For a second year AKHIA Public Relations and Marketing Communications has been voted one of the Top 100 Workplaces for small business in North East Ohio.
The award, sponsored by the daily newspaper The Plain Dealer, greater Cleveland’s daily newspaper was based on employee nominations and a survey, carried out over the internet with employees by an independent research company, Workplace Dynamics. Employees came from large, medium and small businesses.
The study centres on company culture, environment as well as management.Each Top Workplace must score high in categories covering workplace satisfaction,trust in co-workers, confidence in the future of the company, a positive working atmosphere and compensation and benefits. The requirement is that organisations employ at least 35 people and this year 50,000 employees responded to the 20 questions within the survey.
Commenting Jan Gusich, CEO of AKHIA said, “Our business has always been centred on people – our clients, and especially our employees. Since we stared in 1996 AKHIA has been a place for professional and personal growth – because I don’t think one is possible without the other.”
The three categories were large, medium and small companies. Large had 500 plus employees; medium have 150-499 employees and small companies were denoted by 149 or fewer employees.