A valued WeSpire customer made a special request recently. In addition to her “day job,” directing Sustainability at a Fortune 200 energy conglomerate, she organizes a volunteer group of “Green Ambassadors” from around the organization, many of whom have arrived via acquisitions of the past few years, and who don’t know each other well.
I’ve read many articles recently linking the multiple turbulent weather events to global warming. However, I believe there is a deeper meaning and connection, that few people are noticing and it’s called apocalypse. Continue reading
Lazlo Bock, the co-founder of Humu, a stealth mode start-up, spoke at this year’s HR Tech conference. Prior to being a fellow startup founder, Lazlo was the head of People Operations for Google. Many consider him to be the most innovative and analytical HR leader of this past decade.
This summer, WeSpire had two interns working in the marketing department. These interns had the opportunity to learn the ins and outs of digital marketing, but also about employee engagement and purposeful work. We asked them to reflect on what this internship has taught them, here’s what they have to say. Continue reading
The work that our customers do and the innovative ways they bring purpose to their workplaces continues to inspire us. One of our customers, Philadelphia Insurance Companies, has an amazing story about how they enhanced their culture of volunteering and bringing their program to a new high-point. Continue reading
Call it purpose, passion, meaning, or whatever you’d like, but these days, everyone is trying to find a job that they’re excited about and that provides them with a sense of accomplishment. We hear it from our clients, friends and family members, but we wanted to dive deeper into how people view purpose at work, its importance and whether they’ve found it or not. Continue reading
I’m back in Boston after spending two great days at the Positive Business Conference at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business. To put it simply, the conference was nothing short of inspiring. Keep reading to hear what Intel, Microsoft, PepsiCo and Amazon are doing to develop positive and purpose-driven business practices. Continue reading
This year, I have the great opportunity to attend the Positive Business Conference, hosted by the Ross Michigan School of Business. The conference focuses on the potential positive impact that business can have on society, and how we, as leaders, can help drive that change. Obviously, this is a message very near and dear to the hearts of us at WeSpire!