76 Small to Medium Sized Companies and 24 Large Companies Make the Cut
The alphabetical list of the 100 companies in Pennsylvania to win a designation as a “Best Place to Work” has been revealed. This year’s list represents 30,256 employees of 76 small to medium sized companies and 24 large sized companies. In order to be eligible for this process, companies had to be a for-profit or non-profit business, be publicly or privately held, employ at least 25 employees working in Pennsylvania and be in business for at least one year. Making this list is a prestigious honor and winners improve their visibility and appeal to job seekers from around the globe by carrying a trusted stamp of approval as a “Best Places to Work in PA” company.
Companies began the application process in late March of this year. Once registered, a survey was administered to both employees and employers at hundreds of companies across our Commonwealth. Winners are chosen based on who receives the highest combined scores in a twofold evaluation: a review of a company’s workforce policies, practices, philosophies, systems and demographics (25%) and results of an employee survey measuring employee satisfaction (75%). Using a formula similar to Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work for in America,” the Best Companies Group surveys and scores the workplace and each candidate is given an overall score.
“Team Pennsylvania is proud to be a founding and ongoing partner in the Best Places to Work in PA program,” said Ryan C. Unger, President and CEO at Team Pennsylvania. “These companies represent the best of the best. Innovative workplaces with creative leadership that is advancing Pennsylvania’s economy.”
The numeric list of winners will be announced at a celebration dinner on Thursday, December 1st at the Lancaster County Convention Center in downtown Lancaster, PA. This year’s program is brought to you by:
Lead Sponsor & Founding Partner: Team Pennsylvania Foundation
Founding Partners: The Department of Community & Economic Development and the Central Penn Business Journal
Presenting Sponsor: BDO, USA
Program Partner: The Pennsylvania State Council of SHRM
Major sponsor: Century Link; Harrisburg University; PA Department of Labor & Industry; Office of Vocational Rehabilitation; Saul Ewing LLP
Video sponsor: FGV Media
TEAM PENNSYLVANIA is a non-partisan, charitable, non-profit created in 1997 to bring government and private sector leaders together for the betterment of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Team Pennsylvania’s support results in innovation that drives entrepreneurial spirit, improves and strengthens the state’s workforce and contributes to a growing and vibrant Pennsylvania economy.