BizStream Recognized as One of West Michigan’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For

National Association for Business Resources (NABR) has acknowledged BizStream as one of West Michigan’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For. This marks the sixth consecutive year BizStream has received this honor. 

Every year, companies throughout the greater West Michigan region compete to be named one of “West Michigan’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®.” Only companies that distinguish themselves as having the most innovative and thoughtful human resources approach can be bestowed this honor. 

"BizStream has proven once again that our core values shine through and doubly overcome even the toughest of challenges. During this global pandemic, BizStream was quick to institute unique ways to keep our team members engaged through social interaction in a digital space as well as combat the ongoing effects that spatial isolation can have on a person's morale. Mental health days were common practice and often times even encouraged." shares Josh Rubino, Project Manager, BizStream. 

An independent research firm evaluates each company’s entry, based on various categories. These include Compensation, Benefits and Employee Solutions; Employee Enrichment, Engagement and Retention; Employee Education and Development; Recruitment, Selection and Orientation; Employee Achievement and Recognition; Communication and Shared Vision; Diversity and Inclusion; Work-Life Balance; Community Initiatives and Strategic Company Performance. With over 20 years of experience conducting the Best and Brightest competitions, the National Association for Business Resources (NABR) has identified numerous best Human Resource practices and provided benchmarking for companies that continue to be leaders in employment standards.  

“Throughout the year, the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® have demonstrated leadership and forward thinking as they pivoted their business and workforce through Covid-19. As the conversation and focus has shifted, our Best and Brightest winning companies have also been a voice for important actions regarding race relations employee wellbeing. In these unique times, the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® excel and share their knowledge with others,” said Jennifer Kluge, President and CEO, Best and Brightest Programs. 

These select companies will be honored on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 on a virtual platform, and the winning companies also compete for 13 elite awards, one granted for each category. Also, an overall winner that has excelled in all categories will be honored with a “Best of the Best Overall” award. The elite award winners will be revealed during the digital presentation. West Michigan’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® is sponsored by Baudville Brands, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, ABC WZZM 13, Newsradio WOOD 1300 and 106.9 FM, Grand Rapids Business Journal, Davenport University, DTE Energy, The Employers' Association, Consumers Credit Union, Meijer, uMap, Clark Hill, and SpartanNash.

About BizStream
BizStream designs, supports, and connects digital marketing solutions utilizing a variety of technologies, including .NET, Azure, Kentico Xperience, and Kentico Kontent, to name a few. Alongside custom web and application development services, BizStream has a number of Software as a Service (SaaS) products, including YouthCenter, CaseStream, and Toolkit for Kentico. Team BizStream comprises more than 30 developers, designers, digital specialists, and support staff. Their office is located just outside Grand Rapids, MI, USA.

About the Best and Brightest to Work For® Program  
The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® is a national program that provides the business community with the opportunity to gain recognition, showcase their best practices and demonstrate why they are an ideal place for employees to work. This national program celebrates those companies that are making better business, creating richer lives and building a stronger community as a whole. It is presented annually in several markets, including Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Miami, Milwaukee, Nashville, New York, Portland, San Diego, San Francisco Bay Area, Seattle, West Michigan & nationally. 

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Michelle has an eye for design and aesthetics and enjoys applying these principles to business. Merging her love of all things artisan with her business experience, Michelle joined BizStream in 2013 to take on our marketing efforts. Michelle is skilled in web admin, digital marketing, design, content creation, event planning, driving our unique BizStream culture and more. In her free time, you’ll find her gardening, making, fermenting, or exploring nature with her husband and two daughters.

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