Chelsea Garot, one of our HR Account Managers, is being celebrated today at StratEx! Chelsea will be graduating from Loyola's Quinlan School of Business with her Masters in HR this weekend. We are proud of her and her accomplishment, and know that this is just another indicator that she is an … [Read more...] about Congratulations, Chelsea!
With the summer internship season set to begin soon, are you ready to welcome interns into your company with full-confidence that you are complying with all employment laws? Including compensating them appropriately? Don’t find out the hard way: it is important that you have a good understanding of … [Read more...] about 5 Things You Must Do Before Hiring an Intern
According to CBRE, the number of tech jobs in Chicago rose 26% from 2010 to 2013. WBBM Noon Business Hour recently asked me about this statistic and my opinion on what is driving this huge increase. I believe there are a couple of factors leading to a growth in tech jobs in Chicago. First, … [Read more...] about Get a tech job… in Chicago?
We’ve released new enhancements to our software! My favorite new feature has to be ¡eStratex en Español! But since Jake already highlighted that, another new feature I love is our major upgrade with our e-signature function in a To Do. In the past, we accepted a user's initials as their … [Read more...] about Release Highlight 4/12/15
We are excited to announce the next version of your eStratex system, to be made available in the very near future! It is always our goal to introduce upgrades with as little disruption to our users as possible. Seeing as we're introducing a number of major enhancements with this release, … [Read more...] about Exciting Updates On The Way!
(Expanded from Adam’s interview on WBBM Noon Business Hour) Each year when the NCAA Tournament kicks off, figures emerge about March Madness and the huge productivity losses it causes for employers. This statistic comes out every year, and every year I laugh because, whether it’s social media … [Read more...] about March Madness at the Office… Embrace it!
On March 11th, 2015, StratEx awarded its annual Jim Vetta Award to Robin Hawkins, a Project Specialist. Robin is hard-working, thoughtful and collaborative; an exemplary StratExian. Congratulations to Robin- well deserved! "This is the true joy in life, the being used for a purpose recognized by … [Read more...] about Jim Vetta Award Winner 2015
In a recent campaign aired by MasterCard, children of working parents are trying to understand the rationale of giving up PAID vacation days. These idealistic children imagined all the fabulous things that could come from taking back that one day. We all remember being kids and the excitement we had … [Read more...] about Your No-PTO Policy: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly