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Collin College Named One of DFW's Best, Brightest Companies to Work For

Dallas/Ft Worth's Best and Brightest Companies To Work For Winner 2018 GraphicDecember 12, 2017 — Collin College has been named one of Dallas/Fort Worth’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® for the third year in a row by National Association for Business Resources.

The honor recognizes organizations which practice innovative strategies and represent best practices in a variety of human resource measures, based on anonymous surveys conducted by an independent research firm. Collin College was noted for strengths in the categories of: community initiatives; diversity and inclusion; and communication and shared vision.  

“We’re pleased that the feedback from the survey is so positive,’” Collin College District President Dr. Neil Matkin said. “Being responsive to employee needs, communicating common goals and creating a welcoming atmosphere for all fosters a positive and productive work environment that enables our faculty and staff to do their best.”

The companies selected for this honor keep their employees needs at the forefront of their policies, according to Jennifer Kluge, president and CEO of National Association for Business Resources.

“Dallas Fort Worth companies realize that their employees are key to business success. The companies that were selected demonstrated innovative human resource practices,” Kluge said. “We are very impressed by the commitment that they have demonstrated to their employees.”

The “Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®” is a national program with annual symposia and award galas presented in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Houston, Milwaukee, San Diego and San Francisco. The college will be honored alongside other winners at a gala on Monday, Jan. 22 at the Dallas Arboretum.

About the Best and Brightest Programs

The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® is a program of the National Association for Business Resources 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. 

About Collin College 

Collin College serves more than 53,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degrees and certificates in a wide range of disciplines. The only public college in the county, Collin College is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development. In addition, the college operates the Collin Higher Education Center, which serves 3,200 additional students each year in partnership with The University of Texas at Dallas, Texas Woman’s University, Texas A&M Commerce, Texas Tech and the University of North Texas.