Additional Award Bestowed for Employee Wellness Programs
NOW®, the largest independent and family-owned manufacturer of natural products in the U.S. health food store channel, has received one of the top Human Resources awards for 2018, and a second honor for employee wellness programs. The National Association for Business Resources (NABR) selected NOW as one of the nation’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in the Large Business category. NOW was also chosen as one the Nation’s Best and Brightest in Wellness®, which honors companies that promote employee wellbeing, worksite health and wellness.
This is the 6th consecutive year NOW has received national recognition as a Best and Brightest employer, and the 2nd consecutive year being recognized for wellness.
The Best and Brightest evaluation included assessing compensation, benefits and employee solutions; employee enrichment, engagement and retention; employee education and development; recruitment, selection and orientation; employee achievement and recognition; communication and shared vision; diversity and inclusion; work-life balance; community initiatives and strategic company performance. The Wellness award included statistical assessments of the company’s program efficacy.
“We appreciate this validation of NOW’s adherence to core values followed since the company was founded,” said NOW CEO Jim Emme. “Each and every one of our more than 1,500 team members plays a vital role in NOW’s success, so providing quality employment in a healthy and safe environment comes naturally.”