A business associate of mine is ready to jump ship from her company strictly on the grounds that ,"this business is not family friendly, while purporting to be." WorkLife Balance policy is not always what it appears to be on the first look. It’s best to ask a lot of questions and look within the pages of the employee manual . Those perks might be designed primarily to lure in new employees, rather than to retain them in a healthy working environment.
Time for a new workplace or career? For those feeling the need for speed away from their typical routine there’s a great place to check out the companies who are apparently walking the worklife talk.
The combined resources of CNN & Fortune are running a list of America’s Most Admired Companies, and every one of the top ten employ a form of Work Life Balance initiatives. The stats were culled from a survey of corporate rank and file within the respective industries. The findings are based on reputation regarding the following attributes: social awareness, social responsibility, employee management, environmental sustainability, quality of their products and management among others.
On this page you’ll also find:
- Why some companies were knocked off the list. Click here to watch the video. This is a funny montage from film and TV which you’ll get a kick out of.
- The best and worst companies for people management. Click here for those stats.
- Most admired companies broken down by state. Click here to look up your state.
INFOMANIA TIP: I got lost in this site for a while. So put a cap on your surfing time!