With millions of people unemployed, it's no surprise that job seekers find the process of job hunting an excruciating ordeal. Filling out online applications sometimes feels like an exercise in futility, as thousands apply for too few jobs.
But a survey suggests that the online hiring process that employers... Read More »
Call it a hat trick: for the first time in the 15-year history of Fortune's Best Companies to Work For list, we have a three-time champion, as Google reclaims the top spot for workforce happiness (it debuted on our list at no. 1 in 2007, and stayed there in 2008). We've had a couple double headers before --... Read More »
Glassdoor's fourth annual Employees' Choice Awards reveal the 50 Best Places to Work in 2012, an award solely based on reviews by employees. Employees at the #1 company overall, Bain & Company, and the #1 tech company, Facebook went beyond the reviews and give an inside look through video, really showing... Read More »
Several publications produce lists of the best companies to work for. Fortune magazine analyzes metrics like benefits, voluntary turnover, and work/life balance to determine which employers are the best. The Boston Globe surveys employees at a couple hundred organizations. And while both offer valuable lists,... Read More »
Stores are hiring droves of new employees this season to help handle the holiday frenzy. In October alone, retailers added 141,500 jobs, according to the employment services firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas. As many jobless, underemployed, and cash-short Americans join the retail sector as fall fades to... Read More »
CNN Money recently published a list of the 27 companies that were not only among Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For but also made the Fortune 500. The resulting list is their Best Big Companies to Work For.
We decided to make our own list by organizing these companies by their Best Companies to Work... Read More »
Employment benefits are often reserved for full-time employees, but working less than 40 hours a week doesn't necessarily mean you're out of luck. Some companies do offer their part-time employees benefit packages, with some rivaling what you'd expect to get from a full-time position.
The requirements for... Read More »
Being a mother is a 24/7 job. Add in another 40-plus hours outside the home and you're talking about some really fuzzy math. When school visits, another child, and the desire to balance it all gets added in, the chances of also having an understanding boss may seem less likely than a big year-end... Read More »
Google is well known for its workplace amenities, but if I ever get to Burlington, Vt., I want to work at Dealer.com, a provider of websites and creative marketing tools for car dealerships.
Here are some of the things that the 360 employees have access to: fitness center, subsidized organic food cafe that... Read More »
SAS was recently named the No. 1 best company to work for by Fortune Magazine, has ranked in the the top 10 companies seven times, and has made the list of top 100 firms every year since the list began. I talked to some current SAS employees who shared an inside view of why SAS, one of the world's leading... Read More »
Employees raved about the entrepreneurial environment, being your own boss, and friendly culture that has earned Edward Jones its spot on the best places to work lists over the last few years. I talked to a number of employees who shared their ideas about what it's like to work at the investment firm of Edward... Read More »