Awards and Recognition’s
BEST & BRIGHTEST COMPANIES TO WORK FOR IN THE NATION
The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® competition identifies and honors organizations that display a commitment to excellence in their human resource practices and employee enrichment. Organizations are assessed based on categories such as communication, work-life balance, employee education, diversity, recognition, retention and more. WSC received National Best & Brightest in 2018 & 2020. WSC is also a 2-time winner (2015 and 2017) of the Best & Brightest Companies to Work for in Metro Detroit!
THE BEST OF 2020 MICHBUSINESS
The Best of MichBusiness Awards celebrates the programs and companies that make our state a great place to live and work. This year, we are building on this celebration model and blending in the Corp! Economic Bright Spots Awards which celebrates the growth of successful companies and organizations throughout Michigan. This year’s awards program will honor the companies that stepped up to make a difference in 2020 and showed outstanding leadership in a time of a crisis and social and economic uncertainty.
MILITARY FRIENDLY EMPLOYER
Military Friendly® is the standard that measures an organization’s commitment, effort and success in creating sustainable and meaningful benefit for the military community.
WHEN WORK WORKS
The prestigious When Work Works Award — part of the SHRM’s When Work Works project — recognizes employers that excel at offering a variety of employee initiatives such as work-life fit policies, flexible scheduling and transition to parenthood programs. The award is earned after a rigorous assessment that emphasizes the real-life experiences of employees and incorporates national benchmarks of employer practices from the National Study of Employers and the National Study of the Changing Workforce.
REMOVING BARRIERS TO COMMUNITY ACCESS
MARO is the statewide network of mission driven organizations promoting community access and inclusion for people with disabilities and other barriers.
WSC received the Outstanding Architectural Investment Award from the Howell Area Chamber of Commerce. This award recognizes those businesses that make positive contributions to the visual landscape of the community.
The Greater Brighton Area Chamber of Commerce’s Economic Development Award recognizes exceptional contributions to the community for Business Retention & Expansion, Business Recruitment, Community Development and Community Involvement.
STATEMENT OF SUPPORT FOR THE GUARD AND RESERVE
The Statement of Support Program is the cornerstone of ESGR’s effort to gain and maintain employer support for the Guard and Reserve. The intent of the program is to increase employer support by encouraging employers to act as advocates for employee participation in the military. Supportive employers are critical to maintaining the strength and readiness of the Nation’s Guard and Reserve units.
COMMUNITY PARTNER ACHIEVEMENT HONOR ROLL
The Bureau of Services for Blind Persons (BSBP) recently presented its Achievement Honor Roll Awards in Lansing to consumers, employers and community partners nominated for embracing the true spirit of vocational rehabilitation. The awards are presented annually to BSBP consumers who are exemplary in achieving their goals for employment and/or independent living after vision loss; employers who have shown leadership in hiring people who are blind or visually impaired based on their abilities; and community partners recognized for their collaboration with BSBP in increasing opportunities for people who are blind or visually impaired to achieve independence and/or employment.