CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2014.08.30
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I’m an Industrial Worker. Want me to be productive and stick around? I’m just like you: I want to make it to tomorrow and have that day be a little better than today. I want to survive, maybe even thrive. Help me to do so. 1) ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2013.03.13
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Transparent Integrity: To understand the concept of Transparent Integrity in organizations let us draw an analogy through the characters of The Wizard of Oz and Dorothy; The Wizard put on a public face that suited his mission in his mind. It was not the real Wizard. ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2013.03.13
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I snuck a few PDF copies of the original manuscript to some astute entrepreneurs and mangers before it went to print. Each one of these good people had impressed me as being passionate about their organization’s future, and in assuring the Value of their offerings ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2013.03.12
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Our competitive marketplace is changing rapidly and to some owners and managers, the speed and frequency of change can become confusing, just as quickly. Business principles that seemed solid three months ago or even three weeks ago are now mired in uncertainty or are re-rewritten in ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2012.09.25
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The Great Workplace 2.0™, is an ongoing project that began in 2004. The focus of this research has been one-on-one meetings and conversations with business owners, CEO’s, “C” Level Managers and Top Level Human Resource executives in small to medium-sized organizations in North East Ohio. ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2012.02.12
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A Great Workplace is defined by the Work Environment created by the corporation's values. Values include a safe place to work, quality of work output accomplished by people who are both connected to their work and cognizant of how their behavior affects others. A Great ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2012.01.19
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If you own, operate or work for a medium to small sized company, you have to be sick of the "Top Workplace" lists published by BIG companies about other BIG companies. If you are in HR, those lists and details of their benefits, perqs, excitement ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2012.01.18
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Onboarding is defined as a system that “decreases the time to productivity and increases the level of Engagement” for new participants to the organization’s success”. This includes new hires, vendors, contractors, board and the community. Tangentially, Onboarding, when merged with your marketing and sales initiatives, ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2011.11.14
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What drives your business? What drives your business to be sustainable (Def: Robust and Lasting) and to weather the normal ups and downs of the market? Or do you find that every issue facing your business and talent is an intrusion? As a CEO we seek ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2011.11.04
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As many already know, Smart Business will be the publisher of our book, The Great Workplace 2.0 in the spring of 2012, Edited by Dustin Klein with Randy Wood. The president of Smart Business recently wrote a cogent article on Money Versus Meaning, relative to the ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2011.11.02
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Each year COSE awards the "10 Under 10" award to high-quality organizations with under 10 employees. In September Jeff Nischwitz of Think Again Coaching, and a Collaborator of The Great Workplace was one of those 10 esteemed award winners! Jeff is an exciting speaker, an effective ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2011.10.31
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It is wonderful to see such a great publication agree with The Great Workplace 2.0. An eleven page PDF worth reading: http://hbr.org/hbrg-main/resources/pdfs/comm/oliverwyman/how-great-companies-think-differently.pdf

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2011.10.28
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In 2001, Jim Collins' Good to Great examined 1,435 companies. It observed that the 11 corporate entities that had made the jump from "good to great" over a 40-year period were headed up by relatively unknown chief executives as opposed to "the one genius with 1,000 helpers." In ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2011.10.25
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The target organizations of the protests have simply not followed the principles of building a Great Workplace 2.0. They have abused their “Participants” (Customers, employees, vendors, community) to a boiling point. The issues are a result of large corporations having a lack of “Intelligent Self Interest”. ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2011.07.20
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Transparent Integrity: To understand the concept of Transparent Integrity in organizations let us draw an analogy through the characters of The Wizard of Oz and Dorothy; The Wizard put on a public face that suited his mission in his mind. It was not the real Wizard. ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2011.07.11
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This month's CRT panel discussion will investigate how our panel companies cultivate the culture within their organizations and help shape the attitudes and outlooks of their employees to support and accelerate sustainable action.  We will discuss the challenges of creating and fostering the culture to ...

