America’s top employers such as Google, L’Oreal, JP Morgan, and Walt Disney. In addition CareerTV works to promote employer brands with media companies such as WetFeet, Jungle Media, and hundreds of colleges and universities across the country.


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