Analysis of
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Hot Firms Profile
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• Firm sizes ranged from 14 to 17,000
• Median firm size of 175 people
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How Hot Firms’ 3-year revenue growth has trended
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Percentage of 2015 Hot Firm List grew by
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Best Firms To Work For Profile
✓ 67% have won a BFTWF Award before
✓ 62% of the 67% who won an award before, received an aw...
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Employee profile - Age
Total employees surveyed
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Employee profile - Job roles
Total employees surveyed
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Total employees surveyed
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Less satisfied More satisfied
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Employee profile - Satisfaction
• Overall, employees in the under 25 and over 67
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Words that describe Best Firms To Work For
Most popular choices
Best Firms To Work For Profile
✓ 93% Offered flex time/flexible working hours
✓ 99% Offered at least one type of retirement p...
Best Firms To Work For Profile
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✓ Flight&train...
Why should your firm be honored
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Analysis of Award Winners by Christina Zweig
Analysis of Award Winners by Christina Zweig
Analysis of Award Winners by Christina Zweig
Analysis of Award Winners by Christina Zweig
Analysis of Award Winners by Christina Zweig
Analysis of Award Winners by Christina Zweig
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Analysis of Award Winners by Christina Zweig

  1. 1. Analysis of award winners Presented by: Christina Zweig
  2. 2. Text polling used for this presentation Please participate! Text “ZWEIGGROUP” to 22333 What do you think? Results are anonymous To get started:
  3. 3. Hot Firms Profile ➡ 25 Firms were new to the list! ➡ 38 Firms have previously been on the Hot Firm list, but were not in 2014 ➡ 29 firms were both Hot Firm Award winners and Best Firms To Work For ➡ Average movement on the list by Hot Firm alumni was down 5.2 places
  4. 4. How has firm size changed on the list? • Firm sizes ranged from 14 to 17,000 • Median firm size of 175 people • Average Firm size 610 Hot Firms Profile • Firm sizes ranged from 20 to 9,200 • Median firm size of 186 people • Average Firm size 454 2014 2015
  5. 5. 0.0% 10.0% 20.0% 30.0% 40.0% A/E (prim arily A) Architecture/Interiors D esign/Build Env C onsulting FullService Eng M ultidiscipline Eng Engineering O ther 11% 5% 35% 22% 12% 2% 9% 4% Who are the 2015 Hot Firms? Hot Firms Profile
  6. 6. How Hot Firms’ 3-year revenue growth has trended Hot Firms Profile Average Median
  7. 7. How Hot Firms’ 3-year revenue growth has trended Hot Firms Profile 2014 2015 Average Growth Rate 108% 115% Median Growth Rate 74% 88% Top 10 Average Growth Rate 345% 232% Top 10 Median Growth Rate 218% 135%
  8. 8. What’s your top concern right now? What do you think? Results are anonymous VOTE NOW Text 22333
  9. 9. What firm leaders are saying… Hot Firms Profile “Our%success%has%been%based%on%our%commitment%to%being%a%'Best%Firm%to%Work%For'%for% our%staff%and%a%'best%firm%to%work%with'%for%our%Clients.%Coupled%with%a%strong% entrepreneurial%spirit%and%a%commitment%to%do%it%right%the%first%@me,%this%has% posi@oned%us%to%add%people,%projects%%and%capabili@es%through%the%oil%and%gas% resource%boom%of%the%last%few%years.”%% ~Lee%Jordan,%Opera@ons%Manager,%GATE Multidiscipline#1 #8
