Arkansas Business City of Distinction 2011

Info on 2015 Registration! > Twelve Arkansas businesses have earned the distinction of being named among the state’s Best Places to Work. They were picked because they have created an environment for employees that is unique and rewarding. Arkansas Business partnered with the renowned Best Companies Group to gather detailed information about participating companies in the state. Read more in this special report.

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How To Become a Best Company: Participation is The Prize

Unlike most newspaper or magazine awards programs, Arkansas' Best Places to Work offers a prize just for playing — not a consolation trophy or a certificate of completion but real, tangible benefits to the leaders of participating companies and organizations.More than anything else, the payoff in signing up for Arkansas' Best Places to Work is the valuable employee feedback and insight companies receive from the process. read more >

Employee Accountability Charges Up Southwest Power Pool

Southwest Power Pool is the unsung hero of your everyday life and you probably don't even know it. They are essentially the “air traffic controllers” of the electric power grid, serving customers in Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. read more >

Winners' Ideas at Work

Whether they are repeat honorees or newcomers, those on the list of this year's Arkansas Business Best Places to Work seem to agree that well-cared for employees are good for business. read more >

Blue Cross Blue Shield Takes Health to Heart

Blue Cross has grown to become one of the largest companies in Arkansas with more than 2,500 employees. As a benefits provider, it would only make sense that those employees working hard to keep Arkansas families healthy would also receive top-tier coverage and benefits of their own. read more >

CaseStack Moves Upward By Looking Inward

With offices and warehouses spread across seven states and one Canadian province, CaseStack depends upon its employees to ensure its client base stays happy. By applying those same strengths that keep their clients happy, those employees also keep themselves happy. read more >

Little Details Mean Big Smiles At Delta Dental

Delta Dental of Arkansas is not a company that needs an introduction. Its smiles have spread all over the state, with nine out of 10 Arkansas dentists as members of the Delta network. That makes the company Arkansas' largest dental benefits carrier for both private and corporate solutions. read more >

Nothing Casual About First Arkansas Bank & Trust's Employee Care

FAB&T extends unique benefits to its workers, and for those reasons, it's honored this year as one of Arkansas Business' Best Places To Work for 2014. read more >

Despite Wide Reach, First Financial Keeps Small-town Feel

Don't let its small-town roots fool you. El Dorado's First Financial Bank has a reach far beyond Union County in south Arkansas. But whatever its size, First Financial is a great small-town bank. In fact, it's one of Arkansas Business' 2014 Best Places to Work. read more >

Legacy Capital Investing Wealth In Wellness

"Holistic” is a word usually heard in reference to the spirit or health of an individual. Legacy Capital Group in Little Rock and Springdale takes pride in also keeping an eye on the holistic wealth of its clients. That all-for-one approach is a reason why Legacy Capital has been named one of Arkansas Business' Best Places To Work for 2014. read more >

Mercy's Faith-based Mission Draws Workers

Mercy of Northwest Arkansas is a nonprofit, faith-based health system serving northwest Arkansas and southwest Missouri. Its faith-based mission focuses on seeking out and serving regardless of a patient's ability to pay. That mindset resonates with Mercy's 1,651 employees, all in Arkansas, and makes it one of Arkansas Business' 2014 Best Places to Work. read more >

Rockfish Innovations Extend to Employee Needs

It is certainly true that Rockfish's ability to recognize the strength in a foundation of innovative, driven and versatile employees makes the company one of Arkansas Business' Best Places to Work. read more >

Inside Out Approach Boosts St. Bernards

St. Bernards Medical Center is a name synonymous with community and compassion. The Jonesboro organization has been a pillar of health care in the area for 114 years, making it an expert on keeping people happy and well. read more >

Travel Nurse Employees Savor Benefits, Perks

Travel Nurse across America is a national travel, health-care staffing agency that places nursing professionals on multi-week assignments to all 50 states, and provides employee benefits and perks that are the envy of many companies. That helps make it one of Arkansas Business' 2014 Best Places to Work. read more >

United Federal Aims National But Values Local

United Federal Credit Union may be headquartered in St. Joseph, Michigan, but it's become a vital part of the local communities it serves in Fort Smith and Van Buren and is one of Arkansas Business' 2014 Best Places to Work. read more >