Morningstar on one of the reasons Starbucks has an edge over competitors: “The company also boasts a very motivated workforce. Starbucks offers its employees an attractive pay package, which includes stock options and health benefits, and ample opportunities for advancement. Because of this, Starbucks can recruit high-caliber employees and retain them for longer, which leads to better customer service.”
LinkedIn on the way to an IPO.
Re: Spherion’s sale of its outplacement business.
I live in Los Angeles, but will be in New York toward the end of July. Still pinning down the dates. Let me know if you want to meet up.