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‘Top Employer’ SpartanNash Racking Up Recognition, Awards

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SpartanNash is celebrating its 2024 recognition as a “top employer” after receiving multiple national workplace awards.

The honors are rooted in an analysis of SpartanNash’s human resource practices, company culture analysis, independent feedback from  employees and criteria such as work flexibility, education and training, diversity and recognition.

The awards include:

  • NewsweekRecognition based on an examination of publicly available data, interviews with human resource professionals and an anonymous online survey in which employees shared insights into the company’s culture and work environment.
  • Great Place to Work – Awarded based on a company culture analysis and independent feedback from employees. This is SpartanNash’s second consecutive year receiving this certification.
  • U.S. News & World Report – Recognition based on publicly available data in categories including professional development and flexibility to gain an understanding of the everyday experiences of SpartanNash employees.
    • U.S. News Best Companies To Work For, Overall
    • U.S. News Best Companies To Work For, Midwest
    • U.S. News Best Companies To Work For, Industry Specific Award in the Personal Care, Drug and Grocery Stores Category
  • Best & Brightest – Awarded based on an assessment of the company in categories including communication, diversity, retention and wellness. This is SpartanNash’s 11th consecutive year as a Best & Brightest Company to Work For in The Nation and fifth consecutive year as one of The Nation’s Best & Brightest in Wellness.

[RELATED: SpartanNash Taps McIvor For VP Of Merchandising, Pharmacy]

“As a ‘People First’ company, we strive to be the employer of choice, providing careers for a better life by creating a work environment where everyone can do their best work. We deeply appreciate our 17,000 associates who cultivate our vibrant company culture and dedicate their time and talents to delivering the ingredients for a better life to the communities we serve,” said SpartanNash EVP and Chief Human Resources Officer Nicole Zube, who was recently recognized as a Silver Stevie Award winner in the Human Resources Executive of the Year category.

SpartanNash’s recognition also stems from its programming tailored for young professionals. The Early in Career Program helps new employees build confidence, strengthen business acumen and develop relationships. The company also attracts and retains university students through its internship program. This year, more than 100 interns from 40 states are participating in a 12-week program, gaining hands-on experience across various departments.

[RELATED: SpartanNash Elevates Zube To EVP, Chief HR Officer]

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