SALT LAKE CITY, March 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- O.C. Tanner is proud to announce it was named number 17 on People's first annual "50 Companies That Care" list, jointly chosen by People and Great Place to Work. O.C. Tanner was recognized for going above and beyond to create a caring environment for employees and for supporting them throughout their professional and personal lives.
"We're honored to receive a place on the Great Place To Work and People Companies That Care list," said O.C. Tanner President and CEO Dave Petersen. "At O.C. Tanner we truly appreciate and care for our employees. They are the foundation of our success and it's our hope that the benefits and opportunities we provide can make a difference in their lives."
The list was based on more than 368,000 surveys from individuals employed by U.S. businesses across a range of industries. The 2017 "50 Companies That Care" were also selected based on the generosity of their benefits and charitable work, as well as personal accounts of the incredible impact these organizations have made on the lives of their employees.
"What we found so striking about the Companies That Care was just how personal their employees' stories were. These organizations go out of their way again and again to look after the well-being of their people, both day to day and during personal struggles when they need it the most," said Kim Peters, executive vice president of Great Place to Work.
The Companies That Care is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and its partner publications based on employee survey feedback from Great Place to Work–Certified™ organizations.
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About People's "50 Companies That Care"
People's Companies That Care list highlights the top 50 US companies with 1,000 or more employees that have succeeded in business while also demonstrating respect, compassion and concern for their employees, their communities and the environment.
To identify the "50 Companies That Care," People partnered with Great Place to Work® to produce the list using the research firm's extensive database and inside knowledge of outstanding workplaces around the globe. The list is based on nearly 370,000 employees' responses to survey questions asking them to rate how their companies treat them on a day-today basis. The list also takes into account employees' personal stories about the difference their workplaces have made in their lives and in their communities – and the generosity of their organizations' benefits, financial donations, and volunteerism. For more information, click here.
Time Inc.'s People revolutionized personality journalism when it launched as a weekly in 1974 with a mission to celebrate extraordinary people doing ordinary things and ordinary people doing extraordinary things. Ubiquitous and still at the center of pop culture more than 40 years later, the People brand is accessible across all media and platforms (print, digital, video, OTT, mobile, social) bringing more than 80 million consumers a unique mix of breaking entertainment news, exclusive photos, video, unparalleled access to the red carpet, celebrities, and in-depth reporting on the most compelling newsmakers of our time. An essential component of People's editorial vision remains human interest stories, which touch and often mirror the lives of our passionate audience. ComScore ranks the People/Entertainment Weekly Digital Network No. 1 in the entertainment news category. And now, the People/Entertainment Weekly Network (PEN) app offers a free, advertiser-supported OTT streaming video service. People is an award-winning 24/7 news organization headquartered in NYC with reporters worldwide. For more information visit People.com and Timeinc.com, and follow @people on Twitter and Instagram, @peoplemag on Facebook, and the People channel on YouTube and on Snapchat's Discover.
About Great Place to Work
Great Place to Work is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and certification programs, including Best Workplaces lists and workplace reviews, Great Place to Work provides the benchmarks, framework and expertise needed to create, sustain and recognize outstanding workplace cultures. In the United States, Great Place to Work produces the annual Fortune "100 Best Companies to Work For®" and a series of Great Place to Work Best Workplaces lists, including lists for Millennials, Women, Diversity, Small and Medium Companies and over a half dozen different industries.
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