This past Wednesday we embraced a much needed break from the office for our annual team outing. Following lunch and our quarterly meeting, we hit the streets to put our best detective skills to work for a scavenger hunt sprinkled throughout Blue Back Square in West Hartford. We broke into color coordinated teams and donned the appropriate ROY G BIV attire as we tackled various challenges ranging from brain teasers and word puzzles to taking group photos with ridiculous poses and props. Continue reading Annual Summer Outing Scavenger Hunt
Soon after graduating from college, I began interviewing for several different accounting and finance related positions. That’s when I experienced my moment of panic – I began to fear that I would be stuck in an unfulfilling job where I was unable to interact with others.
My interview at Ovation went something like this: I was first greeted by the receptionist, Jeanne, who approached me as though I was an old friend. Once I was retrieved from the waiting room, I passed a wall containing a lineup of employee photographs. Each photo included a blurb describing what makes them unique. I was taken to an orange conference room with wall signs that highlighted their specialties, values and culture. Continue reading From Post-Grad Job Seeker to Insurance Broker Team Member: How I Found a Home at Ovation