Wakefern One of Top Ten Places to Work in New Jersey

Wakefern Food Corp. announced that it has been ranked in the top ten of NJBIZ magazine’s 2011 Best Places to Work in New Jersey.  This prestigious award, given annually, recognizes and honors top places of employment in New Jersey that benefit the state’s economy, workforce and businesses.

Wakefern came in at number nine this year on the list.  The Best Places to Work in New Jersey awards honors more than seventy companies from across the state.  The winners were determined by an evaluation of each nominated company’s workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics.  An additional component of the evaluation included an employee survey to measure the employee experience.

The award program, created in 2005 and produced by NJBIZ, honored this year’s Best Places to Work at an awards dinner and ceremony on Tuesday, April 26, 2011 at the Hilton East Brunswick.

“We are proud to stand beside these esteemed members of the New Jersey business community to accept this prestigious award,” said Dean Janeway, President and Chief Operating Officer of Wakefern Food Corp.  “Wakefern has a deep-rooted and personal investment in its associates and we are delighted to be recognized by them – and NJBIZ — as a ‘Best Place to Work.’  This is truly an honor.”

The Best Places to Work in New Jerseyprogram sponsors are Gibbons, P.C. and Novo Nordisk.  The program is in partnership with Garden State Council SHRM, The New Jersey State Chamber, Employers Association of New Jersey and the New Jersey Economic Development Authority.

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