Best Places to Work

2024 Best Places to Work Awards

The Best Places to Work in ME Website

What is Best Places to Work in Maine? Best Places to Work in Maine is a survey competition to determine which participants are the best employers. The process is managed by Best Companies Group and winners are published in Mainebiz and celebrated at an awards event.

What is Best Companies Group (BCG)? Best Companies Group is an independent research firm specializing in identifying and recognizing great places to work. BCG manages programs worldwide, including the US, Canada and the UK.

Why participate? By participating you can find out if you are one of the state’s best employers! It can also result in significant organizational benefits for entrants:

1) Heightened Company Pride: If your company appears on the list, it could improve employee morale and retention.

2) Public Relations and Marketing Advantage: Companies can use the distinction to enhance recruiting efforts, increase the value of general marketing and improve reputations.

3) The Employee Feedback Report: Companies can pay as little as $960 to participate! They will also receive their Employee Feedback Report detailing employee responses along with Maine employee and employer benchmark reports.

Who can participate?

  • For-profits, not-for-profits or government entities
  • Publicly or privately held businesses
  • Companies with a facility in Maine
  • Companies with 15+ full- and/or part-time permanent* employees working in Maine
  • Companies in business a minimum of 1 year
  • *See Eligibility on website for description of ‘permanent’

Brought to you by: Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) – Maine State Council in
partnership with Mainebiz, the Maine State Chamber of Commerce,
Maine HR Convention and Best Companies Group.


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