When people first welcomed The Weather Channel into their living rooms across the nation in 1982, the Internet as we know it today didn't exist, there were no tablet computers or even laptops, and few people had mobile phones. Since then, the Atlanta-based company has grown from 75 employees to more 1,000, its programming can be seen in over 100 million U.S. households and its app is the second most downloaded app (after Facebook) on iPads and smartphones.

"The media landscape is changing. Consumers are engaging with content. We are poised to help create this new digital landscape," said Sylvia Taylor, The Weather Channel's executive vice president of human resources, during a session at the 2012 Society for Human Resource Management conference.

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