National Association For Business Resources Announces Atlanta's Best and Brightest Companies to Work For
Emerald Data Networks selected as as 2013 winner
ATLANTA, May 13, 2013 -- Warren, MI - May 13, 2013 - Great companies that shine at employee relations will be recognized
by the National Association For Business Resources (NABR) as "Atlanta's Best and Brightest
Companies to Work For(tm)." This is a highly sought after honor by competing companies
throughout the region. These select companies will be honored by the National Association For
Business Resources (NABR) on Thursday, June 20 at the Atlanta Marriott Century Center.
This year's winners practice innovative strategies and represent best practices in human resources in
industries as diverse as the financial services, technology, construction, manufacturing and
nonprofit. (See the attached list of honorees.)
An independent research firm evaluates each company's entry based on key measures in various
categories. They 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.
The winning companies also vie for 3 "Best of the Best Overall" elite awards, one granted for
Small, Medium and Large size businesses. The elite award winners will be announced during the
The annual symposium and awards program will begin with registration, networking and an exhibit
gallery at 9:30 a.m. Educational workshops will follow at 10:00 a.m. A Keynote address will be
given by Lance J. Richards, GPHR, SPHR of Kelly Services at 11:20 a.m. The luncheon and
awards ceremony begins at 12:05 p.m.
"Profitability and stability is essential for businesses in today's economic climate. 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." said Jennifer Kluge, NABR president. "We are very impressed by
the commitment that they have demonstrated to their employees."
Tickets for the symposium and awards lunch are $180. A table of 10 is $1,800. Sponsorships and
additional opportunities are also available.
Contact the National Association For Business Resources at 866-321-1822 or visit
www.101bestandbrightest.com to register or for more information.
Sponsors of the "Atlanta's Best and Brightest Companies to Work For(tm)" include
WSB TV 2, Atlanta Business RadioX, Corp! Magazine and Ryan.
The "101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For(tm)", a program of the National Association For
Business Resources is presented annually in several markets: Metro Detroit, Chicago, Atlanta,
Houston, West Michigan and Nationally. Nominations are now being accepted. Visit
www.101bestandbrightest.com to obtain an application.
The National Association For Business Resources based in Warren, Mich. boasts 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.
Listen to Darrell Rodgers speaking with Business RadioX© regarding the award here.
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About Emerald Data Networks, Inc.
Emerald provides end-to-end technology solutions for businesses in the Southeastern U.S. that depend on their networks to drive revenue. Companies that can't afford downtime need dependable, comprehensive service from a trusted vendor. Emerald provides these organizations with voice and data solutions, project management and technology audit/planning. Emerald services are grounded in expertise, integrity and honesty. Emerald technicians recertify their customer service and technical skills annually. For more information, visit www.emeralddata.net