Grand Rapids, Michigan – Plante Moran received an Elite Award today from 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For.
The accounting and business advisory firm, which has three offices in West Michigan, was recognized an Elite Award Winner in the category of Recruitment, Selection and Orientation. Eleven of the 101 firms recognized were named “Elite” winners. The category honors a company’s recruitment efforts, the use of multiple methods and systematic processes that target fit for culture and performance while ensuring a quality on-boarding and orientation experience.
“We are honored to be recognized as one of the best places to work in West Michigan, and as an employer with a strong commitment to the recruitment, selection and orientation process,” said Rich Antonini, managing partner of the Grand Rapids office. “We invest significant resources in our recruitment efforts because we recognize people are our most valuable asset. We are passionate about hiring the best and brightest talent and helping our staff grow and succeed. This ultimately allows us provide the best possible service to our clients.”
Plante Moran was recognized for its:
- Hiring process and candidate evaluation, which involves processes for recruitment and screening that includes behavioral-based interviewing of prospective candidates. Plante Moran focuses on selecting candidates with the skills needed for the position and who will be a good organizational fit. The company’s hiring process features numerous checks and balances designed to ensure that hired staff will succeed.
- Early outreach to college students, beginning as early as their freshman year in college. Among these opportunities, Plante Moran offers a six-week internship program that allows interns involved in business multicultural organizations to experience life at a public accounting firm.
- Orientation and welcome programs, which include an online staff orientation portal called Red Carpet. Red Carpet introduces new staff prior to their first day and provides a video overview depicting life at the office where they’ll work and tasks that should be completed upon the first few days of employment.
About Plante Moran, PLLC
Plante Moran is among the nation’s largest certified public accounting and business advisory firms, providing clients with tax, audit, risk management, financial, technology, business consulting, and wealth management services. Plante Moran has a staff of more than 1,600 professionals in 21 offices throughout Michigan, Ohio, and Illinois, with international offices in Shanghai, China; Monterrey, Mexico and Mumbai, India. Plante Moran has been recognized by a number of organizations, including FORTUNE magazine, as one of the country’s best places to work.