A Night of Luxury: Celebrating Employees with the Annual KL&A Holiday Party

A Night of Luxury: Celebrating Employees with the Annual KL&A Holiday Party

Blog Barista: Katelyn Cripps | December 11, 2019 | Culture | Brew time: 3 min
Every year, KL&A employees work diligently on various projects. All year long. Each project has its own set of setbacks and triumphs. The setbacks are handled gracefully with patience and perseverance. While the triumphs are proudly celebrated among everyone…

Continuous Improvement: The Real Reward for Being a Top Workplace

Continuous Improvement: The Real Reward for Being a Top Workplace

Blog Barista: Kim Spagnuolo | November 21, 2019 | Workplace | Brew time: 4 min
When prepping for last week’s press release, I spoke with some of the leadership team to discuss KL&A making the Top Workplace list for the second year in a row. With last year’s recognition being a monumental moment for KL&A…

The Detroit Free Press Declares Kunz, Leigh & Associates a 2019 Top Workplace

The Detroit Free Press Declares Kunz, Leigh & Associates a 2019 Top Workplace

Maintaining a Happy, Healthy Culture is the Key to KL&A’s Success
OKEMOS, MI, Nov. 13, 2019 — Kunz, Leigh & Associates (KL&A) has been named a Top Workplace by the Detroit Free Press for the second year in a row.
Awardees are selected based solely on employee feedback gathered through a survey administered by a reputable, third-party research firm. The anonymous survey measures 15 cultural drivers to determine if employees feel aligned, connected, supported and heard…

Lessons from Implementing Wellness Initiatives at KL&A

Lessons from Implementing Wellness Initiatives at KL&A

Blog Barista: Sam Nadarajan | August 27, 2019 | Workplace | Brew time: 5 min
If you were to ask any company representative whether or not employee wellness is important to the company, you would be hard pressed to find someone that would reply, “no.” If you were to take a random sampling of their employees…

The Art of Taekwondo

The Art of Taekwondo

How Leadership Skills From Martial Arts Can Apply to Your Job
Blog Barista: Casey Herman | August 21, 2019 | Career Hacks | Brew time: 6 min
I expected to learn self-defense, how to perform specific strikes, discipline, and respect through Taekwondo, but as someone that had studied leadership theory as both an undergrad and graduate student, I did not expect to learn about leadership as much as I have from Taekwondo…

Being Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable

Being Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable

How Pursuing Fear Led to a Career Change
Blog Barista: Katy Hollobaugh | July 24, 2019 | Career Hacks | Brew time: 6 min
As a kid, I figured that I would grow up and do what I was good at: reading, writing, and language in general. I was a bookworm who always struggled through math and science classes. Both my parents were public school teachers who wrote novels and articles on the side. So, I assumed I would follow in their footsteps…

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