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Bridgette Klein

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November 12, 2019

OK Boomer, But Why Don’t You Allow a Flexible Work Schedule?

[Outraged by the title? Scroll to the bottom of this article for an explanation from a Millennial about the usage of “Ok Boomer.”

For me, scheduling and flexibility are everything. When I applied to Willory, I knew I was pregnant with my first (and only) child. I wasn’t applying everywhere, but the sense of family expressed on the website, and the opportunities to work remotely and on a flexible schedule were too good to pass up. However, I also knew I’d miss some of the in-person relationships, so I was ecstatic to find out there were regular opportunities to get together. The sense of community with our team and in-person guidance means a lot to me. I can emphatically say it has significantly helped me with my development in my role at Willory.

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Scott Drazdik

Posted on:
September 12, 2019

Five for Five: From our First to Most Recent Hire

From the inception of Willory, one of the main goals of the firm is to provide excellent employee culture.  

I was curious about if the first employee and our most recent hire would have a different perspective on what the win means.  

I interviewed Willory’s first employee, Bob Haas, and our most recent hire, Brady Bonifas, to share their experiences and see how Willory has grown over the years. Interestingly enough they are both Sales Managers with sons named Beau/Bo 

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Bridgette Klein

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September 11, 2019

Five for FIve: Our Managers

It means a great deal to our leadership team to be once-again named to the NorthCoast 99, a list for top companies in Northeast Ohio. Over the last year, we’ve worked hard as a team to guide our organization as it grows, while working with each team member to achieve their goals. The award means something a bit different to each manager and we wanted to share our perspectives.

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Article by:
John Bernatovicz

Posted on:
June 20, 2019

Creating Freedom & Fellowship Through a Virtual Workforce

Over the last nine years, Willory has been recognized as a leader in creating a positive organizational culture, in large part due to our virtual work environment. Our entire team works out of their home offices the majority of the work week, but we do still get together regularly for meetings and social gatherings. As a result, our culture supports flexibility and freedom for our team, and we've learned a lot about the benefits of virtual work along the way. As the world continues to virtualize, it's crucial to think about the impact on HR and payroll professionals.

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Darby Friend

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May 29, 2018

Are You a Passionate HR Professional?

As the region’s leading HR staffing and consulting firm we not only look for the best and most passionate HR professionals to place with our clients; we want to work with those professionals on improving their workplaces.  So, what does a passionate HR professional look like and why should you even care? Typically, the best professionals are enthusiastic about what they do with an infectious energy that makes their coworkers want to be better.  As HR professionals, you’re often setting the tone for the entire organization. Realize that your actions – and even more so inaction – have a significant impact on the culture and strategy of your organization.

Do you share the following traits? We’ve found that the most passionate and successful HR professionals possess these traits. Ask yourself if you possess these skills to be the best HR professional possible.

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Doug Adams

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May 23, 2018

Your Opinion (About the Future) Counts!

Recently Willory conducted a survey to try and receive some feedback from our own network of professionals to gauge the HR and payroll industries. We wanted to get professionals’ takes on where the current state of affairs in HR and payroll as well as explore what the future may hold.

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Article by:
John Bernatovicz

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July 5, 2017

Can You Cry at Work?

Most of us have been there – and if you haven’t, you’re probably not being truthful. When the overpowering need to sniffle followed by the sudden rush of tears and then the instant panicked thought that this cannot be happening. We cry and sometimes you just can’t help it. Even football players are seen crying as they’re carted off with an injury or after a tough loss. They cry.

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