SAS named top family-friendly company
Carolina Parent magazine names SAS among top 50 for ninth consecutive year
CARY, NC (Aug. 25, 2010) – SAS, the leader in business analytics software and services, has once again been named to the NC Family-Friendly Top 50 list for 2010 by Carolina Parent magazine.
SAS offers on-site child care, an elder care information and referral program, an employee health care center, wellness programs, a 66,000-square-foot recreation and fitness center, an extensive program of benefits and many other programs to help employees achieve a positive work/life balance.
“SAS has a workplace culture based on trust, flexibility and values,” says Jennifer Mann, Vice President of Human Resources, “Our work-life programs are designed to reduce stress and distraction, and provide our employees with a well-balanced life. This allows our employees to be productive and focus on their jobs and do what they do best - be innovative and creative - which contributes to the company’s success.”
SAS has created family-friendly policies based on the fundamentally employee-focused philosophy behind SAS’ corporate culture: When you treat employees as if they make a difference to the company, they will make a difference to the company. SAS is reaping the rewards of its work/life programs and family-friendly policies as its employee turnover rate average is 4 percent – compared to the industry average of 22 percent.
SAS’ commitment to employees is just one element of its corporate social responsibility efforts. To learn about SAS’ efforts toward education, environmental sustainability, community engagement and employees, visit www.sas.com/csr.
Carolina Parent magazine features the specific family-friendly benefits at each chosen company in its September issue. More information on the event can be found on the Carolina Parent website.
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