turnstone Launches Nationwide Search for ‘Best Young Companies to Work For’

  turnstone Launches Nationwide Search for ‘Best Young Companies to Work For’

Business Wire

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- August 16, 2013

turnstone®, a Steelcase brand, has launched a nationwide search to discover
innovative and forward-thinking young companies for the inaugural 2013 Best
Young Companies to Work For. The campaign will shine a light on companies that
demonstrate excellence in a number of areas, including positive work culture,
forward-thinking leadership, talent retention, business innovation, community
outreach and workspace planning and design.

“Young companies that are truly succeeding recognize the significance of
workplace culture in addition to bottom line results. They understand how to
foster collaboration, attract and retain top talent and enhance wellbeing,”
said Kevin Kuske, general manager and chief anthropologist for turnstone. “The
Best Young Companies to Work For campaign is designed to find those companies
that are not only getting the job done, but also stand out in their efforts to
create a work environment that helps amplify the performance of its people.”

turnstone is accepting nominations through August 23, 2013 at
myturnstone.com/best-young-companies-to-work-for. To be considered, nominated
companies must be no more than 10 years old and employ no more than 100
people. Companies are not eligible to nominate themselves.

An esteemed panel of judges will select the companies that best show a strong
commitment to creating a positive work environment and experience for workers.
Judges include:

  *Peter Cappelli, Professor of Management, the Wharton School of the
    University of Pennsylvania;
  *Katie Johnston, Program Manager, EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women Program;
  *Marc Nager, President/CEO, UP Global;
  *Lesa Mitchell, Vice President of Innovation and Networks, Ewing Marion
    Kauffman Foundation; and
  *Kevin Kuske, General Manager and Chief Anthropologist, turnstone.

In addition to national recognition as the 2013 Best Young Companies to Work
For, five exceptional finalists will receive a selection of turnstone products
to enhance their workspace.

About turnstone

turnstone is a Steelcase Inc. brand inspired by the spirit of small business.
The company designs solutions that help create great work environments that
are easy to own and exhilarating to use. We provide ideas and attainable
solutions that help our customers stay focused on what’s most important to
them – their exciting journey through business and life. Running a small
business is hard enough— having a great space to work in should be easy. For
more information, visit www.myturnstone.com.


Katie Hasse, 312-350-0502
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