It’s a big week for us at C&A as we’ve kicked off our Skills for Success summer internship program. We have 20 talented and enthusiastic college students who will be working with us over the summer in a variety of roles across our organization. Over the course of the summer our interns will be right
Ever since I was little, I always thought that I wasn’t a “math person.” While some people had the hardwiring necessary to solve equations with ease, I worried that the part of my brain that dealt in numbers was deficient.
Being considerably the most impatient person in the world, hearing the feedback that I needed to relax and “trust the process” didn’t really resonate with me too well. We live in a world that has an increasing desire for instant gratification. When we want something, you better believe we want it now. Maybe we get
What an incredible compliment to be honored, as a company, by our very own. C&A is proud to be named, for the seventh time, one of the Best Places to Work in Omaha - recognition that comes from our own employees.
Reflect for a moment on the last time you had a disagreement at work: What was your approach to the situation? How did you feel about it? Was the situation satisfactorily resolved? The majority of people react to conflict by burying their head in the sand, with the futile hope that it will...
Two years ago C&A launched a professional development program based on the concepts in the best-selling book, The Energy Bus, by Jon Gordon. Since then, the positivity-based, be the driver of your own bus movement has taken hold within our organization and has evolved to include more employees more activities. Our Fall session of year
Mentor (def): A professor, a manager, a parent, a friend. Mentoring can take on many different forms, from an upper level executive who gives career guidance to a close friend who lends advice during difficult situations. Here at C&A Industries, mentors are found around every corner. I’m 8 weeks into my summer internship and I’ve
Have you ever seen somebody so focused and in their zone, you can see the excitement and passion radiating from their face, or through their actions and demeanor? Don’t you wish you could channel that energy in your own life and work? This phenomenon is called having relentless motivation. So, let’s talk about this oh-so-powerful
Buddy the Elf once said that “work is fun.” Although I enjoy starting a new adventure at a new workplace, there is a certain fear that comes along with starting any new adventure. When I started my internship at C&A Industries just a few weeks ago, I felt that unavoidable nervousness. Society tells us to
Community service has always been a value held close to my heart and at the core of my actions. I grew up in a family where service was not just a concept, but a behavior that I was expected to engage with whenever possible. I aspire to model my mother’s servant-hearted approach to life and