Best Companies To Work For


Thank you for your interest in participating in Ingram’s Magazine’s “Best Companies to Work For.”

This program showcases local workplaces that have won the loyalty of their employees and the respect of the business community. Submission deadline for the 2017 Best Companies to Work For is Friday, April 28. Please provide the following information to be considered for the 2017 competition:


GENERAL INFORMATION

MARKETING CONTACT
This person will handle marketing and public relations questions.

PRIMARY CONTACT
This person will receive all communication from Ingrams and will be the main contact for questions regarding the application and/or from the judges.

NOMINATOR
Please provide information on the person completing this form.

CEO. PRESIDENT, MANAGER
Please provide name and contact information of the person in the highest-ranking position in the Kansas City area.

COMPANY DEMOGRAPHICS

Total Employees (excluding temporary/seasonal/per diem)

Please explain, in roughly 500 words overall, why your company should be named a Best Company to Work For. We are particularly interested in learning more about your company policies, practices and demographics, and its philosophies in the areas of:

MANAGEMENT PRACTICES: Including areas such as leadership, advancement opportunities, planning and communication.
TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT: Including areas such as employee training programs, continuing education and advancement.
PAY AND BENEFITS: Competitive/innovative salary structures, medical coverage, employees savings plans such as 401(k) accounts (with specifics on matching formulas), flexible spending accounts, access to fitness programs and discount programs, flex hours, etc.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: This includes areas such as role satisfaction, teamwork, and corporate culture.
FINANCIAL OUTLOOK: This includes areas such as job, facility expansion and company financial stability.
COMMUNITY SERVICE: This includes areas such as donating time and/or dollars and paid time off to volunteer.
Previous winners are eligible for consideration every third year. Finalists from prior years are invited to submit a nomination each year. Your organization may submit electronic or printed employee handbooks, training materials, company forms, brochures and/or relevant literature to supplement your entry.