The Netsmart office bustled with a burst of activity: laptop hoods were closed, binders and supplies were packed away, and FUTURES quickly took turns changing into shorts and sneakers; 5 o’clock had come, and with it Netsmart’s visit to Community America Ballpark to attend the Kansas City T-Bones game. Smiles flashed across the faces of my fellow FUTURES and I as we jumped out of our cars, tickets in hand, and headed into the stadium. Continue reading T-Bones Right Field Party Deck, Netsmart Style
On June 26th, all of the Futures got together for an onsite client visit to the KVC Prairie Ridge Hospital in Kansas City. While we were there, not only did we get to learn a little bit more about how our solutions impact lives every day, we also got to hang out with some of the kids there and do some team building exercises on a challenge course. Continue reading KVC FUTURES Visit – Every Day Matters Volunteer Day
One of the most distinguished attributes about working at Netsmart is that everyone genuinely enjoys working together, and collectively everyone has a great time. This is an especially evident in the Futures program. Since the beginning of this one-of a-kind experience, I have thoroughly enjoyed getting to know the other Futures and having the opportunity to work closely with each person.
Continue reading FUTURES Scavenger Hunt on the Country Club Plaza… KC Style!
Today we go from Futures to adventurists and take on the Kansas City Country Club Plaza for an “Instagram Scavenger Hunt.” As one of the social events planned for the summer, we are leaving the office around 2:30 and are on our way to the Plaza with clues in hand. This game will consist of a five team invasion, no speeding tickets, many hilarious pictures posted, and food to follow. I have been at Netsmart almost 3 weeks now, and I have learned it isn’t a true Netsmart event unless there is food or cookies.
Continue reading Netsmart Futures are Becoming Explorers and Adventurists
Last night we celebrated the start of our 2014 FUTURES program at the College Basketball Experience. After a warm welcome by our CEO, Mike Valentine, over 100 Netsmartians from departments such as consulting, engineering, hosting, and finance were divided into 10 teams and sent on their way to complete 10 different challenges throughout the evening.
It was a great opportunity for us to get to know our FUTURES as well as introduce them to team members that they normally wouldn’t see on a daily basis as they will work in different departments.
While we are no Basketball champs by any means we still had a lot of fun shooting hoops! The quote of the night by an anonymous VP of Engineering was: You can tell that we are coders around here! 🙂
We are excited to have you here for the summer! WELCOME 2014 FUTURES!!!
– Sandra DeStigter, Recruiter
Today we will once again be kicking off the Netsmart Futures Program – for current college students! We welcomed 25 Futures to the Overland Park office this morning Monday, June 2rd.
Each participating organization is in the process of planning a meaningful work experience for each new Future. Participating groups are Consulting, Engineering, Cloud / Hosting, Finance, Talent and Culture and Sales Operation. There will be industry and engagement events each designed to foster learning, connect with Netsmart and/or explore the Kansas City area. Ultimately, we want successful Futures to choose Netsmart as their fulltime employer of choice in the future.
2014 Futures Program Changes & Additions:
- New York and Ohio offices will have candidates involved in the OP based program
- 10 week program– 8 weeks last year was too short as there is an extensive learning curve for the FUTURES
- Adding NetsmartLife blog
- Hosting a Kick-Off Event at the Sprint Basketball experience to include executives, managers, mentors, and FUTURES.
Follow our blog to hear firsthand from our FUTURES, Talent and Culture team and leadership.
Thanks to everyone involved in making the FUTURES program a success. Cheers to a great summer.
-Sara Slocum, Talent Acquisition Lead
The Netsmart Talent & Culture team is pumped to welcome you to our new blog. We are excited about using this new communication tool and hope it will increase our collaboration and interaction both internally and externally. Bloggers will be posting information about careers at Netsmart, career advice, social media, our culture, happenings at our planet locations, wellness, super cool technologies, behavioral health and most importantly – giving us an opportunity to hear from you.
We appreciate your feedback, comments and suggestions and would love to hear from you. Cheers to the beginning of a lively, energetic and engaging conversation.
–Sara Slocum, Talent Acquisition Lead