Best Companies to Work For: Happy Campers

Taking care of top talent is taking precedence as the economy picks back up. Here's how Zappos, DreamWorks Animation, and Teach for America do it.

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Smart companies don't take retention for granted, especially now that the economy is showing signs of life. How do they keep employees loyal? We interviewed human resources executives and regular staff at three firms that made this year's 100 Best Companies to Work For list. Bottom line: These HR stars all offer welcoming office cultures that motivate their workers. And the perks ain't bad either. Best practices from Zappos, DreamWorks Animation, and Teach for America.

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Last updated April 26 2011: 12:10 PM ET
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