Category Archives: Social Responsibility

Information about participating, providing, and sponsoring community service activities.

13 Ways to Build a Culture of Giving Thanks

The season for giving thanks and expressing gratitude – to our vendors, customers, and most importantly our employees – has commenced. There are many ways that employers can cultivate a culture of gratitude and giving thanks in the workplace not only around Thanksgiving, but throughout the … Continue reading

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3 Questions to Ask Your Top Performers

What would your top performers say about your workplace? What would they say about its strengths, its weaknesses, what makes them stay, and what makes them think about leaving? How would they describe the ways in which your organization has … Continue reading

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Ways to Get Involved in Northeast Ohio

In last week’s blog, we discussed ways great workplaces involve themselves in their communities. The benefits of community involvement are building teamwork, retaining employees, increasing morale, improving public image, making a positive impact in the local community, and teaching others new … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season for Social Responsibility

It’s the time of year when many organizations are faced with numerous opportunities to get involved and ramp up their contributions to community efforts in our local region. There are many needs in the Northeast Ohio community especially given the … Continue reading

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ERC – Where Green Workplaces Start

ERC recognizes the importance of implementing environmentally-friendly and sustainable workplace practices. We’re continually trying to decrease our footprint by using more efficient processes in the Workplace Center and within our office. The result of these practices is often decreased expenses … Continue reading

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What Jobs Will Emerge from the Stimulus?

While the government recently reported that the current unemployment rate is around 9.5%, the Obama administration is still pushing for new job creation and job growth. ( Rather than discussing the state of unemployment, we’ll take a look at the … Continue reading

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The Incredible Benefit of Healthy Employees

Part one of this three-part blog series will explore the incredible benefits that a company can realize when implementing a wellness program at work. Aside from the obvious benefit of having happy, healthy employees; companies can save millions of dollars … Continue reading

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