Every year companies throughout West Michigan compete to be named one of “West Michigan’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®.” Only companies that distinguish themselves as having the most innovative and thoughtful human resources approach can be bestowed this honor. C/D/H was honored to be selected as one of West Michigan's Best and Brightest.
"We feel we employ the best, most talented people in Michigan, and we are thrilled to be recognized for this honor. We have a strong focus on employee enrichment, education, development and team building. As well, we provide our employees with excellent incentives, such as an employee stock ownership plan and healthcare benefits," said Susan Cotts, partner at C/D/H.
Winners are pooled by the size of their company. Employers with 100 or less employees are benchmarked together and are classified as Small Business; 101-300 employees are benchmarked together and are classified as Medium Business; employers with more than 301 employees are benchmarked together and are classified as Large Business. All companies, no matter their size, can be a Best and Brightest Company to Work For® resulting in Better Business, Richer Lives and Stronger Communities.
An independent research firm evaluates each company’s entry based on key measures in various
categories. They include Compensation, Benefits and Employee Solutions; Employee Enrichment, Engagement and Retention; Employee Education and Development; Recruitment, Selection and Orientation; Employee Achievement and Recognition; Communication and Shared Vision; Diversity and Inclusion; Work-Life Balance; Community Initiatives; Strategic Company Performance and the Best of the Best Small Business, Medium Business and Large Business.
“Profitability and stability is essential for businesses in today’s economic climate. Companies that recognize that their employees are the key to their success achieve staying power. Our 2018 winners create their human resource standards to ensure employee satisfaction and they set standards for every business to aspire toward,” said Jennifer Kluge, President and CEO of B&B Programs. “We are proud to honor this year’s winners.”
West Michigan’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® is sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Newsradio WOOD 1300 and 106.9 FM, Grand Rapids Business Journal, Davenport University, DTE Energy, Kelly Services, Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC, Baudville, Elwood Staffing, Northwood University, BASIC, The Employers' Association, Ulliance, Comerica, National Diagnostic Services, Hello West Michigan, Relocation America International, Dave and Busters, Consumers Credit Union and The Orsus Group.
The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® is a program that provides the business community with the opportunity to gain recognition, showcase their best practices and demonstrate why they are an ideal place for employees to work. This national program celebrates those companies that are making better business, creating richer lives and building a stronger community as a whole. It is presented annually in several markets including Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Houston, Milwaukee, San Diego, San Francisco Bay Area, West Michigan and Nationally. Nominations are now being accepted. Visit www.101bestandbrightest.com to obtain an application.
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