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25 Ryan Offices Across the United States Recognized for Exemplary Workplace Practices

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Press Release
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25 Ryan Offices Across the United States Recognized for Exemplary Workplace Practices
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PR Newswire

Congratulations to WFRN 2014 Patron Conference Sponsor, Ryan!

DALLAS, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ryan, a leading global tax services firm with the largest indirect and property tax practices in North America, today announced that 25 of the Firm's locations across the United States won 2014 When Work Works awards recognizing exemplary workplace practices. This prestigious award distinguishes employers that successfully leverage workplace strategies to increase business and employee success.

The Lie Employers Tell Themselves (and You)

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Blog
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The Lie Employers Tell Themselves (and You)
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Robin Hardman Communications Blog

 Although the concept of work-life tension has become commonplace, many employers still operate mostly under the pretense that nobody has a life outside of work. Even in the bad old days it must have been blindingly obvious that this wasn’t true.

Top 25 Employers for Effective Work

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Top 25 Employers for Effective Work
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Families and Work Institute

The Families and Work Institute (FWI) and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) announced the winners of the 2014 When Work Works Award, honoring employers who have created effective workplaces based on six components: autonomy; work-life fit; supervisor support for work success; satisfaction with earnings, benefits and opportunities for advancement; opportunities for learning; and a culture of trust.

Glassdoor’s Top 25 Companies for Culture & Values (2014)

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Press Release
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Glassdoor’s Top 25 Companies for Culture & Values (2014)
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Glassdoor

Company culture is one of the top five most important factors job seekers consider before accepting a new job, according to a Glassdoor survey. To help job seekers identify employers with the highest rated company cultures, Glassdoor has revealed its inaugural list of the Top 25 Companies for Culture & Values (2014). Some shared themes among the top 25 include having a supportive, team-oriented atmosphere, a family-like environment and genuinely standing behind company values.

How Corporate America Should Adapt To Millennials

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News Article
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How Corporate America Should Adapt To Millennials
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Fortune

Young workers, particularly women, have been raised to ask more questions and be more confident than past generations. Now it’s time for workplaces to change, too.

Why CEO Decided Being a Better Dad was More Important Than his Job

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TV/Radio Show
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Why CEO Decided Being a Better Dad was More Important Than his Job
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TODAY Show Parents

Max Schireson could have left his job without a detailed explanation. Instead, the outgoing CEO of software company MongoDB decided to use his story to help advance the cause of engaged fathers.

Working Anything but 9 to 5

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News Article
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Working Anything but 9 to 5
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New York Times

Scheduling Technology Leaves Low-Income Parents With Hours of Chaos

Senior Female Retention: What Women Really Want

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News Article
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Senior Female Retention: What Women Really Want
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Womanthology

"The data point that sparked this particular study was that our senior female attrition was running higher than our senior male attrition – for a company seriously invested in making progress in the numbers of women we have in senior roles, that was a troubling statistic. More concerning was that nobody seemed to have a good idea of why this was the case.

The study included 500 men and women who had left the firm on a voluntary basis over a 24 month period and was carried out as both an online survey and follow-up phone interviews."

Successful Companies Support Working Families — Dave Lissy, Bright Horizons Family Solutions

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TV/Radio Show
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Successful Companies Support Working Families — Dave Lissy, Bright Horizons Family Solutions
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Wharton Work/Life Integration Project

Dave Lissy is the Chief Executive Officer of Bright Horizons Family Solutions, a company which works with nearly 1,000 of today’s leading employers, including more than 130 of the FORTUNE 500, to provide benefits that yield improved productivity, job satisfaction and engagement, and overall well-being for their employees.

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