September 30, 2015 BestCompaniesAZ

Nominate your company today for the “2016 Top Companies to Work for in Arizona” Competition

PHOENIX, AZ (September 30, 2015) – and The Arizona Republic is reaching out to employees and leaders who work at great companies, urging them to nominate their organizations for the 2016 Top Companies to Work for in Arizona program.

The nomination process is now underway. Register today – Top Companies 2016 Registration

The goal of the “Top Companies” program is to shine a spotlight on top employers, who recruit and retain the best and the brightest workers and positively impact the local economy. Click here to check out the 2015 Top Companies.

Now in its fourth year, the Top Companies program features some exciting changes for 2016, including a rebranding. For 2016, replaces former sponsor CareerBuilder and will once again team up with independent research firm Best Companies Group and participant coaching partner BestCompaniesAZ.

Selection and rankings for the Top Companies to Work for in Arizona are determined by Best Companies Group. Top companies will be recognized in coverage on and in The Arizona Republic.

All Arizona organizations with 25 or more full-time or part-time employees are invited to participate. These organizations can be for-profit, non-profit, private, public, subsidiaries or business units, government or state agencies, or charitable groups.

Organizations that choose to participate are assessed on two factors. The first is a questionnaire about company policies and practices, demographics and benefits that is due January 29, 2016. The second is a survey of randomly selected employees. The survey period is February 5-February 19, 2016.

Best Companies Group analyzes and ranks participating firms on eight core focus areas: leadership and planning; corporate culture and communications; role satisfaction; work environment; relationships with supervisors; training, development and resources; pay and benefits; and overall engagement.

BestCompaniesAZ, the program’s participant coaching partner, offers access to tools to prepare for a successful 2016 launch campaign. Registration deadline is January 8, 2016.

For complete program details, click here to visit the FAQ’s section or contact us at 480-545-5151.
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About Best Companies Group
BestCompanies Group (BCG) is a national research firm that specializes in identifying great places to work. Using state-of-the art surveys and technology, BCG conducts programs on national, statewide, regional, and industry stages. BCG is not affiliated with BestCompaniesAZ, LLC.

About BestCompaniesAZ
BestCompaniesAZ is an Arizona based consulting firm that specializes in identifying, developing and promoting best companies. BestCompaniesAZ services include employer branding, employee opinion surveys, benchmarking, recruitment strategies, and award consultation and promotional services. To learn more about BestCompaniesAZ statewide programs and events, visit or call 480-545-5151.