Quotes and Sayings about Employees



"Treat employees like partners, and they act like partners."
- Fred Allen
(Related: Act, Employees)

"It's my father's legacy. My father's view was that the public is the employer of these government employees and has the right to know what they're up to."
- Jack Anderson
(Related: Government, Father, Employees, Public, Right)

"The American people depend on these federal employees to process, investigate, and adjudicate applications for immigration rights and benefits in a timely and thorough manner."
- Joe Baca
(Related: People, American, Benefits, Employees, Rights)

"I'm very, very bullish about our prospects, and as I tell our board, as I tell our employees, this is the time to invest. There's so much opportunity. Let's just invest in that opportunity, and really get after it."
- Steve Ballmer
(Related: Time, Opportunity, Employees)

"Our people are excited about building solutions, and it's rewarding to see how much fun Netscape employees have doing something they think is relevant and important."
- Jim Barksdale
(Related: People, Building, Employees, Fun)

"The factory of the future will have only two employees, a man and a dog. The man will be there to feed the dog. The dog will be there to keep the man from touching the equipment."
- Warren G. Bennis
(Related: Employees, Future, Man, Will)

"California has set up regional collection offices around the world, staffed by California employees, specifically for out of state California businesses to collect the money and bring it back to California."
- Craig Benson
(Related: Money, Employees, State, World)

"We cannot continue. Our pension costs and health care costs for our employees are going to bankrupt this city."
- Michael Bloomberg
(Related: Health, Care, Employees)

"There is a story which is not being told strongly enough of the Afghan employees of the UN inside the country who are saving hundreds of thousands of lives everyday by their bravery and nobody talks of them."
- Lakhdar Brahimi
(Related: Being, Bravery, Country, Employees)

"In some cases, managers and employees have secured pensions beyond their original base salary. It is wrong, the people doing it know it's wrong, and we have to put an end to it."
- Jerry Brown
(Related: People, Employees, End, Managers, Wrong)

"City employees will be hired and promoted because of their abilities - without outside interference."
- Jane Byrne
(Related: Employees, Will)

"Under the AHP approach, the average small business might be able to offer their employees one or two insurance plans, and that employee of the small business would have no idea whether their doctor was going to be a apart of one of those plans."
- Jim Cooper
(Related: Business, Idea, Employees)

"Train service is particularly vital for the students and employees of Southern Illinois University."
- Jerry Costello
(Related: Employees, Service, Students, University)

"You have nothing coming into a major metropolitan area to relocate or locate your business and employees. And you can go across the country and you'll see that."
- Richard M. Daley
(Related: Business, Country, Employees, Nothing)

"Last year, Congress gave the Department of Defense the authority to design a new civilian personnel system for its employees as part of the defense authorization bill."
- Norm Dicks
(Related: Design, Authority, Congress, Defense, Employees)

"In fact, at Olympic National Park in my district, they 3 years ago had 130 summer employees they brought in for temporary work. This summer they have 25 because they cannot afford more."
- Norm Dicks
(Related: Work, Employees, Fact, Summer, Years)

"Despite these hurdles, manufacturers in the U.S. and their employees are doing remarkable work."
- John Engler
(Related: Work, Employees, Remarkable)

"The head of the CIA, it seems to me, would think long and hard before he admitted that former employees of his had been involved in the murder of the President of the United States-even if they weren't acting on behalf of the Agency when they did it."
- Jim Garrison
(Related: Acting, Employees, Murder, President, states, United)

"The CIA could not face up to the American people and admit that its former employees had conspired to assassinate the President; so from the moment Kennedy's heart stopped beating, the Agency attempted to sweep the whole conspiracy under the rug."
- Jim Garrison
(Related: People, Heart, American, Employees, President)

"The employer generally gets the employees he deserves."
- J. Paul Getty
(Related: Employees)

"In my case, I pay a standard premium to participate in the Federal Employees' Health Benefits Plan for my wife and myself out of each month's paycheck."
- Virgil Goode
(Related: Health, Wife, Benefits, Employees)

"Amnesty is the magnet. Other magnets that you mentioned are anchor babies who get benefits in this country and employer deductions for employees, even if they are here illegally, which Mr. King is addressing."
- Virgil Goode
(Related: Babies, Benefits, Country, Employees)

"Our goal isn't to close Wal-Mart down. It is to make it a better, more humane company toward its employees and the communities it is in."
- Robert Greenwald
(Related: Goal, Company, Employees)

"Nominally, there is one executive for every eight federal employees, a ratio that would bankrupt many private industries."
- Martin L. Gross
(Related: Employees)

"The Tort Tax adds to the cost of everything we buy because businesses and manufacturers have to cover themselves and their employees - just in case they get sued by a greedy personal injury lawyer."
- Dennis Hastert
(Related: Employees, Tax, Injury)

"Half of my employees are women."
- Christie Hefner
(Related: Women, Employees)

"I view my role more as trying to set up an environment where the personalities, creativity and individuality of all the different employees come out and can shine."
- Tony Hsieh
(Related: Creativity, Employees, Environment, Individuality, Trying)

"Businesses often forget about the culture, and ultimately, they suffer for it because you can't deliver good service from unhappy employees."
- Tony Hsieh
(Related: Culture, Employees, Forget, Service)

"Start with good people, lay out the rules, communicate with your employees, motivate them and reward them. If you do all those things effectively, you can't miss."
- Lee Iacocca
(Related: People, Employees, Reward, Rules)

"If there is such a thing as good leadership, it is to give a good example. I have to do so for all the Ikea employees."
- Ingvar Kamprad
(Related: Leadership, Employees, Example)

"In other restaurants you'll see employees signing to each other, since we also hire many deaf men and women."
- Carl Karcher
(Related: Men, Women, Employees, Restaurants)

