Traits of “Best Places To Work”

All companies would like to be considered one of the “best places to work.”   Local business community recognition as well as  employee recognition go a long way in attracting and retaining talented recruits and current personnel.

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Typically, businesses that are named as such have three common traits according to Andre Lavoie with Entrepreneur.  He writes in Companies That Are “Best Places to Work” Share These 3 Things:

  1. The company has a strong, positive culture.  Communicating the companies vision helps employees understand and establish their work goals, with the company mission in mind.
  2. Employers invest in their employees – People are the most valuable asset of a company so it makes sense that they be provided opportunities to grow professionally.  Options such as mentorship programs, professional development events, webinars, or other training and development programs could be utilized.
  3. Performance reviews are valued. A good performance review should include regular ongoing feedback, recognition of positive employee performance, and establishment of goal expectations.

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