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In this month’s Featured Employee post, we head to Lorain where one of the most tenured employees at the site shared her experience with TeleTech. TeleTech began its operation in Lorain in 2007 and our featured employee was one of the many individuals who started a few months after the site opened.
The Values in Action (ViA) award program celebrates employees who exemplify our company values of trust, respect, integrity, passion, and communication. Employees worldwide are eligible both to receive the award and to nominate others whose commitment to our values has been demonstrated in the workplace.
This month's Featured Employee is tenured TeleTech Uniontown, Emily Eicher. Emily has been part of TeleTech Uniontown for 4 years now as a Human Capital Coordinator. Emily says, “I like the endless advancement of opportunities that TeleTech offers its employees.” This is one of her main reasons why she says she works hard every day.
I'm always intrigued when I hear stories of individuals who have left TeleTech and then later returned. There are so many reasons why we may choose to leave a job. Our lives and circumstances change over time. What's interesting is why a person has chosen to come back. This speaks volumes about individual choices and that TeleTech has treated their former employees well.
Each quarter, the TeleTech Community Foundation accepts grant requests for educational organizations, which help students with the greatest need. With support from employees across the globe, the Foundation funded about $27,000 in grants this quarter. From a robotics competition in Denver, to a tutoring program in Guadalajara, we are making a difference in the lives of people around the world.
TeleTech’s Greeley facility celebrated its one-year anniversary on February 12, 2013. The festivities kicked off with opening remarks by Trevor Forrester, service delivery director/program director, followed by a site tour for visiting executives: Mark Grindeland, chief marketing officer; Mike Jossi, executive vice president, Human Capital; Daryl Prater, senior vice president, Operations; and Arthur Nowak, vice president, Operations. Employees were also treated to a delicious birthday cake during the anniversary ceremony.
Nineteen employees were recognized during the event for their key contributions to the facilities first-year success. Each employee received a special certificate and gift. Congratulations to the following employees:
Starting a new job is like to going to a new school. You are the new kid. You don't know your way around. And you have to do things by yourself. The first impression is just the beginning. Once you get to know your coworkers and get accustomed to your new office, everything is bound to be smooth.
TeleTech Guadalajara employees decided to give back in a big way over the holiday season. From the beginning of November through the end of December, employees collected more than 200 blankets. The blankets were donated to the Guadalajara Red Cross in support of local communities hit with disasters, and those left in the cold over the holiday season.