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    Best Places To Work


    12th Annual Best Places To Work Celebration

    April 25, 2019
    5:00pm - 7:30pm
    Silver Legacy Resort



    CONGRATULATIONS to All of Our 2018 Winners and Finalists!


    2018 Winners

    1st Place

    Extra-Large Businesses: 

    2nd Place


    3rd Place 


    1st Place

    Large Business:

    2nd Place


    3rd Place 


    1st Place

    Medium Business:

    2nd Place 


    3rd Place


    1st Place 

    Small Busines: 

    2nd Place 


    3rd Place 


    1st Place 


    2nd Place 


    3rd Place 

    2018 Finalists

    Extra Large Business:

    Large Business:

    Meduim Business: 

    Small Business:


    Carson Tahoe Regional Healthcare Home Instead Senior Care ABC Fire and Cylinder A and H Insurance, Inc. Alpine Insurance
    Charter Communications Rosendin Electric Grand Rounds, Inc. David’s Bridal AssuredPartners Consulting
    Custom Ink Server Technology LP Insurance Services Foundry BlueBird, CPAs
    Dolan Auto Group   Lumos & Associates, Inc. IQ Technology Solutions Clark & Associates of Nevada, Inc.
    GreatCall   Northern Nevada HOPES MD Labs CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP
    Greater Nevada   Sala Family Dentistry NAVIS Creative Coverings
    Hyatt Regency Resort, Spa & Casino   Silver State International Nevada Rural Housing Authority Healing Healthcare Systems
    NOW Health Group, Inc.   SpineNevada Minimally Invasive Spine Institute One Nevada Credit Union Inc Authority, LLC
    Patagonia     Sierra Family Pharmacies Kaempfer Crowell
    Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority     SPCA of Northern Nevada KPS3
    Sierra Nevada Corporation     The Abbi Agency Nature’s Way Brand
          Western Environmental Testing Laboratory Nevada Commercial Services


    2018 Valued Platinum Sponsors 

    2018 Valued Gold Sponsors 

    2018 Valued Silver Sponsors 

    MD Labs Dolan Auto Group A and H Insurance, Inc.
    Now Health Group Inc Greater Nevada Credit Union ABC Fire
    Spine Nevada Intuit Carson Tahoe Regional Healthcare
      Lumos & Associates Charter Communications
      Nevada Commercial Services Clark & Associates
      Northern Nevada Hopes CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP
      Rosendin Electric Foundry
      Server Technology Grand Rounds
      Sierra Nevada Corporation Great Call
        Kaempfer Crowell
        LP Insurance Services
        One Nevada Credit Union
        Prominence Health
        Reno Tahoe Airport Authority
        Sala Family Dentistry
        Sierra Family Pharmacies


    2018 Partners: 

    Here are some frequently asked questions about the program:

    Why should my company participate? 

    The competition presents a great opportunity to learn what your employees are really thinking, and provides you with valuable information you can use to improve your day-to-day operations and workplace environment. If chosen as a finalist or winner, promote the Best Places to Work award to prospective employees. Use the Best Places to Work logo on your websites and recruiting materials. Use the award in your public relations programs.

    Is there a cost to participate? 

    No. It is free to participate in the program using our standard, on-line survey. All participating companies will receive a free one page Overview report. This report shows how your company scored in each of the 6 engagement categories measured on the survey.
    Quantum Workplace offers the following features for an additional cost.

    • If your employees do not have access to a computer, paper surveys are available for a nominal fee ($2 per submitted paper survey).
    • You may add questions or demographics to the survey to enhance your survey results. Fees for customized surveys vary, based on number of employees. (Only Standard survey questions will be used in scoring for the competition.)
    • Participants may purchase a package of their survey results. Prices for packages are based on the size of the company.

    How are the Best Places to Work winners determined? 

