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WorkStride Named One Of 2018’s Best Companies To Work For In New York State

WorkStride, a leading provider of employee recognition and sales incentive solutions, announced today that it has been named one of the Best Companies to Work for in New York State for 2018.

In response to the award, WorkStride CEO Jim Hemmer said, “Being named one of the best companies to work for in New York is very rewarding. Our people and our culture are so important to us. Our organization devotes a lot of time and energy into our culture every day to ensure our employees are happy at work. This award validates that our people recognize all we do to make WorkStride a great company to work for. Thank you for this great honor.”

WorkStride will be honored at a public awards dinner to be held at the Albany Marriott on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, from 5:45 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. During the event, WorkStride will learn its rank among the 27 companies in the category for small employers with 15-99 U.S. employees.

In addition, a special publication profiling all 70 winning organizations and their unique employment perks will be produced for distribution to event attendees, higher education institutions, as well as thousands of human resources professionals and organizations across New York State.

The Best Companies to Work for in New York State awards are celebrating 11 years of recognizing the best employers in the state. It is a distinctive program that evaluates and ranks the best places of employment based on employee satisfaction and engagement, as well as workplace practices and policies.

To be considered for participation, companies enter into a two-part survey process and 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 at least one facility in the state of New York
  • Have a minimum of 15 employees working in the state of New York
  • Be in business a minimum of 1 year

About WorkStride

WorkStride builds highly configurable recognition, sales incentive, performance, and rewards programs that address and adapt to dynamic needs, helping individuals and organizations increase employee engagement, optimize performance, and enhance impact. The company represents clients of various sizes, including a number of Fortune 500 organizations, from a wide range of industries. WorkStride is based in New York City and is owned by The Riverside Company, a global private equity firm. Learn more about WorkStride at

About Best Companies To Work For In New York State

The 2018 Best Companies to Work for in New York State awards is a partnership of the New York State Council of the Society for Human Resource Management, The Business Council of New York, Best Companies Group and BridgeTower Media. The event sponsor is Anchin Block & Anchin LLP. For more information on the Best Companies to Work for in New York State program, including the entire list of winning companies, please visit or contact Emily Winslow at 717-323-5268 or

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