March 10, 2014
JPS is pleased to announce the recent honor of being named among the Best Employers in North Carolina in an annual survey. Placing third statewide among small to mid-sized companies with 15 to 249 employees, the firm earned praise for its extensive benefits package and an environment that promotes professional and personal growth.
“We’re honored to be included in this short list of only 30 companies representing the best working environments in our state,” said JPS CEO and Shareholder Ben Hamrick. “Since this ranking was based on input from JPS team members, it’s good to know we’re succeeding at providing an atmosphere that promotes the well-being and success of our people, our clients, our community and our profession.”
Among the benefits JPS employees receive are a flexible work schedule, shortened work weeks outside of the busy tax season, employer-paid health insurance and gym membership, a health savings account, matching 401K contributions, and continuing education reimbursement.
The company has developed a culture focused on supporting the community and profession through encouraging involvement in leadership roles and providing an unlimited number of paid volunteer hours.
“JPS has great benefits and is a very health-conscious firm,” said Annissa Piper, an administrative associate at the firm. “JPS does a lot for the community with various nonprofit organizations and supports our local businesses. These are just a few of the reasons I am happy to be here.”
The Best Employers in North Carolina program is administered by Business North Carolina, the Society for Human Resource Management – NC State Council and the Best Companies Group. The survey process is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in North Carolina that help to benefit the state’s economy, workforce and businesses. Winners are selected after careful evaluation of each company’s workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems, demographics and employee experience. For more information, visit www.bit.ly/bestemployersNC