These Elite Chicago 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 FONA International, Inc. of Geneva, IL, which demonstrated excellence in all categories.
FONA International, Inc. stood above all of this year’s entries with exceptional human resources practices. The company outranked all of the competing companies in every category used to evaluate the winning entries.
“The NABR takes the awards process very seriously and has worked diligently over the past 10 years to create a program that is unbiased, collects quantitative data, is rigorously judged and uses statistical analysis in order to achieve an award that is well respected in the HR field and among other associations,”
Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®
2014 Elite Category Winners
Compensation, Benefits and Employee Solutions McAfee Institute (Peoria)
Employee Achievement and Recognition Fusion OEM (Burr Ridge)
The Best of the Best Small Business alligatortek (Orland Park)
Communication and Shared Vision Greeley and Hansen LLC (Chicago)
Community Initiatives Capital One Financial (Lake Forest)
Diversity and Inclusion WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (Naperville)
Employee Education and Development Assurance (Schaumburg)
Employee Enrichment, Engagement & Retention Laurus Strategies (Chicago)
Recruitment, Selection and Orientation Care Communications, Inc. (Chicago)
Strategic Company Performance Omron Automation and Safety (Schaumburg)
Work-Life Balance Takeda (Deerfield)
The “Best of the Best” Overall Award FONA International, Inc. (Geneva)
Sponsors of the “Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” include FONA International, ABC 7 Chicago, CORP! Magazine, BASIC, Chicago Coffees & Teas, Harrah's Joliet, IIT Center for Research and Service,The Management Association of Illinois,True Partners Consulting,Assurance Agency,Verizon Wireless,VW Credit, Inc.,Omron Automation and Safety,Digitas LBi,GreenRoom Production, Inc.,Tomorrow's Business Today,Takedown Outdoors andBaudville.
The “Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®,” a program of the National Association for Business Resources, is presented annually in Atlanta, Detroit, Chicago, Houston, Grand Rapids, Milwaukee, San Francisco and now nationally. Nominations are now being accepted for 2015. Visit www.101bestandbrightest.com to obtain an application.
About the Best and Brightest Programs
The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For™ is a program of the National Association for Business Resources that provides the business community with the opportunity to gain recognition, showcase their best practices and demonstrate why they are an ideal place for employees to work. This national program celebrates those companies that are making better business, creating richer lives and building a stronger community as a whole. There are numerous regional celebrations throughout the country.
The National Association For Business Resources based in Warren, Mich. boasts a 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.