Starin Marketing, Inc. in Chesterton, Indiana has made the list as one of the Best Places to Work in Indiana for the second year in a row. This is the 15th year for the annual program created by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce and Best Companies Group.
Specific company rankings will be unveiled April 30 at an awards dinner at the Indiana Convention Center in downtown Indianapolis.
The Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and survey process in Indiana, analyzed the data and determined the final rankings. The group oversees similar programs in 25 other states.
To be considered for participation, companies had to fulfill the following eligibility requirements:
• Be a for-profit, not-for-profit business or government entity
• Be a publicly or privately held business
• Have a facility in Indiana
• Have at least 15 full-time employees working in Indiana
• Be in business a minimum of one year
Winners were selected from four categories: small companies of between 15 and 74 U.S. employees; medium companies of between 75 and 249 U.S. employees: large companies of between 250 and 999 U.S. employees; and major companies with 1,000 or more U.S. employees. Out-of-state parent companies were eligible to participate if they met the 15 full-time employee threshold in Indiana.
To determine the Best Places to Work in Indiana, companies from across the state entered a two-part survey process. The first aspect consisted of evaluating each nominated company’s workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems, and demographics. This part of the process was worth approximately 25% of the total evaluation. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience and accounted for 75% of the total evaluation. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final rankings.