Monthly Archives: April 2008

Why Y? Working with Gen Y and Surviving

As generational research steams ahead and more and more gigabytes are collected, we are fast looking for answers to an age-old question. “Why are these young people so weird?” Wait! Did I say that? My father used to say that. … Continue reading

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Study Shows Small Employers Net Higher Profits-Per-Employee

According to the 2008 National HR Metrics Survey, recently released by ERC (Employers Resource Council), small employers net the highest average profit-per-employee, a measure of organizational effectiveness and efficiency. Over 640 U.S. employers were surveyed for this report. Employers with … Continue reading

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50 Great Workplace Ideas: NorthCoast 99 Application Deadline Special

For those of you that missed it, in March we had a 5-week series featuring 10 Great Workplace ideas each week – 50 Great Workplace ideas in all! In honor of the 2008 NorthCoast 99 application deadline this week (May … Continue reading

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Where Great Links Start #3

Each week on Where Great Workplaces Start we’ll explore posts from other blogs that have current, useful information. If you have a blog to share or would like to recommend a news story that our readers should be seeing, please … Continue reading

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Free eBook: “The Connection Culture”

Michael Lee Stallard, a leading authority on employee engagement, has invited our readers to download his eBook, “The Connection Culture: A New Source of Competitive Advantage” at no cost. Michael has served as Chief Marketing Officer for business at Morgan Stanley … Continue reading

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Internship Program 101: Building an Effective Internship Program

Around this time of year, college sophomores and juniors are preparing for finals getting their resumes together for summer internships. Just as students are preparing to apply for internships, your company (and perhaps you specifically) should be preparing your internship … Continue reading

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Speaking of Employee Engagement…

We’ve been posting a lot of information on employee engagement, but it’s important to get some fresh perspectives on the topic every once in awhile. David Zinger is a popular blogger on the topic and has pioneered the online Employee … Continue reading

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