The Future Workplace – Are You Ready?

The following post is by WFI board member, Jeanne C Meister, Partner at Future Workplace and Co-author of The Future Workplace Experience: 10 Rules for Mastering Disruption in Recruiting and Engaging Employees. The future of work is about developing a workplace that emotionally connects to employees and customers, understands the impact of technology on the … Continue reading The Future Workplace – Are You Ready?

Celebrating the Workforce – QA Brewing Technician #1in100MM

If ever there were a perfect union of education and passion, Briana Francisco nailed it when she put her science degrees to work in the craft beer industry: As a fan of complex brews, Briana found her post-college calling when she landed a job at Deschutes Brewery in Bend, Oregon. In fact, Briana was so … Continue reading Celebrating the Workforce – QA Brewing Technician #1in100MM

Celebrating the Workforce – Vice President of Security #1in100MM

See how Troy Mitchum taps into his diverse job history to lead a team of 400 security professionals who keep about 25,000 guests a day safe at one of Las Vegas’ hottest resorts - all in the latest episode of 1 in One Hundred Million: Working your way up, climbing the career ladder…whatever you want … Continue reading Celebrating the Workforce – Vice President of Security #1in100MM

Celebrating the Workforce – Miner & Environmental Manager #1in100MM

See how Dana Sue Kimbal and her team move 70,000 tons of ore every day in pursuit of silver in the latest episode of 1 in One Hundred Million: Chances are, there’s some silver within reach of you right now. It’s ubiquitous – in our jewelry, coins, and solar panels. But as a miner and … Continue reading Celebrating the Workforce – Miner & Environmental Manager #1in100MM

Celebrating the Workforce – Assistant Head of Lighting #1in100MM

In this 1 in One Hundred Million episode, Tracer Finn creates a visual experience at Le Rêve - The Dream at Wynn Las Vegas: Shadow, color, texture, and pattern: As the Assistant Head of Lighting, Tracer Finn takes audiences on a visual journey…a dream of sorts…at Le Rêve — The Dream at Wynn Las Vegas. … Continue reading Celebrating the Workforce – Assistant Head of Lighting #1in100MM

Celebrating the Workforce – Jeweler #1in100MM

Part sales, part psychology – go behind the fine jewelry counter in this episode of 1 in One Hundred Million: They say diamonds are forever, and Jennifer Miller agrees – but with a caveat. For this fine jewelry sales specialist, special moments and emotions are just as enduring as diamonds. See how Jennifer connects with customers … Continue reading Celebrating the Workforce – Jeweler #1in100MM

Celebrating the Workforce – Sous Chef #1in100MM

Cooking saved Mike Perez’s life. See how in this 1 in One Hundred Million video: Mike is in the business of making parties perfect. Whether he’s cooking for a party of 30 or 1,000, he pours his heart and soul into every meal he creates. Slicing, dicing, mixing, and plating, Mike is at home in … Continue reading Celebrating the Workforce – Sous Chef #1in100MM

Strandbeests: Lessons on Innovation, Patience & Humor

I am at the beginning of a large, multi-year project at work. I have always enjoyed building new things. In fact, I have a patience challenge when it comes to the necessary responsibilities of stewarding things that are already well established. That being said, the prospect of the bold new initiative simultaneously fills me with … Continue reading Strandbeests: Lessons on Innovation, Patience & Humor

Corporate Culture is Out, Corporate Community is In

Today’s post is courtesy of our board member, Sharlyn Lauby – also known as the HR Bartender. Last month I had the opportunity to attend the Great Place to Work conference in Dallas. One of the core themes from the event centered on creating and sustaining corporate culture. Several CEOs talked about this being their … Continue reading Corporate Culture is Out, Corporate Community is In

Celebrate World Thinking Day by Thinking Collaboration

In today's post, Workforce Institute board member Ruth Bramson discusses World Thinking Day, a Girl Scouts of America program.  Ruth is the former CEO of the Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts, so this cause is near and dear to her heart.  Each year on February 22, World Thinking Day, girls participate in activities and projects with … Continue reading Celebrate World Thinking Day by Thinking Collaboration