With the jobs numbers coming out today (highlighting the fact that many people have lost their jobs in the last quarter), I thought it was a good idea to remind folks that WE HAVE JOBS in the Triangle! I think it's one of the reasons we are considered one of the countries top "Recession Proof" areas in the Country!
Best Places to Work in Raleigh, NC and the Triangle
Top Family Friendly Companies with On Site or Near Site Child Care
For the last 10 years, Parenting Magazine has put out a list of the top 40 family friendly companies to work for in North Carolina.
According to Parenting Magazine, these are the top Family Friendly companies that offer on site or near site child care.
We've highlighted some quick facts about each, to help you find a great family friendly place to work and have your children nearby!
Each profile includes a link to the company's job openings page. You can apply directly for the positions that suit you best!
In alphabetical order:
Named one of Fortune Magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For" in 2008, Bright Horizons offers child care discounts on tuition, tuition reimbursement for continuing education, tax-free commuting, employee assistance and referral programs, and many other benefits. With more than 19,000 employees and more than 600 child care centers, Bright Horizons has been in the top 40 companies to work for, for 3 years running. To view more benefits and job opportunities, click here.
Located in Raleigh, CBC is in charge of broadcast favorites such as WRAL-TV, FOX50-TV, NCNN and 99.9 The Fan. This is the first time CBC has made it to the top 40 list family friendly company. They offer child care scholarships, dependent care reimbursement, child care and parenting resources and a method child development center among other benefits. With 542 employees and counting, check out the benefits and career options here.
Located in the Research Triangle Park with more than 54,000 employees worldwide, Cisco has been in the top 40 for the last 4 years. Cisco offers on-site child care as well as a Network Access Program that connects families to 170 child development centers across the US. They also offer elder care assistance, employee discounts, continuing education, and employee assistance programs. To learn more about their careers and benefits, click here.
With four locations in the Triangle and many more throughout the eastern state, Duke Health Care has more than 32,000 employees and has been in the top 40 for the last 7 years. With on-site child care as well as child care services, educational benefits for employees as well as their children, counseling and flex work options these are just a few of the benefits that Duke offers to their employees. To view the rest of their benefits and job offerings, click here.
With more than 4100 employees, three locations throughout the triangle and two more slated to open in 2009, Rex Health Care has made it into the top 40 family friendly companies to work for, for the last 9 years. In addition to all of the "basic" benefits, Rex also offers sick child care, enrollment at on-site child care facilities, and tuition reimbursement to name a few of their extras. To check out more benefits and available job opportunities click here.
With their corporate headquarters in Chapel Hill, Rho, Inc has more than 300 employees and has been in the top 40 for 5 years running. With on-site/near-site child care, maternity and parental leave, tuition reimbursement, employee referral bonus's and more, Rho is proud to say that their employees are the foundation of the company. To see more benefits and career opportunities, click here.
Located in Cary, SAS has been on the top 40 family friendly list for the last six years and in the top 20 on Fortune's "100 Best Companies to Work For in America" for eleven consecutive years. At SAS they have a simple business model: satisfied employees create satisfied customers. Offering on-site child care, three week's vacation, family medical leave, paternity leave and flexible work schedules are just a few of the great benefits SAS offers its employees. To see more benefits and job openings, click here.
Located in Chapel Hill, the UNC Health Care system employees more than 6200 people and has been on the top 40 family friendly list for the last 4 years. Some of the benefits include on-site child care for infants and pre-schoolers, continuing education programs and tuition assistance, financial planning seminars, and military leave. To see more benefits and career opportunities, click here.
Headquartered in Raleigh with locations in North Raleigh, Cary, Apex, and other surrounding cities, WakeMed employee's more than 7100 people and has been on the top 40 family friendly list for seven years running. WakeMed offers subsidized child care at KidWorks child care center, tuition reimbursement, employee assistance programs, and more. To see all benefits and jobs offered by WakeMed, click here.
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Raleigh and the Triangle Area
Whether you're looking at relocating to Raleigh to start your career, to find a friendly place to raise a family, or retiring in a terrific climate, Raleigh and the Research Park Triangle has something to offer you. Great schools, Forbes rated #1 in 2007 for Businesses and Careers, lots of lakes and golf courses, top-rated cultural centers, universities, and hospitals - and all only two hours to the ocean and three hours to the mountains - it's no wonder that Raleigh is a "Best Place to Live"!
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