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Akraya (Winner, 10 to 20 employees, 2018)

Akraya’s mission combines realizing potential while fulfilling purpose

When Amar Panchal and Sonu Ratra founded Akraya in 2001, they sought to create a place where employees could realize their potential while helping others accomplish their goals. Originally headquartered in the heart of Silicon Valley, though, Akraya had an uphill battle matching the lavish perks offered by […]

Winners, Best to Temp For, 2018

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    Lighthouse Management Group (Grand Prize Winner, 10-20 employees, 2017)

Lighthouse Management Group (Grand Prize Winner, 10-20 employees, 2017)

Control Your Destiny
Career opportunities boost employee performance

Many people believe that a company’s perks elevate it to being a best company to work for — the stocked beverage fridge, the game rooms, the trips, the in-house masseuse. Lighthouse Management Group CEO Song Woo strongly disagrees. While Lighthouse — which provides staffing in healthcare, accounting, finance […]

The Goal (Grand Prize Winner, 21-50 employees, 2017)

Coaching Up
A continuous learning environment fuels growth

When Mark Simons launched The Goal in 2002, he wanted to avoid the sink-or-swim new hire induction processes and high-pressure work environments that had become cultural norms throughout the IT staffing industry.

To create the type of supportive, continuous learning atmosphere that attracts high-potential talent and fosters their professional […]

Pacific Companies (Winner, Small, 21-50 employees, 2017)

Strong hiring, training and culture propel Pacific Companies on the list

There is a bell in the office of physician staffing firm Pacific Companies.

“Every time someone does a deal — making a placement or bringing in a new search — they ring the bell, and everyone comes and high-fives them,” says Gary L. Cook, president […]

ALKU (Grand Prize Winner, 51-200 employees, 2017)

The Golden Rule
Happy employees = higher performance = good service

What’s so powerful about being a great place to work? It’s about employee performance.

When employees are happy and proud about where they work, they simply perform at a higher level and provide better customers service, says Mark Eldridge, CEO of ALKU, an Andover, Mass.-based provider of […]

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    Aya Healthcare (Grand Prize Winner, 201-500 employees, 2017)

Aya Healthcare (Grand Prize Winner, 201-500 employees, 2017)

A Good Ear
Listening to employees, encouraging career growth

Aya Healthcare cares deeply about creating exceptional experiences for its employees and executes that vision by listening to its employees’ needs and goals.

Founded in 2001 by President and CEO Alan Braynin, Aya provides travel nursing and workforce solutions to hospitals. The company, headquartered in San Diego, Calif., […]

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    CHG Healthcare Services (Grand Prize Winner, 501-plus employees, 2017)

CHG Healthcare Services (Grand Prize Winner, 501-plus employees, 2017)

Repeated Success
Attracting top talent brings stellar results at CHG Healthcare Services

When Annalee Rowley began at CHG Healthcare Services some 20 years ago as an administrative assistant, she was a single parent with four children.

That’s when she discovered the company’s “people first” philosophy and its dedication to ensuring that employees can have a work-life balance. CHG’s […]

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    Understanding Recruitment (Grand Prize Winner, UK, 10-50 employees, 2017)

Understanding Recruitment (Grand Prize Winner, UK, 10-50 employees, 2017)

A Simple Mission
Knowing your clients, candidates leads to success

Understanding Recruitment gets what it takes to be a successful staffing firm. After all, it was the grand-prize winner last year as well. Its mission is simple: to understand its clients and candidates. This approach helps the company gain insights and provide a more comprehensive service. […]

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    ConSol Partners (Grand Prize Winner, UK, 51-plus employees, 2017)

ConSol Partners (Grand Prize Winner, UK, 51-plus employees, 2017)

Staying Committed
Engaging workers at work and play

What’s the main ingredient that makes a particular staffing firm a great place to work? If you ask ConSol Partners, it’s staff engagement. Its employees believe that staff engagement is key when it comes to why ConSol is a Best Staffing Firm to Work For.

Marc Cohen, who co-founded […]

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