The Medicus Firm, a national physician recruiting firm, has been recognized as one of the 2017 Best Places to Work in Georgia. In its first year earning this distinction, The Medicus Firm ranks #1 on the list of Best Places to Work in Georgia for small- to medium-sized companies, which was created by Georgia Trend magazIne, in conjunction with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) – Georgia State Council and Best Companies Group.
With corporate headquarters in Dallas, Texas, The Medicus Firm has been recognized among the Best Places to Work in Texas for nine consecutive years, and 2017 marks their first year on the Georgia list of top workplaces. The Medicus Firm's Georgia office is located in Duluth, a suburb of Atlanta.
"We are honored to be among the top employers in Georgia, after being recognized in Texas for many years," states Jim Stone, president of The Medicus Firm. "Our Atlanta metro area office has grown rapidly in the past few years, and it's exciting to be recognized for our great team of associates and wonderful work environment in Georgia too." The firm also has a new, third office location in Boston, Massachusetts.
The company features monthly awards and recognition for associates, as well as frequent Employee Appreciation Days, team outings, a casual dress code, and many other perks to help make the office an enjoyable work environment for all employees.
"Physician recruiting can at times be a highly stressful job, and we aim to create an office environment that encourages and rewards hard work and results, while also having fun and enjoying what we do," Stone adds.
This statewide survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Georgia, benefiting the state's economy, workforce and businesses. The 2017 Best Places to Work in Georgia list is made up of 20 companies. (Name of Company) has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Georgia.
To be considered for participation, companies had to fulfill the following eligibility requirements:
- 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 Georgia
- Have a minimum of 15 employees working in the state of Georgia
- Be in business a minimum of 1 year
Companies from across the state entered the two-part survey process to determine the Best Places to Work in Georgia. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company's workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics. This part of the process was worth approximately 25 percent 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 percent 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 Georgia and also analyzed the data and used their expertise to determine the final rankings.