Employees

May 12, 2017

National Pet Day: Part 2

Last month we had an overwhelming number of submissions from Summiteer’s who are simply crazy about their pets!  After reading their stories and seeing everyone’s adorable pictures, it’s easy to understand why. If you didn’t have a chance to check out […]
April 11, 2017

Showing Our Love on National Pet Day

In case you haven’t seen the hashtag all over social media, today is National Pet Day! While we show our love for our pets every day, today’s the day to give them a little extra attention. Below are a few bios […]
September 29, 2015

Colorful Choices in the Workplace

Summit recently completed the Colorful Choices nutritional campaign, and it opened my eyes to the choices we make in our corporation as a whole. For those unfamiliar with this campaign, it is designed to encourage individuals to embrace a diet […]
March 12, 2014

Collaboration: No longer just a super cool buzzword

One of the Summit principles is Collaboration. By definition, collaboration means “to work with another or others on a joint program or project.” In real-life, collaboration means so much more in the workplace. Employees, or departments, must collaborate in today’s fast-paced […]
October 15, 2013

Is internal company branding really that important?

Usually, when we hear the term “brand” we immediately think of big box retailers like Target, or household brands like Coca-Cola. These companies have developed brands that we have built relationships with, and that we have become loyal to. What […]
October 8, 2013

Maximize Your Productivity Without Burning Out

Easier said than done, right? Not necessarily, especially if your life depends on it. According to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Americans work an extra 20% more hours than in 1970. Why is that? The amount of hours […]
August 15, 2013

Engagement & Recognition Strategies That Stick

According to a recent Gallup Business Journal article, “Engagement is built one team at a time, one person at a time. And each person has different needs and expectations.” Managers have found that the following strategies help them to improve […]
July 31, 2013

Case Study: Lowe’s Life Track Rewards

Do you and your colleagues want to lead a healthier lifestyle? That’s what Lowe’s expressed to Summit Group not long ago, which spurred the creation of the Life Track Rewards program.  This is a points system that rewards employees based […]
July 15, 2013

How to Start a Health & Wellness Program

According to a recent BenefitsPro.com article, companies always have the best intentions when launching internal Health & Wellness programs, but problems can arise when the following four common mistakes are made in the beginning stages of the process: Not using […]
January 30, 2013

Employee Highlight: Meet Jenna…

Summit Group is hiring new team members. Here is a spotlight on Jenna Kalina, Account Coordinator in our Chicago Office. A lover of Mexican food, Jenna enjoys shopping, spending time with friends and family and travel. She and her family […]