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CRMNEXT Wins the 2021 “Dream Company to Work For” Award Presented by Times Ascent and the World HRD Congress

CRMNEXT Wins the 2021 “Dream Company to Work For” Award Presented by Times Ascent and the World HRD Congress

Finance
CRMNEXT has been recognized as the 'Dream Company to work for' and the Best IT Employer in Platform as a Service (PaaS) category by the Times Ascent at World HRD Congress 2021. CRMNEXT is a leading global banking and insurance digital transformation and customer experience platform. It has to its credit the largest banking CRM implementation globally with over a million bankers and a billion customers managed on its platform. The award is a testament to CRMNEXT's exceptional working environment that empowers employees to push their boundaries with a holistic care and work enablement ecosystem, innovative technology stack and continuous learning model to meet the evolving needs of its customers. Times Ascent World HRD Congress is the largest HR event in the world, with over 1800 profession...
Ex-WNBA player Renee Montgomery makes history as new Atlanta Dream co-owner

Ex-WNBA player Renee Montgomery makes history as new Atlanta Dream co-owner

Sports
Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Former WNBA star Renee Montgomery made history Friday as the first former player to become an owner and executive of a WNBA team when the league approved the sale of the Atlanta Dream to a group led by investor Larry Gottesdiener. Suzanne Abair, the president of Gottesdiener's Northland Investment Corp., a real estate firm, also is part of the three-member investor group that purchased the team from former Sen. Kelly Loeffler and fellow former Dream owner Kelly Brock. Advertisement "My Dream has come true," Montgomery said in a news release. "Breaking barriers for minorities and women by being the first former WNBA player to have both a stake in ownership and a leadership role with the team is an opportunity that I take very seriously. "I invite you to join me as the Drea...

The unemployment labyrinth may have killed this musician’s dream

Finance
The Going Jessies. Derek Wood (center), Angela Paradis (right) and James Breeding (left)Photo: Derek WoodDerek Wood was about to achieve a lifelong dream. Unemployment benefits may prove to be his foil.Wood, 47, a guitar player and songwriter from the Little Rock, Ark., area, who sings with a soulful country-blues croon, quit his job in December to pursue music full-time.The time seemed right. His band, The Going Jessies, was playing more at popular local joints and doing more multi-day road tours. The three-piece group — which includes Wood's partner, Angela Paradis — released its first full album in 2019.That dream is slipping away.Derek Wood, guitarist and vocalist for The Going Jessies, a band based near Little Rock, Arkansas, and Angela Paradis, bassist and vocalist.Photo: John Shute ...
LeBron James, Mookie Betts interested in buying WNBA’s Atlanta Dream

LeBron James, Mookie Betts interested in buying WNBA’s Atlanta Dream

Sports
Jan. 6 (UPI) -- NBA star LeBron James and Mookie Betts of the Los Angeles Dodgers say they are interested in purchasing the WNBA's Atlanta Dream. "Think I'm going to put together an ownership group for the the Dream," James tweeted Wednesday. "Who's in?" Advertisement Betts, actor Kevin Hart and The View co-host Sunny Hostin were among the celebrities to reply to the tweet and said they were interested in buying part of the franchise. "Count me in," Betts tweeted. U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffle (R-Ga.), who is projected to lose a runoff election, is a co-owner of the Dream. Loeffler has said she "adamantly" opposes the Black Lives Matter movement, which has led to conflict between Dream players and ownership. She sent a letter to WNBA commissioner Cathy Engelbert in July to criticize the WNBA's ...
Baywatch in 2020: Revisiting the ’90s dream – and difficulties – with the stars

Baywatch in 2020: Revisiting the ’90s dream – and difficulties – with the stars

Entertainment
In the September of 1989, a show about a group of lifeguards patrolling the beaches of Los Angeles first hit TV screens in America.Sun, sea and (ever-shrinking) swimsuits, Baywatch was the series that would go on to become the biggest of its era, beaming the California dream into millions of living rooms around the world. For more than a decade, we tuned in to follow the exploits of a group of impossibly gorgeous swimmers; heroes who saved lives, dealt with often absurd but wildly entertaining personal dramas, and remained flawless as they did it. Image: The Baywatch 'OGs': Erika Eleniak, Billy Warlock, Jeremy Jackson and David Hasselhoff in an early series of the show. Pic: Fremantle Media Image...