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Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Best Places to Work in Kentucky winners announced, including several from Lexington

The Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management (KYSHRM), in conjunction with the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, has announced the winners in the Ninth Annual Best Places to Work in Kentucky competition. The winner rankings will be announced at an awards dinner Tuesday, April 16 at the Lexington Convention Center.

The winners include many Lexington-area businesses, including Small/Medium winners: Alure Salon and Day Spa, Associations International, Benefit Insurance Marketing, CLARK Material Handling Company, Creative Lodging Solutions, Dean Dorton Allen Ford, PLLC, Integrity IT, MassMutual Financial Group: Assurance Financial Group, LLC, Park Community Federal Credit Union, Park Community Federal Credit Union, Mountjoy Chilton Medley LLP, People Plus, Inc., Peoples Exchange Bank, Sturgill, Turner, Barker & Moloney, PLLC, Symbiotix, Inc. and Tenmast Software.

Large company winners from the Lexington area include: Allconnect, Baptist Health Lexington, Big Ass Fans, Blue & Co., LLC, Crowe Horwath LLP, Edward Jones (Winchester), Exceptional Living Centers, Farm Credit Mid-America, Republic Bank, Stantec and Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP.

Click here for a full list of winners.

Winners from across the state have been selected in two categories: small/medium-sized employer (companies of 25 to 249 U.S. employees) and large-sized employer (companies of 250 U.S. employees or greater). The selection process, managed by Best Companies Group, is based on an assessment of the company’s employee policies and procedures and the results of an internal employee survey.

The competition is a multiyear initiative designed to motivate companies in the Commonwealth to focus, measure and move their workplace environments toward excellence. Numerous studies show a strong correlation between profitability and creating a good place to work. The Best Places to Work in Kentucky initiative is based on FORTUNE magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work for in America” list.

The KYSHRM organization consists of 13 local chapters throughout the state, with a membership of over 2,500 human resources and business professionals across all industries.

The Kentucky Chamber represents 2,700 member businesses – from family-owned shops to Fortune 500 companies – that employ over half of the Commonwealth’s workforce.

For more details about Best Places to Work in Kentucky, or to register for the awards dinner, visit bestplacestoworkky.com.

From Kentucky Chamber of Commerce



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