"We find that other employees are very enthusiastic about their fellow crew members who have disabilities-or what they previously thought of as disabilities."
- Carl Karcher
(Related: Thought, Employees)

"We will also allow state companies to sell shares to their workers and will pass a law allowing citizens to start companies of their own with no limits on the number of employees or on the firm's output."
- Vaclav Klaus
(Related: Employees, Law, Limits, State, Will, Workers)

"The world has changed, and it's almost been 11 years. I have 975 employees. I have six restaurants. We haven't opened any new ones in almost three years."
- Emeril Lagasse
(Related: Employees, Restaurants, World, Years)

"We found that when people put this issue on the table, it turns out that men acknowledge the issue, and employers and employees can work out solutions just as working mothers do."
- James Levine
(Related: Men, Work, People, Employees, Mothers)

"Second, if you're the boss, just because they don't ask doesn't mean your employees don't have needs."
- James Levine
(Related: Boss, Employees, Needs)

"If there is to be peace in our industrial life let the employer recognize his obligation to his employees - at least to the degree set forth in existing statutes."
- John L. Lewis
(Related: Life, Peace, Employees, Obligation)

"It's very likely that graduates, current employees and retirees have some wonderful pieces of Deer Park history in their closets or garages."
- Matt Lucas
(Related: History, Employees)

"I am also committed to providing city employees with housing assistance."
- Thomas Menino
(Related: Employees)

"When the TSA was established, it was never envisioned that it would become a huge, unwieldy bureaucracy which was soon to grow to 67,000 employees. As TSA has grown larger, more impersonal, and administratively top-heavy, I believe it is important that airports across the country consider utilizing the opt-out provision provided by law."
- John Mica
(Related: Bureaucracy, Country, Employees, Law)

"When the TSA was established, it was never envisioned that it would become a huge, unwieldy bureaucracy which was soon to grow to 67,000 employees."
- John Mica
(Related: Bureaucracy, Employees)

"Just the act of listening means more than you can imagine to most employees."
- Bob Nelson
(Related: Act, Employees, Listening)

"Take time to appreciate employees and they will reciprocate in a thousand ways."
- Bob Nelson
(Related: Time, Employees, Will)

"Work is accomplished by those employees who have not yet reached their level of incompetence."
- Laurence J. Peter
(Related: Work, Employees, Incompetence)

"The magic formula that successful businesses have discovered is to treat customers like guests and employees like people."
- Tom Peters
(Related: People, Successful, Employees, Formula, Guests, Magic)

"By providing our school districts with direct access to criminal information records, we can help ensure timely and complete information on prospective school employees."
- Jon Porter
(Related: Employees, Help, Information, School)

"When I started Victoria Principal Products, there were 22 full-time employees - they were all women."
- Victoria Principal
(Related: Women, Employees)

"The easy way out is to approve an early retirement plan one year but not pay out sick and vacation time to deserving employees until three years later. Unfortunately, later is now."
- Jodi Rell
(Related: Time, Employees, Now, Retirement, Vacation, Years)

"Look at the Quakers - they were excellent business people that never lied, never stole; they cared for their employees and the community which gave them the wealth. They never took more money out than they put back in."
- Anita Roddick
(Related: Business, Money, People, Wealth, Community, Employees, Quakers)

"Social Security should have a self-sustaining portion that was funded by contributions from both employers and employees. That's what we know and have known for 70 successful years."
- James Roosevelt
(Related: Successful, Employees, Security, Self, Years)

"The majority of Americans receive health insurance coverage through their employers, but with rising health care costs, many small businesses can no longer afford to provide coverage for their employees."
- Jim Ryun
(Related: Health, Americans, Care, Employees, Majority)

"It might be said that it is the ideal of the employer to have production without employees and the ideal of the employee is to have income without work."
- E. F. Schumacher
(Related: Work, Employees, Income, Production)

"We would rather have our employees running our business."
- James Sinegal
(Related: Business, Employees, Running)

"When employees are happy, they are your very best ambassadors."
- James Sinegal
(Related: Employees)

"On September 11, the murders of World Trade Center employees and visitors took the lives of numerous nationalities, ethnic groups and religious followers."
- Cliff Stearns
(Related: Employees, Followers, Religious, Trade, World)

"A corporation's responsibility is to the shareholders, not its retirees and employees. Companies are doing everything they can to get rid of pension plans and they will succeed."
- Ben Stein
(Related: Employees, Responsibility, Succeed, Will)

"We want to take care of our employees, because they take care of our family."
- Harold Taylor
(Related: Family, Care, Employees, Want)

"Employees make the best dates. You don't have to pick them up and they're always tax-deductible."
- Andy Warhol
(Related: Employees, Tax)

"Here's the truth. The proposed top rate of income tax is not 50 per cent. It is 50 per cent plus 1.5 per cent national insurance paid by employees plus 13.3 per cent paid by employers. That's not 50 per cent. Two years from now, Britain will have the highest tax rate on earned income of any developed country."
- Andrew Lloyd Webber
(Related: Truth, Country, Employees, Tax, Income, Now, Will, Years)

"That co-operation and peace rather than industrial strife and strikes will best promote the prosperity of the employees the company and all of the people and even strengthen the nation."
- Charles E. Wilson
(Related: Peace, People, Company, Employees, Nation, Prosperity, Will)

"Do Lipton employees take coffee breaks?"
- Steven Wright
(Related: Coffee, Employees)

"These days, government employees are better off in almost every area: pay, benefits, time off, and security, on top of working fewer hours. They can thrive even in a down economy."
- Mortimer Zuckerman
(Related: Government, Time, Benefits, Economy, Employees, Security)