DALLAS - Portfolio has been named one of the 2017 Best Companies to Work For in Texas. This year’s award is the first time the company has entered and been recognized in the survey. The awards program was created in 2006 and is a project of Texas Monthly, the Texas Association of Business (TAB), Texas SHRM and Best Companies Group.
“Our Dallas office is vital to our company and our clients, being responsible for Vehicle Service Contrract administration and many facets of reinsurance company administration for our dealer clients. Our Dallas team is at the core of Portfolio’s brand promise,” observed Brent Griggs, President and CEO. “This award shows that our Dallas employees are not only 100% engaged in our mission, but are enthusiastic about the opportunity to accomplish their important duties for all our stakeholders. They deserve every bit of the support we give them with our policies and practices.”This statewide survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Texas, benefiting the state's economy, workforce and businesses. The 2017 Best Companies to Work for in Texas list is made up of 100 companies. Portfolio has been named one of the Best Companies to Work for in Texas.
To be considered for participation, companies had to fulfill the following eligibility requirements:
- Have at least 15 employees working in Texas
- Be a for-profit or not-for-profit business or government entity
- Be a publicly or privately held business
- Have a facility in the state of Texas
- Be in business a minimum of 1 year
Companies from across the state entered the two-part survey process to determine the Best Companies to Work for in Texas. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company's workplace policies, systems, philosophies, practices, and demographics. This part of the process was worth approximately 25% of the total evaluation. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. This part of the process was worth approximately 75% of the total evaluation. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final rankings. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and survey process in Texas and also analyzed the data and used their expertise to determine the final rankings.
The list of the 100 Best Companies to Work for in Texas and how they rank will be revealed for the first time at the Texas Association of Business (TAB) Best Companies to Work for in Texas Awards Dinner and Celebration on March 23 at the Sheraton Austin at the Capitol in Austin, Texas. The winners will also be profiled by Texas Monthly in a special publication that will be released in conjunction with the event.