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B u s i n e s s n o r t h C a r o l i n a
The state's best employers have
many to show they appreciate their
workers — and not just with gener-
ous 401(k) plans.
It's about more than just earnIng
enough to pay the rent and put food on the
table. Workers today need to feel appreciated
and emotionally engaged in the workplace. Tey
want leaders who are honest and transparent.
"Tey want to be treated like adults," says susan
springer, director of workplace assessments for
best Companies group.
Te harrisburg, Pa.-based company rates
businesses worldwide by region and industry. For the
third consecutive year, Business North Carolina
teamed up with best Companies group and the
north Carolina state Council of the society for
human r esource management to determine
which tar heel companies are the best places to
work. "Tese companies in north Carolina could
stack up against any places we have ranked glob-
ally," springer says.
Companies were invited to submit question-
naires explaining their policies, practices and
demographics. next, employees were asked to
complete a survey, which accounted for 75% of a