Grads of Life Blog

Category: Retail and Entertainment

How Grads of Life Is Supporting The President’s #FirstJob Compact

Grads of Life is delighted to share President Obama’s announcement today on the progress of the My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) initiative and the new commitments made by the private sector to expand job opportunities for all of the nation’s young people. In February 2014, the President launched MBK, which called on communities to act to […]

This Way Ahead: Real Opportunities & High Expectations

I was born and raised in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn. I’m the youngest of four children, and I’m a twin. My mom has worked as a paraprofessional for the Department of Education for more than 20 years. As a single mother, she has always worked so hard to provide for us. But, I’ve watched her struggle — […] Read More

When it Comes to Talent, Hasbro Doesn’t Play Around

Throughout my career at Hasbro, I have focused on attracting, growing, and retaining top talent. One of the most important lessons I’ve learned in nearly 20 years at the company is that sometimes the best candidate for the job is not the typical candidate. While many companies look for talent at top universities, I have […] Read More