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‘Best Companies to Work For’ list includes 5 Pa. employers

02/01/2007

It’s not just about money, as Fortune’s new “100 Best Companies to Work For 2007” list shows. And five of those best places are in Pennsylvania

Candy bars and $100 bills help recognize work ‘Stars’

02/01/2007

Since San Joaquin Gardens, a continuing care retirement community, began handing out candy bars and $100 bills, employee turnover has dipped 6 percent …

Headhunters Luring Your Staff? Fend ‘Em Off With Tough Tactics

02/01/2007

Your organization continuously spends time and money to replace employees wooed away by headhunters. You know the best defense against all turnover—including headhunters—is a workplace that values employees. But as a last resort, you can also turn to proactive anti-poaching strategies

Texas workers more confident, which may lead to turnover

01/01/2007

Texas workers are becoming more confident in their ability to find a new job, according to the Spherion Employment Report, a monthly survey conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of Spherion Corp. …

Hiring the hearing impaired: Home Depot sets model program

01/01/2007

Atlanta-based Home Depot recently completed a yearlong implementation of its Deaf2Work program in Minnesota, in collaboration with that state’s employment department …

Sample Policy: Peformance Reviews

01/01/2007
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Sample Policy: Noncompete Agreements

01/01/2007
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Sample Policy: Volunteerism Leave

01/01/2007
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Sample Policy: Flexible Scheduling

01/01/2007
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8-Week sabbaticals help workers return fresh, stick around longer

01/01/2007

SC Johnson paid one of its employees 25 percent of her salary to spend eight weeks in Mexico learning the culture and language. She’s among about 70 employees who have participated in the company’s five-year-old sabbatical program, which allows anyone who has worked at the company for at least five years to take off eight weeks