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5 Steps to a Happy Workplace

Heather Patterson

In happy workplaces, employees experience less stress, connect strongly with others, progress toward their professional goals and find meaning in their work. Long term, companies with happy workplaces will enjoy lower turnover, more productivity and better customer service, says consultant Heather Patterson. Here are her five daily steps to help develop and maintain a happy Read the full article…

More than 500 in attendance at the 13th annual Best Places to Work Gala. Photo by Aaron K. Yoshino.

“I Love My Job”

Noelle Fujii

It’s not easy for a company to inspire employees who are engaged, willing to put in extra effort and truly trust their organization. Nominate your organization for the 2018 Best Places to Work here: But 72 companies and nonprofits have done just that and were recognized at Hawaii Business’ Best Places to Work event Read the full article…


Best Places to Work 2017

Hawaii Business magazine

Every boss wants employees who put in extra effort to help the company succeed. That’s what the 72 organizations on this year’s Best Places to Work list enjoy. If you want your company to join them, it will take effort, leadership and consistency over several years to build your employees’ trust in your organization. And Read the full article…


Perspectives on Leadership: Strategizing is Easy, Executing Is Harder

Bobby Senaha

Hawaii Business magazine has recognized the state’s Best Places to Work for 12 years and the common denominator to each organization’s success has been effective leaders. These leaders understand the importance of a workplace culture that engages, motivates and inspires employees. When you read the company mini-profiles that begin on page 52 and the in-depth Read the full article…


Best Places to Work 2016

Gina Gelber

Now in its 12th year, Hawaii Business magazine ranks the state’s top employers. Read on and learn what makes these companies one of the best places to work in the state. THE RIGHT STUFF What It Takes to Keep Employees Engaged Every company and nonprofit wants employees who are willing to go the extra mile, Read the full article…