A Civil Climate Leads to Higher Performance

Do you have rude players on your team? Do others seem to shut down, share less, and avoid talking about potential or actual problems? In a recent article, How Rudeness Stops People from Working Together, Christine Porath discusses the results of a study that documented how incivility diminishes collaboration and performance in medical settings. But … Continued

EGW Supports the Cantalician Center

The owners of EGW were proud to support the Cantalician Center last week at their annual Gala dinner. The Cantalician Center mission states: “Rooted in the Catholic principle of Human Dignity, we provide person-centered compassionate services that promote independence and offer meaningful opportunities to individuals with disabilities.”  For more information on the Center, visit their … Continued

EGW and Harvest House

EGW Helps Harvest House Recently our staff visited the great people at the Baby & Children’s Ministry of Harvest House in Buffalo.   Harvest House is the largest provider of FREE children’s clothing & other items in the Buffalo area, serving more than 5,800 children every year. Families are referred by 200 social service and … Continued

The Dinner Party

THE DINNER PARTY Being an HR manager on a day to day basis is not unlike hosting a dinner party serving a 5 course meal. So many things to do! Appetizer, Soup, Salad, Entrée, Dessert! You don’t have the time to make every course a gourmet, from scratch course. So you have a choice – … Continued

Recruiting Frankenstein

A short story by Jeff Wach Once upon a time, not so long ago, in a land not very far away, there lived an HR manager who was searching for THE perfect candidate. She read dozens of resumes, made numerous phone calls and conducted plenty of interviews. But no matter how hard she tried (in … Continued