COLUMBUS, GA – (December 16) – Communicorp, a subsidiary of Aflac Incorporated, has been awarded the Best Workplace in the Americas designation, Best of the Best 2010, for its exemplary human resources practices. The award is sponsored by the Printing Industries of America and is designed to recognize graphic arts companies for their outstanding human relations efforts contributing to a successful workplace. Winners are selected by a committee of distinguished HR experts from within the industry.
Communicorp, and all of the winning companies needed to actively show their employees that they prioritize the work environment, understand their personal goals and ambitions, as well as the needs of the company. Applicants were judged on eight criteria: Management Practices, Work Environment; Training and Development Opportunities, Financial Security, Workplace Health and Safety, Work-Life Balance, Recognition and Rewards, and Health and Wellness Programs.
“It’s an honor to be recognized by the industry as a company that offers a superior workplace, prioritizes health and safety, values work-life balance and provides development opportunities,” Communicorp CEO James Woodall said. “The dedication and involvement of our employees is the essential ingredient to our success, and we thank them for their service.”
Michael Makin, president and CEO of Printing Industries of America said, “Best of the Best winners routinely exhibit the highest commitment to success in many ways, but particularly through their employees. Congratulations to Communicorp for earning this honor.”
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About Printing Industries of America
Printing Industries of America is the world’s largest graphic arts trade association, representing an industry with approximately one million employees. It serves the interests of more than 10,000 member companies. Together with its nationwide affiliate network, Printing Industries delivers products and services that enhance the growth, efficiency, and profitability of its members and the graphic communications industry through advocacy, education, research and technical information.
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