DALLAS, Nov. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Dallas independent Johnson & Sekin has been named to Advertising Age's "Best Places to Work" for 2017. Ad Age has partnered with Best Companies Group to identify companies that have excelled in creating quality workplaces for employees.
Ad Age's Best Places to Work is comprised of just 50 companies nationally, with Johnson & Sekin claiming the #30 spot on the prestigious list in its first year applying for the award. Johnson & Sekin is just one of three agencies in Texas to be recognized, and the only agency in Dallas, to receive the distinction.
The "Best Places to Work" survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best employers in the Advertising and Marketing industries, benefiting the industry's economy, workforce and businesses.
Johnson & Sekin was founded in 2009 by Dallas creative veterans Kent Johnson and Chris Sekin, and has been AAF Dallas' most awarded agency over the last four years. In 2017 alone, the agency's work has been recognized by American Advertising Federation, American Marketing Association, Lüerzer's Archive, Logo Lounge, Texas Monthly and the National Down Syndrome Society.
Current clients for the agency include American Heart Association, Chili's Grill & Bar, Caliber Collision, Pizza Inn, non-profit Meat Fight, Pecan Lodge BBQ, Dallas Cowboys Merchandising and Teasdale Latin Foods. The agency recently announced the additions of Dallas Zoo and Baylor University to their roster.
Companies from across the United States entered the two-part survey process to determine Ad Age's Best Places to Work. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company's workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics. This part of the process was worth approximately 25% of the total evaluation. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. This part of the process was worth approximately 75% of the total evaluation. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final ranking. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and survey process, analyzed the data and determined the final ranking.
For more information on Ad Age's Best Places to Work program, visit www.BestPlacestoWorkAdAge.com.
About Advertising Age
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About Johnson & Sekin
Creative veterans Kent Johnson and Chris Sekin lead one of Dallas' most awarded and talked-about advertising agencies, with accounts including Chili's Grill & Bar, Caliber Collision, Dallas Cowboys Merchandising, Dallas Zoo, Pizza Inn, Teasdale Latin Foods, and non-profit Meat Fight among others. For more, visit www.johnsonandsekin.com.
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