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Who's Hiring

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
throughout Florida
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
Arthrex
Naples Medical Devices 303 Fitness center; ice cream socials
North Highland
Jacksonville,
Orlando, Tampa,
Tallahassee
Consulting 288 Bonuses of up to 15% of base pay
DPR Construction
West Palm Beach Construction 258 Annual bonuses; parties for project milestones
Residential Finance Corp. Tampa,
Fort Lauderdale
Financial Services 193 Group dinners; happy hours; field trips
Embraer
Fort Lauderdale Aircraft
Manufacturing
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