Following her controversial ban on telecommuting, Yahoo's Marissa Mayer has doubled paid leave for new moms and dads. Here's how Yahoo stacks up against some of Silicon Valley's gold standards for new parents.
Pick and choose some of these low-cost ways to show your employees how important they are, and it'll help you attract talent, increase employee satisfaction, and reduce costly employee turnover, which is far more profitable than scaling back benefits.
With the health-care debate bogged down in mindless town hall confrontations and the President reassuring us his plan for health care reform will work—just as soon as he creates it—where can Americans turn for innovative ideas in health care? Having organically grown his business from a failing granola shop in Austin into a nationwide phenomenon, Whole Foods CEO John Mackey knows a thing or two about running a solvent business while taking care of his people. And when it comes to health-care reform, Mackey says, the President and Congress are moving in the wrong direction.