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United Federal Aims National But Values Local

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/22/2014 12:00 am

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.

Travel Nurse Employees Savor Benefits, Perks

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/22/2014 12:00 am

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.

Inside Out Approach Boosts St. Bernards

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/22/2014 12:00 am

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.

Rockfish Innovations Extend to Employee Needs

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/22/2014 12:00 am

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.

Mercy’s Faith-based Mission Draws Workers

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/22/2014 12:00 am

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.

Legacy Capital Investing Wealth In Wellness

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/22/2014 12:00 am

"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.

Despite Wide Reach, First Financial Keeps Small-town Feel

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/22/2014 12:00 am

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.

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

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/22/2014 12:00 am

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.

Little Details Mean Big Smiles At Delta Dental

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/22/2014 12:00 am

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.

CaseStack Moves Upward By Looking Inward

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/22/2014 12:00 am

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.

Blue Cross Blue Shield Takes Health to Heart

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/22/2014 12:00 am

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.

Winners’ Ideas at Work

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/22/2014 12:00 am

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.

Employee Accountability Charges Up Southwest Power Pool

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/22/2014 12:00 am

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.

How To Become a Best Company: Participation is The Prize

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/22/2014 12:00 am

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.

Arkansas Business Honors 'Best Places to Work'

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/19/2014 11:07 am

Arkansas Business and the Best Companies Group on Wednesday honored 12 Arkansas companies with "Best Places to Work" awards, which recognize firms that have exceptional workplace environments.

Hometown Union Bank of Mena Thrives On Family Focus

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/23/2013 12:00 am

There are hometown banks, and then there are hometown banks. Union Bank of Mena has been a true hometown bank since 1934, serving Polk County and treating customers like members of the family. It treats its employees the same way, and that commitment has earned Union Bank recognition as one of Arkansas Business’ 2013 Best Places to Work.

Soderquist Center A Treat, Inside And Out

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/23/2013 12:00 am

A physical workspace spread over two campuses in northwest Arkansas, including a 95-acre retreat on Beaver Lake, makes the Soderquist Center for Leadership & Ethics a beautiful place to work.

St. Bernards Finds Rewards Within Its Work

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/23/2013 12:00 am

The staff of St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro takes its mission of service to the community to heart. Among the center’s many efforts to create a positive and pleasant work environment are initiatives for performing community service. It all adds up to make St. Bernards one of the honorees in Arkansas Business’ Best Places to Work 2013.

Environment Powers Employees at Southwest Power Pool

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/23/2013 12:00 am

Southwest Power Pool has provided the kind of atmosphere — physical and otherwise — that makes it easy to retain employees. Its efforts to accommodate employees, and its move last year into a $62 million headquarters campus in west Little Rock, have made Southwest Power Pool one of Arkansas Business’ 2013 Best Places to Work.

Family, And A Lot More At Saatchi & Saatchi X

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/23/2013 12:00 am

The Springdale-based shopper marketing company Saatchi & Saatchi X puts a heavy emphasis on work-life balance, and its efforts to foster a cooperative, lively workplace have earned Saatchi & Saatchi X recognition as one of Arkansas Business’ Best Places to Work.