  10. 10. What firm leaders are saying… Hot Firms Profile LJA's%success%is%aMributed%to%our%strategy%of%diversifica@on%of%services.%We've% accomplished%this%by%expansions%through%acquisi@ons%and%organic%growth,%both% geographical%and%by%discipline,%affording%us%the%opportunity%to%capture%addi@onal% market%share.%%Diversifica@on,%along%with%key%new%hires,%places%LJA%in%the%posi@on%to% increase%our%market%and%client%base.%%Addi@onally,%a%key%factor%to%our%success%is%that% LJA%is%an%employeeRowned%firm,%and%we%believe%in%a%"grow%or%die%philosophy”% ~Calvin%T.%Ladner%PE,%President,%LJA%Engineering Multidiscipline#2 #15
  11. 11. What Hot Firm leaders are saying… Hot Firms Profile “O’Neal’s%professionals%average%over%21%years%of%experience%and%specialize%in%complex% design%and%construc@on.%As%an%employeeRowned%company,%our%people%are%our%biggest% asset%and%dedicated%to%our%clients.%Unlike%most%in%our%industry,%O’Neal%can%guarantee%a% cost%and%schedule%for%project%delivery%during%the%reconstruc@on%phase.%O’Neal’s% exper@se%and%due%diligence%and%our%proven%CAP%Process%allows%us%to%be%confident%in% our%cost%and%schedule%for%total%project%delivery.”%% ~Kevin%Bean%PE,%President%and%CEO,%O’Neal #3
  12. 12. Guess the percentage of firms on the 2015 Hot Firm List who grew using M&A? What do you think? Results are anonymous VOTE NOW Text 22333
  13. 13. Hot Firms Profile Percentage of 2015 Hot Firm List grew by Merger and/or Acquisition 38%
  14. 14. Organic growth is BIG for Hot Firms Hot Firms Profile Percentage of 2015 Hot Firm List grew by organic growth alone during the three-year growth period 62%
  15. 15. Organic growth is big for Hot Firms Hot Firms Profile 0 1 2 3 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 2015 Rank vs. # of Transactions +
  16. 16. Best Firms To Work For Profile ✓ 67% have won a BFTWF Award before ✓ 62% of the 67% who won an award before, received an award last year ✓ Oldest firm was founded in the year 1900; Average was 1981 ✓ 48% of BFTWF Applicants have received a Hot Firm award before ✓ Size ranged from 12 to 914 employees ✓ 99% of firms hired at least one person in 2014
  17. 17. Best Firms To Work For Profile ✓ 87% Have an HR Department or dedicated HR staff member ✓ 91% Collect formal feedback from their employees ✓ 99% Use this feedback for business functions ✓ 72% Share a working strategic business plan with staff ✓ 77% Share revenue data with all employees ✓ 64% Share profit data with all employees
  18. 18. What’s your best source for new hires? We want to know.. VOTE NOW Text 22333 Results are anonymous
  19. 19. Best Firms To Work For Profile Employee profile - Age Total employees surveyed 9600+
  20. 20. Best Firms To Work For Profile Employee profile - Job roles Total employees surveyed 9600+
  21. 21. Best Firms To Work For Profile Employee profile - Gender Total employees surveyed 9600+
  22. 22. Of the following options, what are employees least satisfied with? What do you think? VOTE NOW Text 22333 Results are anonymous A. Mentoring program B. Periodic pay increases C. Training opportunities D. Career growth/advancement opportunities E. Opportunities for increased responsibility F. Excellent benefits G. Challenging work
  23. 23. Best Firms To Work For Profile Employee profile - Satisfaction (1-10 scale) Less satisfied More satisfied
  24. 24. Best Firms To Work For Profile Employee profile - Satisfaction (1-10 scale) Less satisfied More satisfied
  25. 25. Best Firms To Work For Profile Employee profile - Satisfaction • Overall, employees in the under 25 and over 67 age range gave more positive responses than other age ranges. • Overall, people in management were more likely to give positive responses than other job roles. +
  26. 26. Best Firms To Work For Profile Words that describe Best Firms To Work For Most popular choices
