About the Program
Nominations will be accepted through April 30, 2016 for the Frederick County Best Places to Work campaign. Winners will be announced at the annual Frederick County Best Places to Work Awards ceremony and reception on July 28, 2016. This year, the nomination committee will give special recognition to companies that have outstanding health and wellness opportunities and policies for employees.
Award Information & Judging Criteria
Companies are evaluated on a variety of criteria, including:
- Employee compensation and benefits
- Business culture
- Human resource metrics
- Special employee engagement programs
Winners and honorable mentions are awarded in the following primary categories:
- Small Employer (1-10 employees)
- Medium Employer (11-50 employees)
- Large Employer (51-200 employees)
- Major Employer (200+ employees)
Based on applications, the nomination committee may also give special awards to recognize companies for outstanding or unique programs. Past special awards have included “Best Entrepreneurial Opportunity,” “Most Creative Workplace Environment,” and “Unsung Hero in the Workplace.”
Applicants are encouraged to coordinate with their Human Resources Manager or other leadership staff to ensure the application has all of the relevant and up-to-date requested data included in the nomination. Only one nomination form per company is needed.
Past winners are eligible to win again after three years.
About Frederick County Best Places to Work
The Frederick County Best Places to Work Awards campaign is in its 14th year and is a county-wide program to increase quality of life opportunities for Frederick County employees. Best Places to Work Awards is a partnership between Frederick County Workforce Services, The City of Frederick Department of Economic Development, Frederick County Office of Economic Development, and the Frederick County Chamber of Commerce.
Nominate a company for the 2016 Frederick County Best Places to Work Awards
For more information, please contact Frederick Economic Development at 301-600-6363.
Best Places to Work Awards is a partnership between Frederick County Workforce Services, The City of Frederick Department of Economic Development, Frederick County Office of Economic Development, and the Frederick County Chamber of Commerce.