These Elite Detroit companies represent the best practices in human resources programs. The winners are selected based on their overall high scores and are then named an Elite winner in their respective category. The most prestigious award, the “Best of the Best,” was presented to Henry Ford Health System of Detroit, which demonstrated excellence in all categories.
The Henry Ford Health System stood out above all of this year’s entries with exceptional human resources practices. The company outranked all of the competing 101 companies in every category used to evaluate the winning entries.
“Appreciating the true value of one’s employees and the contributions they make toward a successful company are just some of the traits that this year’s elite winners demonstrated. These select 12 companies acknowledge employees with competitive compensation and benefits, they place emphasize on communication, work-life balance, diversity, community initiatives, as well as other key factors.” said MBPA President Jennifer Kluge.” We are proud to provide a forum for these select companies to be recognized and honored.”
Metro Detroit’s “101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For”
2012 Elite Award Winners
Communication and Shared Vision
Community Initiatives Fifth Third Bank Eastern Michigan (Southfield)
Compensation, Benefits and Employee Solutions Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP (Detroit)
Diversity and Inclusion
Employee Achievement and Recognition
Employee Education and Development Soil and Materials Engineers, Inc. (SME) (Plymouth)
Employee Enrichment, Engagement and Retention Plex Systems Inc. (Auburn Hills)
Recruitment, Selection and Orientation
Strategic Company Performance
Small Business “Best of the Best” Award
“Best of the Best” Award
Sponsors of the “Metro Detroit’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” include WDIV Channel 4 News, WXYZ TV 7 News, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Davenport University, DTE Energy, Strategic Staffing Solutions, Detroit Athletic Club, McGraw Wentworth, Corp! magazine, St. John Providence Health System, Staples, Pi Banquet Hall and Applied Imaging.
The “101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For,” a program of the Michigan Business and Professional Association is presented annually in five markets: Metro Detroit, Chicago, Atlanta, Houston and West Michigan and now nationally. Nominations are now being accepted for 2013. Visit www.101bestandbrightest.com to obtain an application.
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