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What Makes This One of The Top US Tech & Engineering Internships?

SAS | Posted 10.19.2016 | Education

Interns have always been a part of the SAS culture. It makes sense - SAS originated while Jim Goodnight, founder and CEO of SAS, was a professor at NC State University.

How To Tell Your Story on a 'Best Place to Work' Application

Robin Hardman | Posted 05.04.2016 | Business
Robin Hardman

Getting on a "Best Place to Work" list is not just a matter of having great programs and practices. It's a matter of conveying this fact to whomever is compiling the list. Application processes for these lists vary, but nearly all include at least one invitation to describe your company's programs, policies and practices in an open-ended format.

Why People Dream About Working For Google

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 03.04.2016 | Business

Fortune's annual list of the best places to work is out, and Google has once again snagged the top spot. It's the seventh time the company has ranked ...

Can You Get Ahead By Putting Down Your Phone and Picking up Your Kid? And Other Metaphorical Scenarios...

David Sable | Posted 11.08.2016 | Business
David Sable

Have you ever questioned the effort you put into things... wondering if it was really worth it, or worse, wondering why it seemed there was so much swirling and duplication? And then nothing?

Employees Deserve to be Treated Beautifully

Pat Wadors | Posted 05.04.2016 | Business
Pat Wadors

You deserve to be treated beautifully. I have made this statement countless times over the years, yet I always run into leaders and employees who are confused by what "beautiful" means. Once I explain it -- they want it!

Trailblazing Women: Julia Hartz, Co-founder and President of Eventbrite

Anne Ravanona | Posted 05.05.2015 | Business
Anne Ravanona

Julia Hartz hopes to inspire people to live more by building the world's largest marketplace of live experiences. Since founding Eventbrite in 2006 with Kevin Hartz and Renaud Visage, the company has generated over $3 billion in gross ticket sales, with more than 200 million tickets processed to events and experiences around the globe.

In-N-Out Ranks Higher Than Apple On List Of Best Places To Work

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 12.14.2014 | Business

You probably wouldn't expect a fast-food joint to rank higher than Facebook or Apple as a great place to work. But In-N-Out Burger topped both of t...

World-Class Workplaces

China Gorman | Posted 04.01.2015 | Business
China Gorman

The world's best workplaces are getting better in large part because their leaders see a high-trust culture as an absolute business imperative today.

These Are The 25 Best Universities To Work For This Year

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Svokos | Posted 09.19.2014 | College

"Clean campus, gentle and gracious people...and interesting work," are all things found by employees at Brigham Young University (in addition to shock...

Think Summer Hours Are Enough to Make People Happy?

Christine Fruechte | Posted 08.13.2014 | Business
Christine Fruechte

While you may think giving your staff a couple of extra hours of free time a week is feeding their souls, you're wrong. Time off is always welcomed, but employee happiness and productivity are driven by much more than free afternoons.

Listen to Your Creative Federal Employees

Tom Fox | Posted 07.13.2014 | Politics
Tom Fox

With budgets on the decline but expectations of government remaining appropriately high, every federal leader and front-line employee needs to find ne...

Ann Brenoff

What We Can Learn From The Man Who Runs The 'World's Happiest Company' | Ann Brenoff | Posted 01.29.2014 | Fifty

Back at the height of the recession, SAS CEO Jim Goodnight made what was considered an astonishing announcement to his worldwide workforce of 11,000 e...

Tips From Federal Agencies With Happy Employees

Tom Fox | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics
Tom Fox

Our newly released 2013 'Best Places to Work in the Federal Government' rankings show a continued decline government-wide in employee satisfaction and...

What to do when the 'Best Places to Work' rankings come out

Tom Fox | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics
Tom Fox

The 2013 "Best Places to Work in the Federal Government" rankings, released on December 18, provide managers with important insights into the satisfac...

The Best Companies To Work For In 2014

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.13.2013 | Business

Looking to make a career move in the new year? Before you start thinking about perks and salaries, you may want to consider where employees are actual...

8 Reasons Why This Company Is The Best Place On The Planet To Work

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 11.19.2013 | Fifty

For years now, SAS, the Cary, North Carolina-based tech company, has made pretty much every list of best places in the universe to work. So it got us ...

Stop Looking for the Best Employees

Dan Henry | Posted 11.17.2013 | Business
Dan Henry

Progressive organizations and their HR people spend a lot of time trying to figure out how to attract "the best" employees. Here's the secret: you can't.

50 Best Employers For Post-50 Workers In 2013

Posted 06.18.2013 | Fifty

The AARP's latest list of the best places to work for people over 50 includes some familiar names, like the National Institutes of Health (#1), Cornel...

Engaging the Disengaged

Trevor Wilson | Posted 06.18.2013 | Business
Trevor Wilson

It is the first approach to management based on a positive psychology template created in the late nineties.

How To Turn Your Hellhole Of A Company Into A Great Place To Work

Alan Henry | lifehacker | Posted 04.01.2013 | Small Business

There are some companies people would kill to work for, and you probably know already whether yours is one of them. At some companies, people love com...

D.C. Is A Great Place To Look For A Job, According To This Survey

The Huffington Post | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 01.29.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The seat of government is a fine place to look for work. NerdWallet, an independent financial review website, earlier this month rele...

Improving the Department of Transportation: A Conversation With Ray LaHood

Tom Fox | Posted 03.06.2013 | Politics
Tom Fox

Ray LaHood is the 16th secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), which is ranked ninth out of 19 large agencies in the just-released 2012 "Best Places to Work in the Federal Government" rankings.

Need A Job? Get One Here And Be Happy!

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 12.15.2012 | Business

It's difficult to put a finger on what exactly makes employees happy, but career community website Glassdoor just released its list of the best compan...

New Report Reveals 'Best Places To Work,' Other Record Wins For LGBT Employees

Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

This week, the Human Rights Campaign, the largest LGBT advocacy group in the United States, released its highly anticipated, annual Corporate Equality...

Improving Your Agency's Leadership Clout Among Employees

Tom Fox | Posted 07.17.2012 | Business
Tom Fox

I've got some good and bad news for federal leaders. On a positive note, federal employees' views of their leaders have been on the upswing since 2003 based on an analysis of the Best Places to Work in the Federal Government rankings.