    All Best Places to Work winners are determined exclusively on the basis of their employees’ responses to the Employee Engagement Survey. Employee responses from 30 standard questions, along with the number of employees that respond to the survey, are calculated to determine the company’s overall score and ranking.

    Can my company customize the employee survey? 

    Yes, you may add questions or demographics to the survey to enhance your survey results. Fees for customized surveys vary. Please contact Best Places, for more information about custom surveys. Customizations do not affect the way your results are scored for the purpose of the competition. Custom questions and non-market employees are excluded from the calculations.

    How is the curvey distributed to my employeess? 

    The contact person at your company will facilitate the survey invitations for your employees. There are several options available for distribution.

    • Email employees the unique survey link by uploading employee email addresses into the Quantum Workplace portal.
    • Employees without an email address can be invited by hand delivering them a unique survey link.
    • Paper surveys are available to employees without access to a computer. Please note, there is a $2 fee per survey to process paper surveys and the paper survey deadline precedes the online survey deadline.
    • If your company has more than 1000 employees in the contest area, please contact if you would like information on alternative options for inviting employees to complete the survey.

    What if my employees do not have accesss to a computer? 

    Paper surveys are available at a cost of $2 per submitted survey. A company may use a combination of paper and on-line surveys for their employees. Paper surveys must be postmarked by March 11th, 2016. Data entry of paper surveys must be conducted by Quantum Workplace.

    Do all employees at my company need to complete the survey? 

    All eligible employees must be invited to take the survey. To reach a 95 percent confidence level with a margin of error of plus or minus 5 percent, you will need to achieve employee participation based on the following percentages per size of organization for your company to be considered an honoree:

    • Less than 50 employees = 85%
    • 51 – 150 = 70%
    • 151 – 500 = 50%
    • 501 – 1,000 = 30%
    • 1,001 – 3,000 = 15%
    • 3,001 – 5,000 = 8%
    • More than 5,000 = 5%

    Which employees are eligible to take the survey? 

    Only permanent employees (full and part-time) are eligible to complete the survey. These employees are the most likely to be impacted by your corporate culture – and are therefore usually the best judge of employee engagement. Do not include seasonal, per diem, independent contractors, or consultants. (including 1099 Real Estate Agents), temps, or partners/owners (with more that 5 percent ownership).

    Should Union employees be included? 

    Yes, Union employees must be included in your employee count and invited to take the survey.

    Should Partners/Owners be allowed to take a survey? 

    No, Partners and Owners with more than 5% ownership of the company should not be invited to complete the survey.

    My company has offices in multiples cities and states, how many employees should I enter at the registration page? 

    You should include all permanent employees (full and part-time) that work within the Reno/Tahoe/Carson City/Sparks metro area. If you would like to include all employees that work outside of these locations, please contact Best Places at 402.206.2386 to discuss customization options and pricing.

    Will my company recieve the survey results? 

    Yes, all participating companies will receive a free Category Overview report. This report shows how your company scored in each of the 6 engagement categories. You will also have the opportunity to purchase more in-depth survey results.

    What if my company does not make the Best Places to Work list? 

    You will still receive access to your free Overview report and will have the opportunity to purchase reports to help improve employee engagement. Your company name will not be placed on any list and will not be printed in the special publication. There is NO RISK to participation.

    How will I know if my company make the list? When will I be contacted? 

    All participants that have reached their participation goal will be contacted regarding their status as a finalist or non-finalists by April 9th, 2017.

    When is the Best Places to Work event? 

    The Best Places to Work in Northern Nevada Ceremony will be held in April 2019. The event will take place at the Silver Legacy. For questions regarding the event please contact Stallar Lufrano at

    When can I access my company's survey results? 

    If your company is not a finalist, you may access results when you receive your status notification. If your company is a finalist, you will receive access to results after the awards event.

    Is the survey confidential? 

    The Quantum Workplace employee survey is strictly confidential. Companies will have access to survey results at the aggregate level to help you understand and build engagement.