Happening Recently at Jell

Celebrating stories of citizen soldiers, Pritzker Military aims for national reach

Exactly one year ago today, we received a call from Ken Clarke, President & CEO of the Pritzker Military Library. Turns out, that call was something of a life-changer — at least, for most of us here at Jell. MORE >

Posted November 19, 2013

Differentiating DHR International, the global executive search experts

If you’re at all familiar with the C-suite job market for large international corporations, you know that filling leadership positions is no simple matter. Competition for global-level executive talent is fierce, and the entire process — from research to courtship to selection — must be conducted with the greatest discretion. MORE >

Posted October 7, 2013

Jell’s Latin American connection

Over the past four years, we’ve periodically had opportunity to work with The Southbridge Group, headquartered in Chile. Our initial engagement back in 2009 was branding  MORE >

Posted August 6, 2013

The new ECF website is here — for good!

Every foundation has a different investment profile. Some foundations invest more in the arts, others in social programs, and others in job skills or early education. Foundations also differ in geographic scope — from global (e.g., Clinton or  MORE >

Posted August 2, 2013

As Deirdre Pursel says: “Why wear someone else’s clothes?”

Indeed: why would you? As with branding, dressing well is all about wearing what fits and makes you feel great — not about wearing what someone else deems stylish. And that is the central theme of this story: the creation of a truly personal brand. MORE >

Posted May 13, 2013

Proudly supporting WBEZ

Most Jell team members are avid public radio fans. We love to trade stories we heard on Morning Edition, This American Life, Marketplace, or The World. Some are avid followers of Sound Opinions, while others prefer Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me! or Prairie Home Companion. MORE >

Posted January 9, 2013

Safelyfiled Launches

Launching a new brand into the world — orchestrating the look, the messaging, a new website, a search engine marketing (aka, PPC) campaign — is quadruple the fun for us. It’s everything we love to do, and it’s always best when we get to do it all at once! MORE >

Posted January 1, 2013

Our 20th year in business begins

Most people love celebrating anniversaries. But we all know these celebrations are inherently odd. What makes a day or a year truly special? Its number? If that were true, something significant (e.g., the end of the world, or the beginning of a new one) might have actually occurred on Dec. 21, 2012. But we’re not superstitious. MORE >

Posted December 21, 2012

HoopsHIGH aims higher, now offers live streaming video

We’ve shared many news stories about Free Spirit Media since we began working with them in 2008. We love their energy and commitment to underserved urban youth. And we like to celebrate organizations that do good here in Chicago. MORE >

Posted December 17, 2012

A clear, bold new face for Umoja

In previous stories, we’ve mentioned our involvement with Umoja Student Development Corporation, a Chicago nonprofit dedicated to equipping young people to succeed after high school. MORE >

Posted December 3, 2012