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Employees live the dream with $100,000 bonuses

A company bonus is nice. A $100,000 bonus is life-changing. That’s the amount pocketed this year by employees of Hilcorp, a Houston-based, privately held oil and gas exploration and production company. They are living “Dream 2015,” a five-year incentive plan that offered a $100,000 cash award if the company doubled its production rate, reserves, and value. […]

Good Things Come to Companies that Invest in Culture

Inside Detroit’s Top Workplaces: Good Things Come to Companies that Invest in Culture When companies invest in employees who have good attitudes and who show effort, good things will follow, top business leaders in Detroit say. Find those people, motivate them, and keep them. Nearly 500 people heard that advice from Bill Emerson, CEO of […]

Domino’s CEO on the Importance of Taking Risks

by | December 1, 2015 | Employee Engagement, Top Workplaces

Domino’s CEO: Companies Need to Spend More Time Encouraging Employees to Take Risks Companies should spend more time encouraging employees to take risks, claims the CEO of Domino’s. “It makes it a lot more fun to work for a company that is trying things, that is doing things,” Patrick Doyle said at a Top Workplaces event […]

Top Workplaces Highlight – Southwest Airlines

by | November 10, 2015 | Employee Engagement, Top Workplaces

Southwest Airlines Executive Explains Circle of Success The perky attitude of Southwest Airlines employees is no accident. It’s part of the company’s commitment to a culture of success, one of its top executives explained in a keynote address at a recent Top Workplaces event in Houston. Ginger Hardage, the airline’s vice president of culture and […]