The Hawaii Group

April, 2015

Maintaining a Strong Culture During Rapid Growth

Harry Byerly - President & COO of HiHR, Teri Bruesehoff - President of HiNursing, Scott Meichtry - Chairman & CEO of HiGroup, Stacey White - President of HiAccounting, Sean Knox - President of HiEmployment

Harry Byerly – President & COO of HiHR, Teri Bruesehoff – President of HiNursing, Scott Meichtry – Chairman & CEO of HiGroup, Stacey White – President of HiAccounting, Sean Knox – President of HiEmployment

The Hawaii Group is honored to be one of Hawaii’s best places to work for the fifth year in a row. Founded in 2009, the company and its employees are thriving, offering programs and services across multiple divisions—HiHR (human resources firm), HiEmployment (temporary staffing and permanent placement), HiAccounting (accounting firm), and HiNursing (medical facility and homecare staffing). The Hawaii Group’s rapid growth can be attributed in part to its ‘Ohana culture, which extends to clients and employees alike.

Since day one, The Hawaii Group has offered exceptional benefits. Alongside traditional options, such as full medical, dental, vision, drug, disability, profit sharing and a generous PTO and holiday package, the company also provides regular lunches for staff in all offices across the state (Oahu, Maui, Kauai, and Hawaii Island), monthly birthday celebrations for staff, fitness reimbursements, and regular in-office massage therapy. The Hawaii Group has also promoted a family-friendly environment since its inception. In the last six years, the company has strived to continue enhancing its wide variety of employee-centered programs.

The Hawaii Group’s Culture and Wellness Program, implemented in 2010, incorporates all four areas of wellness: occupational/intellectual, social, emotional/spiritual, and physical. “We want our employees to live the best lives possible,” says Scott Meichtry, Chairman and CEO of The Hawaii Group. “So we encourage them through incentives to maintain work-life balance.”

The Hawaii Group started a walking challenge to promote physical wellness in 2015. If every department can walk an average of one mile per week for eight weeks, The Hawaii Group will donate $500 to the employees’ charity of choice. The new challenge encourages employees to have walking meetings—both one-on-one and entire departments.

Through new Flex Work and Sabbatical programs, employees are encouraged to manage their own time and work when they are at their best. Scott Meichtry firmly believes, “You can’t be happy at work if you’re not happy at home.”

Balance is a core value at The Hawaii Group, and recruiting and keeping the best talent is of utmost importance to them. From the looks of it, The Hawaii Group team is fairing quite well—and business seems to be following right in step.

 


 

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Topa Financial Center
745 Fort Street, Penthouse
Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 695-2222
www.thehawaiigroup.com

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