23 Jan 2013 sness   » (Journeyer)

Google People Operations: The secrets of the world’s most scientific human resources department. - Slate Magazine

Google People Operations: The secrets of the world’s most scientific human resources department. - Slate Magazine: "After it went into place, Google’s attrition rate for new mothers dropped down to the average rate for the rest of the firm. “A 50 percent reduction—it was enormous!” Bock says. What’s more, happiness—as measured by Googlegeist, a lengthy annual survey of employees—rose as well. Best of all for the company, the new leave policy was cost-effective. Bock says that if you factor in the savings in recruitment costs, granting mothers five months of leave doesn’t cost Google any more money."

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