Columbus, Ohio – Blue & Co., LLC was recently ranked second in the large company category of the 2016 Best Employers in Ohio. The annual list of the Best Employers in Ohio was created by the Ohio SHRM State Council and Best Companies Group. This is the fifth time Blue has made the list.

 

This statewide survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Ohio, benefiting the state's economy, its workforce and businesses. The 2016 Best Employers in Ohio list is made up of 39 companies.

 

To be considered for participation, companies had to fulfill the following eligibility requirements:

- Be a for-profit, not-for-profit business or government entity;

- Be a publicly or privately held business;

- Have a facility in the state of Ohio;

- Have at least 15 employees working in Ohio; and

- Must be in business a minimum of one year.

 

Companies from across the state entered the two-part survey process to determine the Best Employers in Ohio. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company's workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics. This part of the process was worth approximately 25 percent of the total evaluation. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. This part of the process was worth approximately 75 percent of the total evaluation. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final ranking. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and survey process in Ohio and also analyzed the data and used their expertise to determine the final ranking.

 

For more information on the Best Employers in Ohio program, visit www.BestEmployersOH.com.

 

About Blue and Co.

Blue & Co., LLC is an independent accounting and advisory firm with 400 people in 13 offices across Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Texas. Blue & Co.’s public accounting expertise includes the practice areas of: assurance, tax compliance and consulting, healthcare consulting, benefit plan services, valuation and litigation support, and business services and consulting. Its industry specializations include: healthcare, construction, nonprofit, manufacturing, distribution, technology, financial services organizations, and agribusiness. For more information, please visit www.blueandco.com.