We are thrilled to announce that NMS has been honored with the prestigious Foraker Award for Best Place to Work (+250 Employees) in Alaska Business magazine’s highly esteemed 2023 Best of Alaska Business Awards. Alaska Business magazine, the state’s premier business publication, hosts these awards to recognize outstanding companies across various categories. The recipients of these accolades are chosen through a write-in survey by the magazine’s 75,000 monthly readers, making this recognition all the more special.
At NMS, we take immense pride in being an Alaska Native-owned company and a certified Minority Business Enterprise. Our success is a direct result of the dedication and hard work of our 2,000+ employees. We have always strived to foster a workplace culture deeply rooted in traditional Iñupiaq values, providing ample opportunities for career growth, competitive pay, and exceptional benefits.
One of our key focuses has been on prioritizing our employees, and this award is a testament to that commitment. In a highly competitive labor market, being recognized as a top workplace reinforces our belief in the positive impact of our approach. Our retention rates remain among the highest in the industry due to our comprehensive benefits and recognition programs. We maintain a remarkable turnover rate of around 20%, significantly lower than the industry average, which hovers around 60%.
Our salary and benefits packages are industry-leading, emphasizing overall wellness for our employees and their families. We believe in providing a holistic work environment that supports not just professional growth but also personal well-being.
We extend our heartfelt gratitude to the readers of Alaska Business magazine for acknowledging our efforts and honoring us with this prestigious award. To read the full article about this achievement, click here.
Thank you for being part of our journey at NMS. We look forward to continuing to create a workplace where every individual can thrive and contribute their best.