Applications open for 2016 Best Places to Work


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The Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management (KYSHRM) and the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce are now accepting applications for the 2016 Best Places to Work in Kentucky program. The program is a multi-year initiative encouraging companies in the commonwealth to focus, measure and advance workplace environments toward excellence. If you think your company is one of the Best Places to Work in Kentucky, apply at bestplacestoworkky.com. Applications must be submitted by Friday, Oct. 23.

Best Companies Group will survey participating companies and reveal award winners in January 2016. Award winners will receive a final ranking at the awards ceremony April 20, 2016 in Lexington. The rankings and in-depth interviews with the winners will also be published in the Best Places to Work in Kentucky magazine that will be distributed at the conclusion of the awards event.

Winners will be selected from three categories, small companies of 15-149 employees, medium companies of 150-499 employees, and large companies consisting of more than 500 employees (category based on number of U.S. employees, only Kentucky employees surveyed).The selection process is based on an assessment of the company’s employee policies and procedures and the results of an internal employee survey. Best Companies Group manages the assessment and survey based on research and list selection. All participating companies will receive the survey feedback, enabling them to develop plans and implement necessary steps to create a great workplace and continue to improve business performance. These companies may also contact Best Companies Group for a 30-minute phone session to review the data presented in the Employee Feedback Report.

“Human resource professionals lead their organizations through effective strategic planning and creativity that impacts company’s bottom lines. The Best Places to Work in Kentucky initiative highlights these professionals and workplace standards across the Commonwealth,” said KYSHRM Chair, Susan Simmons, SPHR.

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