What It Means to Be a Great Place to Work—and How to Sustain It!
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Being a great place to work isn’t just throwing perks at employees.
Sure, they appreciate the things SAS offers: on-site daycare, elder care, a cafeteria from which employees can take dinner home, and recreation fitness programs for the entire family.
But spending money on such goodies doesn’t automatically result in a great workforce. What really matters is an attitude. Learn how to be great in your workforce:
- Why being a great workplace increases product innovation and employee productivity
- How SAS has maintained employee annual turnover rates of 3-5 percent vs. an industry rate of 15.5 percent.
- Why the average employee tenure at SAS is 12 years compared to an industry average of 4.6 years.
- How SAS wins loyalty: 96 percent of employees rate SAS as a Great Place to Work
- How unchanging business values drive SAS’ unique culture
- How SAS integrates its culture and its business
Jenn Mann joined SAS in 1998. She worked closely with executive leadership on employee performance and organizational effectiveness initiatives. Promoted into management, she led a Human Resources team supporting the Worldwide Marketing and Research and Development divisions. In 2008, she was promoted to vice president of HR, where she develops and guides SAS' HR vision.