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Attracting and retaining talent for your company roster is one of the hottest topics in boardrooms across the country. In order to successfully compete for quality talent, companies need to take the steps to set themselves apart from the fierce competition in today’s crowded marketplace.
Participating in the Houston Business Journal’s Best Places To Work program is a proven method for setting yourself apart. It demonstrates to the marketplace a commitment is being made to emphasize and nurture a positive corporate culture, and serves as a morale booster for firm recruitment and retention.
Potential talent along with prospective clients want to align themselves with companies on the Best Places To Work list. What attracts and retains talent will ultimately attract and retain clients as well.
The champions who make Best Places To Work a reality, are the company’s employees – not the media or public. There is no better advocate for your company than you own employees!
The Houston Business Journal’s 2006 Best Places to Work awards ceremony is scheduled for Oct 12 at the Hyatt Regency Downtown. If you want to know how your company can benefit from such an award, sign up several of your key employees to attend this event. Visit houstonbusinessjournal.com for event details.