DENVER, Feb. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW), a leading broadband and communications service provider, has been named a 2018 Best and Brightest Company to Work For in the Nation by the National Association for Business Resources.
The national Best and Brightest award recognizes WOW! as a leader in exceptional human resources practices and for having high standards for employee relations and business practices. This marks the fifth time WOW! has won the national award and the first time since 2014. WOW! also has won the city-specific version of the award multiple times, including in 2018, in its Chicago, Atlanta and metro Detroit markets.
WOW! encourages employee engagement and development through a variety of initiatives beyond offering competitive wages, specialized job training and strong benefits packages. Career path and training programs are designed to equip employees with new skills and broaden their career opportunities. Flexible work schedules accommodate employee preferences and encourage work-life balance. Employees are encouraged to take time out of their work schedules to volunteer in their communities. And the company has numerous recognition programs which focus on employee achievement and align with WOW!'s company values of respect, integrity, spirit of service and accountability.
"We take great pride in our reputation for having an excellent company culture. We invest in our employees through training, development, compensation and retention efforts to build an exceptional workplace," said Teresa Elder, CEO of WOW!. "This prestigious award showcases our commitment to empower our employees, to encourage personal and professional development and to build a nurturing and diverse workforce which fully aligns with our values."
Winners were selected based on their excellence in employee relations, creative compensation programs and their ability to recognize their employees as being instrumental in company success. This year's winners will be officially recognized at the National Best and Brightest Summit – Illuminate 2019 awards symposium and gala, taking place September 15-17 at the Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel. WOW! was featured in the January online issue of Corp! Magazine.
To learn more about WOW!, please visit www.wowway.com.
About WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone
WOW! is one of the nation's leading broadband providers, with a service area that passes over three million residential, business and wholesale consumers. WOW! provides service in 19 markets, primarily in the Midwest and Southeast, including Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Maryland, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, Florida and Georgia. With an expansive portfolio of advanced services including high-speed Internet services, cable TV, phone, business data, voice, and cloud services, the company is dedicated to providing outstanding service at affordable prices. Visit wowway.com for more information.
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