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Culture and Creativity

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...

5 Tips to Head Off Hiring Headaches

As an HR professional, it's my job to help choose the right people for our open positions. At GL group we believe that hiring for a culture fit is equally as important as hiring a candidate with the right skill set and job experience. So we've implemented an extensive interview process to help us find the best people. We want to make sure we don't bring someone on and then find that they're not a fit for the role or our culture. Most of the time we get it right. But sometimes we find out later t...

Why We Roll Out a New Employee Benefit Every Year

It's our vision to be best place to work in America. We know that when our employees are happy, our business is more successful. Part of having happy employees is making sure we provide excellent benefits that meet their needs personally and professionally. When it's time to create, or decide on adding a new employee benefit, we always use the "Best place to work in America" filter. We ask ourselves, Will it make our employees' work/life balance better? Will it enhance their lives? Will it help...

Why Alignment in Business is Important

GL group's focus for 2017 is alignment. That means renewing our commitment to structuring our business so everyone at GL group makes decisions that reflect our culture and our company goals. As we move into 2017, we will be pointing all of our planning and activities on making that happen. We take a two-part approach to alignment. First, we ensure that we align our activities with our culture. We have very defined culture and values at GL group. We have a clear set of practices for how things ...

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