Category Archives: Good Places to Work

Great places to work are more productive and more profitable than their stock market peers.

Research proves it. The “best companies to work for” are more productive and more profitable than their stock market peers. But a great workplace is not something that can be achieved in a quarter, or even a year. For a … Continue reading

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What Women Want in the Workplace

WHAT WOMEN WANT IN THE WORKPLACE Many businesses fail to understand the diversity in the demographics that comprise their workforce. What attracts, retains and creates job satisfaction for each demographic group is different. What motivates male hourly employees varies significantly … Continue reading

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How to Motivate Workers: Rock The Office With Fun And Watch The Profits Roll In

“Work is either fun or drudgery. It depends on your attitude. I like fun.” —Colleen C. Barrett President Emerita of Southwest Airlines. Can you put in eight to 10 hours at work every day and still have fun? Many experts … Continue reading

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Zappos.com: A Cool Place to Work

Just returned from Zappos.com and met Tony Hsieh. See photos. Fantastic place to work. http://www.chartcourse.com/zapposphotos.html

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Why Good Companies Fail

Tulips, Turnips and Turn a Round Strategies Have you ever experienced this in your company?  Company X celebrated their 20th anniversary this year.  During those 20 years a lot of things have changed.  Once a shining star in their industry, … Continue reading

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Employee Turnover and Retention Important Now More Than Ever

Attracting and retaining talented employees is one of the biggest challenges facing every industry today. And one of the major reasons for low retention rates is the employment of bad managers, according to an expert. “Managers are the most influential … Continue reading

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Healthcare Shortages Will Affect All

SURVEY DATA EXECUTIVE PERKS The Executive Compensation 2007/2008 Survey of 5,300 employers finds 63 percent of organizations offered cell phones to executives as a perk, and an additional 44 percent provided laptops or home PCs in 2007. Source: Compdata Surveys … Continue reading

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