TITLE

Search for a star

AUTHOR(S)
Brockett, James
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
People Management;2/8/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a report published by Best Companies on its three-star accreditation system for employers. 42 companies achieved three-star status, including investment banks, drinks manufacturers, travel agents and radio stations. Pete Bradon, Best Companies' in-house academic, says the more successful companies had built up a reputation that acted as its own recruiting tool. The article states that recognition and not comparative pay plays a big role in what makes a best company.
ACCESSION #
24604664

 

Related Articles

  • The stars of engagement. Chubb, Laura // People Management;2/7/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p14 

    The article reports on the publication by Best Companies of its annual list of British organisations with the highest levels of employee engagement. Its three-star accreditation system is based on employees' responses to questions about issues including leadership, personal growth, well-being...

  • Recipe for success.  // People Management;6/15/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 12, p11 

    This article reports on the creation Michelin star-style accreditation scheme, which grades the human resource practices of companies. The scheme is the work of Best Companies Ltd. and it has just announced the first accreditations for the scheme's opening year. Of 256 accreditations, 41 gained...

  • Credit where it is due. Hadfield, Will // Computer Weekly;9/5/2006, p46 

    The article presents information about the software supplier companies that have received three-star accreditation as best-practice employers in Great Britain. Data Connection Ltd. and Rackspace Managed Hosting are the companies that were rated by the employees of Best Cos. Ltd., a consultancy,...

  • Travel companies are the Best.  // Travel Weekly: The Choice of Travel Professionals;7/7/2006, Issue 1828, p76 

    The article presents information on travel companies, who have been awarded for supporting their staff. Audley Travel and Holiday Extras have been given Michelin-style star awards for their excellence in providing support to their staff. Best Companies Ltd., a company specializing in workplace...

  • Award-winning Duplo says print's employment profile needs a boost. Hooker, Adam // PrintWeek (Haymarket Business Publications Ltd);3/13/2009, p12 

    The article discusses the call of Duplo International on the print industry to improve its employment profile after being awarded a one-star status by Best Companies. Duplo Marketing Director Peter Jolly said he hopes that other printers will be encouraged to get involved in boosting the...

  • Interviewing the Interviewer. S. A. // Black Enterprise;May2011, Vol. 41 Issue 10, p50 

    The article offers several questions to ask during a job interview to help one decide whether the job is the right fit which include what the top three key company performance indicators are, how the organization defines and measures success, and if it is possible to work virtually.

  • Why hire an athlete? Because they know how to score! Gitomer, Jeffrey // Grand Rapids Business Journal;10/19/2015, Vol. 33 Issue 42, p14 

    The article offers tips for employers to hire an athlete for running business successful along with information on athlete's team, coaching, winning, and competitive experience which help employer to get success in the business.

  • Year in review: Looking back on best advice for employment success. O'Donnell, Jeanine; Dauten, Dale // West County Journal;1/18/2012, Vol. 48 Issue 3, pD10 

    The article offers a review of the best advice for employment success, including negotiating for better pay, dealing with indifferent boss, and defending oneself against a bad reference.

  • Happy days are here again. Hatch, Dinah // Travel Weekly (UK);2/9/2007, p54 

    This article focuses on a survey of travel companies in Great Britain, conducted by Best Companies. Audley Travel, Flight Centre UK and Hays Travel are among the five companies that have been recognized as the best places to work in the country. The survey looked at employee work-life balance,...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics