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Write “thank you” on every paycheck. This era tends to text thank-yous, but a handwritten note goes a long way. You can’t just preach it; it’s an active thing.
10-10-2013 Ideas and Innovation
We produce artisan sandwiches for our retail locations. We have a custom logo called Artisan Fresh and have labels to support the brand, along with point-of-sale marketing.
10-07-2013 Ideas and Innovation
We do Discover The Taste tables in all of our facilities on a regular basis. We present menu items that meet the parameters for healthy eating at the entrance to the cafés for customers to...
10-02-2013 Ideas and Innovation
We have digital menu boards in our retail services that are changed daily. A couple of months ago we started to incorporate pictures of different employees onto the board.
09-27-2013 Ideas and Innovation
We have cameras in our schools. At our monthly accident review board meeting we view videos of accidents so that the staff can see how people get hurt. This visual education helps prevent future...
09-25-2013 Ideas and Innovation
We created a Sustainable Products Project blog utilizing Blogger, Google Maps and Google Earth. Once we identify local food items that we use, we import where they are from into the blog. We also...
09-24-2013 Ideas and Innovation
One of our dietetic interns collected uneaten food from waste bins and built a “waste buffet” to demonstrate to students how much food they take but don’t even touch...
09-19-2013 Ideas and Innovation
After the AHF conference in New Orleans we decided to do an action station with foods from the city.
09-16-2013 Ideas and Innovation
We have a student employment fair specific to our department. We hired 200 students in one evening.
09-11-2013 Ideas and Innovation
We have a training day for employees. We bring in a motivational speaker to start the day and then hold workshops on skills and areas where we’re seeing the most problems on our accident...