CATEGORY › CONNECT ENGAGE COLLABORATE
2011.05.10
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HR professionals get a horrible rap. Except for their own profession, no one really understands them. Most HR professionals are simply doing what every other HR pro does: Keep the Castle safe, and try to make it productive. Follow the rules of the Government (tear ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2011.02.21
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The Great Workplace 2.0 does NOT look like, act like, nor have the behavior of leaders that a "legacy" workplace has in place. Maybe Jack Ricchiuto of Jack Zen, is on to something here: (Link to JackZen site below) The power of buildership What do these comparisons have ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2011.02.16
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Transparency for impact, not just compliance How to be more open in your organization (The Great Workplace 2.0 Note: It is great to see other successful entrepreneurs writing about the fundamentals that make a Great Workplace. We TOOK the liberty of sharing this example) By Mario Morino Smart Business ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2011.02.09
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Let me digress a moment to this particular organization’s problems with stabilizing “employment” (keeping people who can do the jobs, and keeping people who WANT to do the jobs): The organization is assembly-line oriented, where hitting hourly/shift numbers of parts made and assembled is the ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2011.02.09
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#2 Mistake: Beat Up Your “Participants”: In The Great Workplace 2.0, a “Participant” is defined as anyone who touches an organization and has an opportunity to help it achieve its Purpose and goals. It includes EMPLOYEES, VENDORS, board of directors, community and Management. Keep ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2011.02.03
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A new breed of online worker is paid by the task By Rachael King . Reprinted (Essentially Ripped off without permission as it would have taken longer than 5 minutes to get a megalith organization with miles of redtape to give that permission) from Bloom ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2011.01.06
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1. You accidentally enter your PIN on the microwave... 2. You haven't played solitaire with real cards in years. 3. You have a list of 15 phone numbers to reach your family of three. 4. You e-mail the person who works at the desk next to you. 5. Your ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.12.22
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We all like to have a day off or a long four day weekend once in awhile to recharge the internal batteries or to get together with friends and family.  The number of vacation days we have at our disposal is usually negotiated during the ...

CATEGORY › CHAMPION
2010.12.17
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John Lott recently published a post on Fox News blog about the recovery. He claims that this is the "first entirely temporary help service job recovery ever in our country's history.  True. It is as I was in this industry the last "recession". According to him ...

CATEGORY › FROM OUR PARTNERS
2010.12.09
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Ohio Senate Bill 334, passed in late 2008, allows Ohio businesses operating in other states to reduce the payroll they report to Ohio BWC. Employers must be carrying workers’ compensation coverage in the other state(s) in order to receive the benefits of SB 334. This ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.12.06
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True onboarding is the purposeful integration of new and potential “Participants” (see the definition of The Great Workplace) into the organization to maximize their contributions quickly and effectively and to create a true “community” (people who help the organization achieve its purposes) within the organization ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.12.01
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In the great rock opera Tommy performed by Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee The Who, one of the central songs is titled “See Me, Feel Me.”  Tommy is all about a boy born blind and deaf.  The early part of the story centers ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.11.29
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There are four main reasons that companies choose to use Champion's Flexible Staffing Service. With all the options to fit any hiring need, our client companies are using our service to maximize good business strategies and to focus on "being “Intelligently Profitable” and for their own "Intelligent Self ...

CATEGORY › CONNECT ENGAGE COLLABORATE
2010.11.17
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"Warrior," by William White: Listen to me carefully and remember every word. A warrior is not a soldier. A soldier is trained to fight and follow orders. A warrior is trained to think for himself and fight only as a last resort. A warrior is the first ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.11.11
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WOW! The news is deep in opinions about "rights" and propriety and there are as many opinions on this as there are Facebook posts. After 30+ years in recruiting, search and HR is here my professional opinion: Don't be negative about your work, boss, or co-workers in ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.11.09
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In virtually every organization that I work with they suffer from the same fundamental shortcoming … ineffective execution.  Execution deficiencies come in many shapes, colors and sizes, including poor communication, sketchy planning, lack of teamwork, and ineffective leadership, but the most critical deficiency always comes ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.11.03
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This is an article I wrote for the book: "101 Ways to Boost Your Career" to be published December 2010: To have a productive, satisfying career now and in the future, you will need to know how the Workplace has changed and how to be valued ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.10.28
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It’s that time of year: Halloween!  Time to dress up and pretend to be someone else for the day.  A perfect time to have your recruiters to try on a costume they haven’t done in a while: Being a candidate to your company! When was the ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.10.21
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“That’s not my job. Why me?.” “I have more than enough work to do I can’t to that as well!” “How come I’m expected to do it when he’s doing nothing?” How many times have we witnessed this attitude? We’re used to seeing, witnessing and quite possibly ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.10.14
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It’s Official! EmployeeScreenIQ is Background Screening Accredited We’re proud to report to our readership that our sponsor, EmployeeScreenIQ has earned this distinction – shared by just one percent of all screening companies – validating industry-leading standards in data security, legal compliance, consumer protection, organizational integrity and ...

