Knowing the Market
Not only are these the type of companies where their employees love coming to work in the morning, they're also hiring new workers. And with perks like these, who wouldn't want to apply?
To identify the state’s best places to work, Florida Trend magazine surveys companies that participate in its annual employer recognition program. We selected some of the winning companies in the large employer category along with stats on new hires in 2011.
|Company||Location||Line of Business||New Hires*||Notable Perks|
|Memorial Healthcare System||Hollywood||Healthcare||1,128||Bonuses up to $250 a year; company picnic|
|Navy Federal Credit Union||19 branches
|Banking||822||Discounted tickets to events; fitness center|
|Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center
||Kissimmee||Hotel/Hospitality||374||Budget for motivational activities; “fun stops” with rewards for employees|
||Naples||Medical Devices||303||Fitness center; ice cream socials|
|Consulting||288||Bonuses of up to 15% of base pay|
||West Palm Beach||Construction||258||Annual bonuses; parties for project milestones|
|Residential Finance Corp.||Tampa,
|Financial Services||193||Group dinners; happy hours; field trips|
|161||Annual football/soccer game and family picnic|
|Capital City Bank
||Tallahassee||Banking||123||Incentive rewards for all associates|
|Edward Jones||387 Florida offices||Financial Services||95||24% of net profit distributed to associates|
For the full list of Florida Trend’s Best Companies To Work For In Florida, visit www.floridatrend.com/best-companies .
*Full-time workers; new hires in 2011