FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Chelsie Hopkins, Corporate Communications Consultant
1801 S. Liberty Dr., Suite 300
Bloomington, IN 47403
BLOOMINGTON-BASED COMPANY NAMED BEST PLACE TO WORK IN KENTUCKY FOR 2012
Employment Plus wins award for 5th year
BLOOMINGTON, IN, FEBRUARY 27TH, 2012 – Employment Plus, Inc., a Bloomington, Indiana-based full-service staffing, recruiting and HR solutions firm with over 100 locations nationwide, today announced that it has recently been named as one of the Best Places to Work in Kentucky for 2012. The awards program was created in 2005 and is a project of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management (KYSHRM) and Best Companies Group.
“We are honored to have been named a Best Place to Work in Kentucky for the fifth year,” said Tabitha Stratton, Vice President of Partnership Development- National Accounts. “Being named a Best Place to Work is not just about winning an award; it is about knowing that we are making a difference for our employees, our clients and the communities we serve.”
The statewide survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Kentucky, benefiting the state’s economy, its workforce and businesses. The Best Places to Work in Kentucky 2012 list is made up of 65 companies. To be considered for participation, companies had to fulfill specific eligibility requirements.
Employment Plus was awarded a Best Place to Work in Kentucky through careful evaluation of the company’s workplace policies, practices, demographics and employee experience. The overall score determined Employment Plus’ final ranking and awarded the company as a Best Place to Work in Kentucky in the large-sized employers category (250 US employees or greater).
“The process of becoming a Best Place to Work is a valuable experience. We’re thrilled to see that Employment Plus’ guiding principles; treat people right, do what we say we’re going to do and always look for ways to improve, make a positive impact on our employee and client relationships,” said Stratton.
Employment Plus offers a variety of unique processes and corporate resources to ensure client and job seeker success. Each step of the company’s proprietary process is optimized to deliver the best results and make the biggest impact on both the quality of labor and employee retention.
“Our client retention rate of over 96% has helped us to open over 100 branches in 17 states. Our success has been a combination of building outstanding local teams, our exclusive Plus Process and our corporate difference maker culture,” said Mike Ross, President & CEO.
Employment Plus will be recognized and honored at the Best Places to Work in Kentucky 8th Annual Awards Dinner on Thursday, April 19, 2012 at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville. The final rankings, determined by Best Companies Group, will be announced at the event. A magazine recognizing the winners and their final rankings will be released for statewide distribution at that time.
About Employment Plus
Founded in 1993, Employment Plus is one of the fastest-growing US staffing firms, operating from over 100 branch and on-site partner locations throughout nation. The company provides award-winning staffing, professional and technical recruiting, Managed Services support and innovative contingent workforce solutions. Employment Plus drives business results in industrial / light manufacturing, office, call center, transportation, healthcare and construction industry sectors. By combining its local branch teams, exclusive Plus Process™, centralized corporate resources and difference maker culture, Employment Plus creates lasting partnerships with clients and cost-effectively fills temporary, temp-to-hire, contract and direct-hire positions. For more information, contact Chelsie Hopkins, Corporate Communications Consultant at CHopkins@EmploymentPlus.com or (812) 961-5090.