NOW Receives 10th Best & Brightest Companies to Work For® Award

June 22, 2017

NOW® has been selected, for the 10th year in a row, by the National Association of Business Resources (NABR) as one of the Best & Brightest Companies to Work For® in the Chicago area. This annual competition honors companies demonstrating an exceptional commitment to their employees, as reported by those employees, and distinguishing themselves as having the most innovative and thoughtful human resources approach –resulting in Better Business, Richer Lives and Stronger Communities. NOW will be honored by the NABR at an awards luncheon on Monday, July 17.

“10 years is quite an achievement, and continues to underscore NOW’s passion for our people, our products and our community,” said NOW CEO Jim Emme. “We are humbled by this recognition, and will only continue to push forward with our commitment to create a work environment that empowers our employees to know they’re all a part of the company’s tremendous success.”

An independent research firm evaluates each company’s entry based on key measures in various categories. They include 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; Strategic Company Performance and the Best of the Best Small Business, Medium Business and Large Business. NOW was recognized in the Large Business category.

The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® is a program of the National Association For Business Resources that provides the business community with the opportunity to gain recognition, showcase their best practices and demonstrate why they are an ideal place for employees to work. This national program celebrates those companies that are making better business, creating richer lives and building a stronger community as a whole. It is presented annually in several markets including Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Houston, Milwaukee, San Diego, San Francisco Bay Area, and Nationally. Nominations are now being accepted. Visit to obtain an application.