REDMOND, Wash., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Spur Group (Spur), a consulting firm that works with Fortune 500 companies, has been named to Seattle Business's 100 Best Companies to Work For in the state of Washington. The award is significant for both clients and employers. The average full-time American employee works 1,700 hours per year. A 2014 survey from the American Psychological Association found when workers feel valued by their employers they are more likely to have high levels of energy, feel happy and be engaged in their work.
This year's awards process was more competitive than ever. A record number of companies entered Washington's 25th annual 100 Best Companies to Work For competition. Seattle Business magazine honored the 100 Best Companies to Work For at an awards dinner June 17, 2014 at The Westin, Seattle. More than 850 business leaders attended the awards presentation.
"Part of our business strategy is to deliver high value to both our clients and employees" said Ray Rasmussen, Managing Principal of The Spur Group. "We hire from diverse backgrounds and work to create an environment where everyone grows. That's why we have mentors, managers and everyone else to help our employees get the right experience."
"We're proud to be recognized by Seattle Business," said Randy Karr, Principal at The Spur Group. "We offer a comprehensive approach to involve people at all levels in the growth of the business – with an emphasis on transparency."
Seattle Business determines the winners of its 100 Best Companies to Work For based off anonymous employee surveys. A full list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For can be seen on http://www.seattlebusinessmag.com.
About The Spur Group:
The Spur Group is a leading consulting firm that works with technology companies and suppliers on sales, marketing, operations and channel innovations. Based in Redmond, Wash., The Spur Group works with a broad array of technology companies including, Microsoft, Google, Cisco, VMware and many others. You can reach The Spur Group at thespurgroup.com or 425-885-0684.
About Seattle Business:
Seattle Business is a monthly magazine that is read by more than 100,000 business executives across the state. Annual events tied to its editorial coverage include Washington's Leaders in Health Care, the Executive Excellence Awards, the Washington Manufacturing Awards, Green Washington Awards, Best Companies to Work For, and the Washington Family Business Awards. Seattle Business is owned by Minneapolis-based Tiger Oak Publications, which also publishes Seattle magazine, Seattle Bride magazine as well as more than 20 other leading regional magazines. Visit Seattle Business online at http://www.seattlebusinessmag.com.
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