Inspirus Newsroom

Inspirus Names Terri Moore to Lead Human Resources and Culture

Posted by Kelly Spencer

November 28, 2017 at 6:00 AM

terri portrait 2.pngFort Worth, Texas – (November 28, 2017) Inspirus, the leader in elevating employee experiences and optimizing organizational culture through people-focused SaaS technology and integrated solutions, announced today that Terri Moore is joining the Inspirus executive team as Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Culture. Moore will provide strategic leadership and vision for the continued development, implementation and enhancement of Inspirus Human Resources functions while achieving operational goals and continuing to enhance the company culture.   

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Topics: Employee Engagement, quality of life, employee experience, human resources, engagement technology

Inspirus Expands First Fully-Integrated Well-being Solution, Announces Inspirus Well-being at HR Technology® Conference & Exposition

Posted by Cara Pilgrim

October 10, 2017 at 6:30 AM

Fort Worth, Texas (October 10, 2017) Enhancing the Sodexo commitment to actualizing Quality of Life services worldwide, Inspirus, a leader in the employee engagement and recognition industry for over a century is thrilled to announce the launch of Inspirus Well-being. Centered on employee choice and long-term behavior change, Inspirus Well-being is the first fully-integrated solution to offer 32 unique habit pathway programs that leverage the power of learning, recognition, events and contextual rewards – tying the employee experience together and supporting well-being goals.

Inspirus Well-being provides employers a comprehensive coaching-based solution that improves employee well-being, engagement and productivity. Those attending the HR Technology® Conference & Exposition in Las Vegas this week, October 10-13, will have the opportunity to experience Inspirus Well-being first-hand by visiting booth 2159.

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Topics: Wellness, HR Technology, Health and well-being, quality of life, Inspirus Well-being, LifeDojo, solution, coaching, habits

Inspirus Welcomes New Senior Vice President of Sales and Business Development

Posted by Cara Pilgrim

September 27, 2017 at 6:00 AM

RyanBott_headshot_thumbnail.pngFort Worth, Texas – (September 27, 2017) Inspirus is pleased to announce and welcome Ryan Bott as the company’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Business Development. Bott will be responsible for enhancing Inspirus’ global sales and business development strategy. He also leads Inspirus’ strategic account team ensuring that existing clients continuously benefit from an evolving set of relevant engagement solutions. 

Bott joins Inspirus to continue the company’s success in helping clients transform the employee experience – from hiring to onboarding, training, development, recognition, safety and health in the workplace – with comprehensive engagement technology. Bott’s extensive knowledge in the industry along with his passion for cultivating sales teams and interacting with customers will further develop Inspirus’ growing portfolio of global accounts.

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Topics: Employee Engagement, quality of life, employee experience, business development, sales, global sales, engagement technology

HRO Today Names Inspirus a Top Recognition Provider for 10th Year in a Row

Posted by Cara Pilgrim

September 19, 2017 at 6:00 AM

Fort Worth, Texas – (September 19, 2017) For the 10th consecutive year, HRO Today Magazine has named Inspirus a top recognition provider in its Baker's Dozen Survey. As the Benefits and Rewards Services entity in the U.S. for Sodexo, Inspirus’ mission — to bring joy to work, one experience at a time — and business purpose is focused on the employee experience. Acquired by Sodexo in 2016, Inspirus seeks to influence the employee experience through its six Quality of Life dimensions: recognition, health and well-being, personal growth, physical environment, social interaction, and ease and efficiency.

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Topics: Employee Engagement, Recognition, quality of life, employee experience, HRO Today, survey

Inspirus Named to “Best Companies to Work for in Texas” List

Posted by Cara Pilgrim

March 28, 2017 at 6:00 AM

GPTW_Employee_Event.pngFORT WORTH, Texas — (March 28, 2017) Inspirus, a Sodexo Group company, has been recognized as one of the “Best Companies to Work for in Texas” again.

Managed by the Best Companies Group, the distinguished award recognizes exceptional companies in the Lone Star State. As a recipient, Inspirus was celebrated at an awards event and featured in Texas Monthly’sLone Stars Shining: 100 Best Companies to Work for in Texas” issue.

The selection process consists of two parts – an employer questionnaire and an employee survey – to collect detailed data and information about participating businesses. The Employer Benefits and Policies questionnaire gathers information such as company practices and demographics, while the Employee Engagement and Satisfaction Survey is completed by company employees who respond to in-depth statements and questions. The results are then analyzed and categorized according to core focus areas that include leadership and planning, role satisfaction, work environment, pay and benefits, overall engagement and more.

