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Progressive Financial Advisor Best Places to Work is a survey competition to determine which participants are the best employers. The process is managed by Best Companies Group (BCG) and winners are published by Progressive Media Group, Inc.

Why participate?

By participating you can find out if you are one of the county’s best employers! It can also result in significant organizational benefits for entrants:

1) Heightened Company Pride.
If your company appears on the list, it could improve employee morale and retention.

2) Public Relations and Marketing Advantage.
Companies can use the distinction to enhance recruiting efforts, increase the value of general marketing and improve reputations.

3) The Employee Feedback Report.
Included with registration, participants will receive their Employee Feedback Report detailing the company’s employee responses. Also included are employee and employer benchmarks.

Who can participate?

  • Be a publicly or privately held financial advisor firm
  • Have a facility in the United States or Canada
  • Have a minimum of 15 employees working in the United States and/or Canada
  • Must be in business a minimum of 1 year

Assessment Description

The process includes 2 surveys to gather detailed data about each participating company. BCG conducts the surveys, analyzes the data and determines the winners and rankings.

Part I – Employer Benefits & Policies Questionnaire:The employer completes an online survey, detailing company policies, practices, benefits and demographics.

Part II – Employee Engagement & Satisfaction Survey: Employees complete a survey of in-depth statements using a scale of 5 points ranging from “Agree Strongly” to “Disagree Strongly.” The survey also includes 7 demographic and 2 open-ended questions. It can be given online or by paper, if a full company employee email list is not available. 

Announcing & Recognizing the Winners!

The contact at each company is notified of their status prior to the release of the winner rankings by Progressive Law Practice in September. Non-winning companies are not publicly revealed.

For more information or to register visit the website below or call BCG at 1-877-455-2159.

What is Best Companies Group (BCG)?

Best Companies Group is an independent research firm specializing in identifying and recognizing great places to work. BCG manages programs worldwide, including the US, Canada and the UK.

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Kurt Martin

Bob Scott has been informing and entertaining the mid-market financial software community with his email newsletters for 10 years. And he has been covering this market through print publications for 18 years, first as technology editor of Accounting Today and then as the Editor of Accounting Technology from 1997 through 2009. He has covered the traditional tax and accounting profession during the same time and continues to address that as executive editor of the Progressive Accountant.

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