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Sept. 16, 2013
We have a student employment fair specific to our department. We hired 200 students in one evening.
Sept. 3, 2013
To Catch a Thief
We have a really strict no leniency policy where if we catch a student stealing, it’s a $100 fine, even if it’s your first time being caught.
Aug. 23, 2013
We make our own gelato. Recently we started inviting staff to sign up to make the gelato for a day.
June 6, 2013
Employee Succession Plans
It is extremely important for my management team and I to familiarize ourselves with the personal goals of our staff. On a regular basis we interact one-on-one with them and ask where they see...
Aug. 24, 2012
We believe employees should be recognized for good behavior, so we started Caught in the Act of Being Good. Supervisors “catch” employees doing something that demonstrates...
Aug. 17, 2012
To promote the idea that we have a diverse team but we are all on the same team we created T-shirts for all staff. The T-shirt features our mascot (a Terrapin) made up of the flags of several...
Nov. 29, 2011
Managers nominate their employees for a monthly award. We take the winner’s picture, place it on a plaque and present the employee with a balloon bouquet. The plaque is displayed in the...
Sept. 27, 2011
I have used rallies to motivate employees. I read a motivational quote and give out rally cards with that quote. I also read Caught You Caring cards that employees have written about other employees...
Aug. 22, 2011
We give out the Crystal Bowl Award, which is an actual crystal bowl, to the manager who has the highest participation. It is symbolic of beauty, clarity and quality—the beauty of feeding...
June 23, 2011
Every year I give out awards for years of service, units without accidents and a year of superior attendance. I give out raffle tickets to those who attend the event, who followed our rules or who...
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