By Jamie Herzlich

Locally, employers that made Newsday’s top Long Island Workplaces list said they use many methods to engage and reward staff that don’t break the bank.

Culture Committee at CMM

Ronkonkoma-based law firm Campolo, Middleton & McCormick promotes engagement by offering weekly training sessions where staff members train other employees in different areas; a mentoring program in which associates are mentored by partners; and a monthly development meeting for associates where they meet with Managing Partner Joe Campolo, says Director of Communications Lauren Kanter-Lawrence.

“A lot of suggestions and programs have come out of that meeting,” she says.

A “culture committee” also brainstorms about programming and events that would be motivating and engaging, including monthly team luncheons and ice cream socials. In addition, the firm has a charitable arm, CMM Cares, through which employees can get involved in volunteering, says Kanter-Lawrence.

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