If you follow us on social media or are attending OH SHRM Conference this week, you may have noticed an increase in rainbow unicorn-related marketing. Did it make you stop to wonder why on earth we’re doing something so drastically different from our normal marketing? The simple answer: it’s all to grab your attention.
You’re not in sales, right? You don’t want to make cold calls or knock on doors. You also aren’t in marketing – who wants that hassle – plus as a HR or payroll person, you know how they’re paid. You chose HR and payroll because it’s what fit with your personality – but like it or not, you still have sales and marketing responsibilities. Each time you talk with someone who has shown interest in your organization you’re given a chance to further your organization’s reputation and understanding in the marketplace.
On our sixth anniversary, here are six facts you may not know about Willory.
- Day One
John remembers sitting at his desk on the first day Willory started thinking… “holy shit, I really did this – I have to make this work.” With two small kids and a stay-at-home wife, John put and continues to put everything he has into making Willory work… and work for the HR and payroll communities!
As LinkedIn and Facebook do an amazing job of telling the world, today is my 43rd birthday. That makes today special for me as I’m thankful for birthdays. Life is precious and God has blessed me with amazing parents who love me, supportive brothers (Tony and Andy), the best sister (Terese) a guy could ask for, a beautiful and loving wife, two great kids (wish they would quit growing up so fast), a loving home, great neighbors and friends, and the list goes on.
The death of a personal hero or someone you admire can sometimes hit you harder than you expect. While you may have never actually met them, the impact they had on your life is immense and sometimes not reflected on until they’re gone. One of my personal icons, Arnold Palmer, passed away earlier this week. Over the last several days I’ve been thinking about his extraordinary life and how he influenced who I am and want to be.