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  • Olympus was recently named to the 2018 list of 100 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces by the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. This list recognizes organizations that strive to make adoption a supported option for every working parent.

    “At Olympus, we are true to all of our employees by providing support during their major life milestones, including the adoption of a child,” said Nacho Abia, President and CEO, Olympus Corporation of the Americas. “The ability to provide assistance to an employee as they embark on such a tremendous journey is a benefit we are proud to offer.”

    Adoption-Friendly Workplace | Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption

    More than 25 years ago, Dave Thomas led an initiative advocating for better adoption benefits in the workplace, because to him, it was just "the right thing to do." The Foundation has carried that legacy forward through its signature Adoption-Friendly Workplace program and annual 100 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces list, which recognizes organizations that strive to make adoption a supported option for every working parent.

  • In support of Breast Cancer Awareness month, female employees from Center Valley, Pa. spent their Saturday morning participating in the Women's 5K Classic. #Truetolife ��️

  • “What I enjoyed the most about Olympus is the company culture. Olympus culture is very different from other big corporations I’ve had exposure to in the past – teams hold outdoor walking meetings, there are so many opportunities to volunteer in the community, and a Colleague Affinity Network that is constantly working to improve Olympus for every demographic. Olympus truly has a focus on not only making customers’ lives better, but their employee’s lives as well. The amount of autonomy I was given really stood out to me as well. As an intern I had some say in which projects interested me and where I wanted to focus my time. ~ Karlynn Miller, Project Management Summer Intern.

    Karlynn is a rising senior at Lehigh University, pursuing a dual degree in Integrated Business and Engineering with a concentration in Finance and Materials Science Engineering.

  • Fresh air and friends! Employees from Center Valley, Pa. recently volunteered with LifePath for a fun day out. Employees get up to 16 paid work hours a year to volunteer with their favorite non-profits as part of an employee team or individually. #Truetolife

  • After 43 years - yes, FORTY THREE - with Olympus, Eddie Garces retired last week. “We treat people with respect, provide them with opportunity to grow, and invest in their development,” says Garces. “If I can emphasize one thing, it is the people that we have here that make us successful.”

    The Man Who Brought Olympus to San Jose - City of San Jose

    Sitting in his office, Eddie Garces reflects on Olympus' move to North San Jose 40 years ago. "When I first came out here there were orchards all over the place," he says. "Coming from New York City it was quite the contrast. When we would give directions to visitors, we would reference things like 'turn...

  • Work hard, play hard! Olympus Center Valley celebrated employees with a week of fun - waffle breakfast, team challenges, mini golf and a barbecue.

  • Did you know Olympus offers employees up to 16 paid work hours a year to volunteer with their favorite non-profits as part of an employee team or individually? Employees from Center Valley, Pa. recently tapped into this benefit to lend a hand at New Bethany Ministries.

  • “My internship within the Business Development and Strategy team in the Medical Systems Group allowed me to work on a good mix of short-term and long-term projects, mostly involving financial analysis and market research for potential acquisitions. Getting to work for a multinational corporation has been an awesome experience. Working with people from all over the globe provides a wealth of different perspectives and a diversity of ideas. It has given me an opportunity to both develop professionally and broaden my world view.” ~ Michael Peiffer, Business Development and Strategy Summer Intern.

    Michael is a senior at Muhlenberg College, double majoring in Economics and Finance with a minor in Asian Studies. He is the president of Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity, Executive Secretary of Student Government Association, and a member of the Student Union Advisory Board.#OlympusURecruit

  • Diversity & Inclusion Colleague Affinity Network (CAN) leaders from across the Americas met to discuss how to build a diverse workforce, how to cultivate and support an inclusive culture, and how to continually engage with executive leadership. A big thank you to these #OlympusInvolved employees for keeping this important iniative moving forward!

  • “As the Talent Acquisition intern I was given the opportunity to work on a variety of projects like updating Olympus' recruiting material, acting as a talent acquisition specialist, and leading some data analysis projects. At Olympus, my projects allowed me to apply what I learned in school and build on that as well. My managers gave me so much support while still managing to challenge me every day. My co-workers really cared about their jobs and it was exciting to work around such capable and hard-working people. I was surprised by how much I learned and grew personally and professionally, even within just one summer.”~ Jordan M., Talent Acquisition Summer Intern.

    Jordan is a junior at Virginia Tech majoring in Human Resources Management and Business Information Technology. She is the Director of the Innovate Living-Learning Community of Recruitment and Outreach and is a part of Soulstice A Capella group. #OlympusURecruit

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