The Waterloo regions newspaper or record, aptly named, The Record, were in our Cambridge head office all last week, interviewing company president John Stix who was talking about how Fibernetics, Worldline’s parent company, is focusing on employee happiness to drive company success. (Pssst… it’s working)
The Record: Fibernetics focuses on fun to restore workplace passion
John Stix and Jody Schnarr walk through the offices of the telecommunications company they founded 10 years ago, handing out cold glasses of Guinness after leading a rumba line during a barbecue lunch.
Every Friday, there is a celebration in the Fibernetics head office in Cambridge. A few times each week, Stix picks up baked goods on his way to the office and hands out the treats.
About four months ago, the growing provider of telephone and internet services embraced new core values that stress happiness, empathy, wellness, closer connections among employees, innovation, and the support and nurturing of its employees’ passions.
“A job gets you in the car in the morning, but passion gets you bouncing out of bed,” says Stix, president of the 250-employee firm.
Read the whole thing on the Record Website