Category Corporate Responsibility

How Values Drive Behavior at Dignity Health

by Lizz Pellet (@Lizzpellet) Dignity Health, the fifth largest non-profit hospital system in the country with over 60,000 employees in 17 states, has recently completed a transition two years in the making. The system has rebranded itself from Catholic Healthcare West to Dignity Health. Although Dignity Health is made up of Catholic and non-Catholic care centers, there […]

Every Day, You are Scaring Away Top Talent. Here’s How.

by George Blomgren How much are your open positions costing you? Many businesses report that unmet talent acquisition needs are the primary obstacle to growth & productivity. They blame job boards and recruiters, internal and external. They blame the government and schools. Most of all, they blame job seekers and “skills gaps.” To be sure, […]

Attract Top Talent. Do Work That Matters.

Today’s post is brought to you by our guest blogger, Steve Anderson, Cofounder of Snapifeye. Millennials care about their ability to make an impact. Beyond the basic need to maintain their family and financial security, they want work that matters. In a recent survey by the non-profit, Net Impact, Millennials expressed more interest in making […]

Profit’s Not Always the Point

This inspiring TED Talk encourages companies to do good. A sustainable business is a successful business.

We Heart Radio

Our local radio station was hosting a fundraising drive the other week. Milwaukee’s very own 88.9, Radio Milwaukee, is a public station that always has the listeners in mind. So when they asked their listeners to step up and donate, we couldn’t resist! We love the station – so we hopped on board the volunteer […]

Every Day Is Veteran’s Day

Veteran’s Day rolls around once a year, every November 11. But instead of only taking the time to remember the men and women who risk their lives and livelihood only one day a year – we’d like to extend our thanks and gratitude to every day. And Starbucks is thanking veterans in very special ways. Starbucks […]

4 Questions To Ask Before Accepting A Job

The job search is no easy task. It requires many hours of tweaking your resume, networking with recruiters, and communicating with companies (whether its a simple email exchange or an interview). After the effort and time has been put into the search, the resulting job offer needs to fit your needs – it’s only fair […]

What Does Corporate Responsibility Mean To You?

Companies’ anti-hunger efforts don’t address the roots of food poverty | The Guardian This article from The Guardian makes a thought-provoking argument. It says that many large companies who proclaim they give away millions of dollars to charity, yet don’t pay their employees enough, miss the point on corporate responsibility. Take, for example, McDonalds. The […]

The Price Of Happiness [VIDEO]

You know the phrase “Money can’t buy happiness”. But what if we told you this video says exactly the opposite? Money CAN buy happiness; you just have to know how to spend it. Michael Norton gives a brilliant TED Talk about how spending money on others creates a heightened sense of happiness in someone. He […]

What’s Zappos really (REALLY) like?

A few weeks ago, I fulfilled my dream to visit the Mecca of Corporate Culture: Zappos. And, like all ideas that I’ve built-up in my head, I expected to peer beyond the curtain and glimpse a short bald man followed immediately by waves of disappointed that I’ve been lied to again by a powerful brand […]