FIVE STAR EMPLOYER QUALITIES

What makes a Five Star Employer, and why Star Employees come to work and stay

These are qualities we recognize as Five Star. Your organization may have a quality not listed below. Please feel the freedom to share with us your own ideas.

Referrals: Over 35% of our employees have come from referrals.

Low Turnover:  Our turnover rate is 20% or more lower than the industry average.

Hiring: We make it hard to get a job with our organization, and all manger involved in the hiring process have had interview training. We have learned to fail fast.

Employee Commitment: All of our employees know what it takes to succeed in their job and are rewarded accordingly.

Employee Compensations and Benefits: We pay above industry standards and provide above-industry benefits.

Continuous Training: We offer continual training and cross-training at all levels of our organization.

Boomerang Employees: We have many employees who have left us and come back.

Promote From Within: We always look to promote from within before looking outside to fill a position.

Vision and mission statement: We have a clear visions and mission statements, and every employee knows what it is. 

Safety is #1. We enforce that everyone’s safety is everyone’s  #1 concern. If it is not safe, we don’t do it. 

Recognition is King: We recognize that employees are our most important assets and look for innovative ways to reward and recognize them.

Accountability: We hold managers and employees accountable for their actions no matter what their position. 

Employee Investment: We make a significant ongoing investment in all our employees, regardless of their position.

Employee respect: We give our employees respect by making the time to listen, taking what they say seriously, and implementing their ideas whenever possible.

Diversity: We value and promote diversity, inclusion, and belonging.

Family-Friendly: We recognize that employees have outside obligations to family life and well-being and strive to create a work environment that supports these needs.

Community Involvement: We are committed to being a socially responsible organization and giving back to our local community.

Fun/Celebrative: We are always looking for ways to make work fun and reasons to celebrate.

Open door policy: We are always seeking ways to encourage openness and transparency with all employees in our organization.

High Expectation: We expect a great deal from our employees and work hard to give them the tools and training they need to achieve these expectations.

Top Management: We have an outstanding management team that lives both the company vision and mission statement.

Open communications: We are always asking how to do things better, listening to what employees say, learning, and then acting. 

Dynamic Minded; We strive to be a creative, innovative, and flexible organization.