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Nancy Mobley, Founder and CEO, in the News

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Executive Profile: Nancy Mobley of Insight Performance Inc.

January, 2015 – Read the Boston Business Journal’s Executive Profile on Nancy. Click here for a PDF of the full article.

April, 2014 – Nancy is quoted in an article in Retail Leader on performance management

September, 2013 – Nancy lends her thoughts on creating a work culture for

August, 2013 – Nancy was quoted in the following article on with tips  on how to keep wedding planning  from impacting your work:  “How to Plan Your Wedding Without Messing Up Your Work”.

August, 2013 – Nancy’s article on “Hiring Managers, Don’t Blow the Interview! How to Effectively Screen Potential Hires” appeared on The Hiring Site powered by Career Builder.

August, 2013 – Nancy was quoted in an article on Medical Office Today about “How to Improve Teamwork in Your Medical Office.”

May, 2013 – Nancy lends her expertise on independent contractors to MSN’s Business on Main.

April, 2013 – Nancy is quoted lending some thoughts to on hiring part-time employees.

March, 2013 – Nancy advises small businesses about how to avoid costly HR mistakes in Intuit’s Small Business Blog.

March, 2013 – Ever wonder why CEO’s started their businesses?  Nancy lends her story to CEO Blog Nation.

February, 2013 – Though the election may be over, Nancy Mobley, CEO, gives her two cents on talking politics in the office on a website geared toward female executives.

November 2012 – Nancy spoke with about the increase in Insight’s recruiting practice.

November 2012 – Nancy was quoted in an article run by MSN Careers about taking your dream job verses your dream company. What would you do?

May 2012 – Insight’s CEO and Founder, Nancy Mobley, was recently quoted by MSNBC and The Today Show on “Biggest Mistakes Made By Job-Hunting Grads.” The article gives advice to recent graduates as they set out on their job search. Nancy suggests that graduates shouldn’t waste time applying for jobs they’re not qualified for and encourages grads to find jobs which best suit their background.

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Mike Ward, President, in the News

July, 2015 – Mike Ward was featured in the Lessons Learned segment of the July 10th edition of the Boston Business Journal (Page 19).

December, 2014 – Mike Ward met with Christine Sweeney, VP of HR at TILL, Inc. (Toward Independent Living and Learning) to present a donation from Insight Performance.


August 2014 – Mike Ward is featured in an article in the Salem News discussing the loyalty of Market Basket employees to their ousted CEO.

An article in the Salem Patch featured Mike Ward along with Darren Ambler, Director of Insight Insurance Agency.

Mike Ward is quoted giving insight about the Affordable Care Act and Healthcare Reform on  This same article was also picked up by the website Terra.

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Insight News

July, 2015 – Rebecca Blake, Director of Client Services, is featured in an article in the Boston Globe Sunday edition on July 6th  titled “Ready For A Raise? Here’s How to Ask”

May, 2015 – Kendra Bissonnette, HR Business Partner and Recruiting Specialist, offers advice to college graduates on preparing for their first job interview in the Dedham Patch.

February and March, 2015 – Nancy Saperstone, Senior HR Business Partner was a guest on WRKO AM 680’s The Financial Exchange with Kim Carrigan and Barry Armstrong discussing the impact Boston’s snowy winter (1:08 in to broadcast) is having on employers and the Insight and SBANE’s 2015 Trends Survey (1:19 in to broadcast).

December, 2014 – Patty O’Neil Messer, HR Business Parrtner/Recruiting Specialist is quoted in about using LinkedIn in the recruiting process.

December, 2014 – Insight donates 25 sports duffle bags to the Plummer Home for Boys in Salem, MA.  Mike Ward, President and Meredith Lang, Account Manager are pictured here with James Lister, Executive Director of the Plummer Home.


August, 2014 – Amy Scannell, Director of Client Engagement, is quoted in the Boston Globe lending her thoughts on paid vacation time.

March, 2014 – Darren Ambler, Managing Director Insight Insurance, lends his thoughts to Metlife on developing a benefits plan for small businesses.

May, 2014 – Jane O’Connor, Director, Business Development with Insight, was featured in the May 16th print edition on the Boston Business Journal’s People of the Move Spotlight section (page 19).

January, 2014 – Insight and SBANE’s Small Business and HR Outlook survey receives coverage in the Boston Business Journal.

December, 2013 – Darren Ambler, Managing Director Insight Insurance has been asked to serve on the Broker Advisory Council for both HarvardPilgrim and the Massachusetts State Health Connector.

December, 2013 – Insight Performance expands Insurance Agency Team and promotes Human Resources Executive.  Read about it in the following news outlets. Boston Business JournalBBJ’s Recognition PlaqueSalem PatchDedham Patch and Salem News.

