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WorkStride Named One Of 2019’s Best Companies To Work For In New York State

WorkStride, a leading provider of channel incentives and employee recognition solutions, announced today that it has been named one of the Best Companies to Work for in New York State for 2019. This marks the second year in a row that the company has been honored with this designation.

The annual list of the 2019 Best Companies to Work for in New York was created by the New York State Society for Human Resource Management (NYS-SHRM) and Best Companies Group. This statewide survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in New York, benefiting the state’s economy, its workforce and businesses. The 2019 Best Companies to Work for in New York list is made up of 75 companies.

“We’re thrilled to be named a best company to work for in New York for the second year in a row,” said WorkStride CEO Jim Hemmer in response to the award. “Our employees are central to our organization’s success, and every effort is made to ensure they are motivated and engaged at work. This award validates our continuous effort in building a strong, dynamic, and sustainable company culture.”

To be considered for participation, companies had to fulfill the following eligibility requirements:

  • Be a for-profit, not-for-profit business or government entity;
  • Be a publicly or privately held business;
  • Have a facility in the state of New York;
  • Have at least 15 employees working in New York; and
  • Must 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 New York. 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% 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 New York and also analyzed the data and used their expertise to determine the final rankings.

For more information on the Best Companies to Work for in New York program, visit

About WorkStride

WorkStride builds highly-configurable channel incentive, employee recognition, and rewards programs that address and adapt to dynamic business needs by helping organizations optimize channel sales performance, increase employee engagement, and impact the bottom line. 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 backed by The Riverside Company, a global private equity firm. Learn more about WorkStride at

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