Addgene is the Boston-based nonprofit global plasmid repository, renowned for its exceptional, award-winning, inclusive culture. Addgene was voted the best mid-size company in the 2016 Boston Globe Best Place to Work competition and ever since has been in the Top 20.
Addgene has been called the ‘Amazon of plasmids’. Receiving no grants and just a few ‘donations’ of capital, led by Joanne, Addgene’s mission is to accelerate research and discovery and distributed more than 6,000 Covid19 related samples to scientists in over 100 countries by March this year.
Discover what makes Addgene a special place to work and the techniques and practices established by Joanne that have created Addgene’s celebrated inclusive culture.
Trust and emotional connection play a key role in attracting and retaining workers, particularly as the nature of work continues to change, according to a Sept. 20 report based on HP’s first Work Relationship Index. The report showed that employees want to work for an employer with empathetic and emotionally intelligent leaders, and they’d even be willing to take a pay cut for such a job.
To drive greater internal employee mobility, companies may need to address talent “hoarding,” according to the report, if managers attempt to retain their best people. Leaders may need to consider incentives to encourage internal hiring and cooperation across the organization.
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