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Culture and Creativity

What LuckyU Means to Employees

We are excited to have a guest post from Madison Zona, Talent Development Coordinator, GL group. When I first applied for a job at GL group, I knew the company offered many great benefits. But I was blown away when I found out about GL group's internal training program, LuckyU. At a lot of companies, you receive orientation training that details your job responsibilities, but not a lot about the company culture. You're left to figure out the culture and the business by just asking questi...

Sean Carosello – Making Waves

At GL group, we encourage our employees to make waves at their job – we want people who aren't afraid to rock the boat! We trust our employees to know their job and to do what they need to do to improve their work environment for their team. We do not want any of our employees to be fearful of trying something new – we don't want them to be afraid to rock the boat and make waves! Sean Carosello is the Bids Manager at our Booksource division. Sean started in the warehouse and has ...

Why We Have a Multi-Person Hiring Team

When you show up for an interview for a potential new job, you might expect to speak with one or maybe two members of human resources. But when potential candidates interview at GL group, they can expect to meet with at least five GL group employees. Our goal isn't to intimidate candidates but to get to know them and to include our team in the process. We have a multi-person hiring team because we value the opinion of everyone who might work with this potential candidate – from HR repr...

The Power of Visioning in 2017

Did everything happen the way you hoped it would in 2016 in both business and your personal life? Some things may have happened exactly the way you wanted them to and hopefully some exceeded your expectations. But odds are some feel like a total let down. So what can you do differently in 2017? Experts say planning is key to achieving your goals but many people forget about the value that visioning plays in crossing that finish line. A successful vision helps you see what accomplishing your goa...

Tips for Leaders to Engage Employees

I have always believed that the key to running a successful business is to take care of your employees. Taking care of our employees at GL group means that we make sure they are engaged with what is going on in the company and they frequently hear from leadership about why company decisions are being made, information on new and exciting products, or upcoming changes they can expect to see. As CEO, I can't always interact with every single employee on a regular basis. So I try to ensure that al...

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