Futureproofing your Organization:
Developing the Mindset that Sparks Innovation

By Mitch Warner, Managing Partner, The Arbinger Institute

Macintosh HD:Users:rachel:Desktop:Warner Headshot.pdfIn today’s business world, knowing how to be consistently innovative is key to edging out the competition. To do so successfully, it’s crucial to understand that innovation is more than a unique campaign, it’s changing an individual’s mindset to focus on positively affecting others. HR Symposium speaker Mitch Warner details a unique approach to being innovative and explains why an outward mindset is critical for success. [full article]





Employee Benefit Benchmarks:
Key Findings from CTHRA’s 2017 Employee Benefits Survey

Hot off the press are the findings from CTHRA’s newest survey offering: the 2017 Cable and Telecommunications Employee Benefits Survey conducted by PwC Saratoga. The scope of the survey included a wide range of traditional and nontraditional benefits. Check out the industry-specific benchmarks and see how our findings compared to PwC’s 2017 all-employer survey results. [full article]


Free Employment Branding Roundtables in Atlanta and NYC  

A growing number of industry employers are successfully leveraging employment branding to differentiate their companies, promote their cultures and attract top talent. On July 18, CTHRA will host HR Roundtables focused on how to elevate the candidate experience, create fans of an employer brand through social media and events and leverage a company’s culture story to make everyone a recruiter for your organization. CTHRA’s HR Roundtables are free to industry HR professionals, but advanced registration is required. [RSVP NOW]




Member Applause
Congratulations to Sonia Coleman for her promotion to SVP of HR at Disney ABC Television Group.

Fatherly, an online publication that provides content for dads, recognized several media companies among its 50 Best Places to Work for New Dads. CTHRA member company Discovery made the list at No. 13, jumping up from No. 40 last year. [full article]

Annually, NAMIC Vision Awards honor original, multiplatform television programming that reflects the ethnic and cultural diversity of the viewing audience. Kudos to HBO for garnering five Vision Awards in 2017, including Best Comedy Series for freshman series Insecure as well as Best Comedy Performance for its star, Issa Rae.

On June 16, Discovery held its eighth annual “Discover Your Impact Day,” with nearly 1,000 employees in the D.C., Maryland and Virginia area volunteering for local community projects. Projects include hosting an Olympic-themed field day for students, serving meals to the homeless, revitalizing schools and parks and socializing with shelter animals. In total, more than 4,200 employees from 35 countries will take part in the day of volunteering.




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