EXTRAordinary Worker: BLAKE We all felt inspired after “meeting” Blake and hearing his story as an EXTRAordinary Worker finalist for February. One of the most fulfilling parts of our EXTRAordinary Worker Campaign has been the connections we have made with these EXTRAordinary people. And the relationships that have developed from those connections. So, we reached out to Blake and our other finalists to see how COVID-19 has impacted their lives. It took one response from … Read More
Celebrate Your Favorite Hourly Worker & Give Them a Chance to Win $1,000 While most Americans with a “desk job” are being required to work from home, millions of “desk-less” hourly workers across the country are continuing to show up to work so that we have the things we still need – grocery store clerks so that we have groceries (and MAYBE even some toilet paper!), delivery drivers so that we don’t have to expose … Read More
Three days ago I was having lunch at the top of a mountain at a Colorado ski resort during our family’s spring break, and as we talked to our server about COVID-19 and whether the resort had talked about closing, she said her team had a meeting with her manager that morning and there were discussions that the mountain might close. She was scared to death because she didn’t know how she was going to … Read More
goHappy Hub! is thrilled to officially kick off The goHappy Extraordinary Ordinary People Campaign in order to recognize the amazing work that hourly workers are doing every day through which we will be giving away over $20,000 in 2020 to these incredibly deserving individuals. As we talked about in “The Extraordinary Ordinary Window Cleaner” post last month, we want to celebrate people who are doing what most people would describe as “ordinary” jobs. But, they … Read More
As I was sitting there waiting for my food at the Legal Sea Foods at Boston’s Logan International Airport in November of 2012, a man caught my eye. He was outside on a ladder cleaning the windows of the gate next to the restaurant. As I sat there and watched him, I was mesmerized by how meticulous he was. He was so carefully cutting into the corners of each window. There was no element of … Read More
We’re super excited to announce our newest goHappy Labs product offering – goHappy Hub! With goHappy Hub!, organizations now have a simple and powerful way to: Communicate with their frontline hourly employees; and Enable their frontline hourly employees to communicate and collaborate with each other in smaller group settings – whether those groups are by location, team, district, etc. As part of goHappy Hub!, organizations are able to do the following: Create an overarching organization … Read More
If you’re a college student in a student organization, you may recognize this type of message thread. 70+ people in a GroupMe group. Lots of different things going on. Lots of notifications. Lots of noise. Love the group. But, hate how disorganized and noisy the group chat is.