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Best Workplaces in the Americas Publication Available

Thursday, December 11, 2008

Press release from the issuing company

Pittsburgh, Pa., December 10, 2008 -- Printing Industries Press is pleased to announce the release of Best Practices of the 2007 Best Workplaces in the Americas, a valuable new resource on what award-winning companies are doing to excel in human relations. The Best Workplace in the Americas (BWA) competition is designed to recognize companies who exemplify outstanding human relations practices, and this annual publication is comprised of items from each of the 2007 BWA program winners.

Best Practices of the 2007 Best Workplaces in the Americas contains practical, real-world cases that companies can use to benchmark HR practices and improve workplace quality. Best practice items include:

    •    Interview questions
    •    Performance appraisal forms
    •    Press helper training checklists
    •    Emergency action plans
    •    Job safety analysis
    •    Health benefits surveys
    •    CSR incentive plans
    •    Press training and incentive plans
    •    Vacation donation leave programs
   
"Graphic communications firms love to use proven ideas from others in the industry.  The Best Practices of the 2007 Best Workplaces in the Americas book is filled with HR best-practice items for 47 different small, medium, and large graphic communications firms from Hawaii to New England who won in the Best Workplace competition.  Plus, key HR metrics are included from the winners," explains Jim Kyger, director of human relations at Printing Industries of America.

While the practices found within this book are not meant to be implemented on an "as-is" basis, Best Practices of the 2007 Best Workplaces in the Americas certainly provides many valuable ideas that companies can utilize to build a more productive workplace.

Best Practices of the 2007 Best Workplaces in the Americas, 154 pages, (Item No. 18277, ISBN 987-0-88362-628-3) is available to Printing Industries of America members for $80 and to nonmembers for $160. This and all of Printing Industries Press's nearly 200 publications are available online at www.printing.org or by phone (toll-free 866-855-4283), fax (301-393-2555), or mail (Printing Industries of America Orders, 200 Deer Run Road, Sewickley, PA 15143).

 

 

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