Awards & Press
Ovative Named Campus Forward Award Winner
Minneapolis, MN January 11, 2023 – Ovative Group has been named a Ripplematch Campus Forward Award Winner in the Mid-Size Early Career Program category. This award recognizes Ovative’s excellence in early career hiring.
Ovative’s foundational values of being Genuine, Engaged, Driven, and Accountable are central to company culture. Creating an inclusive environment that welcomes, attracts, and retains diverse talent is a key driver of results. We believe that fostering a diverse and inclusive culture is not a one-time commitment. It is a commitment Ovative, and all our team members, make each day to act.
Bonnie Gross, EVP of Talent Services, shared, “Developing diverse, early career talent is critical for Ovative’s continued growth and success. Through access to our best-in-class onboarding boot camps, professional training programs, technology, and experts, we deliver an accelerated development path. Early career talent are Ovative’s future leaders!”
More than 16% of current managers previously started their careers at Ovative. To retain talent, Ovative has invested in building best-in-class programs. ELEVATE, Ovative’s professional development and training program, offers a mix of formal and on-the-job learning opportunities for all team members. Ovative’s Champions of Change program enables a culture committed to social impact and inclusivity through four pillars: Cultural Agility Education, Skills-Based Partnerships, Equitable Operating Practices, and Charitable Giving. Integrating these pillars into daily work and living Ovative’s values are central to retaining underrepresented talent.
At Ovative, talent is our greatest differentiator. We live by our values of being Genuine, Engaged, Driven, and Accountable and are building a workplace where people want to be. We are dedicated to helping talent grow and succeed. Ovative is growing! Join the team today.
About Ripplematch Campus Forward Awards
RippleMatch is a recruitment automation platform changing how Gen Z finds work. It is utilized by companies across the nation to build diverse, high-performing teams and by Gen Z job seekers to launch and grow their careers. Their Campus Forward Awards recognize excellence in early career hiring, celebrating the teams that embrace innovative recruiting strategies, care deeply about the candidate experience, are making significant investments in Diversity and Inclusion, and are supporting the next generation of talent through impactful internships and entry-level programs. See the full list of winners here.
About Ovative Group
Ovative Group is an independent media and measurement firm that helps clients drive and deliver measurable marketing performance. Founded in 2009 by Dale Nitschke, Ovative brings media, measurement, and consulting together under one roof to measure the holistic impact of marketing on clients’ total business using its proprietary metric, Enterprise Marketing Return (EMR). Ovative’s team of marketing experts serves as a trusted partner for its national world-class client base of marketing leaders across many industries. Ovative is recognized as an industry leader and has received awards including Star Tribune’s Top Workplaces, Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal’s Fast 50, and Inc. 5000. For more information about Ovative, visit ovative.com or follow Ovative on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter.