Arkansas Business City of Distinction 2011

Info on 2018 Registration! > These 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 Best Places to Work Can Impact Your Company Culture

The survey for the Best Places to Work is one of the smartest investments our company makes, and the results have changed our workplace. read more >

Benefits, Management Styles Evolve from Boomers to Millennials

The art and science of managing people in the workplace has arguably never been tougher. read more >

Benchmark Winner: People, Not Numbers Account for Beall Barclay & Company Success

Beall Barclay & Company is proof that accountants, like the rest of us, enjoy letting loose — especially during tax season. read more >

Top 5 Best Places to Work: Total Quality Logistics

Rare is the day when employees of Total Quality Logistics aren't engaged in a sales competition, a party or some sort of team outing. read more >

Top 5 Best Places to Work: Delta Dental of Arkansas

Delta Dental of Arkansas, the largest dental benefits provider in the state of Arkansas, works to provide its employees with great benefits, and sets a great example for its employees by giving back generously to the community. read more >

Top 5 Best Places to Work: Saatchi & Saatchi X

Shopper marketing agency Saatchi & Saatchi X might be a member of the world's third-largest communications company (Publcis Group), but it still offers a flexible environment and personal experience for employees. read more >

Top 5 Best Places to Work: Acxiom

Acxiom recognizes that many of its future leaders are currently working within the company. read more >

Best Places to Work: ABC Financial Services

ABC Financial Services offers employees an annual wellness week that includes a free flu shot, fitness competitions and checks for blood pressure, hearing and the spine. read more >

Best Places to Work: Advanced Cabling Systems

Advanced Cabling Systems works to ensure it hangs onto its best employees with a number of perks, including great insurance benefits. read more >

Best Places to Work: Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield

Employee wellness is encouraged in a number of ways at Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield, the largest health insurer in the state. read more >

Best Places to Work: Arkansas Information Consortium

Each month, Arkansas Information Consortium's internal Employee Relations Committee plans monthly social events during work hours such as foot golf, board game afternoons, bowling and happy hour. read more >

Best Places to Work: BNSF Logistics

To blow off steam while meeting important goals, BNSF encourages employees to play in a company game room complete with a ping pong table, pool table and an XBOX. Employees can ditch the suits for shorts, flip flops and ball caps on Fridays. read more >

Best Places to Work: Braswell & Son

At Braswell & Son, a company-paid vacation awaits the top performing pawnbroker and salesperson each year. Top performers are paid a weekly commission. read more >

Best Places to Work: BSR

A leading owner and operator of garden-style, multifamily apartment communities in the country, BSR prides itself on its recycling initiatives such as paper shredding, aluminum/plastic, and ink cartridges. read more >

Best Places to Work: CaseStack

With 16 offices in North American cities from Canada to Los Angeles and Fayetteville, communication is key for Case Stack. Keeping open lines between managers and employees is part of that commitment. read more >

Best Places to Work: Conway Regional Medical Center

It should come as no surprise that Conway Regional Medical Center, an acute-care hospital serving five counties, takes its employees health very seriously. read more >

Best Places to Work: Datamax Inc.

Datamax, a single-source technology partner for office equipment, print management, document management and network management solutions, sets itself apart by offering great work perks and promoting healthy work/life balance. read more >

Best Places to Work: Entegrity

Each employee at Entegrity's Little Rock headquarters can control their own lighting and natural daylighting through a smartphone app. read more >

Best Places to Work: Gallagher Benefit Services

Gallagher Benefit Services has landed on the Ethisphere Institute's list of World's Most Ethical Companies for the past six years thanks to the way it handles clients. The company, which offers risk management and benefits solutions, is focused on rewarding its employees for those efforts. read more >

Best Places to Work: The Good Earth Garden Center

Owners of The Good Earth Garden Center have a people-centric approach for helping customers. That same approach, described as “a Good Earth Great Experience,” is taken with employees as well. read more >

Best Places to Work: Harrison Energy Partners

Harrison Energy Partners is the largest provider of commercial and industrial HVAC systems in Arkansas. Despite being a growing company, Harrison Energy Partners has learned how to keep communication flowing between employees in separate offices. read more >