CATEGORY › COMMUNITY SOAPBOX
2010.10.07
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Reading September’s 2010 report “Biggest Bang for the Buck” put out by Americans for Insurance Reform.  This report was generated for the State of Washington which is one of four self insuring states for Workers’ Compensation.  Ohio is another.  Employers in the other forty six states ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.09.17
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Ohio's BWC's done it again.  Or shall I say haven't even bothered to do it! They haven't a clue.  They've changed the way employers in Ohio injury claims are being assessed effective July 1, 2010. Now medical only claims are being reserved adding additional costs into our ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.09.14
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The end of the fiscal quarter! You’d think I still had my own business with this busy work but no, I’m updating my OSHA log for our clients. Manufacturing is indeed improving here in north east Ohio and with this great news unfortunately comes ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.09.02
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By: Robert I. Sutton, PhD September 2, 2010. RePosted from Fast Company Blog, 9.2.10 RAS comment: We went through this recently with a longer term employee becoming a Narcissistic Icon. It was painful, debilitating for the other great employees, and worst of all, the guy ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.09.01
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So you have a brand new customer and they have asked to have credit extended with your business.  A quick credit check reveals no blemishes that would cause any concern.  However, the credit check only reveals part of the story.  Here are some things to ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.08.31
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My daughter works in the hospitality sector. They, like the rest of us, have also been hit hard economically. Listening daily to her thoughts and feelings about work is the impetus to this post. I realized that her industry could only be a reflection of ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.08.25
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Sometimes in our own little world we create the illusion that our problems are exclusive. This blog post from Staffing Advisors written by Bob Corlett made me realize that all hiring managers experience the same frustrations, disappointments and difficulties no matter where they are located. ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.08.24
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I’m sure you’ve heard Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation removed the DFWP (Drug Free Workplace Program) with the new and improved DFSP (Drug Free SAFETY Program). This new program took effect July 1, 2010. But now the Department of Transportation through its Office of Drug ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.08.19
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I'm connected to Michael on Face Book. He posted this on FB at about 9:45 this morning: "A sense of purpose is not something that we find; it is something that we are. Truth is not something that we look for; it’s ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.08.10
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In making phone calls to potential clients I am often met with, “Are you JUST a TEMP SERVICE?”  It’s so common because of what has become the perceived role of a “Hiring Service”.  Of course my answer is “No…we are a flexible staffing service.” A flexible ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.08.10
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Suppose an employee suffers from sleep apnea, which keeps employee awake for periods of time at night. In fact, the employee’s nighttime sleep patterns are interrupted to the point that the employee is excessively tired during the work day. Two weeks after being hired as a ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.07.30
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Guide to Romance and Sexual Harassment at Work by Laurie on July 28, 2010 When someone comes to HR with a sexual harassment issue, it’s usually not sexual harassment. Most people who are sexually harassed are afraid to report it. As a Human Resources ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.07.28
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Let’s say you have a sales person that regularly drives their vehicle to appointments as a part of their job. When you ran a background check at the time of hire, their driving record was just fine.  Well, fast forward two years and their license is ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.07.26
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So often in the world of Ohio Workers’ Comp, employers feel that their inflated premiums are ‘just the cost of doing business’ and there is not much that can be done to help them.  In actuality, the range of what an employer can pay in ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.07.20
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Last fall I attended the Secret Service Summit presented by The DiJulius Group and John DiJulius (author of Secret Service and What’s the Secret?).  The Summit brought together an incredible group of speakers and brand experts sharing their lessons, tips, and strategies ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.07.19
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Once a company rejects a workers' compensation claim, the claim will be set for a hearing.  The outcome of the hearing is obviously critical in controlling future workers' compensation premium costs.  A win or loss at the hearing could mean the difference between thousands of ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.06.30
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I am blessed because I get to do something I love everyday…build relationships with people.  Of course we all do that in our daily interactions with our friends and family, but when one decides to make a career out of creating relationships it becomes even ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.06.29
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An excerpt from the book: The Great Workplace 2.0: "For the front lines, hire people who do not read much, and teach them what you want them to know to do their jobs... today. To secure the Future, hire people who are voracious readers. Feed their eyes. ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.06.29
