International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Saturday is International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD), an annual observance to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities at every level of society and development. IDPD’s global strategy aims to increase inclusivity and create awareness of disability issues. The ADA defines a person with a disability as someone who has a […]

Three Factors that Determine Potential

Finding the next generation of leadership is the primary job of current leaders, and it’s one of the most challenging tasks they must tackle. Many larger organizations have a pipeline of talented, high-potential candidates they have assessed, mentored, and provided opportunities for. These future leaders are known quantities, at least within the context of the […]

Fintech Case Study: Strategic Planning for an Investment in IT

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Case Study How CSI helped a leading Fintech organization maximize their workflow and performance. Case Study How CSI helped a leading Fintech organization maximize their workflow and performance. Case Study How CSI helped a leading Fintech organization maximize their workflow and performance. OVERVIEW Did you know that 86% of customers claim their experiences are just as […]

Sunday Blues

What’s your favorite night of the week? Chances are it’s not Sunday. Most people, even those who like their jobs, hate Sunday night, otherwise known as the official end of the weekend.   According to a 2018 LinkedIn survey, 80 percent of professionals say they experience sadness on Sunday night, often triggered by a rush of hormones associated with […]

Doing What You Love Matters

If you found your dream job on the first go around, you should probably play the lottery. On average, American workers hold 12 different jobs throughout their lifetime. This number grows as workers search for a more lucrative salary, better flexibility and benefits, suitability, and most importantly—passion. Over half of the U.S adults who quit […]

Juneteenth: A Day To Reflect

Although the end of slavery in the United States has been celebrated annually in various places since 1865, it’s only been declared an official federal holiday for one year! In 2021, Juneteenth became the first new federal holiday since 1983 when Martin Luther King Jr. Day was created. Juneteenth (June 19th) commemorates the emancipation of […]

Joy & Justice: Pride Month 2022

Uplifting parades, joyous festivals, workshops, and memorials are among the principal components of Pride Month, an annual LGBTQ+ celebration in June. Why Pride Month is Important Pride is an entire month dedicated to the uplifting of LGBTQ+ voices. The initiative aims to bring awareness to ongoing issues, commemorate members of the community whom we lost […]

I Heard You (Better) the First Time

Here’s a fact that explains so much in the world: information we hear first, about almost any subject, is incredibly hard to shake, even if we find out later it was wrong or needs revision.   Charlie Warzel, a writer for The Atlantic, quotes research scientist Mike Caulfield, calling first information “sticky.”   Psychologists call this […]

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month is an annual celebration that recognizes the contributions and influence of Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans to the history, culture, and achievements of the United States. The effort to officially recognize AAPI heritage wasn’t easy, taking over 10 years to make it a permanent month-long celebration, […]

Converting PTO to other Benefits

U.S. workers famously don’t take all their paid time off. According to annual studies by the U.S. Travel Association, the American workforce forfeits 246 million earned vacation days annually in what amounts to a $65.5 billion gift to employers every year. Now add in a global pandemic that scrambled everyone’s work schedules for two years […]