The Connector: Edition 51

The Connector Newsletter

August is here and full of great news for our team! We pride ourselves on our thriving company culture and the engaged environment we have created at TOC. Last week we received some wonderful news...we are AWARD WINNERS!

We are recipients of the Philadelphia Business Journal’s Soaring 76 Award for the 3rd year in a row! AND...we ranked No. 2800 on the Inc. 5000 list (last year we were No. 3080)!

Cheers to our incredible team for enabling us to accomplish these achievements and congratulations to all of the other innovative companies that were recognized! Let's Connect!

1. How Leaders Can Create an Award-Winning Company Culture

Are you creating a strong company culture? Entrepreneur explains the difference between creating a strong company culture and actually communicating it through your brand.

Learn how to put your efforts into practice through 4 simple steps. If you need support in creating an award-winning company culture, please reach out to us - we've been there! Read the full article here!

2. Q2 Earnings for the Gig Economy

For companies like Uber, Lyft, DoorDash, Airbnb, and Grubhub, the economic pressure isn't tightening consumer spending.

FastCompany shares each company's Q2 takeaways and how they have rebounded from what many believed would have been a time for less spending by consumers. Read the full article here!

3. CEO Think Tank- Where Leaders Grow!

CEO Think Tank is bringing you and your team a Fall Leadership Workshop where you will learn how to have maximum impact and ROI for your customers, grow with more ease and less friction and create value for your business and all of your stakeholders.

This workshop will be led by Darius Mirshahzadeh

on Monday, November 7 from 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST at The Inn at Villanova. You will not want to miss this opportunity to grow! Click here to learn more!

4. Commuter Benefits

We are sharing a compliance update from our friends at the Capstone Group regarding a new ordinance requiring Philadelphia employers to offer commuter benefits.

If you are an employer with 50 or more employees you will be required to offer a commuter transit benefit program. Reach out to Capstone if you have any questions on this ordinance. Read more here!

5. Thought Leadership- The Latest Trends!

Each month our Human Resources and Talent Acquisition team members deliver this valuable resource to keep you in the know of the latest topics and trends impacting the people part of your business.

In our latest Hire Design Blog, "Creating a Meaningful Interview Experience," Talent Acquisition Manager, Erin (Worrall) Bastidas Bastidas discusses the importance of hiring managers' preparedness to engage talent. In today's competitive market, standing out to candidates during the interview process is increasingly important. Check out the full article here!

6. Let's Go Local...

Labor Day will be here in a few short weeks. Check out what is happening in the Philadelphia area to close out summer!

Sharing a great opportunity to support our friends at Bringing Hope Home through their 18th Annual Devine 9 Open Golf Outing. Hit the links on Tuesday, September 6 at Philadelphia Cricket Club.

When we start talking about Labor Day, we start talking about heading back to school and... the fall season! Here is another great recap of events happening in the area as we transition into fall!

Wellness Wednesday...

Are you lacking sleep? FortuneWell is back again with food and drinks to avoid while leading up to your bedtime to help you get a better night's sleep and improve your awake time performance!