HOUSTON, July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The search is on for Houston's Best and Brightest Companies to Work For. This fall, Houston will host the "academy awards of the Human Resources world" in an event that identifies and honors organizations that display a commitment to excellence in their company practices and employee engagement.
The event will honor the winning companies and present elite awards to the top performers at the first annual "Houston's Best and Brightest Companies to Work For" symposium and awards celebration on Oct. 25, 2012. The event will feature best practice HR workshop sessions that precede an awards celebration.
An independent research firm evaluates each company's entry based on key measures in various categories. They 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; Strategic Company Performance and the Best of the Best Small Business.
A basic assessment of each winning company's overall ranking in each category will be provided to each winner. The Best and Brightest program provides year-long education, benchmarking, assessment tools and interaction amongst the best employers among various regions such as Chicago, Atlanta, Houston, Detroit, Grand Rapids and Nationally.
Nominations are being accepted until July 27, 2012. Anyone can complete the online entry form at www.101bestandbrightest.com. Nomination forms are also available by calling 866-321-1822. Call 866-321-1822 to register or nominate or visit www.101bestandbrightest.com. There are sponsorship, advertising and exhibit opportunities still available.
The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For™ is an awards competition providing 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 is the premier awards symposium that celebrates those companies that are making the lives of their employees better as well as the community as a whole.
SOURCE National Association for Business Resources