Time for an Employer Brand Checkup?

I remember seeing a cartoon depicting a couple in the southern US, watching TV in a cluttered living room, strewn with beer cans, newspapers, and laundry. The wife hangs up the phone and says, “Paw, put on a shirt and straighten up the front room. Company’s comin’!” If ...

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SAS – Fortune’s Best Place to Work

Once again, SAS, the Cary, NC-based business analytics software and services provider, finds itself on Fortune’s list of 100 Best Companies to Work For. This time, it’s #1, a slot that has been home to such venerable exemplars as Wegman’s Supermarkets, Google, The Container ...

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Hire the Best…They’re Out There

The US Census Bureau is witnessing, firsthand, one of the consequences of the bad economy. Very much unlike the last time it was in heavy recruiting mode (1989-90), the supply of talented, qualified, educated, and eager workers for the decennial project is plentiful. USA Today quotes US Census ...

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Doing Layoffs Right

We have long maintained that one of the most telling measures of whether an organization is an employer of choice, and thus deserving of a fully engaged workforce, is not how they treat people on the way into the organization, but how they treat them on the way out. In business as in life, ...

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