Tag Archives: employee engagement

Jun
27
2013
Professional Development - BONUS

What It Is Professional development (PD) encompasses a wide range of activities designed to improve the skill set, knowledge, and general professionalization of an individual. People pursue professional development to help them more successfully perform their current job or to allow them to transition into related or new work. Professional …

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Shannon recently completed a master’s degree in Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her research focuses on the religious dimensions of social and environmental justice movements in the twentieth-century American South. Before moving to North Carolina, Shannon...
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May
7
2013
Green Plus Roundtable - Winning New Business Through Your Green Story

  Everyday, we hear stories about companies that are greening their business practices, and the reasons for doing so are varied.  It’s easy enough to implement new strategies, and share your sustainability philosophy with employees, but what do you do to ensure your customers know about your sustainability efforts?   …

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We educate, motivate, and recognize smaller enterprises for their efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’re here to offer tangible, practical tips and expertise in sustainability.
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Jan
23
2013
New Podcast! Employee Training and Education with Bellingham Cold Storage

In the first of a series of podcasts brought to you by the Hitachi Foundation, Green Plus Community Coordinator Amanda Komar spoke with three representatives from Bellingham Cold Storage, based in Bellingham, Washington.    Karen Hollingsworth, Sheryl Hershey, and Doug Thomas spoke with Amanda about BCS’s great employee engagement and training …

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We educate, motivate, and recognize smaller enterprises for their efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’re here to offer tangible, practical tips and expertise in sustainability.
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Sep
17
2012
Free Webinar: Employee Engagement for 21st Century Success

Join us for this free Green Plus Webinar (Weds., Sept. 26, at 2pm EST) to talk with experts from The Hitachi Foundation, the SJF Institute, and business leaders about best practices for employee engagement you can adopt to help your company and your employees succeed in a competitive marketplace. Learn about the Hitachi Foundation’s ground-breaking …

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We educate, motivate, and recognize smaller enterprises for their efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’re here to offer tangible, practical tips and expertise in sustainability.
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Aug
23
2012
Michigan company, The Fleetwood Group, maintains success by producing great products by great people

The Fleetwood Group, manufacturer of wireless electronics and furniture for educational environments, was founded in 1955 in Holland, MI. In 2009, they were named a Top Small Workplace Finalist by the Wall Street Journal. Fleetwood Group was originally founded as a “Christ-centered” furniture company with a mission to to build sturdy, mobile …

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Amanda is a current MA student in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at UNC-Chapel Hill. Her areas of expertise are social media and marketing and new/digital media. She's also interested in innovative marketing techniques for nonprofits.
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Aug
16
2012
Clearbrook finds success after rebuilding itself from the inside out

Founded in Arlington Heights, IL, in 1955, Clearbrook is a human service agency that helps adults and children with disabilities. Clearbrook employs almost 900 employees, with over 70% minorities, and serves over 3,000 clients. It offers holistic services at over 40 facilities throughout the Chicagoland area and the state of Illinois. …

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Amanda is a current MA student in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at UNC-Chapel Hill. Her areas of expertise are social media and marketing and new/digital media. She's also interested in innovative marketing techniques for nonprofits.
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Aug
9
2012
NewCourtland helps employees reach long-term goals while providing excellent service to seniors

Founded in 1995, NewCourtland is a nonprofit provider of community services, affordable housing, and nursing homes for seniors in the Philadelphia, PA area. Services and programs include: community-based senior centers and an adult day center; a program modeled on the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) that provides …

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Amanda is a current MA student in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at UNC-Chapel Hill. Her areas of expertise are social media and marketing and new/digital media. She's also interested in innovative marketing techniques for nonprofits.
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Aug
2
2012
Ararat Nursing Facility holds to core values while providing excellent caregiving

Ararat Nursing Facility, a 196 bed skilled nursing facility for the elderly, is located in Los Angeles, California. It was founded in 1993, under the auspices of the Ararat Home, a not-for-profit organization founded in 1949 to care for elderly Armenians in Southern California. Over 95% of its residents’ stays …

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Amanda is a current MA student in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at UNC-Chapel Hill. Her areas of expertise are social media and marketing and new/digital media. She's also interested in innovative marketing techniques for nonprofits.
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Jul
19
2012
Optimax Systems, Inc. values team-based culture and enlightened management practices

Optimax Systems, Inc., founded in 1991, manufactures optics prototypes. With over 140 workers, Optimax brings in revenues of nearly $15 million with a steady stream of defense, semiconductor, medical and aerospace clients. They have a lean management staff with 90% of their workers making up the manufacturing team. Rick Plympton, …

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Amanda is a current MA student in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at UNC-Chapel Hill. Her areas of expertise are social media and marketing and new/digital media. She's also interested in innovative marketing techniques for nonprofits.
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Jul
12
2012
Lundberg Family Farms: quality employer of choice for the region

Lundberg Family Farms, founded in 1937 in Richvale, CA, grows 17 different crops which are then turned into over 150 different products representing over 70% of the organic rice and rice cake markets. The company takes pride in being known as a quality employer in the region, where workers can …

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Amanda is a current MA student in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at UNC-Chapel Hill. Her areas of expertise are social media and marketing and new/digital media. She's also interested in innovative marketing techniques for nonprofits.
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