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Best Companies to Work For

By Devin Felix, Rachel Madison, Heather Stewart

December 6, 2013

  • Snow-cone truck provides unlimited snow cones to employees during the summer
  • Vending machines stocked with healthy snacks, all for $0.25 each
  • Recently, each employee received a $500 Costco gift card

Mark Miller Subaru

Mark Miller Subaru is a car dealership specializing in the sale of Subarus.

172 employees

Being treated like family is important to Mark Miller Subaru’s employees, which for many is the best benefit they could ask for. According to one employee, “The owners are very in touch with the staff and are never too busy to chat, and they get to know every employee from the highest manager to the lowest-ranked lot tech.”

Encouraging employees to stay at or less than 40 hours of work per week is important to company managers, says Operations Manager Tatiana Miller. “We force employees to take vacation times so they can be with their families. Time off is always given for family events.”

Mark Miller Subaru also offers a wellness program and health fairs for employees and their families, an onsite café that give employees healthy meal options, and an enticing retirement package. The company also has a day it dubs "Ben Franklin Day,” which occurs when the dealership has a record month and each employee is given a $100 bill.

  • Discounts on cars and services
  • Honey-baked hams and $100 gift cards to Macy’s for each employee on Christmas
  • Employee anniversary gifts that include awards and cash

Solutionreach

Solutionreach provides patient engagement tools to healthcare professionals.

196 employees

Excellent benefits, ample paid time off and the ability to balance work and home life keep employees at Solutionreach happy. And that doesn’t include the company’s onsite gym, unlimited free sodas, monthly birthday lunches, and ping-pong and air hockey tables.

“Solutionreach offers a fun, positive atmosphere where you are surrounded with people who enjoy coming to the office. Personal MacBook Pros, onsite gym facilities, billiards, [and] ping-pong/air hockey tables are just a few of the great perks we get to enjoy here at our Lehi location,” one employee says. “Lunch is paid for several times throughout the month and employees are constantly rewarded/recognized for doing their job well.”

In addition to remarkable employee benefits, Solutionreach also works to put together events that help those who need it most, such as a recent day of service and charity run the company organized to support the CURE Childhood Cancer Association.

  • Mothers’ lounge for nursing mothers
  • Free bagels and coffee provided to employees every Tuesday
  • Charitable contributions matched up to $250

Spillman Technologies

Spillman Technologies provides comprehensive public safety software.

210 employees

“Spillman Technologies believes in the core principles that if people enjoy the work they are doing employee retention is high, employee satisfaction is high, performance levels are high and positive customer experiences are through the roof,” says Human Resource Director Mike Smith.

The company is serious about keeping employees happy and engaged, offering perks that range from 100 percent paid insurance premiums to vacation condos that are available for employee use. “They also pay $3,000 per year into an HSA to cover what insurance doesn't. This has been a lifesaver to us so many times it is unbelievable,” says one employee.

Another adds, “Little things like Friday treats in the break room, the soda fountain and a BBQ grill all show that Spillman management/owners are interested in making Spillman Technologies more than just a place to work.”

  • Fully paid insurance premiums with an additional $3,000 paid into a health savings account to cover deductibles
  • Wellness program that includes an in-house fitness center, membership to Gold’s Gym and a personal health coach
  • Tuition reimbursement program

Castle & Cooke Mortgage, LLC

Castle & Cooke Mortgage is a home financing company.

107 employees

Castle & Cooke Mortgage has experienced tremendous growth, adding eight new offices in the past year alone. The company is determined to maintain its open, friendly work environment, even as it continues to bring on additional employees. Little touches like donuts on every payday, frequent awards and celebrations, and half days off before holidays let workers know that they are part of the Castle & Cooke family.

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