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

Posted by Ed Frauenheim on December 26 2014

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

Posted by Ed Frauenheim on December 19 2014

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

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More than Money: Simple Perks Can Point to Great Employers

Posted by Kim Peters on December 16 2014

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

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Looking for a Retail Job? These Employers Offer a Career Instead

Posted by Peter Barnes on November 21 2014

The words "retail job" tend to conjure images of weekend shifts, meager paychecks and positions with scant potential for professional advancement. Plenty of businesses live up to that unfortunate reputation in the way they treat employees. Yet a handful of companies work hard

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