Make the Most of Summer with Employee Volunteer Days

VolunteerGiving back to the communities we serve is engrained in the Softchoice culture. Beyond the activities of the company’s employee-led philanthropic initiative, Softchoice Cares, all Softchoice employees are offered two paid volunteer days a year to give back to their communities in support of any cause near and dear to their hearts.  [Read more…]

President’s Club: More than Reward, it’s a Rewarding Shared Experience

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What defines a company’s culture? Is it being allowed to bring your dog to work? Paid volunteer days? Social beer carts?

While all of these examples are benefits of working at Softchoice, a huge part of our award-winning corporate culture is our employee recognition programs. One of our biggest, Softchoice President’s Club, rewards the company’s best of the best every year with a week-long trip to an exciting destination. [Read more…]

Top 5 ‘Leading Women’ in Technology

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“Right now is a great time to be a woman in tech – but there’s not enough women in tech.”
–Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo, on CNET

Whether it’s in the design or manufacture of new technologies, or providing solutions and services around the application of those technologies in the enterprise or consumer market, Marissa Mayer’s words ring true.

That’s what Softchoice’s Leading Women Initiative is all about: empowering women to become leaders in the technology industry. [Read more…]

Inspiring Diversity with Softchoice and Girls in Tech

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Women currently account for just 26% of all tech jobs in the US, which makes recruiting more women into technology a hot topic for many organizations in the industry. With more and more women leaving the industry, as opposed to joining it, how can tech companies attract and retain female employees? Answering this question is not easy, but a lot of organizations are trying hard to solve it. [Read more…]

5 ways to go green and celebrate World Environment Day

environmentForty-two years ago on June 5, 1972, the United Nations launched its Environmental Program, UNEP, and the first World Environment Day was born.

Back then, laptops were simply a perch for small dogs, and all people ever got from a cloud was rain. What hasn’t changed is UNEP‘s mission to spread environmental awareness and everyone’s responsibility to mitigate the effects of consumption and waste on the environment around us.

Promoting sustainability in your office can be as simple as turning off your computer at the end of the day, or bringing your lunch in a reusable bag instead of a plastic bag. If you’re looking to make environmental action a corporate-wide initiative, check out these Softchoice practices to get inspiration for how to do it! [Read more…]