GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--turnstone®, a Steelcase brand, has launched a nationwide search to discover innovative and forward-thinking young companies for the inaugural 2013 Best Young Companies to Work For. The campaign will shine a light on companies that demonstrate excellence in a number of areas, including positive work culture, forward-thinking leadership, talent retention, business innovation, community outreach and workspace planning and design.
“Young companies that are truly succeeding recognize the significance of workplace culture in addition to bottom line results. They understand how to foster collaboration, attract and retain top talent and enhance wellbeing”
“Young companies that are truly succeeding recognize the significance of workplace culture in addition to bottom line results. They understand how to foster collaboration, attract and retain top talent and enhance wellbeing,” said Kevin Kuske, general manager and chief anthropologist for turnstone. “The Best Young Companies to Work For campaign is designed to find those companies that are not only getting the job done, but also stand out in their efforts to create a work environment that helps amplify the performance of its people.”
turnstone is accepting nominations through August 23, 2013 at myturnstone.com/best-young-companies-to-work-for. To be considered, nominated companies must be no more than 10 years old and employ no more than 100 people. Companies are not eligible to nominate themselves.
An esteemed panel of judges will select the companies that best show a strong commitment to creating a positive work environment and experience for workers. Judges include:
- Peter Cappelli, Professor of Management, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania;
- Katie Johnston, Program Manager, EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women Program;
- Marc Nager, President/CEO, UP Global;
- Lesa Mitchell, Vice President of Innovation and Networks, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation; and
- Kevin Kuske, General Manager and Chief Anthropologist, turnstone.
In addition to national recognition as the 2013 Best Young Companies to Work For, five exceptional finalists will receive a selection of turnstone products to enhance their workspace.
turnstone is a Steelcase Inc. brand inspired by the spirit of small business. The company designs solutions that help create great work environments that are easy to own and exhilarating to use. We provide ideas and attainable solutions that help our customers stay focused on what’s most important to them – their exciting journey through business and life. Running a small business is hard enough— having a great space to work in should be easy. For more information, visit www.myturnstone.com.