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Creating a Culture of Caring During National Safety Month

By: Marten Stenfors

Every day, I see incidents and injuries around me waiting to happen. Maybe I’m clairvoyant. Or perhaps I have a heightened sense of awareness because I lead the North American Safety team for a global organization.

But I’ll let you in on a little secret: it’s really not that complicated to improve safety. It’s the simple things we do every day that can prevent injuries from happening. June is National Safety Month and the perfect time to focus on safety at home, at work and everywhere in between.

Humanizing the Workplace: Using Design Principles to Inspire Workplace Thinking

By: Melinda Gorgenyi

This is the sixth in a continuing blog series based on insights and findings from the Sodexo 2016 Workplace Trends Report. The Reportexamines nine key trends affecting business outcomes and the quality of life of employees and consumers.

Yum! Celebrates Recognition Culture

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Yum! Global Newsroom: People

At Yum!, we’re proud of the unique culture we've built, one that's filled with energy, opportunity and fun. We believe in our people, trust in their positive intentions, encourage ideas from everyone and have actively developed a workforce that is diverse in style and background. Yum! is a place where anyone can, and does, make a difference.

How Smarter Spaces Can Inspire Progress

By: Mark Bickford

Experts from around the world agree: the design of collective spaces can improve quality of life. From transforming a city in crisis, to opening channels that increase knowledge, and improving performance in organizations, the effective use of space can foster rejuvenation, creativity and community. Even in the face of what seems like insurmountable obstacles, the way we use and reuse space can inspire progress and instill hope for a better future.

Aramark Named One of Top 40 Companies for Diversity by BLACK ENTERPRISE

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October 14, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), the $15 billion global provider of award winning services in food, facilities management, and uniforms, was once again named one of the Top 40 Best Companies for Diversity by BLACK ENTERPRISE.

Nature-Friendly Workspaces Benefit Employees and Business

By: Jason Richards

Sustainable work spaces are becoming more prominent.  Investing in sustainability benefits business, employees and the environment; it’s a win-win. By recognizing the value in sustainability, innovative companies can improve the health and well-being of their workforce—while supporting business goals.

A Discussion Between Generations

By: Rohini Anand

Millennials, the next generation of leaders, ranks quality of life – their own and others’ – highly. This defining perspective will change organizational paradigms around the world within the next decade.

Accommodating Pregnant Women and New Mothers in the Workplace

By: Michael Norris

In the past several decades, there has been a dramatic demographic shift in the workforce. Not only do women now make up almost half of the workforce, but there are more pregnant workers than ever before and they are working later into their pregnancies.  According to the National Partnership for Women & Families, holding a job during pregnancy is more common than at any other time in history. In a recent survey, 61 percent of respondents reported being employed during pregnancy.

What is the Correlation Between Job Performance and Employee Recognition?

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When a company takes the time to understand how its employees of different ages and backgrounds need to feel recognized, it increases its chances of engagement and retention. Engagement and retention however, can’t be forced or bought. While adequate monetary compensation is a necessary precondition of engagement, employees are looking for much more out of work than money. Learn how recognition fosters employee happiness, engagement and retention.

The Secret Little Ways Employers Sabotage Productivity


Jennifer Williamson

Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications - Sodexo, Inc.

Leading a team in today’s business world is a bit like conducting an orchestra. Just like a conductor, you provide clear direction, set the pace for your players and control team dynamics. As long as everyone is playing from the same sheet of music in perfect harmony, you can deliver a great performance.


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