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Planting 660,000 white flags on the National Mall in honor of those who have died of COVID-19

Posted on: September 30, 2021

Together with community volunteers, Ruppert Landscape team members planted 660,000 white flags on the National Mall in honor of those who have died of COVID-19 as part of the "In America: Remember" art exhibit by Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg.

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The Discipline of Planning

Posted on: September 30, 2021

Very often, we are successful in creating a plan, but as soon as we get busy, distracted, or face a obstacle, it goes out the window. So while we know the benefits of planning, it is also very easy to not do it, or at least, not do it well. So, we know we should plan, but don’t—what’s next?

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ELEVATE 2 is Here!

Posted on: September 30, 2021

Our ELEVATE 2 Leadership Training Program, provided entirely en Español for our Spanish-speaking workforce, is now open for enrollment for ALL graduates of ELEVATE 1.

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IT Update: What happens when I submit an IT support ticket?

Posted on: September 30, 2021

A lot of time and energy is invested in solving the dozens of support tickets we receive each day, but what does that process actually look like?

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Training Tract: Onboarding for Success

Posted on: September 30, 2021

Onboarding is a critical process which helps new employees become motivated and educated about their role and our company. If carried out successfully, it increases employee retention and leads to employees who are committed to the company’s success and feel like a member of the team.

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A Reminder in Taking Ownership

Posted on: September 27, 2021

One of our core values—and one that, in my opinion, is too often overlooked—is taking ownership in our company; making the conscious decision to think of it as “my company” vs. “the company.”

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IT Update: Back in the Office, Out in the Field

Posted on: June 25, 2021

This past year, where many of our team members adapted to the changing work environment by incorporating working remotely, has given our teams a taste of the future.

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Understanding Cultural Differences in our Latinx Workforce

Posted on: June 25, 2021

One way that we as individuals can work towards a more inclusive workplace is to learn about our cultural differences and work to understand them so we can try to bridge the gap.

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Safety Spotlight: A Personal Approach to Safety

Posted on: June 25, 2021

Region Safety Manager Adrian Karver describes how he will support our branch teams in his new role.

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Helping Employees Navigate Life’s Challenges through Employee Assistance Programs

Posted on: June 25, 2021

Our number one value has always been the well-being of our people. It is with this mindset that we offer an Employee Assistance Program (EAP), providing practical assistance with life’s ups and downs.

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