Ten Companies That Take Great Care of Their People
BY Scott Leibs
Ten Companies That Take Great Care Of Their People
These standout private companies are committed to employee benefits, cultures that support work-life balance, and career advancement through training. They won a competition sponsored by The Principal Financial Group and The Build Network.
how the winners were chosen: More than 240 applicants were judged on a weighted scale that encompassed health care (35 percent), retirement (25 percent), insurance (15 percent), and company culture (25 percent). To qualify, applicants were required to have been in business for at least five years, employ from five to 1,000 people, and be based in the U.S. Winners were chosen by a panel of judges consisting of Paul Spiegelman, founder of BerylHealth and chief culture officer of Stericycle; Dallas Salisbury, president and CEO of the Employee Benefits Research Institute; Lisa Kottler, senior vice president of NFP Retirement Services; Kevin Lynch, executive-in-residence at Benedictine University; and George Gendron, the former editor in chief of Inc.
SCOTT LEIBS is executive editor of Inc. magazine, where he oversees the Build and Money sections while also handling a range of other writing and editing duties for the magazine, website, and custom publishing projects. He is a former editor in chief of CFO magazine and a former senior editor for InformationWeek, and has written for many other publications, including The Economist and the San Diego Union-Tribune. He is a graduate of Emerson College, Boston University, and the University of Massachusetts.