Frederick, MD (June 2016) – On Friday, June 10, Van Mitchell, Secretary of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, presented a Bronze Wellness at Work award to iHire in recognition of their exemplary accomplishments in worksite health promotion.
The Wellness at Work Awards took place as part of the 7th annual Maryland Workplace Health & Wellness Symposium at the BWI Marriott in Linthicum Heights. iHire was one of 42 businesses to receive an award.
The Wellness at Work Awards are sponsored by Healthiest Maryland Businesses, the state’s initiative to support healthy workplaces. Employers may earn a Gold, Silver, Bronze, or On the Path award. To be eligible, businesses are required to establish leadership support for wellness, create wellness committees, survey the needs and interests of their employees, set health improvement goals, and develop monitoring tools to track their outcomes over time.
“It is a great honor to be recognized at the state level this year,” said Vickie Krolak, PHR, CP-SHRM, iHire’s Administrative Manager. “iHire offers a variety of wellness benefits that have a positive impact on our employees, such as gym membership discounts, weekly wellness tips, smoking cessation assistance, team walks, and healthy snack options. When our staff is happy and healthy, our company thrives!”
About Healthiest Maryland Businesses
Launched in 2010 and based at the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Healthiest Maryland Businesses helps businesses create customized wellness plans, set wellness goals and monitor progress. Six regional coordinators around the state provide personalized guidance to businesses of all sizes. To date, over 460 businesses have signed on to take advantage of this program. For more information, visit http://www.healthiestmdbusinesses.org.
About iHire, LLC
iHire offers a network of industry job boards dedicated to specific professions, enabling job seekers and employers to reach their employment goals by focusing their searches. iHire provides job seekers a single place to find jobs that are posted all over the internet, including places like small and large business websites, government databases, and industry associations in addition to other services such as resume writing/formatting. For employers, iHire provides straightforward hiring tools to help fill open positions quickly and cost effectively. iHire understands that successful recruiting isn’t about a lot of resumes; it’s about the right resumes. That’s why iHire offers an industry focus with network reach, enabling employers a fast, affordable way to reach the right candidates. Visit www.ihire.com for more information.
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