Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) March 23, 2013
For the third consecutive year, MINDSCAPE at Hanon McKendry has been selected as one of West Michigan’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For™ by the Michigan Business and Professional Association in Warren, Mich. Selected companies will be honored by the MBPA on Thursday, May 2 at The Pinnacle Center in Hudsonville, Mich.
“We are particularly proud of this award because we’ve always considered our employees our most important assets,” said MINDSCAPE Co-founder Pete Brand. “We work very hard to ensure the best possible work environment for all our team members. That includes everything from policies and benefits to the atmosphere around the office to the way we recognize good work. Being counted among West Michigan’s 101 Best and Brightest validates those efforts.”
The Grand Rapids-based web development and marketing firm is among 101 area businesses selected for best practices in human resources. According to the MBPA, an independent research firm evaluates each company’s entry based on key measures in various categories. Categories include Compensation, Benefits and Employee Solutions; Employee Enrichment, Engagement and Retention; Employee Education and Development; Recruitment, Selection and Orientation; Employee Achievement and Recognition; Communication and Shared Vision; Diversity and Inclusion; Work-Life Balance; Community Initiatives; Strategic Company Performance and the Best of the Best Small Business.
“Profitability and stability are essential for businesses in today’s economic climate,” said MBPA President Jennifer Kluge. “Companies that recognize that their employees are the key to their success, achieve staying power. Our 2013 winners style their business standards to ensure employee satisfaction and they set standards for every business to aspire toward.”
The MBPA 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For™ is presented annually in several markets: Metro Detroit, Chicago, Atlanta, Houston, West Michigan and nationally. Nominations are now being accepted. Visit http://www.101bestandbrightest.com to obtain an application.
About MINDSCAPE at Hanon McKendry
MINDSCAPE at Hanon McKendry is a web success company that creates powerful websites, custom programming, and managed web marketing programs to provide consistent investment return for over 500 clients. Named a Sitecore Certified Solutions Partner in 2012, MINDSCAPE is also Google Analytics Certified. The firm applies SEO/SEM; custom web, business and mobile app development; packaged web design on the proprietary webTRAIN® platform; branded content development and social media to help companies understand and effectively engage target audiences. With award-winning service, state-of-the-industry technology, and reliable, measurable results, the firm and its platform enjoy a 99 percent client retention rate. MINDSCAPE was named to the INC 500/5000 list in 2012, named among West Michigan's 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work for by the Michigan Business and Professional Association in 2011, 2012 and 2013 and was named a “Michigan’s Economic Bright Spot” by Corp! Magazine in 2011.
MINDSCAPE is the interactive division for Hanon McKendry, a branding, brand management and strategic marketing firm that works to build brands that truly matter in the marketplace and in people’s lives. Hanon McKendry is a Gravity Six Alliance partner. http://www.hanon-mckendry.com / http://www.gravitysix.com
About Michigan Business and Professional Association
The Michigan Business and Professional Association boast a statewide sphere of influence that no other organization of its kind can claim, leveraging a depth of programs and community initiatives that positively impact more than 150,000 businesses. Visit them online at http://www.michbusiness.org.