Five Mayer-Virginia Locations Awarded 2014 Best Places to Work

Mayer Electric Supply branches in Charlottesville, Chesapeake, Newport News, Petersburg, and Richmond were recently named as 2014 Best Places to Work in Virginia. The annual list of the Best Places to Work in Virginia was created by Virginia Business and Best Companies Group.

“What a sensational award this is for our associates in Virginia,” shared Mike Lamb, Mayer’s Vice President for the Middle-Atlantic Region.  “I could not be more pleased and proud that our associates in Virginia have earned this distinction in their markets.  All of our associates have worked hard to build strong, consistent communications, trust, and associate engagement, and this is confirmation that they have been successful.”

It is a great honor for Mayer to be recognized as a best place to work and it is important for the company to continue to attract the best and brightest associates by focusing on the strengths and weakness pointed out in the results of the survey. The topics of The Best Places to Work survey include workplace satisfaction, compensation, career growth and challenge, and company management. The results help Mayer develop and implement strategies to create a more effective workplace and to continue to improve the performance of the business.

This statewide survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Virginia, benefiting the state’s economy, its workforce and businesses. The 2014 Best Places to Work in Virginia list is made up of 100 companies from across the state who participated in the two-part survey process to determine the Best Places to Work in Virginia. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company’s workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final ranking. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and survey process in Virginia and also analyzed the data and used their expertise to determine the final ranking.

For more information on the Best Places to Work in Virginia program, visit www.BestPlacesToWorkVA.com.

Mayer Electric Supply is a wholesale-distributor of electrical equipment and supplies, lighting, factory automation, tools and communications. The company serves contractors, industrials, utilities, commercial businesses and institutions with new construction and maintenance components, parts, equipment and supplies. Mayer is a third-generation, family-owned business founded in Birmingham, Alabama in 1930. The company is also a certified woman-owned business. Mayer serves customers in nine southern states with 51 locations and over 1,000 associates.

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