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Here’s How to Get Talented Employees to Stay for the Long Term
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Here’s How to Get Talented Employees to Stay for the Long Term

By Michael Bush and Kim Peters

A recent survey found that nearly a third of U.S. households over 55 have no retirement savings. Among those that do, the median nest egg for people 55 to 64 is $104,000, which is enough to buy an annuity paying $310 per month.


June 16, 2016

Here’s How to Attract the Best New Graduate Talent
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Here’s How to Attract the Best New Graduate Talent

By Ed Frauenheim and Tabitha Russell

The companies that do best by new college graduates also get high marks when it comes to business achievements.


May 24, 2016

Why Nike’s Diversity Disclosure Is Just the First Step
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Why Nike’s Diversity Disclosure Is Just the First Step

By Ed Frauenheim

Nike just did it. So have a growing number of technology companies. And what they’ve done — publish employee diversity numbers — is the critical first step toward transparency and a commitment to creating a more inclusive, innovative, and high-performing business.


May 17, 2016

Here Are 20 Companies with Great Workplace Culture
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Here Are 20 Companies with Great Workplace Culture

By Ed Frauenheim and Kim Peters

The consulting and professional services field is full of experts who focus on productivity to help clients get the most out of their workers. So it’s no surprise that the best workplaces in consulting already have figured out how to create cultures where their own people thrive and are committed.


May 17, 2016

Giving Workers Paid Time Off to Volunteer Will Help Your Company Succeed
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Giving Workers Paid Time Off to Volunteer Will Help Your Company Succeed

By Ed Frauenheim and Sarah Lewis-Kulin

Evidence of corporate giving is hard to miss, whether it’s a billboard nailed to a Little League dugout, a foundation’s logo on a ballet program or a sponsor shout-out in the credits of a public broadcast


April 26, 2016

How to Create a Great Workplace in Health Care
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How to Create a Great Workplace in Health Care

By Ed Frauenheim and Tabitha Russell

When employees at Martin’s Point Health Care catch a coworker doing a good deed, they give them a card with a picture of a kitten on it.


April 12, 2016

This CEO Began His Job With 5,000 Handshakes
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This CEO Began His Job With 5,000 Handshakes

By Ed Frauenheim

Giving employees a say and standing by your word. These are the management behaviors that most distinguish the leaders of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For.


April 1, 2016

Companies Shouldn’t Try to Emulate Google
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Companies Shouldn’t Try to Emulate Google

By Ed Frauenheim and Kim Peters

We’re living in an age when people research jobs like they do restaurants or cars and use social media to do so, and mainstream media outlets publish exposes on working conditions at companies such as Amazon and Zenefits.


March 31, 2016

This Software Company in Florida Grew 25% Last Year
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This Software Company in Florida Grew 25% Last Year

By Ed Frauenheim and Kim Peters

When Ultimate Software’s headquarters was in Pembroke Pines, Fla., employees often could be spotted at a nearby Italian restaurant called Capriccio’s, sometimes five days a week.


March 30, 2016

Here’s How to Make Your Workplace More Flexible
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Here’s How to Make Your Workplace More Flexible

By Ed Frauenheim and Kim Peters

Almost all companies talk a good game about workplace flexibility these days. Yet many restrict alternative work arrangements to a subset of the staff.


March 29, 2016

Workers are the Biggest Asset in the Evolving Manufacturing Industry
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Workers are the Biggest Asset in the Evolving Manufacturing Industry

By Ed Frauenheim and Kim Peters

The instruction manual for a typical CNC mill – the modern equivalent of a lathe that chisels parts from hunks of metal – is 200 pages long.


February 16, 2016

What Businesses Can Learn from the Golden State Warriors
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What Businesses Can Learn from the Golden State Warriors

By Ed Frauenheim

The Golden State Warriors often seem more like a giddy pack of six-year-olds than a professional basketball team.


February 10, 2016

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