SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Eric Mower + Associates has been ranked in the top 10 Best Companies to Work for in New York State by the New York State Society for Human Resource Management (NYS-SHRM). EMA came in at #9 of 31 companies in the mid-size category. A total of 65 businesses were recognized at an awards ceremony last night in Albany.
“To rank this high on the list for the first time participating speaks volumes to EMA’s culture, benefits and our talented people,” said Doug Bean, COO at EMA. “We work hard to make the agency a great place to work—to be collaborative, caring and creative. We’re honored to be recognized as one of the state’s best employers.”
Created in 2007, these annual awards are part of a distinctive program that evaluates and ranks the best places of employment. The statewide program is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in New York, whose practices benefit the state’s businesses, economy, and workforce. The full list of winners is here: http://bit.ly/15LHxi8.
To be eligible, all EMA employees were asked to complete an online confidential survey on Leadership and Planning; Corporate Culture and Communications; Role Satisfaction; Work Environment; Relationship with Supervisor; Training, Development and Resources; Pay and Benefits; and Overall Engagement. Companies were required to complete a two-part survey on employee engagement and satisfaction, in addition to workplace practices and policies. Independent firm Best Companies Group conducted the survey, evaluated the results and determined the winners.
EMA also ranked in the top 10 Best Places to Work in advertising, ad tech and media in Advertising Age’s 2014 report and was recognized in 2014 by PR News as one of the Top Places to Work in PR.