The Village Network has been named a Best-in-Class Employer by Gallagher! Gallagher’s Best-in-Class awards recognize employers that excel in supporting their employees’ physical, emotional, career and financial wellbeing for better organizational outcomes.
As part of their commitment to ensuring that The Village Network is a great place to work, the human resources team participated in Gallagher’s 2022 U.S. Benefits Strategy & Benchmarking Survey. After the results were tallied, The Village Network scored in the top quartile of large and midsize employers who participated across the United States.
“We’re so excited about this achievement, which reflects our commitment to comprehensive benefits and employee programs,” says Richard Graziano, President CEO of The Village Network. “We believe supporting our workforce builds our overall organizational strength, resilience, and ultimately helps us to deliver on our mission of building brighter futures for youth throughout Ohio.”
The Village Network was recognized for its comprehensive framework for strategically investing in benefits, compensation, and employee communication to support the health, financial security and career growth of its employees at a sustainable cost structure. Designations like Gallagher’s Best-in-Class Employer help current and potential employees understand and appreciate an organization’s workplace culture and people strategy; important differentiators as employers compete for talent in a tight labor market.
As a U.S. Best-in-Class Employer, The Village Network was assigned points based on its relative performance in:
- Planning horizons for the benefits and compensation strategies
- Extent of their wellbeing strategy
- Turnover rate for full-time equivalents (FTEs)
- Completion of a workforce engagement survey
- Use of an HR technology strategy and its level of sophistication
- Difference in healthcare costs over the prior year
- Use of a communication strategy
“The Village Network was recognized as a U.S. Best-in-Class Employer because of how they approach organizational priorities with a long-term outlook; provide high-quality, high-value benefits; and build and solidify a strong organizational culture through their communications,” said William F. Ziebell, CEO of Gallagher’s Benefits & HR Consulting Division “In doing so, The Village Network invests in the whole employee by providing distinct and relevant wellbeing resources that will attract and retain talent.”
Are you looking for a job where you can both make a difference in the lives of adolescents and receive great benefits? The Village Network is hiring for a variety of roles at their various locations. For more information on current opportunities, please visit https://thevillagenetwork.org/careers/.