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Topics: Employee Engagement, employee experience, Best Companies, award, Lone Stars Shining

Sodexo Ventures Invests in LifeDojo to Bolster Innovation and Capabilities within Health & Well-being

Posted by Charlla Feller-Davis

February 7, 2017 at 6:00 AM

FORT WORTH, Texas — (February 7, 2017) Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, announced today that its strategic venture capital fund Sodexo Ventures has closed an investment in LifeDojo Inc., a leader in person-centered corporate behavior change. The investment gives Sodexo Ventures a minority stake in the company as well as the ability to provide digital-centric innovative services to clients as part of its comprehensive Quality of Life mission.

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Topics: Employee Engagement, Health, Health and well-being, quality of life

Inspirus CEO to Receive Women on the Move Award

Posted by Charlla Feller-Davis

November 3, 2016 at 6:00 AM

Mia_Mends_July_2015-3.jpgFORT WORTH, Texas — (November 3, 2016) Mia Mends, CEO of Sodexo Benefits and Rewards Services, USA and Inspirus, has been named to the Class of 2016 for the Texas Executive Women (TEW) Women on the Move award. Mends is among only 10 who will receive the award, which recognizes exceptional Houston women who exemplify the core values of TEW through their professional and civic achievements. 

The recipients will be honored on November 15 at the Bayou City Event Center in Houston during a luncheon, which serves as the primary source of funding for TEW’s scholarship fund and mentoring programs.

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Topics: Rewards and Recognition, Employee Engagement, Inspirus Leadership, Women on the Move, Texas Executive Women

Inspirus Named One of the Best Medium Workplaces in the Country by Great Place to Work and Fortune

Posted by Charlla Feller-Davis

October 13, 2016 at 2:15 PM

GPTW_Employee_Event.pngFORT WORTH, Texas – (October 13, 2016) We are proud to announce that Inspirus has recently been named one of the Best Medium Workplaces in The United States by Great Place to Work® and Fortune based on employee survey feedback. The list is based on employees’ anonymous responses to a survey about their levels of trust, pride and camaraderie at work, and out of the top 100 organizations, Inspirus placed 68th.

Published together with Fortune, the Best Small & Medium Workplaces rankings are based upon feedback from more than 52,000 employees at Great Place to Work–Certified companies. Employees completed the anonymous Trust Index© survey, answering questions about how frequently they experience the behaviors that create a great workplace, including, for example, their assessment of the honesty and quality of communication by managers, degree of support for employees' personal and professional lives and the authenticity of relationships with colleagues.

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Topics: work-life-integration, Community, motivating employees, Well-being, Rewards and Recognition

Inspirus Named a Top Recognition Provider by HRO Today for Ninth Consecutive Year

Posted by Cara Pilgrim

September 19, 2016 at 10:43 AM

FORT WORTH, Texas – (September 19, 2016) For the ninth consecutive year, Inspirus has once again been named as a top recognition provider by HRO Today Magazine’s Baker’s Dozen Survey. Inspirus is a market leader in the recognition category, with an employee engagement platform that combines recognition with global rewards, well-being, learning, safety, and engagement measurement. That’s what Inspirus does every day as part of Sodexo’s Quality of Life Services offerings. 

The 2016 Baker’s Dozen Survey is a compilation of anonymous customer feedback which is then analyzed across three subcategories: service breadth, deal sizes and quality. HRO Today accumulates the data by weighing each question and category based on importance and using a predetermined algorithm. The scores are calculated in each subcategory, and the companies are then ranked overall according to the highest scores. The top 13 companies get published by HRO Today Magazine. 

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Topics: Rewards and Recognition, Employee Engagement, Analytics

Sodexo Acquires Inspirus LLC

Posted by Charlla Feller-Davis

September 7, 2016 at 6:30 AM

FORT WORTH, Texas — (Sept. 7, 2016) — Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, announced today it has acquired Inspirus, a 120-people strong engagement services company headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas. The acquisition allows Sodexo to offer a comprehensive employee engagement proposition through state-of-the-art technology to companies of all sizes — in the U.S. and globally — delivering greater value and a stronger strategic partnership with Sodexo’s current and future customers.

“Our mission at Inspirus is to bring joy to work,” said Pete Chambers, chairman and CEO of Inspirus. “Sodexo’s acquisition of Inspirus allows the company to accelerate that mission through the immediate expansion of our global reach and capabilities, and the addition of key solutions and innovations spearheaded by Sodexo. This is an industry-changing acquisition. We are incredibly excited about the future and are honored to become part of the Sodexo family.”

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Topics: Well-being, Rewards and Recognition, Learning, Employee Engagement, Safety, Global, Incentives, Acquisition, Service Anniversaries, Analytics