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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has started a Severe Violator Enforcement Program (SVEP) effective June 18, 2010 which will more than likely lead to larger fines. They will be reviewing your OSHA Recordkeeping logs (Form 300).  You must be up to date and it must ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.06.28
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"Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely." – Lord Acton (1834-1902) We’ve probably all heard this phrase at one time or another in our lives.  It is mostly associated with our politicians, some of which who are voted into office again and again because ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.06.23
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ALERT: OHIO SUPREME COURT REJECTS OHIO CIVIL RIGHTS COMMISSION’S INTERPRETATION ON MANDATORY PREGNANCY/MATERNITY LEAVE By: Lois A. Gruhin* In a long-awaited decision, the Ohio Supreme Court rejected the Ohio Civil Rights Commission’s (“OCRC”) attempt to require all employers with four or more ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.06.17
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“Collaboration” is a characteristic of The Great Workplace of today and the future, and will be explained in business-detail in another excerpt. This chapter takes a lighter, but more pointed allegorical view of “Collaboration”: “I got 29 ways to get in my baby’s door. And if ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.06.09
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“We stand to learn more from our explorations into the future we desire, than from the past that continues only in ways that we choose to let it continue. Imagination is in fact a larger learning space than past experience. The only way to romanticize ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.06.09
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Loosing your Boomers by Barbara Krecic Boomers can’t afford to retire, right? Why should you worry about making plans to replace them now? Why worry?   Because a statement like that could hurt your business immensely! Let me tell you something, Boomers have learned these last two years to tighten ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.06.08
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This is an addendum article to the core of the book and article series on, The Great Workplace 2.0, to define the term "Participant": In The Great Workplace 2.0, we use a term not typically used within “Legacy” (Old Model) organizations. The term is “Participant”. It ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.06.03
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“The Great Workplace 2.0” is an ongoing research and discovery project that has encompassed over 500 interviews of CEO’s, Corporate Managers, Innovators, Business and Social Entrepreneurs, the compilation of over 150 recently published books on business management for the new economy and over 100 “White ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.05.28
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Memorial Day…Coming Together by Pamela Glowski Memorial Day…what comes to mind when you think of this day?  Is it Barbeques?  An extra day off from work?  What do you FEEL when you think of Memorial Day?  Is it just another day?  Or do you get an ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.05.28
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A Memorial Day doesn’t go by without that elephant sitting on my chest as I fondly remember Michael J. Holtz, one of my extended sons whom I loved dearly.  It’s been three years now that he and another fallen sailor lost their lives while in ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.05.26
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Over the next several weeks, The Great Workplace.com will introduce North East Ohio to a new set of standards for organizations striving to become noted as a Great Place To Work, or as we call it, The Great Workplace 2.0: Each article ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.05.26
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As a relatively new beekeeper I am enchanted every evening as I watch the workings of the honeybees’ activities at the end of my workday.  I sit several feet away in front of my two hives in a comfortable chair taking it all in. Their ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.05.25
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You’ve got the title, or you own the company. One would think that proper interview techniques are secretly given with the job title. The fact is that MOST people who do interviewing, are neither thoroughly trained to do so, nor have taken the time in ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.05.25
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When it comes to budgeting revenue, do you budget only the revenues that you have a direct influence over?  Whether you sell services or products, how good you are at evangelizing your company will dictate how much revenue you receive.  You have a direct correlation ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.05.19
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So many candidates out there right? As a company who is in search of good, dependable, experienced and qualified candidates you would think that there would be so many available people out there that you’d have no problem finding that position on your own.  But do ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.05.18
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In a Colorado Business Magazine Article entitled: ”Top Four HR Challenges for 2010” http://www.cobizmag.com/articles/top-four-hr-challenges-for-2010/ written by Susan Zimmerman, SPHR, MBA, Senior VP – Human Resources for Lincoln Trust Company (her background is primarily Financial Institution HR), Susan concludes that: Legislation, Talent Acquisition, Organizational “Dieting” and ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.05.13
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For the majority of Americans and businesses for that matter, living paycheck to paycheck has been the status quo for as long as they can remember.  Nothing left over at the end of the week or month to sock away for a rainy day. Last week, ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.05.12
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I found an interesting blog post the other day that reinforced the reason why all employers should recruit thru services like Champion Personnel instead of hiring direct regardless of first impressions!   Why put your company at risk for hiring the wrong person no matter how ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.05.06
