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From Dreaded to Delightful: How Acuity Transformed its Workplace While Growing Its Business

On the day Great Rated! CEO Kim Peters happened to visit Acuity, she found the Wisconsin-based insurer was not only hosting its "Thirsty Thursday" happy hour for employees, but it had also trucked in hundreds of apple pies for people to take home. Add a comment

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Google, GM and Managing Success

A recent essay in The New Yorker takes aim at the notion that today’s “It” company Google has found the key to management success. Nicholas Lemann’s piece “When GM was Google” notes that General Motors, though widely considered a dinosaur now, was thought in its heyday to have nailed the formula for organizational excellence.

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More than Money: Simple Perks Can Point to Great Employers

It can be tempting to dismiss the glowing praise of those who work at great employers in technology and other fields flush with cash.  Add a comment

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Company culture and "fit" are, indeed, real.

Company culture and "fit" are, indeed, real.

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Black Thursday? Select Stores Push Back Against Thanksgiving Shifts

The Christmas shopping season has now grown so long, it's officially bumped into Thanksgiving. Add a comment

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