ATLANTA, Jan. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Purchasing Power, LLC, a specialty e-retailer offering American workers the opportunity to purchase consumer products and services through an industry-leading payroll deduction voluntary benefit, announced today it has received two national awards, citing exceptional human resource practices as well as excellence in employee and worksite health. Purchasing Power® has been recognized as a Best and Brightest Company to Work For® in the Nation and as a 2016 National Best and Brightest in Wellness™ company by the National Association of Business Resources (NABR).
All winners of the 2016 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® were evaluated by an independent research firm based on their Human Resources practices. Among the areas assessed include 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.
Similarly, the National Best and Brightest in Wellness™ companies were examined statistically for quantitative data and benchmarked on wellness program effectiveness, including outcomes, analysis and tracking, participation and incentives, benefits and programs, leadership, employee input, culture and environment.
"As an employee benefit company, we recognize how important it is to create an optimal environment where employees can be inspired to contribute their best efforts to the success of the business," said Purchasing Power CEO Richard Carrano. "Listening directly to our employees, we strive to achieve an affirmative culture where everyone is valued, both as team members and as individuals. We couldn't be more pleased to be recognized nationally for our efforts with these two notable citations."
"It is an honor to be recognized nationally for the second year in a row," added Racquel Roberts, vice president of Human Resources for Purchasing Power. "Giving is a vital part of our people strategy and that shines through in our total rewards programs."
The NABR, established in 1996, fosters a collaborative environment in which companies and leaders learn best practices, trends, and vital information benefiting the company and its employees well beyond the finances. Through the Best and Brightest® programs, the National Association for Business Resources provides specialized business services, education and resources for businesses throughout the United States.
About Purchasing Power, LLC
Purchasing Power, LLC, is one of the fastest-growing voluntary benefit companies in the industry, offering a leading employee purchase program for consumer products and services as well as providing financial tools and resources to improve employee financial wellness. Purchasing Power is available to millions of people through large companies including Fortune 500s, associations and government agencies. Headquartered in Atlanta, Purchasing Power is 'Powering People to a Better Life™' through its employee purchase program, financial literacy efforts and corporate social responsibility initiatives. Purchasing Power is Flexpoint Ford, LLC company. For more information, visit www.PurchasingPower.com.
About the Best and Brightest Programs
The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® competition identifies and honors organizations that display a commitment to excellence in operations and employee enrichment that lead to increased productivity and financial performance. This competition scores potential winners based on regional data of company performance and a set standard across the nation. 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.
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