To be a great company to work for, you have to GET the best out of each member of your team – to be considered amongst the best companies to work for, however, you have to GIVE your best to them. These days, workplace environment is often the difference between landing a big talent and losing one; and if that environment doesn’t foster continual growth, fabulous perks and a commitment to changing the world, you’ll hardly reach first base.
It’s no accident that Facebook has topped Glassdoor’s annual employee choice awards as ‘the best company to work for’ the past two out of three years. Since the beginning, CEO Mark Zuckerberg has designed a culture custom tailored for this generation – it’s a hacker’s paradise, a designer’s blank canvass and an innovator’s toolkit. There’s a lot to learn from their example, and in her book, Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go, Julie Winkle Giulioni encourages you to start with these three conversations —