Season 2, Episode 6: Taking The Leap to Franchise

Designing a Happier Office Culture

Welcome to the eleventh episode of season three, where we’re exploring innovation and talking with business leaders about how they have incorporated innovative approaches to the work they do.

This week, hosts Veanne Smith and Sarah Lodato talk to Amy Zimmerman, Head of People Operations at Kabbage, about building and nurturing an office culture, and how a company’s values affect their day-to-day operations.

What Will I Learn?

During our discussion with Amy, we cover:

  • Which office perks are effective at bringing in new talent and keeping current employees happy, and which ones are just for a good time
  • Advice on evolving a negative office culture into a positive, encouraging place for your team to thrive
  • Opening your company up to criticism from candidates, past and current team members, and how to effectively react and resolve

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About Amy Zimmerman

Amy’s creativity and love for people made her the perfect fit for the role of Head of People Operations at Kabbage. Over her seven years at Kabbage, they have been named one of the best places to work in Atlanta for four years in a row. Amy regularly speaks on panels across the globe about the significance of building a welcoming and cheerful office culture. And, when she’s not building a fun work environment for her team, she’s likely finding ways to amuse her two daughters.

 

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