Free Money – Innovation Required


Discretionary spending may be an unfamiliar term to many business professionals; at least it was to me prior to joining Interstates. A few years ago our engineering business unit decided to experiment with the concept of discretionary spending. Since giving the team the opportunity for discretionary spending, we have witnessed some interesting reactions and results.

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One Team, One Service, One Interstates


At Interstates, we meet the electrical and automation needs of hundreds of clients in diverse markets around the world. The concept of Interstates was born on the front porch of John A. Franken’s home in the early 1950’s. What was once a small business has become a crew of over 700 skilled employees. With this transformation comes the understanding that each team member plays an integral role in the success of our business.

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Of Doves and Designers


40 million Americans spend their workday inside a cubicle. Here is a look at one of the benefits of taking relationships with coworkers outside those walls.

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