This year's winners practice innovative strategies and represent best practices in human resources in industries as diverse as the financial services, technology, construction, manufacturing and nonprofit.
An independent research firm evaluates each company's entry based on key measuresin 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.
The winning companies also vie for 3 "Best of the Best Overall" elite awards, one granted for Small, Medium and Large size businesses. The elite award winners will be announced during the luncheon.
The annual symposium and awards program will begin with registration, networking and an exhibit gallery at 9:30 a.m. Educational workshops will follow at 10:00 a.m. A Keynote address will be given by Lance J. Richards, GPHR, SPHR of Kelly Services at 11:20 a.m. The luncheon and awards ceremony begins at 12:05 p.m.
"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 2013 winners style their business standards to ensure employee satisfaction and they set standards for every business to aspire toward." said Jennifer Kluge, NABR president. "We are very impressed by the commitment that they have demonstrated to their employees."
Tickets for the symposium and awards lunch are $180. A table of 10 is $1,800. Sponsorships and additional opportunities are also available.
Contact the National Association For Business Resources at 866-321-1822 or visitto register or for more information.
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The "101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For", a program of the National Association For Business Resources is presented annually in several markets: Metro Detroit, Chicago, Atlanta, Houston, West Michigan and Nationally. Nominations are now being accepted. Visitto obtain an application.
The National Association For Business Resources based in Warren, Mich. boasts a statewide sphere of influence that no other organization of its kind can claim, leveraging a depth of programs and community initiatives that positively impact more than 150,000 businesses.
Atlanta's Best And Brightest Companies To Work For
The 2013 Winners
A Program Of TheNational Association For Business Resources
K.A.W.S. Marketing Group, Inc.
American Global Logistics
Kingdom Fortunes Development Group
Munich American Reassurance Company
Partnership Financial Consulting, LLC
BDO USA, LLP
PBD Worldwide Fulfillment Services
Buckley Brown, P.C.
City of Atlanta
Private Label Nutraceuticals
Conway MacKenzie, Inc.
Purchasing Power, LLC
Crowe Horwath LLP
Pursley Friese Torgrimson, LLP
Quest Group Search LLC
CyQuest Business Solutions, Inc.
Daugherty Business Solutions
SeeGee Technologies, Inc.
DMC Atlanta, Inc.
Service Express, Inc. (SEI)
Dodge Communications, Inc.
Dorsey Alston, Realtors
Embraco North America
The Intersect Group
Emerald Data Networks, Inc.
Emory Healthcare, Inc.
The Partnership of Atlanta, Inc.
Equity Loans, LLC
The Renn Wealth Management Group
Every Woman Works, Inc.
Trilogy FM & MilliCare
Foundation Financial Group
GolinHarris International, Inc.
Hall Booth Smith, P.C.
Hancock Askew & Co., LLP
Human Resource Dimensions
Incentive Solutions, Inc.
IST Management Services, Inc.