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Scoot Profile: Chris Skalenda

Scoot Profile: Chris Skalenda Employee Profile Featured Image Chris Skalenda

Our company, like our technology, is about building healthy, authentic relationships. Despite being a remote team, human contact is a HUGE part of our culture. We just do it a little differently! Let’s get to know some of the Scoot team.

How to Create a Healthy Work-Life Balance at Your Company

How to Create a Healthy Work-Life Balance at Your Company snowboarding work life balance

Depending on the nature of the company you work for, creating and maintaining a healthy work-life balance can be extremely difficult. When you work on the clock and have set hours, it’s a bit easier to mentally separate time at work and time for yourself. However, as many remote or hybrid workers can attest, when […]

Becoming a Certified B Corporation: Preciate

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We have a very exciting announcement! In November of 2019, Scoot was approved as a Certified B Corporation for the first time. After becoming a public benefit corporation in July of 2019, this was the clear next step to further our commitment to do the best we can for the world. Preciate is proud to […]

What is Employee Engagement?

Engaged Employees

Employee engagement has been getting a lot of attention recently. From the well-known Gallup survey to articles in Forbes and beyond, it’s a topic that has infiltrated the world of business. And for good reason, too. Engaged employees have been shown to perform better, be less likely to quit, and be happier and more motivated. […]

Office Perks Aren’t the Solution for Disengaged Employees

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For young people searching for jobs today, it’s almost impossible to avoid companies trying to lure them in with office perks like game rooms, massage chairs, and yoga classes. And all these things sound fantastic, especially when you’re fresh out of college dorms, where forty people are sharing three showers and you can hear your […]

Instant Gratification and Employee Reward Systems

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Younger generations tend to receive a fair amount of criticism for their obsessions with instant-gratification-based systems like social media and video games. There’s this idea that somehow, older generations were wired to be more patient while technology has fundamentally corrupted the young mind beyond repair.

Building Trust in the Workplace by Improving Employee Well-Being

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Most of us are familiar with differing priorities among departments in an office and how that can impact the inner workings of a company. While management is more focused on developing practices that increase productivity and profit, Human Resources is often dedicated to employee well-being. Michael and Toby’s tumultuous relationship in the hit TV sitcom […]

Is Kindness Altruistic or Strategic? Your Brain Knows.

Is Kindness Altruistic or Strategic? Your Brain Knows. Kindness Image

You know that “warm glow” you feel when you demonstrate an act of kindness without expecting anything in return? Well, a team of researchers discovered that that particular feeling is quite different than when you expect a reward for your kind act. Our brains are designed to be social. And social relationships have always been […]

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