When I venture to Dallas this April for the Great Place to Work® Conference, it will be my third rodeo (pun intended!). At Salesforce, we're delivering social and mobile cloud technologies that create a more transparent, collaborative and fun experience for our employees that we think contributes to our being named to the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list for the past 7 years running—and in the Top 10 for the last 2 of those years. So, in the spirit of creating a more engaging experience for all conference attendees this year, I wanted to share my top 5 techie tips.
People at Teach for America are all about the kids. By supporting the educators participating in this celebrated program, TFA employees are deeply proud of their part in a nonprofit that seeks to make high-quality education accessible to all. To accomplish that work, the organization must attract not only its teaching recruits, but also the dedicated staff members who keep the program running.
Scott Scherr, the CEO of Ultimate Software, is clear on the kind of employee he wants at his business software firm. Scherr, a sports fan who has had basketball legend Pat Riley speak to his employees and customers, is looking for “A players” only.