The balance of power in the workplace is starting to shift. As the economy improves, the bosses who have been using fear of job loss to bully their workers — instead of treating them with respect — will increasingly find themselves behind the curve, as valuable employees bolt for better options.
By Mike Tierney For the AJC The heads of the three companies recognized as metro Atlanta’s top workplaces — Steve Wagner of Virtual Properties Realty, Mike Pitcher of LeasePlan and Adam Blitzer of Pardot at ExactTarget — field questions on various topics ranging from communication and employee training to gearing up for a brighter economy.
How did the AJC select its list of top workplaces? And how can a company be nominated? More than 1,200 companies were nominated or asked to participate in the 2013 contest by the AJC and its partner, Workplace Dynamics, after employees across the metro area responded to print and online solicitations that began appearing in October.