FIREKEEPERS CASINO HOTEL NAMED BEST AND BRIGHTEST COMPANY TO WORK FOR IN THE NATION
(Battle Creek, MI.) Feb. 13, 2018 – The National Association for Business Resources has named FireKeepers Casino Hotel as one of the Best and Brightest Companies To Work For® in the Nation. The 2017 national winning companies were assessed by an independent research firm, which reviewed a number of key measures relative to other nationally recognized winners.
The Best and Brightest Program honored 437 national winning organizations from across the country out of 2,000 nominations. FireKeepers was the only casino to have been selected! The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® competition identifies and honors organizations that display a commitment to excellence in operations and employee enrichment that lead to increased productivity and financial performance. This competition scores potential winners based on regional data of company performance and a set standard across the nation including: Compensation, Benefits and Employee Solutions; Employee Enrichment, Engagement and Retention; Employee Education and Development; Recruitment, Selection and Orientation; Employee Achievement and Recognition; Communication and Shared Vision; Diversity and Inclusion; Work-Life Balance; Community Initiatives, and Strategic Company Performance.
“This award recognizes FireKeepers’ focus on creating and maintaining a great work culture for our Team Members,” stated Frank Tecumseh, VP of Human Resources for FireKeepers. “Our vision is to continue to be the employer of choice, not only in Michigan, but also throughout the gaming industry.”
With over 20 years of experience conducting the Best and Brightest competitions, the National Association for Business Resources (NABR) have identified numerous best Human Resource practices and provided benchmarking for companies that continue to be leaders in employment standards.
“National companies realize that their employees are key to business success. The companies that were selected demonstrated innovative human resource practices. They intentionally keep employee needs at the forefront of their policies,” said Jennifer Kluge, President and CEO, National Association for Business Resources. “We are very impressed by the commitment that they have demonstrated to their employees.”
FireKeepers Casino Hotel, located just off Interstate 94 at Exit 104 in Battle Creek, MI, has been named Best Casino by audiences in Western Michigan and Northern Indiana, plus earned 9 first place awards in the Casino Player Magazine Best of Gaming 2017 Native Midwest category, including Best Overall Gaming Resort. FireKeepers was also selected one of the Best Casinos to Work For by Casino Player Magazine. Our signature restaurant, Nibi, is a multiple recipient of the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence. The property features 2,900 slot machines, 70 table games, a live poker room and bingo room. FireKeepers offers a AAA-rated Four Diamond resort-style hotel with 243 rooms, a functional multi-purpose event center, six distinctive dining destinations, and multiple lounges. FireKeepers is the title sponsor of the FireKeepers Casino 400, a Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway, and host of the FireKeepers Casino Hotel Championship a Symetra Tour-Road to the LPGA golf event.