Diversity Employers

December 2015

Editorial objective:1- give diverse jobseekers sound information on job opportunities and how to successfully navigate the job search process,2- invite “employers of choice” to share success secrets and valuable information on where the jobs are.

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Diversity Employers | DiversityEmployers.com | December 2015 5 The New Orleans native can be de- scribed as easy-going and down to earth with a great sense of humor. As he was presented with TV One's 2015 Trumpet Award, Donald was seen rocking out to his old high school band in performance tribute to him. He likes to dance and is a die-hard New Orleans Saints fan. He is a voracious reader and has read the entire book series of "Game of Thrones" written by George R.R. Martin. Despite his cool demeanor, when it comes to business, Donald is detail-orientated, thoughtful and always looking to push the envelope, and he expects strategic initiatives to be based on fact and backed up by research, numbers and logic. u Donald is detail-orientated, thoughtful and always looking to push the envelope, and he expects strategic initiatives to be based on fact and backed up by research, numbers and logic. Edward Joseph is a free lance writer from New Orleans. FOUR THINGS ABOUT LEADERSHIP WE'VE LEARNED FROM ARNOLD DONALD 1. To be a great leader, you have to be a great listener. Because everyone has a diferent point of view and a perspective that provides value. 2. Never forget to give back, to share, to mentor, to coach. Stay humble – you are only a legend in your own mind. And never forget those who helped you get to where you are, both personally and professionally. 3. Motivation comes from the work we do – in making a diference that can change people's lives. 4. Pursue your passion and dream big – Whatever you choose to do, there will always be challenges that go with it. But, if you are pursuing your passion, then those challenges seem a lot smaller than if you are pursuing something that you aren't interested in or don't have a passion for. Carnival Corp., the world's largest travel com- pany, will be making scheduled voyages to Cuba beginning in May 2016. With approval from the U.S. Government in July 2015, Carnival's "social impact travel" brand fathom will take travelers to the island nation. As the frst ''social impact travel" company, fathom will ofer consumers meaningful travel experiences. The frst fathom destination will be the Dominican Republic in April 2016, where travellers will work with local organizations, focusing on education, the environment, and economic development. Fathom intends to alternate each week between volunteer-focused trips to the Dominican Republic, and culture-focused trips to Cuba. Due to the Embargo, few Americans are aware of Cuba's cultural heritage. The Transatlantic Slave Trade, for example, brought twice as many African slaves to Cuba than America. This led not only to a large population of Afro-Cubans, but also a distinct culture through the mixing of West African beliefs/artistic styles with Hispanic Roman Catholicism. American travelers to Cuba, however, must fall under 1 of 12 categories of authorized travel, such as educational or humanitarian projects. "One of the possibilities we always considered was with a purpose-driven social impact brand, it could qualify under the existing 12 criteria for U.S. citizens to be able to travel to Cuba," said Arnold Donald, President and CEO of Carnival Corp. "It'll let us learn a lot and hopefully with the Cuban authorities' support, allow us to help develop things not just for ourselves but for the industry overall." Carnival Corp. Newest Travel Brand, Fathom, to Make Scheduled Stops to Cuba Due to the Embargo, few Americans are aware of Cuba's cultural heri- tage. The Transatlantic Slave Trade, for example, brought twice as many African slaves to Cuba than America.

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