November 6, 2013 – Darren Ambler, Managing Director Insight Insurance, was on the judging panel for Sun Life’s Rising Star Program and was on hand at a recent Celtics game to help award two recipients with $5,000 scholarships.

November 5, 2013 – Joanne Conrad, SR HR Business Partner, co-led a session on “Increasing Employee Engagement & Job Satisfaction” at the NRLA Human Resources Forum.


September 26, 2013 – Darren Ambler spoke at the North Shore Chamber Health Care Seminar about “What Every Employer Needs to Know About the ACA as We Approach the Compliance Deadlines.”

April, 2013 – Nancy Mobley will be addressing SBANE, the Smaller Business Association of New England, to address becoming an exceptional workplace.  Nancy, along with Mike Ward, will speak to the Massachusetts Bankers Association about Human Resources outsourcing.

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Nancy Saperstone, Sr. HR Business Partner, on Fox 25 Boston News

August, 2014 – Nancy lends her thoughts to the Market Basket local news story on employee loyalty and corporate culture.

May, 2014 – Nancy Saperstone discusses summer time dress code polices with Fox 25 Morning News. Click here to watch Nancy’s talk about the importance of having a casual dress code policy and what to think about when developing your policy.

April, 2014 – A survey result found that only 25% of employees took all their accrued vacation time last year and 15% took no vacation at all. Nancy Saperstone addresses this issue on Fox News and discusses ways businesses can encourage their employees to take accrued time.

January, 2014 – Nancy Saperstone discusses the results of our third annual HR Business Climate Survey.  The survey, conducted in partnership with the Smaller Business Association of New England (SBANE) asked businesses to consider the business climate for 2014. To review the summary report from this year’s survey, click here.  For a free copy of the full report, please contact us at

September, 2013 – Nancy Saperstone appears on the Fox 25 Morning Show to discuss the extreme works conditions experienced by interns. Click here to watch Nancy’s interview.

June, 2013 – Nancy Saperstone appears on the Fox25 Morning Show to discuss bullying in the workplace.

June, 2013 – Learn how both interns and employers can make the most of their internships.

Click here to see Nancy’s interview on internships.

May, 2013 – With college graduates entering the job market, Nancy gives tips on interview skills and what not to do in an interview.

Click here to see Nancy’s interview.

March, 2013 – Nancy appeared as a guest on the Fox News Morning show lending tips to older unemployed Americans to help them get back into the workforce.

Click here to see Nancy’s interview.

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More Insight in the News!

Mike Ward, President, on Fox 25 Morning News

December, 2012 – Click on the image below to watch Mike’s segment on how to start the new year at work on the right foot.


North Shore Chamber of Commerce Dinner

December, 2012 – Nancy Mobley attended the North Shore Chamber of Commerce annual dinner.

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Nancy Saperstone Published in Benefits Magazine

August 2012 – Insight’s Nancy Saperstone, Senior HR Business Partner and Communications Specialist, has written an article on buying and selling vacation time which was recently published in the August 2012 edition of Benefits Magazine.

Click the link below to download and read the full article, Buying and Selling Vacation Time: Pros, Cons and Key Considerations.

Nicole Grosso, HR Consultant, at a Job Fair

Nicole Grosso is pictured in the Milford Daily News and the Metrowest Daily News on behalf of our client.


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Insight and SBANE Small Business Survey

Insight and the Smaller Business Association of Massachusetts (SBANE) conducted the Small Business and Human Resources 2011 Outlook Survey in December to identify trends regarding business conditions, hiring, employee benefits, compensation, employee morale and engagement.  Be sure to see our Press Release page for more result information.

Click here to read The Small Business and Human Resources 2011 Outlook Survey.

Here’s a sampling of the survey coverage!

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Read Nancy’s blog on!

Be sure to check out The Exceptional Workplace blog on each month, featured in the Women in Business and the Human Resources section.

May 2014 – Insight’s Jane O’Connor was featured in the Boston Business Journal “On The Move” column, as well as the Dedham and Needham Patch.

July 2011- Insight’s Nancy Saperstone was featured in the Society of Human Resources Online for an article on Dealing with a Client’s Death or Tragedy.

February 2011- Insight’s Michael Ward was featured in the Boston Business Journal “On The Move” column.

June 2009- Insight congratulates Board member Russ Campenello for his recent recognition by the Stevie Awards for American Business as “HR Executive of the Year” !

June 2009- Insight was honored as a national Finalist in the Stevie Awards for American Business for “HR Team of the Year”!

March 2009- The Boston Globe published an article highlighting the creative workplace ideas of one of Insight’s clients, Lowell Cooperative Bank. Lowell’s CEO, Rich Bolton, and Insight’s CEO, Nancy Mobley, are both quoted on the topic of employee stress in difficult economic times.

Read the Globe article

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