SAS tops the list, again

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I'm not even at work yet, but I've already learned that SAS has been ranked as the #1 workplace on the Fortune 100 list for 2011.

SAS was also number 1 last year in 2010, and has been high on the list since its inception.

I'm sure there will be celebrations at headquarters today. I hope to take part, but I'll be away from the office for a bit to volunteer at my children's school. I feel very fortunate to have the kind of job and employer that allows this flexibility, helping me to achieve a great work/life balance. It's this sort of policy that makes SAS the #1 employer in my book, regardless of the Fortune rankings.

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Chris Hemedinger

Senior Manager, SAS Online Communities

+Chris Hemedinger is the manager of SAS Online Communities. Since 1993, Chris has worked for SAS as an author, a software developer, an R&D manager and a consultant. Inexplicably, Chris is still coasting on the limited fame he earned as an author of SAS For Dummies.  He also hosts the SAS Tech Talk webcasts each year from SAS Global Forum, connecting viewers with smart people from SAS R&D and the impressive work that they do.

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  1. Volunteerism is just one of the many things that SAS promotes in it's employees that I find so inspiring and rewarding.

    Dr. Jim Goodnight stated "SAS starts with the belief that we are in the business of people - whether that is with customers, employees, or business contacts" and I think this is a fundamental principle for SAS' ongoing success. Customers prefer to work with individuals who are not just professional, but positive. Therefore keeping employees happy & engaged improves the relationship with customers.

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