Nugget Market
Nugget Market
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In 85 years of business, this family-owned grocery store chain has never had a layoff. By slowing down its hiring, the company been able to increase hours for current part-time associates who want to work more hours to compensate for an employee who leaves a position, and younger workers who leave for college often come back to work during the holiday season and summer breaks.

Nugget Market says they actively promote from within, and when they do hire from the outside, it is typically to fill an entry-level position.


By Caitlin Keating, reporter @FortuneMagazine - Last updated January 20 2012: 6:56 AM ET
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