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When did it happen, the role reversal?  I can’t recall the exact moment when I became the parent and my parent became the child.  It sort of just happened before I even knew it.  But it happened none the less.  I am an official Sandwich ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.04.27
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The Abacus Over 5000 years ago, in the Orient, an early form of calculation was built using beads strung on wire.  Each bead had a significant meaning.  It was paired with an object. One bead may have represented one animal. Counting was nothing more than matching ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.04.21
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There used to be a philosophy of workplace management – and even a book – called Management By Walking Around. For a short time the acronym MBWA was as well known as WWJD. The point was that managers would know and understand their businesses if ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.04.08
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I never met a Human Resources Director I didn’t like or at least admire! Hire the perfect employee... keep the workplace safe... write policies... manage workers compensation, terminate employees, drug test employees and now, in order to manage rising insurance costs. Make sure all employees ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.04.06
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Drug-Free Safety Program (DFSP) information   Notice: New Drug-Free Safety Program replaces Drug-Free Workplace Program (DFWP) effective July 1, 2010 The end of DFWP BWC will phase out DFWP effective July 1, 2010. The new program, Drug-Free Safety Program (DFSP), will be available for employers the same ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.04.06
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The Great Workplace/ Network North East Ohio has a tagline: “Network With Purpose ™”, and I call it “Network On Purpose”. Both are right, and both cover a myriad of directions to those who wish to build solid and profitable business or social relationships. The ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.03.28
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Excerpts from the Book: The Great Workplace 2.0™ A Great Workplace functions at a higher level of purpose and productivity and is a more interesting place to work than other “normal” organizations. It attracts great talent and it attracts great results…for the customer. It extends its ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.03.23
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CHANGE. The professionals in Human Resources have a difficult job that most people do not quite understand, nor appreciate. HR professionals are supposed to be developers of people, systems and environments, but most companies have them cornered into performing duties and responsibilities that turn them into ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.03.23
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WELCOME!!! The Great Workplace is proud to announce the birth of its blog! We welcome you to our world and invite you to be apart of it! This blog is for everyone in northeast Ohio! The section marked The Great Workplace is for business owners, hiring ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.03.13
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The One Who Tells The Stories Rules The World. -Hopi

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.03.08
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We are speaking about THE best workplaces of today and tomorrow, and how they differentiate themselves from the “also-ran” pack of today and yesterday: Throughout our copious research we found these characteristics to be true: 1)     Their door is “Always Open”: “Discovering” new potential employees, board members, ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.03.08
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This segment is built around a real company, real people, real hiring being done. First, the organization has a great growth track record. They are recognized for it, have trophies and plaques, articles and accolades. (As do MANY companies including my own). They are in a ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.03.05
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Yeeeyyyy!!! I had been offered my first “big girl job.” It was super exciting…I mean how fun was it going to be? I was now going to wear the business casual clothes that I so admired in the Victoria’s Secret, Anthropology, and J. Jill catalogues. ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.03.04
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Ask 10 Professionals in Human Resources, and 10 Hiring Authorities...and you’ll probably get 20 different answers! So, what DO the top HR and Hiring Authorities look for? At least, what do MOST look for in common?: 1)   The basics...spelling, punctuation and grammar. Beyond the obvious it ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.03.04
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Barb Westfall (not her real name) was engaged at age 20. Once engaged she dropped her Spanish minor, realizing that her idea of becoming a radio personality for Voice of America in Spain wasn’t going to pan out, if she wanted to stay with her ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.03.03
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Regardless of what Human Resource professionals tell their superiors, they can’t and don’t read and truly consider all of them. Work Is Good ® has a unique insight into what Human Resource professionals actually do in responding to applications through ads, internet, help-wanted signs and ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.02.16
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Over the next several weeks, The Great Workplace.com is going to introduce North East Ohio to a new set of standards for organizations striving to become noted as a Great Place To Work, or as we call it, The Great Workplace 2.0: Each article will ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
2010.01.17
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Why The Platinum Rule for Small Business Mastery Was Written The Platinum Rule for Small Business Mastery was written for business owners and managers who want to get more control over their businesses and achieve more balance in their personal lives. The Platinum Rule helps you, ...