Best Places to Work: Healthy Connections

Healthy Connections, Inc., which has been providing high-demand medical and dental programs across Arkansas since 1998, keeps employee happiness at the core of its growth. read more >

Best Places to Work: Hudson Cisne & Co. LLP

Since 1987, Hudson Cisne & Co. LLP has grown to be one of the largest CPA firms in Arkansas, providing assurance, tax and other services to private and nonprofit businesses. Part of what sets them apart is their commitment to continuing employee education by using in-house and on-the-job training. read more >

Best Places to Work: Kimbel Mechanical Systems

Times are demanding for trades-based companies, particularly those like Kimbel Mechanical Systems that reside in the booming northwest corner of the state. For that reason, the mechanical contractor puts considerable effort into creating the best workplace it can for its workers. read more >

Best Places to Work: Ozarks Electric Cooperative

Among Ozarks Electric Cooperative's family-friendly benefits are paid and unpaid paternity leave for birth or adoption, and adoption financial assistance. read more >

Best Places to Work: Perks Worldwide

With a name like Perks Worldwide, you'd expect a company to be an expert at providing the kind of incentives and benefits that attract and hold the best employees on the market. And that's exactly what the Little Rock company delivers. read more >

Best Places to Work: Propak Logistics

Propak's combination of employee-centric policies, generous benefits and community service earned the northwest Arkansas logistics and supply chain management company 2017 Business Partner of the Year honors by the Fort Smith Convention and Visitors Bureau. read more >

Best Places to Work: Rainwater Holt & Sexton

Encouraging community service involvement is just one way that Rainwater, Holt & Sexton, a three-time Best Places winner, promotes well-rounded employees.  read more >

Best Places to Work: RevUnit

Custom app developer RevUnit seeks to do as much good as it can for the people who report to work every day. read more >

Best Places to Work: Rockfish

Enjoy working from home? Prefer a stand-up desk? Need a quiet room to reach peak productivity? Or maybe you're more of an outside patio person. Whatever the ideal working situation, Rockfish does its best to accommodate employees. read more >

Best Places to Work: Rural Sourcing Inc.

Employees at Rural Sourcing rarely have to wonder where they stand. Reviews are conducted every three months to help staff monitor progress in achieving individual and company goals. Rural Sourcing's CEO hosts quarterly updates on company progress. read more >

Best Places to Work: St. Bernards Medical Center

St. Bernards' “patient-first” philosophy extends to its employees as well. read more >

Best Places to Work: Travel Nurse Across America

Travel Nurse Across America employees are routinely recognized for their contributions to the company. A plaque and $1,000 cash prize are awarded annually for Gene Scott & Norman Hoggard Leadership Award, recognizing an employee who exhibits exemplary and selfless team leadership. read more >

Best Places to Work: TRS Healthcare

TRS team members are encouraged to crosstrain with other staff within their departments. It's a way to grow skill sets and knowledge of how the company operates. read more >

Best Places to Work: United Federal Credit Union

United Federal Credit Union is so invested in having healthy employees, it will reimburse employees up to $750 towards the cost of gym memberships, weight loss programs and fitness equipment at home. read more >

Best Places to Work: USAble Life

Staying healthy is convenient with a lakeside walking trail on USAble's campus and an on-site gym with aerobic and weight lifting equipment, free weights, bands, other equipment and showering facilities. read more >

Best Places to Work: VCC Construction

Companies have plenty of options to chose from when it comes to celebrating a milestone anniversary. 
VCC, which turns 30 this year, has chosen to celebrate by launching a community service initiative it's calling the 30 Acts of Kindness Campaign. read more >

Best Places to Work: Welsco Inc.

Employees and family members from a territory that includes Arkansas, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Mississippi, Louisiana and Missouri gather each year for a celebration of the company and each other. It's one of the highlights of each year for Welsco Inc. read more >

Best Places to Work: Celebrating Our 5-Time Winners

Since Arkansas Business and Best Places to Work launched its workplace recognition program in 2013, five companies have won each year. Here are some of the perks that help make them repeat winners. read more >

Best Places to Work: Health & Wellness

Here are some of the ways Arkansas companies combine perks with health to become one of Arkansas Business' Best Places to Work. read more >