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Staff, the Heart of Your Organization

Best Friends’ CEO Julie Castle joins Holly to talk about how our staff are the key to our organization being named one of Utah’s Top Workplaces 2021. The dedication and pride that the staff take in their work is the heart and soul of Best Friends, and creates an environment where everyone feels like a part of the bigger mission.


  • 00:00 Welcome to Saving America's Pets!
  • 0:17 Working environments and employee wellbeing
  • 1:22 Julie Castle and the Top Workplace award
  • 2:27 A path to better compensation
  • 5:10 Advice for those with limited resources
  • 6:38 Elements of enhancement other than pay
  • 9:16 Avoiding burnout and a big thank you to BF staff

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