Atlanta Business Chronicle recently named the workplaces for the 2019 Atlanta's Best Places To Work awards. The rankings will be announced at the Chronicle's Best Places To Work awards on the evening of Sept. 5 at the InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta.
We asked one of the finalists, law firm Chamberlain Hrdlicka, to share some of the firm's secrets for becoming a Best Place To Work. Here's what they told us.
Q: Tell us some of the things your organization has done to become one of Atlanta’s Best Places To Work that other employers can do, too?
A: The firm established a CARE Fund in order to help employees who were experiencing a tragic event in their personal life, whether it be from a natural disaster, an unexpected health crisis, or another major setback. Employees can donate to the fund to help their colleagues, and employees who are in need are given monetary assistance to help get them through the crisis. The firm also offers benefits that support not only employees, but also their families.
Q: Is being one of Atlanta’s Best Places To Work meaningful to your organization’s employees?
A: This award is very meaningful to our employees. They are excited and proud that they played a big part in making it happen.
Q: How has being one of Atlanta’s Best Places To Work helped your organization?
A: This recognition has enhanced the morale of our employees, and has affirmed to management that we are on the right path. It will also be instrumental in retaining and recruiting top talent.
Q: If you could offer other employers advice on how to become one of Atlanta’s Best Places To Work, what would you tell them?
A: Constantly strive to find new ways to let your employees know that you care about them and that you value their contributions.
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