Each year, the South Florida Business Journal honors the best places to work in South Florida. Employees at these businesses enjoy perks like matching 401(k) programs, flexible schedules, and creative corporate cultures.
Kaufman, Rossin & Co.
One of South Florida's largest accounting firms, Kaufman, Rossin & Co. took first place in the SFBJ's Best Places to Work Large Company Category. Founder Jim Kaufman said of the award, "It's simple: we put our people first. We know that ensures our clients will get the best possible service - and that means success for the business."
Right Management was a runner-up in the Large Company category. As a part of Manpower, and with offices all over the world helping to meet other businesses employment needs, the company keeps human resources in mind constantly, and it shows in employee evaluations.
Acceller, a customer acquisition and e-commerce company, is a repeating winner for the mid-size company category. The South Florida Business Journal noted that Acceller has a corporate culture that emphasizes innovation, work/life balance, and employee empowerment.
SGIS was named the best small company in South Florida. The company is a national government contracting firm specializing in defense and homeland security. SGIS credits its working conditions, corporate culture, and motivated employees for the employee satisfaction. Some perks include employee stock ownership, vacations to Atlantis Paradise Island and Cabo San Lucas, employee development and recognition programs, and strong benefits package.
M2E Consulting Engineers
M2E Consulting Engineers, an engineering firm specializing in construction and develoment, offers a generous benefits package, including a 5% matching 401(k) and company-provided laptops. The company also says it is unique in its corporate culture, which emphasizes collaboration, creativity, and a fun environment.
Miroslav Mladevnovic, president of the company, says, "While people might think about engineering as boring, our culture of innovative approach to problem solving in the fields of construction and real estate development motivates our staff to contribute over and above any expectation."