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At EMC, we know our customers are choosing more than a product or service—they’re choosing our people as well. We recognize that our employees are a major factor in our competitive advantage over other companies. EMC strives to hire and retain the best people by engaging, developing and rewarding employees.

EMC employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including paid time off, 401(k) plan match, a pension plan, a contingent salary plan and much more. We also invest in our employees’ professional development with training and education, and offer a health and wellness program.

EMC Is a National Top Workplace
EMC Insurance Companies ranks No. 115 out of 872 organizations nationwide with more than 1,000 employees who participated in regional top workplaces programs conducted by The Des Moines Register and WorkplaceDynamics. The ranking is based solely by feedback gathered through an objective employee survey that Iowa employees took in spring 2012, which initially resulted in EMC being named the No. 5 workplace in Iowa. Feedback from the survey highlighted the excellent pay and benefits package offered to EMC employees.
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EMC Ranks 26th in 40 Best Companies for Leaders
For the second consecutive year, EMC Insurance Companies is listed as one of the 40 best companies for leaders in the January/February 2014 issue of Chief Executive magazine. EMC ranks 26th this year, jumping from 35th in 2013, and remains listed among notable companies including IBM, GE and 3M.
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EMCI Named ‘Most Trustworthy’ Company by Forbes
EMC Insurance Group Inc. (EMCI), EMC’s publicly held holding company, is listed on the “100 Most Trustworthy Companies” list published by Forbes on March 18, 2013. The highest score in this year’s list is 99, and EMCI achieved that top score in the small-cap category. The Forbes list identifies companies that are “the most transparent and trustworthy businesses that trade on American exchanges.”
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Des Moines No. 1 City for Business and Careers
Des Moines, Iowa, the location of EMC’s headquarters, was named the 2013 best city for business and careers by Forbes. Des Moines was the only city that ranked in the top quartile in at least 9 of the 12 metrics that they used to grade the cities on. Forbes says, “Highlights for the Des Moines metro area include business costs that are 17% below the national average and an educated workforce where 36% of the population has a college degree and 92% possess a high school diploma.” Read more.

Four other EMC locations were also included in the top 25: Denver (6), Omaha (17), Charlotte (19) and Minneapolis (23). View the full list.

Des Moines has also ranked at or near the top in these recent lists:

No. 1: “America’s Wealthiest City”—TODAY, 2014
No. 1: “Best Midwest Cities for Young Adults”—Business Journals, 2013
No. 2: “Best Cities for Jobs”—Forbes, 2012
No. 1: “Best Cities for Families”—Kiplinger, 2012
No. 1: “Best Cities for Young Professionals”—Forbes, 2011
No. 2: “Strongest Local Economy”—Policom, 2013
No. 3: “Top 15 U.S. Cities’ Emerging Downtowns”—Forbes, 2013
No. 4: “Best Places for Business and Careers”—Forbes, 2012
No. 7: “Best Cities for the Next Decade”—Kiplinger, 2010