continue reading » People want to be happy at work. It’s really not that complicated.What does that look like? I’m so happy you asked. Happy workplaces tend to have a few things in common.1. People Are Free to be HumanAs one of my clients said so well the other day as we worked on creating a unique and human organizational culture, people should feel free to be who they are, and be accepted as they are. Do you know how freeing that is for people?2. People Are Excited About the Company’s PurposeAcross the organization, there is excitement about the organization’s purpose, and employees are actively engaged in thinking and talking about ways to propel the organization forward. 66SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr
continue reading » One Illinois credit union has opened a branch in a local library as a touchpoint to serve the community and grow its membership.Five years ago, when Mike Lee took over as CEO of Kane County Teachers Credit Union in Elgin, Ill., he had a branch on a dead-end street and another in a historic building that wasn’t readily visible.Still another branch was a block off a major thoroughfare. And with the name “Kane County Teachers Credit Union” over the door, “people thought you had to be a teacher or part of a union to join,” Lee says.He rebranded the $231 million asset institution as KCT Credit Union and partnered with the Gail Borden Public Library—one of its select employee groups—to open a branch in downtown Elgin. KCT CU’s branch in the Gail Borden Public Library saved the CU the cost of building a new branch. “A library is a place where there already are people,” says CEO Mike Lee. ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr
Brookville, In. — Officials in Franklin County are looking for third shift dispatchers. The starting wage is $16.45-per-hour, 40-hours per week, weekends, holidays and does include benefits.Candidates must be able to multi-task and work in a team environment. Applications are due by February 22 and are available at the sheriff’s department at 371 Main Street in Brookville.