RV Diaries: Jordan & Udell

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A wise man once said, “We believe our culture is constantly evolving, and our goal is to empower our employees to be the authors of who we will be.” That wise man is our CEO, and we happen to agree with him. What better way to improve our culture than to hand-pick the people who will continue to write our story?

Spoiler: there isn’t one. Employee referrals are one of the many things that make Red Ventures a great place to work. And this year, we challenged our employees to help us find more awesome people than ever before. How, you ask? By giving RV’s top referrers TWO FREE ROUND-TRIP AIRFARE TICKETS to anywhere in the continental U.S.

We interviewed the candidates, we extended the offers, and we tallied the results. All in all, we had 83 referral hires… and three big winners.

But one story stood out above the rest. Jordan Craven used his tickets to fly across the country… and GET MARRIED. Shameless plug: read Jordan’s firsthand account on his blog.

Grab the nearest tissue box. Here’s what happened when we sent him to Denver, Colorado with a camera and his fiancé, Udell (one of the referrals we most definitely hired).

The RV Diaries is an ongoing series in which real RV employees share their experiences – inside and outside of work. Watch the full RV Diaries and other videos on Youtube.

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About the Author:

Kara Robertson | Creative Producer

Kara is a Clemson grad and creative producer who joined the RV Corporate Communications team in 2017. She manages INSPIRED, creates all kinds of content for the Red Ventures brand, and wears more orange than medically recommended. (Go Tigers!)

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