By Keisha Ward
We now understand and have embraced the vast workplace changes experienced by the millennial generation, arguably the most workforce altering generation yet. We will have an opportunity to offer a fair analysis as we prepare for the entrance of a new generation of tech savvy, independent, free spirited individuals. It is now time for organizations to shift gears and focus attention on a rapidly approaching game changer called Generation Z (Gen Z).
July 4th 2019, is marking the 8th anniversary for Michigan Business Network. Here, you get to listen to a July 4th 2011 segment from “Michigan Today”, a sister show to ‘Michigan Business Beat’ on MBN.
Chris Holman billed that day nearing a decade ago as both “Freedom from Bad Business Communications Day”, and "Independence from Bad Business Communications Day".
LANSING, Mich. — LAFCU earned a “Category’s Best” award in the 2019 Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Diamond Award Program, which recognizes outstanding marketing and business development achievements in the credit union industry.
Credit union veteran Angie Ruzinsky promoted to chief membership officer
LANSING, Mich. — LAFCU has created the position of chief membership officer to help lead the credit union in delivering exceptional service to its membership. Credit union veteran Angie Ruzinsky has been promoted to the new position.
LANSING, Mich. — LAFCU has promoted Robyn Jones to vice president of human resources.
“Robyn’s skill at fostering a culture of engaged employees is a proven and valuable asset as we focus on providing superior service to LAFCU members,” said Pat Spyke, LAFCU CEO. “Vitally important to this ongoing goal is attracting and developing the best employee talent, areas in which Robyn also excels.”
Design submissions for credit union’s giant letters due March 31
LANSING, MI — LAFCU is reimagining its letters once again, providing an opportunity for five Michigan artists to share their artwork with a large, diverse, public audience.
PHOTO: First introduced in a TV commercial then
transformed into a traveling art exhibit, LAFCU’s
giant letters are set for a redesign. Design
applications are due March 31.
The 6-foot-tall letters appear at LAFCU-sponsored and other community events, and are favorite subjects and backgrounds for photos posted on social media.
Dress-down donations of just $2 a week add up for community benefit
LANSING, Mich. — LAFCU employees donated $14,100 to improve communities served by the credit union during 2018 by simply dressing casually on Fridays.
LAFCU’s Casual Dress Day charity program began in 1994 and has resulted in an estimated $200,000 benefiting Greater Lansing and Shiawassee County. To participate in a dress-down Friday, an employee donates $2 to the charity fund.
More than 912 pounds of toiletries, food collected at LAFCU branches to help local charity
LANSING, Mich. — Thanks to the generosity of LAFCU members and the public, LAFCU’s month-long toiletries and food drive netted 912 pounds of donated items for an Eaton Rapids charity, Heart and Hands Inc.
The charity has been working with those impacted by the fire at Meridian Magnesium Products of America, an auto parts manufacturing plant in Eaton Rapids and the community’s largest employer.
Photo above: Surrounded by the 900 pounds of food and toiletries collected in the LAFCU toiletries and food drive for the Eaton Rapids community are Jordan McNeilly and Alyssa Sliger, with LAFCU’s marketing department; Eaton Rapids Mayor Paul Malewski; Heart and Hands Director Cathy Howell; Polly Cornish, manager of LAFCU’s Eaton Rapids and Mason branches; and Chrystal Murphy, manager of LAFCU’s South Lansing Branch.
BLM HELPS FORM ALLIANCE OF 30+ ORGANIZATIONS TO BENEFIT MICHIGAN STUDENTS, ECONOMY
Late last month, Business Leaders for Michigan waspleased to announce the formation of a uniquely diverse cross-section of representatives from Michigan's business, education management, education labor, philanthropy, and state and community leaders aligned behind improving outcomes for K-12 education in Michigan. Called Launch Michigan, the goal is to turn our state into a leader in educational excellence with lasting, research driven strategies that transcend politics and election cycles