How it Works

Nominations

Best and Brightest winners represent the most exceptional places to work. They are the companies and organizations who push operational standards forward, foster constructive environments, and display a commitment to their team members and community. If you represent or wish to acknowledge a company or organization who embodies Better Business. Richer Lives, Stronger Communities, nominate them as the Best and Brightest.

Evaluation

Great organizations create cultures where team members are inspired and have the opportunity to contribute their talents towards the overall vision of the organization. During the selection process, the Best and Brightest team works with nominees to identify their strengths and opportunities through an in-depth evaluation.

Participants’ practices are bench-marked against other participants in their region and across the nation. This multifaceted approach creates a rich assessment that provides opportunities for analysis reports, competitive comparison and educational opportunties leading towards tangible and direct ROI. Learn more about participating in the Best and Brightest programs.

Having the Best & Brightest designation has helped us attract top talent. Marketing-wise, it has been amazing to put it on the back of our business cards, and it is on every piece of literature we have.

Janis PetriniOwner, Express Employment Professionals

Cascade Engineering is a better company through our involvement with the Best and Brightest organization. Business has an opportunity beyond mere profitability to positively impact society and the environment. The Best and Brightest recognition is an affirmation of businesses large and small dedicated to their employees, community, diversity and sustainability.

Keith Maki, Cascade EngineeringDirector of Marketing and Public Relations, Cascade Engineering

We use being one of the Best & Brightest from the minute people enter our offices. It sets the expectation that we want world-class employees to be a part of our organization.

Andy GutmanCFO, The Farbman Group

Recognition & Celebration

Best and Brightest winners are continually redefining the status quo. They are in a sustained flux of assessment and improvement and know that today’s challenges are tomorrow’s opportunities. The Best and Brightest team invites participants to celebrate their triumphs in one of our many event regions at Symposium and Awards Galas. This opportunity for collaboration, networking, and celebration is the capstone of the program experience.

View the 2020 Best and Brightest Companies To Work For In The Nation List in the Wall Street Journal

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