Jan. 11, 2017, ASHLAND, Va. - Target Marketing, headquartered in Ashland, Va., was recently named one of the 2017 Best Places to Work in Virginia for the third straight year. The annual list of the Best Places to Work in Virginia was created by Virginia Business and Best Companies Group.
This statewide survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Virginia, benefiting the state's economy, workforce and businesses. The 2017 Best Places to Work in Virginia list is made up of 100 companies.
To be considered for participation, companies had to fulfill the following eligibility requirements:
- Be a for-profit business, not-for-profit business or government entity;
- Be a publicly or privately held business;
- Have a facility in the state of Virginia;
- Have at least 15 employees working in the state of Virginia; and
- Be in business a minimum of 1 year.
Companies from across the state entered the two-part survey process to determine the Best Places to Work in Virginia. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company's workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics. This part of the process was worth approximately 25% of the total evaluation. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. This part of the process was worth approximately 75% of the total evaluation. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final ranking. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and survey process in Virginia and also analyzed the data and used their expertise to determine the final ranking.
“We are honored to be recognized as a Best Places to Work in Virginia by Virginia Business for the third year in a row,” said Target Marketing CEO Jay Nathanson. “Our team is committed to our brand promise and we live it each day – to be a valued and trusted resource by solving our clients most complex promotional marketing challenges in a helpful, friendly way. Our success is dependent upon our belief in this promise and our shared values as a corporate culture. ”
The final rankings will be announced at an awards luncheon on February 2, 2017 at the Williamsburg Lodge in Williamsburg, VA.
For more information on the Best Places to Work in Virginia program, visit www.BestPlacesToWorkVA.com.