w3r Consulting Commended for Superior Human Resource Practices for 7th Consecutive Year
July 31, 2015, Southfield, MI. — Across the Metro Detroit area, hundreds of companies apply every year to be named one of the region’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For. The applicant pool is narrowed down to the 101 companies with the highest quality human resources practices, and for the 7th year in a row, w3r Consulting has made the list.
The criteria upon which each company is evaluated includes the following: 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, and strategic company performance. (See following list for winners.)
“This year’s honorees have clearly demonstrated why each of them would be an ideal place for employees to work. Companies that capitalize on their greatest resource—their employees—know how to attract and retain top talent,” said Jennifer Kluge, MBPA president. “The selection, recognition and awarding of this year’s 101 companies allows our organization to showcase their best practices and we are proud to offer them a venue to do this.”
President and CEO, Eric Hardy stated,” Achieving The Best and Brightest Award 7 years consecutively is truly a honor and humbling. As a provider of talent services and solutions we hold the opinion of our employees and consultants in the highest regard. We consider ourselves like family at w3r and this award externally translates this sentiment.”
All select 101 companies will be honored on Thursday, September 17 at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center located downtown at 400 Renaissance Drive. Registration and networking will begin at 7:30 a.m. with breakfast and a series of speakers to follow. The presentation of awards will begin at 10 a.m. Visit the event website for more information and to purchase tickets.
The Best and Brightest Companies to Work ForⓇ is presented by the Michigan Business and Professional Association. The symposium is hosted by regional organizations in several other markets including Chicago, Atlanta, Los Angeles, New York, Nashville and more. Click here to submit a nomination for the 2016 awards.
Metro Detroit’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work ForⓇ is sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, The Detroit Marriott, The Executive Group, WDIV Channel 4 News, Basic, Baudville, Inc., Business Leaders for Michigan, Davenport University, FirstMerit Bank, Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP., Clark Hill, Corp! Magazine, DTE Energy, Marsh and McLennan Agency, Staples, The Henry Ford, Detroit Athletic Club, EDSI, Plastic Omnium Auto Inergy, and The Orsus Group.
About w3r Consulting
w3r Consulting is a Southfield, Michigan based staffing and consulting firm that provides talent, technology consulting and advanced analytics solutions to Fortune 500 companies in the automotive, financial, healthcare, insurance, professional and business services, and retail industries. In 2012, w3r acquired Nurse Now Staffing. Winner of numerous customer and industry awards, this year w3r celebrates 20 years of innovation, exceptional customer service and community engagement. For ongoing news, please visit w3r.com
About the Michigan Business & Professional Association (MBPA)
Based in Warren, MI, the Michigan Business & Professional Association (MBPA) is the largest business organization of small to medium-sized businesses in Michigan, representing more than 20,000 members who employ over 200,0000 persons. Members include attorneys, physicians, architects, accountants, construction companies, banks, retailers, wholesalers, manufacturers and the like. Member businesses receive numerous benefits including free legal and financial consultations; discounted technology, automotive and office products; employee training and recruitment assistance; and competitive insurance rates. Visit them online at www.michbusiness.org