HOLLAND – April 13, 2011 - For a 9th consecutive year, Holland Hospital has been named a West Michigan’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For by the Michigan Business and Professional Association (MBPA). According to MBPA, winning companies practice innovative strategies and represent best practices in human resources in industries as diverse as automotive, insurance, hospitality, communications and nonprofit organizations.
“This year’s 101 award recipients stand out from most businesses in that they have exceeded traditional human resource practices to recruit, develop, motivate and retain their employees. They acknowledge the value their employees have on affecting the success of their company,” said Jennifer Kluge, MBPA chief operating officer and executive vice president. “We are very impressed by the commitment that they have demonstrated to their employees.”
An independent research firm evaluates each company’s entry based on key measures in various categories including Communication, Community Initiatives, Compensation and Benefits, Diversity and Multiculturalism, Employee Education and Development, Employee Engagement and Commitment, Recognition and Retention, Recruitment and Selection, Small Business and Work-Life Balance.
“"Holland Hospital is known for its exceptional care and service. This requires a highly skilled and compassionate work team,” said Chuck Kohlruss, Vice President of Human Resources & Operations Support. “We realize we need to provide an exceptional work environment and culture to recruit and retain this caliber of staff. This is a top priority for us.”
Based in Warren, MI, the MBPA is the largest business organization of small to medium-sized businesses in Michigan, representing more than 20,000 members who employ over 200,0000 persons. For more information about the West Michigan’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For, please contact the Michigan Business and Professional Association at 586-393-8800 or visit www.101bestandbrightest.com