Helen Coley Nauts and Oliver R. Grace first established the Cancer Research Institute in 1953. The organization was the first dedicated exclusively to cancer treatment with immunology and has become the pride of New York City on the cutting edge of combatting cancer. Check out this timeline of the impact that Cancer Research Institute […]
Sarah Robb O’Hagan, CEO of Flywheel Sports and author of EXTREMEYOU, is our NGage special guest this week. We caught up with Sarah at iConic 2017 Conference where she talked about her book as well as her position at Flywheel Sports. Sarah believes it is okay to fail, in fact, she encourages it– curious? Listen to […]
This week our guest is Dominic Price, Head of R&D and Work Futurist at Atlassian. As a Work Futurist, Dom helps employees engage with the use of the software. He focuses on supporting social change by encouraging charity involvement and is on a mission to change the traditional nature of corporate culture.
CJ had the opportunity to chat with Deb Johnson, Chief Learning Officer at Deloitte, at the IMPACT 2017 Conference hosted by Bersin by Deloitte. Deb is responsible for the overall learning and development activities for Deloitte Consulting and specializes in on-boarding, global development, and emerging business and talent models.
Joining us in this episode is Larry McAlister, Vice President of Global Talent Management at Equinix who we met at the Bersin by Deloitte IMPACT 2017 Conference. Equinix connects the world’s leading business to their customers, employees, and partners inside the most interconnected data centers; or as Larry likes to call it, the internet’s landlord. […]
When a new year rolls in, wellness becomes a top priority as we announce our resolutions towards fitness, nutrition, and mental health. But by springtime, the resolve behind resolutions tends to fade as we get back to the daily grind. When we spend most of our lives at work, how can we focus on working […]
In our last post, we discussed how ineffective onboarding can lead to higher employee turnover, forcing companies to reopen the job search so soon after completing it. But the threat of turnover lasts beyond an employee’s first 90 days, and costs significant time and economic expense to set right. How can companies keep employees from […]
After posting job listings on multiple platforms, sharing great social posts on your company culture, and conducting multiple interviews, you’ve finally found a candidate to fill your job opening. But the next 90 days, the onboarding process, must be handled with care if you want to keep your new hire around. What Companies […]
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer instituted a policy in 2013 stating that the company’s employees could no longer work from home without an occasional, specific reason for doing so. The memo from Yahoo’s human resources chief, Jackie Reses, stated, “To become the absolute best place to work, communication and collaboration will be important, so we need […]
Three-time TED speaker, author, founder of the Business Romantic Society, and the CEO and Founder of Leberecht & Partners, Tim Leberecht is on the podcast this week. He talks about how to create a healthy and meaningful business, and how those companies can thrive.
IMMINENT Digital’s CJ Follini speaks with David Zinger, founder of The Employee Engagement Network. Topics discussed include: new methods of the performance survey, how work engagement can prevent PR blunders that have occurred at Uber/Wells Fargo/Fox News, and his book, “People Artistry”.
Joining this episode is Aria Finger, the CEO of dosomething.org and president of TMI strategies, the in-house, agency and consulting arm of this non-profit. The organization is aimed at getting young people engaged. They reach over 5 million members in 130 countries who are interested in social change and tackle volunteer campaigns that impact any […]
In our last post, we talked about cause marketing, and why getting employees involved in Corporate Social Responsibility campaigns increases their engagement in the company through inside-out marketing. But keeping on top of employee engagement programs and CSR efforts, as well as the administrative duties of human resources, is draining and difficult to maintain. While […]
In our last post, we defined employee engagement, and outlined the many benefits of making this a central focus in the workplace, with benefits in employee retention, productivity, and workforce well-being, especially in the millennial market. But just making employees happy may not be enough. This week, we discuss why more employee engage- ment programs […]
Forty percent of [the Fortune 500 businesses], unfortunately, will not exist in a meaningful way in 10 years[…] Either we disrupt [by going digital] or we get disrupted. —John Chambers What if companies could attract, retain, and engage the world’s best talent? What if they could empower their workforce on every level, toward emotional, spiritual, […]
Yoobi is based on the simple idea; providing colorful and vibrant supplies to schools and offices while also giving back. Yoobi means “One for you, one for me.” So for every Yoobi item purchased, the company contributes an item to a classroom in need through the United States. Their founder and CEO Ido Leffler joins […]
Our host CJ is excited to speak to Gregory Hadden, Executive Creative Director of Motive: A Project Worldwide Agency, about their new documentary web series, ‘Spotlight California.’ The series highlights the drought consequences in California resulting from climate change. Gregory talks about the origin of this campaign, what they hoped to accomplish, and the true role […]
Rocco Pallatto, Director of Development at the Ad Council, talks about the history and mission of the Ad Council, which dates back to 1942. Rocco also discusses one of the most engaging social impact campaigns ever, the Ad Council’s ‘Love Has No Label’ video campaign, which is aimed at promoting diversity and inclusion. It has […]
This week CJ Follini chats with Daniella Campari, Sr. Vice President and Head of Marketing for the American Cancer Society, and Laura McLane, Vice President of Content and Creative Design and User Experience. They discuss the mission of the American Cancer Society, their history, and their recent Advantage Humans video campaign and the emotional impact […]
This week a look at some of the brands that have discovered the immense benefits of cause marketing. Afdhel Aziz and CJ Follini discuss how TOMS, Citi, Dulux, and others experienced tremendous brand awareness through genuine cause marketing campaigns. But the key is that these were genuine efforts to help a community and not just […]
Shot@Life, a campaign of The UN Foundation, aims to ensure that children around the world have access to life-saving vaccines, through education, advocacy the campaign strives to reduce vaccine-preventable death and aims to give children a better shot at life. Devi Thomas, Senior Director at Shot@Life, tells CJ about the formation of this campaign and […]
Donna Bembenek, VP of Marketing and Communications for YMCA of the USA, talks about the shifts they’ve made in their national marketing and sponsorship strategy. Specifically, how the Y wants to make sure people know they are more than just a gym and swimming by stressing the critical, social, and impact work they are doing […]