1 of 2 View 2 Items Eric Risberg, AP A sculpture is seen on a terrace outside the offices of LinkedIn Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016, in San Francisco. Related Links High-flying Amazon brings slew of Utah jobs, but most wages will hover in the basement US adds a solid 213,000 jobs; unemployment up to 4 pct. SALT LAKE CITY — Glassdoor just revealed the 100 best places to work for 2019 based on employee reviews and ratings. What’s going on: Bain & Company topped the entire list with a 4.6 star rating out of five. Zoom Video Communications, In-N-Out Burger, Procore Technologies and the Boston Consulting group rounded out the top five. LinkedIn (No. 6) finished ahead of Facebook (No. 7) and Google (No. 8) on the list this year. Lululemon and Southwest Airlines finished at the No. 9 and No. 10 spots, respectively, on the rankings. SAP, which recently made a deal with Utah’s Qualtrics, ranked as the 27th best company to work for. … [Read more...] about Here are the 100 best places to work in 2019, according to Glassdoor
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Aaron Gregg, The Washington Post Published 1:19 pm PDT, Friday, October 26, 2018 Signage is displayed outside the Microsoft Corp. main campus in Redmond, Washington. Signage is displayed outside the Microsoft Corp. main campus in Redmond, Washington. Photo: Bloomberg Photo By David Ryder Photo: Bloomberg Photo By David Ryder Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Signage is displayed outside the Microsoft Corp. main campus in Redmond, Washington. Signage is displayed outside the Microsoft Corp. main campus in Redmond, Washington. Photo: Bloomberg Photo By David Ryder Microsoft, Amazon pledge to work with Pentagon following anonymous online rebukes 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Microsoft executives launched a spirited defense … [Read more...] about Microsoft, Amazon pledge to work with Pentagon following anonymous online rebukes
Samuel Stebbins 24/7 Wall Street Published 6:44 AM EDT Sep 18, 2018 Companies have a vested interest in keeping their employees happy. Studies show that employee satisfaction is linked to performance, which permeates through every aspect of a business and can mean the difference between success and failure. While employee satisfaction should be the cornerstone of every serious company’s business model, only a handful of businesses excel at maintaining high employee morale. Based on employee reviews posted on Glassdoor, an online platform for former and current employees to review companies, 24/7 Wall Street identified the best American companies to work for. Out of a universe of hundreds, only 18 large companies received a score of more than 4 out of 5 stars. In an interview with 24/7 Wall Street, Sarah Stoddard, community expert with Glassdoor, listed the factors that have the greatest impact on employee satisfaction. “Glassdoor research has found the top three … [Read more...] about Best companies to work for: Did your employer make Glassdoor’s list?
INDIANAPOLIS — A top Indian technology company with a growing presence in the Hoosier State has selected Indianapolis as its training base for the thousands of U.S. workers it anticipates hiring in coming years, including 3,000 in Indiana.The Thursday announcement by Infosys that it plans to develop a $245 million, 141-acre campus at the site of a former airport terminal on the city's southwest side was regarded as so significant that Republican Vice President Mike Pence and U.S. Labor Secretary Alex Acosta were among the dignitaries on hand for the announcement.The former Hoosier governor described the Infosys project as "a great new chapter in the life of a growing Indiana economy."Pence also credited Republican President Donald Trump for enacting tax, regulatory and energy policies that made it possible."It is a record of success that has come home to Indiana one more time," Pence said. "It's a new day for opportunities for working families and small businesses, it's a new day … [Read more...] about Vice President Pence on hand as leading Indian tech company picks Indianapolis for its U.S. training base
EDITOR'S NOTE: Interested in the marijuana business industry? NJ Cannabis Insider is a new premium intelligence briefing that features exclusive weekly content geared toward entrepreneurs, lawyers and realtors. View a sample issue. The Santa Ana, Calif.-based company Kush Bottles made $18 million in 2017. That's twice what it earned the year before. Executives there expect to double revenue again in 2018. The company, which makes marijuana packaging products, is in an industry already worth more than $7 billion globally and one that's just scratching the surface. By 2021, the Brightfield Group has estimated that industry will be generating $31.4 billion annually, more money than McDonald's makes in a year. You would think the company would have Harvard business school grads banging down the doors to get in. Think again. "We've had candidates that we really like and they could do a great job for the company and they've turned … [Read more...] about Legal weed companies could rake in billions. So why don’t people want to work for them?