Tag Archives: Employee Engagement

Why increasing employee engagement should be a strategic priority

Employee engagement

Thought Leadership on Recruiting and Retention presented by Vector Talent Resources. According to Gallup’s latest State of the American Workplace Report, only 33 percent of employees are engaged in their job. Slightly more than half of employees (51 percent) say they are actively looking for a new job or watching for openings, and 35 percent of workers report changing jobs within the ...

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Company culture matters — here’s what employees expect of you

culture

Thought Leadership presented by Sequoia Holdings. By Richard Stroupe Jr., CEO, Sequoia Holdings Inc. In the middle of the recent economic headwinds we have all read about (e.g. tax cliff, sequester, debt ceiling, rising healthcare costs, etc.), businesses both large and small have resorted to layoffs, cut-backs and compensation reductions to protect historical margins. It’s a concerning trend that has unfortunately ...

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Giving staff appreciation: The right time for the inspirational speech

Earl Furfine

I have the pleasure of working with some amazingly talented and intelligent individuals. We have what I feel is a great work-life balance. While we have had projects that challenge us from time to time, our current objective of pivoting from a professional services company to a product company has placed stress on areas from staff, corporate culture, family balance all the way to system architecture, development frameworks and delivery timelines. Hardly anything has not been affected one way or another.

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Delphic Digital

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2015 Philadelphia Healthiest Company Finalist: Delphic Digital, Mark Patten, Founding Partner - FUN FACT Many of Delphic Digital’s employees cycle to work. If they still feel motivated to pedal at the office, they can use a stationary bike.

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Fox Rothschild LLP

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2015 Philadelphia Healthiest Company Finalist: Fox Rothschild LLP, Renee Rosenfeld, Director of Benefits and Staff Compensation, Mark Silow, Managing Partner - FUN FACT Fox Fit & Well has won the Delaware Valley HR Department of the Year Top Award for Excellence in Wellness.

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SPIN

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2015 Philadelphia Healthiest Company Finalist: SPIN, Kathleen Brown-McHale, President and CEO - FUN FACT Spin works with senior-year nursing students from Drexel University in designing its wellness program.

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Sparks

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2015 Philadelphia Healthiest Company Finalist: Sparks, Scott Tarte, CEO - FUN FACT Sparks’ culture committee organizes fun activities for staff, including chili cook-offs and cupcake-decorating competitions.

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Cancer Treatment Centers of America

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2015 Philadelphia Healthiest Company Finalist: Cancer Treatment Centers of America, John McNeil, President and CEO - FUN FACT 88 employees are participating in CTCA’s current weight-loss challenge, with more than 140 pounds lost to date.

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Rothman Institute

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2015 Philadelphia Healthiest Company Finalist: Rothman Institute, Mike West, CEO - FUN FACT Rothman Institute’s upcoming Take 5 Challenge will encourage members to take five minutes to step away from a stressful situation each day.

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