How can we create happy customers if we don’t have happy employees?
John and Mark X. Cronin, co-founders ofJohn’s Crazy Socks, addressed that question when speaking at the Gratitude in the Workplace Conference sponsored by the New York Chapter of theSociety of Human Resource Management (SHRM).The father and son team answered two basic questions: what makes a happy employee? And why does it matter? And they shared their 5 pillars on creating a happy work environment.
As part of that love for the Special Olympics, John’s Crazy Socks is helping sponsor the Brookhaven Polar Plunge. John will lead a team of his colleagues into the Long Island Sound and do the plunge for the Special Olympics. They will be freezing for a reason.
Liza Laurino-Siegal, a doctoral student at St. John’s University has published her dissertation which examined employers working with people with disabilities. She focused her research on two Long Island based companies: John’s Crazy Socks and Spectrum Design. The study documents the benefits of employing people with differing abilities.
In September 2021, we raised $8,780.37 for our charity partners. Through September 2021, we have now raised more than $455,867 for our charity partners. Giving Back is an essential part of our mission and we are excited by our ability to support others. We continue to learn that the more we can give, the happier we are.
CongressmanAndrew R. Garbarino(R-NY-02)and Congressman Tom Suozzi(D-NY-03)introduced a Resolution supporting the designation of October as Down Syndrome Awareness Month and supporting the goals and ideals of Down Syndrome Awareness Month. The Congressmen announced the Resolution at a press conference this afternoon in honor of Down Syndrome Awareness outside the Capitol Building where they were joined by Long Island's own John Cronin and Mark X. Cronin, co-founders of John’sCrazy Socks.