“New experiences break down walls and encourage people to come out of their shells. Making new friends from different teams, participating in company culture-building events or even attending an improv class can lead to employees feeling greater engagement in their work. In part one of a two-part series, five managers across Chicago tech shared their strategies for inspiring creativity in their workplaces and the results that followed. Vice President of Talent Management Elles Skony said enterprise software company Centro is focused on self-improvement. To drive that principle, Centro hosts diversity and inclusion discussions where employees can initiate new societal topics to discuss and engage in. These conversations led to some employees forming “community groups” which are dedicated to intimate conversations and community awareness.”
People who are looking for work right now face an entirely different set of challenges. These people may be wondering how to put their best foot forward when interviewing for a role virtually, rather than in person. Read more.
"I’m writing to offer some tips and tricks for setting up your physical working space while working from home. Take it from me—I’ve been working remotely from home for over 10 years. Even more, I’ve figured out how to WFH successfully with five homeschooled kids at home." Read more on Centro's blog.
The well-being of Centro’s employees, partners, and the greater community are our top priority and, because of the spread of COVID-19, we are taking action to contain the pandemic. We are operating out of an abundance of caution and the highest dedication to keeping our employees safe and healthy. Read more.
Centro's Ian Trider and others in advertising tech share thoughts on what happens to attribution after third party cookies go away. Read it in Marketing Land.
Centro is joining Time to Vote, a coalition of U.S. companies that form a nonpartisan movement whose goal is to increase voter participation in the Nov. 3, 2020 general election. The companies in the organization collectively employ more than 2 million workers. Nearly 400 companies with employees in every state in the U.S. have signed up. Time to Vote companies are supporting their employees' ability to register to vote, review their ballots and perform their civic duty. Centro is committing to making accommodations for our employees that enable them to vote.
Centro is a great place to work... literally! Workplace consultancy Great Place to Work US conducted a survey in which 96% of our employees gave us stellar ratings. Read more.
‘Ask the Expert’ is a series that breaks down the tools, tech, and trends you’ve been hearing about in the trade pubs and around the office. We ask our in-house experts the tough questions and write up the answers in bite-sized pieces for your reading pleasure. This month’s topic? Programmatic advertising expectations for 2020. We brought in Centro’s SVP of Product Management, Hiten Mistry, to give us the breakdown.
In an age where innovation is king, it can be shocking to see advertisers and agencies stick to the adage, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” Yet, media buyers are often stuck using the same tools and systems that were in vogue over a decade ago. Centro's president, Tyler Kelly, talks about innovating in a hypercompetitive marketplace, accommodating the shifting expectations of marketers, and attracting new generations of talent.
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