ASI named “Best Employer Overall” in 2016 Best Places to Work contest
TREVOSE, PA – March 21, 2016 – The Advertising Specialty Institute® (ASI) today announced it has been honored as “Best Employer Overall” in an employee-driven competition recognizing outstanding workplace environments.
The 2016 Best Places to Work contest was sponsored by Calkins Media, publisher of the Bucks County Courier Times, The Intelligencer and the Burlington County Times,and their online jobs partner, Monster.com.
Employees have voted ASI a great place to work every year since 2010.
In all, 28 businesses competed in 23 work-related categories. ASI took top honors along with two New Jersey hospitals. ASI, Lourdes Specialty Hospital of Southern New Jersey in Willingboro and the Mount Laurel Animal Hospital were voted top overall employers in select Pennsylvania and New Jersey counties in the annual contest.
“ASI works hard to attract top talent, and it’s extremely gratifying to know our amazing employees recognize the efforts we make to provide a workplace that encourages creativity and innovation along with fun,” said Timothy M. Andrews, president and chief executive officer of ASI. “This latest honor is the best proof that providing a supportive corporate culture pays off.”
Employee nominations included the following comments:
• “We’re encouraged to share our thoughts and ideas on how the company could do better, and often those ideas promote change. It allows me to take ownership of my role within the company.”
• “I feel like I snatched the golden ticket by working with such friendly and talented folks who welcome and motivate you to achieve the best of your abilities.”
• “We are on the cutting edge of technology in our industry. The management and employees are great people always pushing forward and it is a great learning experience.”
• “ASI is an amazing place to work. I am very happy coming into work every day. There are great perks and they treat their employees well.”
“ASI works hard to attract top talent, and it’s extremely gratifying to know our amazing employees recognize the efforts we make to provide a workplace that encourages creativity and innovation along with fun,” said ASI CEO Tim Andrews.
Under the guidance of Carol Albright, ASI senior vice president of human resources, ASI has been consistently ranked among the “Best Places to Work” in Philadelphia and Bucks County, PA.
In 2015, ASI was honored as a “Best Place for Working Moms” in part for offering new moms a private nursing room, and pregnant women are given parking spaces close to the entrance. Plus, new parents receive eight weeks of free day care. In 2014, ASI was recognized as a “Top Workplace” and “Best Employer for New Graduates.” In 2013, ASI was named a “Best Places to Work – Large Company,” “Best Place for Working Moms” and “Best Employer for New Graduates.” ASI previously won “Best Places to Work” awards in 2012, 2011 and 2010.
The family-owned company offers competitive benefits, an array of educational programs, an award-winning Wellness Program and diversity initiatives. ASI also provides an on-site day care, fitness center, Starbucks, a café featuring healthy options, casual dress every day and community service events.
ASI’s engaging work atmosphere is supported through fun activities such as employee social mixers and friendly competitions, and it recognizes outstanding professional achievements through quarterly president’s awards and an annual employee awards ceremony.
The independent certified accounting firm Kreischer Miller received the 2016 nominations, tabulated the votes and validated the results in each category.
Winners were honored at a luncheon at the Northampton Valley Country Club in Richboro, PA.
The Advertising Specialty Institute (ASI®) serves a network of 25,000 suppliers, distributors and decorators in the $22 billion promotional products industry. ASI’s flagship product, the technology platform ESP®, manages the industry’s entire supply and marketing chain. ASI also produces award-winning digital and print content, live events and educational programs that enable companies in 61 countries to be more efficient, productive and profitable. ASI’s Counselor magazine provides the most authoritative business content in the industry, and the ASI Certification Program features 500+ live and online education courses for over 40,000 professionals. The company, family owned and operated since 1962, is proud to have been consistently ranked among the “Best Places to Work” in Philadelphia and Bucks County, PA. For more info: www.asicentral.com.
Published on: March 22nd, 2016