  27. 27. Best Firms To Work For Profile ✓ 93% Offered flex time/flexible working hours ✓ 99% Offered at least one type of retirement plan; 94% offered 401K plans ✓ 97% Offered bonus plans to full-time employees ✓ 89% Allow employees to carry PTO from one year to the next ✓ 92% Of firms provide maternity leave (average & median of 6 weeks paid, 12 weeks unpaid); 70% of firms provide paternity leave
  28. 28. Best Firms To Work For Profile • Most&popular&response&was&“Nothing”&& • Be6er&mentoring/training&programs& • Childcare& • Gym/exercise/workout&areas&& • 4/10&schedule&or&opCon What have you experienced or heard about at other firms that you would like to see implemented at your firm? • Hawaiian&Shirt&Fridays& • Pool&table& • Take&all&employees&on&vacaCon&once&a&year& • Nap&Cme& • Rest&Pods
  29. 29. Best Firms To Work For ✓ Full&kitchen&stocked&with&fresh&fruit,&soN&drinks,&frozen&dinners,&espresso,&etc…& ✓ Flight&training&allowances&for&pursuit&of&private&pilot&licenses& ✓ Capital&Bike&Share&and&Zipcar& ✓ Community&supported&agriculture&&&& ✓ OnSsite&car&wash&&& ✓ Massage&therapist&every&quarter&&&& ✓ Dry&cleaning&pickup&&&drop&off& ✓ Happy&hour&for&new&employees What&other&types&of&benefits&do&you&offer?& Some&of&the&best:
  30. 30. Why should your firm be honored among the Best Firms To Work For? “As%an%almost%century%old%company,%Garver%has%been%rooted%in%its%core%values%R%honor,% integrity,%trust,%and%respect%R%while%progressively%seeking%ways%to%provide%a%flexible% and%suppor@ve%work%environment%that%accommodates%all%genera@ons.%Our%culture%is% what%makes%Garver%unique,%and%that%uniqueness%has%allowed%us%to%grow%and%diversify% by%service%offerings%and%geography.%It%is%a%vibrant%culture%that%aMracts%top%talent%to% join%us%and%that%compe@tors%want%to%emulate.%Garver%is%a%Best%Place%to%Work.”% #3 Multi-Discipline ~GARVER Corporate survey response
  31. 31. Why should your firm be honored among the Best Firms To Work For? “We%foster%an%environment%of%open%communica@on%and%we%welcome%sugges@ons% and%new%ideas%from%our%employees.%%Whether%it%be%through%our%Town%Hall% Mee@ngs,%employee%engagement%surveys,%or%sugges@on%boxes%–%employees%have% shared%their%ideas%and%have%helped%our%firm%evolve%to%where%it%is%today.”% #6 Multi-Discipline ~LANGAN Corporate survey response
  32. 32. Why should your firm be honored among the Best Firms To Work For? BRPH%has%always%been%a%firm%dedicated%to%its%people.%Projects%come%and%go,% opportuni@es%come%and%go,%but%the%one%constant%is%our%people.%Flexible%work% schedules%and%work%from%home%op@ons%are%now%part%of%our%tradi@onal% offerings…and%making%our%office%loca@ons%more%comfortable%for%team%members% has%become%a%big%part%of%our%culture%including%Friday%Fun%Days%and%small%touches% like%fresh%Cuban%coffee%breaks%at%10%a.m.%and%2%p.m.%every%single%day. #28 Multi-Discipline ~BRPH Corporate survey response
  33. 33. Best Firms To Work For ➡ How big is big enough? ➡ What do you expect for the future/what are your plans for future? (Very common) ➡ Ownership transition plan? ➡ When will we move out of this dirty, badly managed office building? ➡ Do you know I'm here? ➡ Why do you keep things a secret so long? ➡ How do you get your hair so perfectly coiffed? ➡ Why are we so bad at holding people accountable and calling out bad behavior? ➡ Do you ever REALLY go on vacation? (Without your phone for email) ➡ You guys want to go surfing this weekend? ➡ Why are we okay with making no money? If you could ask your leadership just one question, what would it be?
  34. 34. What is your most effective marketing tool? (Ex. Email, word of mouth, website, etc) We want to know.. VOTE NOW Text 22333 Results are anonymous
  35. 35. What differentiates your firm from the competition? We want to know.. VOTE NOW Text 22333 Results are anonymous
  36. 36. #BFTWF#HotFirm2015

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