The Best Places to Work in Omaha competition, sponsored by the Greater Omaha Chamber and Baird Holm LLP, is designed to encourage companies to measure levels of employee satisfaction through an online survey. The research is performed by SilverStone Group and Quantum Workplace.
David G. Brown, president and CEO of the Chamber, congratulated the winning companies and said, "Businesses that engage employees and seek their feedback contribute to Omaha's reputation as a great place to grow a career."
Winning companies will be honored at an 11:45 a.m. luncheon celebration on Thursday, April 19, at CenturyLink Center Omaha. Come to cheer on your winning company or hear first-hand how these companies have become best places to work and learn how you can make their award-winning strategies work for your company.
The following companies will be recognized:
1. Medical Solutions, Inc.
2. Ervin & Smith Advertising and Public Relations
3. US Cellular
4. AIM Institute
5. Home Instead Senior Care
1. Kiewit Corporation
2. Children's Hospital & Medical Center
3. C&A Industries, Inc.
4. Carlson Hotels
5. Immanuel Communities and Immanuel Pathways
The luncheon keynote speaker will be David Hunnicutt, Ph.D., president of the Wellness Council of America (WELCOA).
This year, the Best Places to Work in Omaha awards will also recognize William Kizer Sr. as the individual contributor for 2012. Kizer is founder of WELCOA and WELCOM (Wellness Council of the Midlands), and chairman emeritus of Central States Indemnity. He has devoted his life to promoting health and has worked tirelessly to enhance the health and well-being of the nation's workforce.
Tickets for the luncheon are $35 per person or $350 for a table for 10 and are available online. The luncheon is held in conjunction with Baird Holm's Annual Labor Law Forum.